Funding Plan Could Benefit 16 Virginia Transportation Projects

January 23, 2013

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell released a list of 16 road and transit projects that would benefit from the $3.1 billion generated by his transportation funding plan, according to the Washington Business Journal.

The full list of projects includes:

  • Dulles Metrorail Extension Project
  • Extension of passenger rail to Roanoke, Va.
  • Increased train service to and from Norfolk, Va.
  • I-66/Route 28 interchange in Fairfax County
  • I-95 interchange relocation in Stafford County
  • I-95/I-64 overlap improvements in Richmond, Va.
  • I-64 capacity improvements between Newport News, Va. and Williamsburg, Va.
  • Route 606, Dulles Loop in Loudoun County
  • Route 29/666 Interchange in Culpeper County
  • Route 340 bridge replacement in Warren County
  • I-81 bridge replacement over the New River in Montgomery County
  • I-81/I-77 overlap capacity improvements
  • Statewide bridge replacements
  • Statewide major interstate reconstructive paving projects
  • Track improvements Newport News, Va. to Richmond, Va. and Richmond to Washington D.C.
  • Statewide unpaved road projects

Earlier this month, McDonnell proposed a plan that would include eliminating the gas tax and raising sales tax for transportation funding.