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STA12-151

Nov. 1, 2012



COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD HOLDS SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM MEETING
Public is invited to review and comment on multimodal transportation projects

STAUNTONSecretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton and the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) are holding meetings across Virginia so the public may discuss projects and programs in the CTB’s current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and provide comments for the development of the Fiscal Years 2014-2019 SYIP, including multimodal initiatives for highways, rail and transit.  

The meeting for the Staunton Transportation District will be held on Monday, Nov. 5, at the Augusta County Government Center, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona, VA 24482. The meeting will include an open house session from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. followed by the public meeting at 6:30 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend and provide comments.

During the open house, representatives from various state transportation agencies, Metropolitan Planning Organizations and Planning District Commissions will be available to provide information and highlight their transportation programs. Displays and handouts will be available at the meeting.

After the meetings, comments can be submitted through email or regular mail to Public Information Officer, DRPT, 600 E. Main St., Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219, or DRPTPR@drpt.Virginia.gov for rail and public transportation and transportation demand management projects and to Programming Director, VDOT, 1401 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219, or Six-YearProgram@VDOT.Virginia.gov for highway projects. 

Materials for the meetings will be made available as of Oct.25, 2012 at http://www.virginiadot.org/fallmeetings and comments may be submitted on line. Comments will be accepted until Nov. 30, 2012.

A draft of the new SYIP will be available next spring, and public hearings will be held before the program is finalized in June 2013.

 

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