Lauren Hansen 757-925-1660
Courtney Moyer 804-225-3746 (office)
Oct. 19, 2011
HAMPTON ROADS TRANSPORTATION MEETING IS OCT. 24
Board seeks input on highways, rail and transit projects
CHESAPEAKE — On Monday, Oct. 24, Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton and local members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will host a meeting in Chesapeake for the public to provide input on the development of the Six-Year Improvement Program for fiscal years 2013-2018. The program includes multimodal highway, rail and public transportation initiatives.
The meeting will be held at the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, 723 Woodlake Drive in Chesapeake, beginning at 6 p.m.
From 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. the public can visit displays and meet representatives from the Virginia departments of Transportation, Rail and Public Transportation, Aviation, Motor Vehicles and Port Authority.
Following the open house session, individuals can speak for up to three minutes or submit written comments. Speakers may register at the door; there is no pre-registration.
A draft Six-Year Improvement Program will be available next spring, and public hearings will be held before the program is finalized in June 2012.
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