State roads board holding public meeting for input on spending plans
The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is holding a public meeting in the Staunton District next week so residents can learn more about roads projects funded in the current Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) and to provide comments for transportation improvements in the upcoming SYIP.
Open house displays and general discussion will occur from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and the public comment session will begin at7 p.m.
Projects include interstate, road, rail, bicycle, pedestrian and public transportation initiatives. They emphasize bridge and pavement projects along with those to improve safety and reduce congestion throughout the transportation network.
Representatives from the CTB, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) and planning district commissions (PDCs) will be at the meetings to discuss their respective projects and programs.
If you cannot attend, information about the meeting is available at www.virginiadot.org/
Public meetings are also being held across the state for other localities.
UVA Basketball Fans!
Dick Vitale on Team of Destiny: “This is a hoops story you will LOVE! Jerry and Chris capture the sensational and dramatic championship journey by Tony Bennett and his tenacious Cavalier team. UVA was Awesome Baby and so is this book!”
Ralph Sampson on Team of Destiny: “Jerry and Chris have lived and seen it all, even before my time. I highly recommend this book to every basketball fan across the globe. This story translates to all who know defeat and how to overcome it!”
Feedback from buyers: “Got the Book in the Mail Saturday, and could not put it down! Great read and great photography as well! Love all of the books I’ve received, but hands down, this is my favorite!” – Russell