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January 06, 2014
A Northern Virginia delegate has filed a bill for the upcoming session of the General Assembly that would prevent future governors from firing members of the Commonwealth Transportation Board for opposing their priorities. If the bill becomes state law, the change would prevent a repeat of last January, when Gov ...
January 16, 2013
When the Commonwealth Transportation Board met Wednesday at the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Richmond headquarters, it was missing one member. “I am no longer on the Commonwealth Transportation Board,” said James Rich, who Gov. Bob McDonnell appointed in July 2010 to represent VDOT’s Culpeper District on the body ...
July 19, 2012
RICHMOND — The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved the transfer of $9.7 million in additional funds for Hillsdale Drive Extended. That fully funds the current $13.8 million cost estimate for the Charlottesville road and completes a series of promises made by top Virginia officials in exchange for local support ...
Crews at the University of Virginia recently replaced pedestrian-activated "in-pavement crosswalk lighting markers" with signals called "rectangular rapidly flashing beacons." The city plans to replace its in-pavement signals over time with the new beacons because the in-ground ones cost more ...Vote Now