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The day when the Washington area consisted of the District of Columbia and a collection of small suburban enclaves is long past. Today our metropolitan region is home to nearly 6 million residents, nearly 45% of whom live in Northern Virginia. Only about 12% live in the District of Columbia.
Posted on April 6, 2018 in: Alliance Position • I-66
Seventeen applications totaling $33 million have been submitted for an anticipated $10-$15 million in FY 2018 toll revenues. To see the entire list, click here.
At an April 5th public hearing the Alliance observed that many applications fall far short of meeting the people moving and congestion reduction standards and urged the NVTC to focus on those projects and services most likely to ” build public confidence” that toll revenues are being invested in “serious, difference-making” solutions.
Of those applications submitted, those recommended by the Alliance included:
Looking at the bigger picture, the Alliance recommended directing a significant portion of future toll revenue to constructing a third westbound lane to fix the “missing link” between the Sycamore Street and Washington Blvd. ramps to mirror the soon-to-be-constructed third eastbound lane.
To read the entire Alliance statement, click here.
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