Governor Elect Northam Names Transportation Leadership Team

Governor-elect Ralph Northam has announced his selection of Shannon Valentine as Virginia’s next Secretary of Transportation. Governor-elect Northam also announced other key appointments for senior leadership positions within the transportation secretariat. Quintin Elliott will be joining the Northam administration as a Deputy Secretary. Nicholas Donohue will continue serving as Deputy Secretary and Director of the […]

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I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project Breaks Ground

Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Rail and Public Transportation, federal, state and local partners, and the Commonwealth’s private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), to break ground on the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project, which will deliver about $3.7 billion worth of transportation improvements benefiting Northern […]

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Susan Shaw Honored by AASHTO

Susan N. Shaw, the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Northern Virginia Megaprojects Director, has received the Alfred E. Johnson Achievement Award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.  The Award recognizes an outstanding contribution in the field of highway engineering or management. As Megaprojects Director, Susan oversees major design-build and public-private partnership (P3) […]

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VDOT Inspector Training – Fall Classes

The Community College Workforce Alliance has announced the fall training schedule for VDOT inspector training classes.  The collaboration between CCWA and VDOT will provide certification training for VDOT required inspector training classes.  The classes are available through CCWA and comply with VDOT procedures and specifications.  Additionally, all classes in this series are approved for the Workforce […]

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VDOT Posts I-81 Bridge Replacement SOQ

VDOT has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) soliciting Design-Build Statement for the I-81 Bridge Replacement at Exit 114 Project, located in Montgomery County/Town of Christiansburg, Virginia. Access: http://www.virginiadot.org/business/request-for-qualifications.asp to download the RFQ. Project Name: I-81 Bridge Replacement at Exit 114 State Project No: 0081-154-733 Location: Montgomery County/Town of Christiansburg Contract ID No: C00093074DB96 Date: […]

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Design Build RFP Posted for I-66/Rt 5 Park & Ride

VDOT issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit Design-Build Proposals to serve as the Design-Builder for the Park and Ride Lot at I-66/Route 15 Interchange Project in the Town of Haymarket and Prince William County, Virginia. Project Name: Park and Ride Lot at I-66/Route 15 Interchange State Project No: PR15-076-236, P101, R201, C501 Location: […]

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Route 29 Widening, Berkmar Extension Opened

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the opening of the last two Route 29 Solutions design-build projects during an event Wednesday morning in Albemarle County. These projects provide additional lanes on Route 29 as well as a local road parallel to Route 29 that provides an alternative for motorists traveling north of Charlottesville. The projects expand capacity […]

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VDOT Local Assistance Starter Pack Available

Introduced at the 2016 Local Programs Workshop the LAP Starter Pack is now available on VDOT’s website.  While the LAP manual remains the primary resource for Locally Administered Projects, the primary goal of this “new” guide is to improve local governments understanding of the requirements associated with administering a state and / or federally funded […]

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Keen Named VDOT State Location and Design Engineer

VDOT has announced the selection of Ms. Susan Keen, P.E. as the new State Location and Design Engineer. With 25 years of experience, Susan has held the position of Assistant State Location and Design Engineer in VDOT’s Central Office responsible for VDOT’s roadway, hydraulics and traffic design teams and has oversight responsibilities in Staunton and Culpeper […]

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