2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: James
Churchland Bridge Replacement (language only)

Item 444 #4h

Item 444 #4h

Transportation, Department of

Page 381, after line 3, insert:
"G. Out of the amounts provided for dedicated and statewide construction, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall provide up to $25,000,000 the first year from the Commonwealth Transportation Funds to fund the replacement of the Churchland Bridge in the City of Portsmouth, Virginia."

(This amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to allocate $25.0 million for the replacement of the Churchland Bridge in Portsmouth. The bridge is approximately 50 years old and sorely in need of being replaced. The project is part of the current Six Year Improvement Program and has previously received funding for both preliminary engineering and right of way clearance.)