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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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CTB I-66 Public Meeting: December 8

This is your opportunity to provide comments directly to the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB).  The CTB is a Governor appointed board that makes key transportation decisions in Virginia.  They are holding a public meeting for the Transform I-66 Project. December … Continue reading

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REMINDER: I-66 Outside Beltway Meeting Monday, October 19 at 6:30pm, Oakton HS

VDOT will be holding 3 public information meetings next week to present their recommendations for I-66 Outside the Beltway. VDOT’s preferred design will be presented and public comments will be gathered for the Commonwealth Transportation Board who votes on Oct … Continue reading

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Act Now! Send your I-66 Comments to the TPB by Saturday 10/10

The Transportation Planning Board (TPB) is responsible for approving all changes to the DC Region’s Long Range Plan, which is needed before federal funding can be applied.  With a billion dollars or more of public funding (in addition to tolls), … Continue reading

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ICYMI: VDOT Proposes New Alternative Design for I-495/I-66 interchange

VDOT has published a new design for the I-495/I-66 interchange called “Alternative 2D“. While progress has been made since the first iteration of the design, significant impacts still remain to be mitigated in several key areas including Stenwood Elementary School … Continue reading

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Area Groups To Discuss I-66 & Screen GrowthBusters This Friday 7/10/2015

Transform 66 Wisely is passing along the following event information.  This looks to be an interesting evening with a screening of the film GrowthBusters and a discussion featuring Northern Virginia transportation issues including I-66. The Great Falls Group of the … 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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