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HeadlinesMarch 20, 2017
“ROAD WORK AHEAD” TRAINING SYMPOSIUM PROPELS DBE FIRMS
The Virginia Department of Transportation promotes partnerships to create contract opportunities
Richmond, Va. – More than 300 people attended the 2017 Virginia Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Transportation Training Symposium, “Road Work Ahead,” hosted by the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Transportation DBE Advisory Committee on March 8 and 9. DBE firms were provided the chance to learn about trends and best practices of the transportation industry, and develop and advance valuable partnerships.
March 16, 2017
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD SEEKS INPUT ON PROJECTS
The public is invited to provide their feedback on projects that are scored and recommended for funding
RICHMOND − The public is invited to share comments on transportation projects that have been scored and recommended for funding through Virginia’s data-driven, prioritization process. This process was used to score over 400 transportation projects proposed by localities and regional planning bodies across the state. The scoring is a key part of a law, referred to as SMART SCALE, to facilitate investment of limited tax dollars in the right transportation projects. The public is also invited to share comments on other non-SMART SCALE projects as well as new projects valued in excess of $25 million.
Governor McAuliffe Announces Acceptance of Private Sector Proposal to Deliver I-395 Express Lanes Extension
Milestone marks major advance toward expanding reliable travel choices on I-95/395 corridor
RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has accepted a proposal from Transurban to deliver an eight-mile extension of the I-395 Express Lanes from Turkeycock Run near Edsall Road in Alexandria to the Washington, D.C. line.