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Transportation Meetings Seek Public Input to Prioritize Projects

Information provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT).

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) is hosting a public meeting in Fredericksburg 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, to discuss prioritizing local projects.

The meeting is at Germanna Community College’s Center for Workforce & Community Education, 10000 Germanna Point Dr., Fredericksburg.

The meeting will consist of an open house from 5 – 6 p.m. where attendees can review and provide feedback on the list of proposed local and regional projects that localities submitted to be scored under a new prioritization process as legislated by House Bill 2.

Following the open house, the public and transportation stakeholders can engage in discussion and ask questions about the projects from 6 – 7 p.m. during a town hall session. There will be no formal public comment during the meeting.

The meeting in Fredericksburg is one of nine being held around the state this November on project prioritization. The complete list of meeting locations and dates is online.

One of the other meetings is in Culpeper on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Germanna Community College
Daniel Technology Center
18121 Technology Drive
Culpeper, Va. 22701

Following the public meetings, the projects will be scored through the end of December. Once projects are scored and reviewed by the public, the CTB will then select which projects to fund and be included in the next Six-Year Improvement Program by June of 2016.

If you are unable to attend a meeting, you may view the displays and provide comments online: http://www.virginiadot.org/2015fallmeetings/

Comments on rail, public transportation and transportation demand management can be sent to Public Information Officer, DRPT, 600 E. Main St., Suite 2102, Richmond, Va., 23219, or [email protected]

Comments on highway projects can be sent to Infrastructure Investment Director, VDOT, 1401 E. Broad St., Richmond, Virginia 23219, or [email protected]

Comments will be accepted until Dec. 11, 2015.

The 18-member Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) establishes the administrative policies for Virginia’s transportation system.

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