2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Adams
Co-Patron(s): Poindexter
I-73 Location and Design (language only)

Item 453 #2h

Item 453 #2h

Department of Transportation


Page 381, after line 39, insert:

"I. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 33.2-214.1, from the amounts appropriated for Highway Construction Programs, the Commonwealth Transportation Board is herein directed  to advance the final location and design, preliminary engineering, right of way acquisition, and construction of the proposed Interstate 73 in Henry, Franklin and Roanoke Counties consistent with the Record of Decision issued by the Federal Highway Administration on March 30, 2007. It is the intent of the General Assembly that full funding of the construction shall be incorporated into the 2017 Six Year Improvement Program."


(This amendment directs the Commonwealth Transportation Board to provide full funding for the construction of the proposed I-73.)