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HeadlinesApril 15, 2015
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD RELEASES DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
$12.9 billion in road, bridge rail and public transportation improvements; public hearings to be held
RICHMOND - The Commonwealth Transportation Board released today the draft Six-Year Improvement Program, which allocates $12.9 billion to transportation projects over the next six fiscal years beginning July 1, 2015. Projects include highway, road, bridge, rail, transit, bicycle/pedestrian paths and other transportation improvements across the state.
April 15, 2015
THE MCAULIFFE ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES ROUTE 460 CONTRACT TO BE TERMINATED, PROJECT DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES
NORFOLK – The McAuliffe administration announced today that the Commonwealth has issued a notice to terminate its contract with US 460 Mobility Partners regarding the delivery of the Route 460 project in southeastern Virginia.
March 30, 2015
PUBLIC FEEDBACK SOUGHT ON P3 REFORMS
RICHMOND – The Commonwealth is seeking public feedback to improve the state process to procure transportation projects under the Public-Private Transportation Act, also referred to as the P3 program.
NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEK IS MARCH 23-27
Virginia hosts 2015 national event Tuesday, March 24 and memorial vigil Wednesday, March 25
RICHMOND — With the arrival of Spring and the warmer weather comes the beginning of highway construction season…and that means more active work zones.
During National Work Zone Awareness Week, observed this year from March 23 to 27, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) joins the highway contracting community and federal, state and local transportation officials to educate motorists about the potential dangers we all face while driving through work zones.
March 20, 2015
SHAILENDRA PATEL HONORED WITH 2015 DESIGN-BUILD INSTITUTE OF AMERICA AWARD
DBIA honors Patel for leadership in advancing design-build project delivery
RICHMOND, Va. – Shailendra Patel, P.E., DBIA, Alternate Project Delivery Director for the Virginia Department of Transportation, has been honored with a Design-Build Leadership Award in the Individual Owner Category by the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA).