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July 15, 2015

CTB AWARDS CONTRACT WORTH $6.3 MILLION TO IMPROVE ACCOMACK COUNTY ROAD

RICHMOND, Va. – At its monthly meeting today, the Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded a contract worth approximately $6.3 million to improve a road in Accomack County.

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July 15, 2015

VDOT SAFETY PROJECTS HELP REDUCE ROADWAY DEATHS AND INJURIES

RICHMOND  – Virginia’s Highway Safety Improvement Program is showing life-saving results. In the last decade, crashes with fatalities have dropped by 92 percent and injury crashes by 55 percent where 113 highway safety projects have been deployed. These projects, managed by the Virginia Department of Transportation, include improved traffic signals, better warning signs, rumble strips and other practical and lower cost safety improvements.

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July 15, 2015

COMMONWEALTH OUTLINES PROCESS FOR TRANSFORM66: OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY PROCUREMENT
Decision on Preferred Procurement Expected this December

RICHMOND, Va. – Today, Virginia Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick briefed the Commonwealth Transportation Board on the process to determine a preferred procurement option for the Transform 66: Outside the Beltway project. At this point, the commissioner outlined that procuring the project as a design-build public finance or as a public-private partnership both remain viable options.

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July 10, 2015

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Deal Ensuring No Tolls on the MLK Freeway Extension in Portsmouth
Plans under way to ease tolling impacts on the Midtown and Downtown

PORTSMOUTH – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced an agreement that ensures no tolls will be collected on the Martin Luther King (MLK) Freeway extension project, a key achievement in his work to reduce the financial impact of major construction improvements on motorists in Hampton Roads. 

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