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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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Town Hall Meeting April 3, 2017 at Vienna Fire Department

Virginia State Senator Chap Petersen and Delegate Mark Keam will be hosting a Town Hall Meeting on Monday April 3, 2017 at 7:00 PM.  The location is the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, 400 Center St S, Vienna. The meeting agenda … Continue reading

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Reminder, TONIGHT: Linda Smyth’s I-66 Preview Meeting Monday 5/16 at Providence Community Center

Pre-Hearing Briefing on I-66 Outside the Beltway Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7 pm Providence Community Center, 3001 Vaden Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031- Multipurpose Room Before the I-66 Public Hearing on May 23, 2016, Supervisor Linda Q. Smyth, with representatives … Continue reading

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Public to review very different visions for I-66

Do you address the traffic congestion on one of the D.C. region’s main highways by widening it or by getting some commuters to leave their cars behind?   Dr Gridlock Article on I-66 Public Meetings and Virginia’s Two Approaches  

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I-66 Outside the Beltway Public Procurement Meetings in May

Public Hearings: I-66 Outside the Beltway Virginia Department of Transportation is holding three public meetings on the I-66 Outside the Beltway procurement process. According to the Washington Post, VDoT it could still opt for doing this as a public project, … Continue reading

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WaPo’s Dr Gridlock Hosting Aubrey Layne for Online Chat, Monday 3/28 12:00 Noon

The Washington Post’s Dr Gridlock will host Virginia Secretary of Transportation, Aubrey Layne, for a live online chat on Monday 3/28/2016.  This is a great opportunity to ask your questions about the status of VDOT’s I-66 Transformation Outside the Beltway … Continue reading

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Revised Enviromental Public Comments Due Tuesday, February 9th — I-66 Outside the Beltway

Last summer, VDOT requested Environmental Assessment public comments for the I-66 widening project, and hundreds of folks responded with substantive comments.  The public comment period is required by Federal law, and the Federal Highway Administration (FWHA) must review the comments … Continue reading

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