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Oct. 7, 2021
OCTOBER KICKS OFF AS VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS, NOT LITTER MONTH
Month-long multi-agency campaign for a litter-free Virginia
RICHMOND – Governor Ralph Northam issued a proclamation declaring October as Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter Month. This year marks the inaugural celebration of a month-long initiative that focuses on raising awareness about litter and encouraging all Virginians to commit to do their part to keep the Commonwealth litter-free.
Sep. 22, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES ADDITION OF INTERSTATE CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS INTO 2022-2027 SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
RICHMOND, Va. – The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) last week approved and adopted the Interstate 64 and the Interstate 95 corridor improvement plans and approved a suite of projects to be funded by the Interstate Operations and Enhancement Program (IOEP). These were the first projects approved by the CTB selected using the Program’s selection policy adopted by the CTB in June 2021. =The IOEP was codified in 2020 by the Governor’s Omnibus Transportation legislation with the goal of improving safety, reliability, and travel flow along interstate corridors.
Aug. 27, 2021
VDOT HELPS EASE TRAFFIC FOR END-OF-SUMMER TRAVEL
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead
RICHMOND, Va. – To make traveling easier and aid a quicker arrival and return this Labor Day weekend, the Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend many highway work zones and lift most lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon on Friday, Sept. 3, until noon on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
Jul. 23, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES RAIL INDUSTRIAL ACCESS GRANT TO NORFOLK TERMINAL, LP, AND POLICY FOR PROGRAM TO INCENTIVIZE TRANSIT RIDERSHIP
(RICHMOND, VA) – At its July meeting, the Commonwealth Transportation Board approved a Rail Industrial Access Grant that will improve rail access for private company Norfolk Terminal, LP, and increase exports from the Port of Virginia. The CTB also adopted the framework to advance the Transit Ridership Incentive Program (TRIP).