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The NVT Alliance has been partnering with residents, businesses, and government to advance our region's transportation infrastructure since 1987.
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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.
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The Commonwealth of Virginia operates the nation’s third largest state-maintained highway system (57,867 miles), trailing only North Carolina (78,000 miles) and Texas (79,535).
Henrico County (1,279 miles) and Arlington County (359 miles) maintain their own roads with VDOT funds. There are 39 additional miles of toll roads maintained by others.
Northern Virginia as portion of entire state:
Source: National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board Skycomp Report May 20, 2009
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