Category Archives: Government Policy

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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Custis Memorial Parkway: Few I-66 Toll Cheaters Caught in First 4 Months of Restrictions

Just 0.007 percent of Custis Memorial Parkway (I-66 Inside the Beltway) vehicles during the toll periods have been caught cheating.  That’s a very low ratio.  Solo drivers with no passengers are supposed to pay a toll, but if there are … Continue reading

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Why VDOT is Tolling I-66 Inside the Beltway

The Inside the Beltway tolls are designed to generate revenue for the Outside the Beltway private partner, according to Virginia government officials. Since 2015, VDOT has been telling the public that I-66 inside the beltway would be tolled as a … 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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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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Cintra and I-66 Partners Secure $1.2B Federal Subsidized Loan

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-Virginia) proudly announced this week that I-66 Express Mobility Partners has obtained a $1.2 Billion federal subsidized TIFIA* loan to widen I-66. Although the I-66 widening project west of the capital beltway is publicized as using toll … Continue reading

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