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Respect The Zone

Work zone hazards such as moving construction vehicles, limited visibility, night work and close proximity to traffic make driving conditions more challenging for travelers. With the summer months being a heavily traveled time, we want to remind Virginians to take caution on the roads. + Read More

What does the HB2313 bill mean for the Commonwealth?

Passed in 2013, HB2313 is the largest transportation funding bill in the history of the Commonwealth. Prior to HB2313, Virginia faced a true transportation funding crisis. More than two years later we have seen numerous positive impacts on our transportation network and while funding is greater, it cannot be checked off the list as a problem solved and we must continue to advocate for transportation funding. + Read More

Why invest in transportation?

After years of transportation woes and funding challenges, Virginia finally passed a funding package, House Bill 2313, in 2013 to help address the Commonwealth’s transportation funding crisis. Development and improvement projects, such as I-95, Route 29 and I-64, have already received money from the bill. A new set of funding allocations will also have a significant impact on transportation projects across the Commonwealth. However, despite the increased funding:

  • There is little state money for secondary road construction, highway corridors, transit or rail initiatives or improvements to expand ports and airports.
  • Costs to fix Virginia’s highway pavements are in excess of $1 billion.
  • Twenty-six percent of bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and the estimated cost of repairs is $3 billion.

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Key Project Details

See a comprehensive list of transportation projects in Virginia

  • Route 29 Solutions – Efforts to improve mobility and reduce congestion on the Route 29 corridor in the Charlottesville-Albemarle County region. + Read More
  • I-64 Capacity Improvements – All along the Hampton Roads stretch of I-64, improvements are being made to alleviate congestion. + Read More
  • Dominion Boulevard – Widening of Dominion Boulevard and replacing the Steel Bridge in Chesapeake, Va. means fewer traffic delays and less congestion. + Read More
  • Elizabeth River Tunnels – The Elizabeth River Tunnels Project comprises the development, design, construction, finance and operation of a new two-lane tunnel parallel to the existing Midtown Tunnel under the Elizabeth River. + Read More
  • Route 50 Widening – Route 50 is being reconstructed and widened from four to six lanes between Route 28 in Fairfax to Poland Road in Loudoun. + Read More
  • Route 58 Widening – The completion of the widening of Route 58 will provide much-needed safety updates to the four-lane facility between Abingdon and Damascus, a highly traveled route for commuter and recreational traffic. + Read More
  • Upcoming Projects – Learn more about upcoming transportation construction projects throughout the Commonwealth. + Read More