2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Route 58 Corridor Program (language only)

Item 491 #1s

Item 491 #1s

Transportation, Department of

Page 457, after line 42, insert:
"5.  It is the intent of the General Assembly that balances estimated at some $220,000,000 in the U.S. Route 58 Corridor Development Fund be used to restart road projects suspended by the department on December 10, 2002.  To that end, the department shall follow these priorities.  The first priority shall be to continue all Route 58 projects currently under construction.  The second priority shall be to continue all Route 58 projects in right of way acquisition.  Depending upon available funding, the third priority shall be to advertise construction bids for the John Randolph Bridge, Dryden (E-27), and Blue Ridge Parkway Crossing.  As funding becomes available, the next construction priorities are those projects with high traffic counts relative to the other segments.  These include the Hillsville Bypass, Abingdon to Damascus, Pennington Gap Bypass, and Stuart over Lover's Leap."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)