Monthly Archives: March 2015

Transportation Planning Board

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Government’s National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board just published its March newsletter.  The newsletter contains very interesting reading about the I-66 widening project in Virginia, and the public comments received during the comment period.  From … Continue reading

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VDOT Upcoming Meetings

There are two local meetings with VDOT coming up for residents to discuss concerns about land takings, loss of buffer zones, years of nighttime construction noise, etc. Dunn Loring Village hosting VDOT to address concerns for this community Saturday March … Continue reading

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The Process

The “Transform 66” project is a “Public-Private Partnership” with the Virginia Department of Transportation.  In other words,  VDOT plans to find a private company bidder to build new toll lanes for I-66.  The bidder will get the new land (taken … Continue reading

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Introduction

This blog has been created to chronicle the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) new efforts to widen Interstate 66 west of the Capital Beltway and the destructive community impacts resulting from VDOT’s proposed plans. In late January, 2015, VDOT has … Continue reading

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