Category Archives: Community

Transform I-66 Outside-the-Beltway UPDATE Meeting 9/12/2018 8:00pm, Providence Community Center

Everyone is encouraged to attend a meeting with VDOT and its private concessionaire company who is expanding I-66 from the Capital Beltway to Haymarket, Virginia. Transform I-66 Outside-the-Beltway UPDATE Meeting Presenter: Virginia Department of Transportation and Express Mobility Partners (private … Continue reading

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I-66 Project Requests Army Corps of Engineers Permits – Comments Close Sept 4

Would you like to help your local wetlands and basements from I-66 expansion impacts, flooding, and pollution? Transform 66 Wisely has been made aware that FAM Construction, I-66 Express Mobility Partners, and VDOT have applied for (Clean Water Act) waterway … Continue reading

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McLean Residents Get Results with County and VDOT

Since, the I-495 High Occupancy / Toll “express” lanes opened in 2012, McLean residents have noticed a big problem in their neighborhood: A lot more traffic. Why is traffic worse?  The northbound I-495 “express” lanes end in McLean, near Old … Continue reading

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VDOT’s I-66 Project Seeks to Sneak More Design Changes Without Public Process

Not content with merely adding tractor-trailers and hazardous material tanker trucks to the I-66 “Express Lanes” after the public review and environmental hearings concluded, VDOT and its chosen contractors are seeking more unfavorable changes. VDOT’s chosen contractor I66 Express Mobility … Continue reading

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Where Should I-66 Outside the Beltway Toll Money Go? CTB Wants Your Input.

Where would you like to see the I-66 Outside-the-Beltway toll money go that is leftover after the private toll company pays construction bond interest and takes their cut?  The Commonwealth Transportation Board already has some ideas.  Incredibly, one of them … Continue reading

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Va Transportation Secretary: Changing I-66 Trail Will Threaten Entire I-66 Transformation Widening Project

Bike and trail advocacy groups have recently been pushing VDOT to move the planned trail along the widened I-66 outside the noise barrier in the eastern 5 miles of the Outside the Beltway project.  VDOT states that moving the trail … Continue reading

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Virginia Legislators Push to Move I-66 Bike & Pedestrian Trail Outside Highway Wall

Eighteen members of the Virginia General Assembly have written Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne a letter to request significant changes to the planned I-66 shared use trail. The primary concern is where this bicycling and walking trail would go in the … Continue reading

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