Tag: virginia roads

Staunton VDOT District Public meeting to be held on Thursday

The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold nine public meetings across the commonwealth in November on prioritizing transportation projects. The Staunton District meeting will be held Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Augusta County Government Center, South Boardroom, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona.

Valley group applauds I-81 initiative

Shenandoah Valley Network announced on Tuesday its strong support for a new legislative caucus created in Richmond. Nine members of the General Assembly representing the Shenandoah Valley have joined forces in a Northern I-81 Caucus to address problems with the state’s plan for widening Interstate 81 through the Valley.

McDonnell: More than $2B in road, bridge contracts advertised in 2011

Gov. Bob McDonnell announced on Wednesday that the Virginia Department of Transportation advertised more than $2 billion worth of construction and maintenance contracts during 2011. Contracts include repaving, bridge repairs and replacements, intersection and safety improvements and road widenings among several other transportation projects across the state. “I tasked VDOT to push projects out the […]

Administration pushes state roads projects through design-build

Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced that the Virginia Department of Transportation is using design-build procurement methods to accelerate the delivery of several projects made possible through the governor’s transportation funding package which was adopted by the 2011 General Assembly, and other federal dollars. The design-build procurement method streamlines project delivery by placing responsibility for the […]

State completes $600M road bond sale

The Commonwealth Transportation Board completed the sale of $600 million of Commonwealth of Virginia Transportation Capital Projects Revenue Bonds on May 11 to advance transportation projects managed by the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation. The bonds were sold through a competitive bidding process. Seven underwriters submitted highly […]