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HeadlinesJuly 2, 2015
Gov. McAuliffe Announces Settlement to Recover Taxpayer Dollars from Route 460 Contract
CHESAPEAKE – Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that his administration has reached an agreement with U.S. 460 Mobility Partners, the company that was contracted to execute the now-cancelled US Route 460 public-private partnership, which will return $46 million in already-spent funds back to taxpayers and cancel an additional $103 million claim the company had filed under the contract. The total $149 million swing is the result of months of negotiations between the McAuliffe administration and the company.
June 26, 2015
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES FOR FOURTH OF JULY TRAVEL
Declare your independence from traffic with VDOT’s travel tools
RICHMOND, Va. – Know what’s ahead on the highway this Fourth of July holiday by using the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) travel tools to see the latest traffic conditions before you leave.
You can find real-time information about traffic, incidents and congestion on Virginia roads at www.511Virginia.org. Motorists can also download the free VDOT 511 mobile app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected.
June 18, 2015
CTB AWARDS 2 MAJOR CONTRACTS WORTH $48.5 MILLION
Projects will upgrade bridges in Fairfax, Nottoway counties
RICHMOND, Va. – At its monthly meeting yesterday, the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded two contracts worth nearly $49 million for major infrastructure improvements.
The projects – in the Northern Virginia and Richmond districts of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) – will improve mobility, enhance safety and extend the life of the state’s transportation network.