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Sept. 19, 2014

THREE TEAMS SELECTED FOR ROUTE 29 SOLUTIONS PROPOSAL
The teams will be invited to submit proposals for three design build projects

RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced that three firms have advanced to the second phase of the process to select a design-build team for projects included in the Route 29 Solutions package.

The three firms were selected from among five that submitted statements of qualifications in response to the agency’s Request for Qualifications. They will be invited to submit proposals in response to VDOT’s Request for Proposals for the project, which is scheduled to be issued on Oct. 2.

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Sept. 18, 2014

REVISED DRAFT TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM RELEASED FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
Program adjusted for project prioritization

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is adjusting the FY 2015-2020 Six-Year Improvement Program to transition to the new prioritization process, referred to as House Bill 2, which was signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe. The CTB will hold meetings around the state this fall to inform the public about the prioritization process and solicit input on transportation needs.

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Sept. 10, 2014

YOU ARE INVITED TO SHARE YOUR IDEAS AND COMMENTS ON ROAD, RAIL, TRANSIT PROJECTS AND IMPROVEMENTS
Public meetings take place Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

Virginia residents are invited to attend public meetings to be held across the state this fall to learn more about transportation improvements funded in the Six-Year Improvement Program. The program allocates funding to a wide range of projects, including road, bridges, sidewalks, bike paths, rail and transit improvements across the state.

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Sept. 4, 2014

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Improvements to Commonwealth Hurricane Preparedness
Hurricane evacuation timeline adjusted to allow officials more time to make decisions and carry out emergency plans

RICHMOND, Va. – Gov.Terry McAuliffe released a report today outlining improvements to Virginia’s hurricane preparedness plan, including an adjustment to the evacuation decision-making timeline. The hurricane in-season review, led by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Virginia Department of Transportation, focused on five critical areas: coordination and information-sharing between state and local emergency officials, evacuation of impacted areas, sheltering evacuees, assistance to those with access and functional needs or without transportation, and communicating with the public.  

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