Monthly Archives: June 2015

VDOT Quietly Publishes I-66 Concession Terms

VDOT and Virginia’s Office of Public-Private Partnerships have recently published their Transform 66 Draft Terms (business terms) for a Public/Private Partnership (P3) for I-66, and those terms are quite interesting.  This is the language likely to be adopted into any … Continue reading

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Thank you to all who sent comments to VDOT and asked them to hear your concerns

VDOT’s comment period for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Tier 2 Assessment closed on June 18, 2015. Thank you to all who took the time to send in your comments to VDOT about the effects of this project.  Keep watching … Continue reading

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Stenwood Elem. Meeting on I-66 Expansion Consuming School Grounds on June 16

On Tuesday June 16 at 6:30 pm, the Stenwood Elementary School PTA is hosting a meeting on I-66 impacts to this school.  In addition to the greater community damage and neighborhood impacts, this elementary school and its students would lose … Continue reading

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Community Unites, Comments, and Barbecues for I-66 Transformation Concerns

We had a great turnout for commenting and barbecuing!  Many of us wrote comments for VDOT’s I-66 project plans and environmental assessment, while younger folks enjoyed a moon bounce and activities.  Thanks to all who participated, enjoyed good food, and … Continue reading

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I-66 Comment Writing Block Party & BBQ This Saturday (6/13)

Join us this Saturday for a Community Block Party and BBQ to get together with other members of the community to submit comments to VDOT raising concerns about the I-66 expansion project! When:   Saturday, June 13th from 12PM to … Continue reading

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Do No Harm: Community Leaders Propose Alternative to VDOT’s Plans for the I-495/I-66 Interchange

Transform 66 Wisely would like to make you aware of an alternative to the 495/66 interchange that would significantly reduce the financial cost and footprint of the ‘Outside the Beltway’ project. Specifically, we support the proposal to end the I-66 … Continue reading

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Learn More About I-66 Expansion Impact on Stenwood Elementary

Current proposals by VDOT for the expansion of I-66 (Alternatives 2A, 2B, and 2C) and the potential parallel bicycle/pedestrian trail (Option 2) will all have detrimental impacts on Stenwood Elementary School. The school is hosting an informational meeting on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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