Author Archives: Bryan

Comment on I-66 Design by November 29

VDOT is accepting comments on the “final” I-66 freeway design through Wednesday, November 29, 2017. It is hard to say what the final design is for a design/build project until construction is well underway, but please send in your comments. … Continue reading

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Arlington Seeks I-66 Outside the Beltway Funds for East Falls Church Improvements Inside the Beltway

In a few months, VDOT will turn the switch on its new tolls of I-66 Inside the Beltway.  Commuters at rush hour in the peak direction on all lanes of I-66 can pay a toll  without 2 people in the … Continue reading

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VDOT I-66 Public Meetings: June 12-15

VDOT is planning a new round of I-66 Public Meetings this month to disclose the latest information about their 24 hour construction noise over the next 5 years, their new plans to put heavy tractor trailers in the 70 MPH … Continue reading

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Ready for Cintra in Virginia?

The Virginia Department of Transportation is handing over the keys for Interstate 66 to I-66 Express Mobility Partners, a consortium of Cintra and Ferrovial of Spain, among other firms.  So how is Cintra doing in their other United States ventures? … Continue reading

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VDOT Scraps Plan for Flyover Ramp at Dunn Loring Metro Station

The announcement last month that the state is officially cancelling the ill-conceived plan to build a bridge structure over Dunn Loring Metro station is certainly good news.  It is an example of what citizens can accomplish when they get involved.  … Continue reading

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Express Lanes are a Traffic Solution?

A common refrain that we hear is that we need to build Express Lanes to “solve” congestion issues.  Sounds great!  While listening to planning presentations, traffic “studies,” contractor models, and official meetings, we hear about how much of an improvement … Continue reading

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Virginia Scraps Bridge Plans Over Dunn Loring

Today on WTOP radio’s “Ask the Governor” Program, Governor McAuliffe announced that VDOT’s planned bridge over the entire Dunn Loring Metro station and Gallows Road would be removed from their Transform 66 plans. This is a significant victory and demonstrates … Continue reading

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