All Posts in ‘Maintenance’

Troubled Bridges Over The Potomac’s Waters

The 84-year old Arlington Memorial Bridge carries 68,000 vehicles per day. Absent immediate replacement of its deck and support structures, it will close to traffic in 2021. Area elected officials recently called a press conference to demand action. The 54-year old American Legion Bridge carries more than 240,000 vehicles daily.  Afternoon back-ups regularly extend to […]

HB 1502

Provides for highway maintenance payments to cities for paved trails that accommodate all modes of nonmotorized transportation, at a rate of 50 percent of the per-miles rate established for highway maintenance payments for collector roads and local streets.

HB 1501

Bases highway maintenance payments to cities and towns on lane-miles of highways. Under current law, such payments are based on moving-lane-miles available to peak-hour traffic.

HB 1407

Allocates 10 percent of state revenues allocated to state secondary highways for use in reconstructing deteriorated state secondary highway pavements. The bill reduces from 25 to 20 percent the share of such revenues currently allocated to advancing high priority projects statewide and reduces from 15 to 10 percent the share of such revenues currently allocated […]

HB 1402

Provides that cities and towns that receive highway maintenance payments from the Commonwealth based on moving-lane-miles of highway will not have such payments reduced if moving-lane-miles of highway are converted to restricted bicycle or transit-only lanes.

SB 953

Provides for highway maintenance payments to cities for paved trails that accommodate all modes of nonmotorized transportation, at a rate of 50 percent of the per-miles rate established for highway maintenance payments for collector roads and local streets.

SB 952

Bases highway maintenance payments to cities and towns on lane-miles of highways. Under current law, such payments are based on moving-lane-miles available to peak-hour traffic