Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Decision Process?

Our friends at Greater Greater Washington built this flowchart in 2012 to help us understand VDOT’s decision making process.  Does it look accurate? Read the complete article here.

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A Tale of Two Interstates 66

While the recent attention from VDOT has focused on I-66 Transformation outside of the I-495 Beltway, VDOT has big plans for I-66 inside the beltway too.  But the contrast in VDOT’s approach is stunning, and revealing.

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Questions for VDOT (Answers Coming Soon)

On March 21, 2015, a series of questions regarding the planned I-66 Transformation and its impacts were presented to VDOT and the community at Kilmer Middle School. The full set of questions provided to VDOT are below. VDOT has responded … Continue reading

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Residents Push for I-66 Widening Alternatives

This is supposed to be a multimodal study but it is really business as usual and car first,” said Allen Muchnick, president of the Arlington Coalition for Sensible Transportation. “Adding highway capacity is counterproductive.

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Delegate Keam is Requesting YOUR Input

Do you live in Delegate Mark Keam’s District?  (District # 35, with the light blue color in the map below).  Delegate Mark Keam is requesting YOUR input to share with the Governor in mid April.  You can send your comments … Continue reading

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I-66 Meeting Thursday at Marshall HS

There is a community meeting scheduled with VDOT and Fallswood on Thursday, March 26 at George Marshall High School Lecture Hall. This meeting will be from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The public may attend. George Marshall HS is on … Continue reading

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I-66 and Our Watersheds

On Wednesday March 25, 7:00pm at Oakton High School, the Providence District Council is hosting a public meeting with VDOT on I-66 transformation.  One of the co-sponsors of this public meeting is the Friends of Accotink Creek.  The Friends have … Continue reading

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Residents Discuss I-66 Transformation Impacts at Kilmer Middle School

Nearly 300 people attended Dunn Loring Village’s neighborhood meeting at Kilmer Middle School on I-66 Transformation last Saturday, March 21.  Residents gathered to learn about the project from VDOT and ask questions. Many expressed deep concern over the home takings, … Continue reading

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Huge Turnout at VDOT Meeting Over I-66 Widening Concerns

It was great to see over 280 neighbors turn out to ask questions and get answers from VDOT and elected officials today about I-66 widening through our neighborhoods.  In addition to so many concerned residents, Delegate Marcus Simon, Delegate Mark … Continue reading

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Del. Keam Raises Concerns with VDOT Over I-66 Proposals

Virginia Delegate Mark Keam was quoted in the Vienna Patch, raising concerns about VDOT’s I-66 widening project due to the severe negative effects on local communities. The so-called “Tier 2” proposal includes widening the lanes so much that the construction … Continue reading

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