2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Roem
Co-Patron(s): Bulova, Delaney, Gooditis, Guzman, Krizek, Levine, Lopez, Sickles
Route 28 Study - Route 15, Fauquier to Route 29, Fairfax (language only)

Item 449 #2h

Item 449 #2h

Department of Transportation


Page 465, after line 17, insert:

"E. Pursuant to the provisions of House Bill 2468, 2019 Session of the General Assembly, the Department of Transportation is hereby directed to spend up to $800,000 of the nongeneral fund amounts appropriated in this item in the second year to study the feasibility of implementing improvements to State Route 28 between U.S. Route 15 in Fauquier County and State Route 29 in Fairfax County.

In conducting its study, the Department of Transportation (the Department) shall (i) review the completed portions of the Route 28 Corridor Feasibility Study conducted by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority; (ii) consider the feasibility of alternative intersection designs, such as roundabouts, overpasses, and flyovers; and (iii) consider the environmental impacts and feasibility of utility relocation and right-of-way acquisition.  The Department shall complete its meetings by November 30, 2019, and shall submit to the Governor and the General Assembly an executive summary and a report of its findings and recommendations for publication as a House or Senate document."


(This amendment directs the Department of Transportation to expend up to $800,000 from the nongeneral funds available under this item in fiscal year 2020 to undertake a study of necessary improvements to Route 28 pursuant to the provisions of House Bill 2468, 2019 Session of the General Assembly.)