2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Coastal Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Inundation Study (language only)

Item 446 #2c

Item 446 #2c

Department of Transportation


Page 530, after line 27, insert:

"F. The Department of Transportation, with the assistance of the Virginia Institute for Marine Science, shall provide an annual update on the status of the Coastal Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Inundation Study no later than December 1 of each year to the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees, Chairs of the House and Senate Transportation Committees, Chair of the Joint Subcommittee on Coastal Flooding and Adaptation, and the Secretaries of Transportation and Natural Resources. The report shall include at a minimum: an up-to-date identification of at-risk rural, suburban and urban infrastructure, and planning and options to mitigate or eliminate the identified risks; and a report on what work remains to be completed and estimated time frame for the completion of its work."


(This amendment includes language requiring VDOT to report annually on the status of what transportation infrastructure in the Coastal Shore region is at risk to inundation from sea-level rise and what is being done to address the concerns.)