2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Phillips
VDOT-Coalfields Expressway (language only)

Item 525 #11h

Item 525 #11h

Transportation, Department of

Page 461, after line 37, insert:
"P.  The Virginia Department of Transportation shall enter into a comprehensive agreement under the Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995 for the development of the Coalfields Expressway.  The Comprehensive Agreement shall include authorization to proceed with certain activities to fast-track the project including:  permitting preliminary engineering including geotechnical investigations, reimbursement for development activities, and right-of-way investigation.  The Comprehensive Agreement shall authorize the above-mentioned work, but subsequent work may be authorized upon development of a final project finance plan for Phase I of the Expressway and upon receipt of the Final Record of Decision."

(This amendment requires the Department of Transportation to enter into a Comprehensive Agreement for the development of the Coalfields Expressway.)