2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall, Robert
Long-Range Improvements to Route 28 (language only)

Item 444 #4h

Item 444 #4h

Transportation, Department of

Page 408, after line 52, insert:
"J.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any section of state-maintained roadway which (i) traverses four jurisdictions, (ii) is approximately six miles in length, (iii) has a crash rate that is twice and statewide and districtwide averages, (iv) has an injury rate twice the statewide and districtwide averages, (v) has a fatality rate twice the districtwide average, and (vi) has a morning northbound travel time of approximately 45 minutes to an Interstate shall be deemed to comply with the provisions of the provisions of § 33.2-214.1, Code of Virginia, and thus is eligible to receive funding from the amounts de-allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board in November, 2014.  For any roadway meeting the conditions enumerated above, funding shall be made available for a study of long-range improvements required for such corridor, including the development of alternatives analysis."

(This amendment stipulates that a roadway meeting 6 specific requirements outlined above shall be deemed to have met the requirements of House Bill 2, 2014 Session of the General Assembly, which establishes a statewide prioritization method for selecting highway projects. It relates to needed improvements between Manassas Drive in Manassas Park and the Prince William/Fairfax boundary at the Bull Run bridge.)