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News Releases for 2015


VDOT, DRPT Seek Public Input on I-66 Outside the Beltway Project Public hearings scheduled for environmental assessment and latest design concepts with reduced impacts

FAIRFAX - At four upcoming public hearings, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) will ask for input on the Tier 2 Environmental Assessment for improvements on Interstate 66 outside the Capital Beltway, as well as revised design concepts that have reduced potential residential relocations by half. This information will be presented at hearings scheduled on May 27 and 28, and June 2 and 3. 

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Transportation Secretary Layne Announces Funding Options to Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway in Northern Virginia: Presentation Includes Analysis Showing Lower Costs, Greater Benefits of Public Financing vs. Typical Public-Private Partnership Concession Option

Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne announced today the initial results of the Commonwealth’s analysis of procurement options for the Transform I-66: Outside the Beltway project.  





Commonwealth Outlines Process for Transform66: Outside the Beltway Procurement

Today, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick briefed the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) on the process to determine a preferred procurement option for the Transform66: Outside the Beltway project. At this point, the Commissioner outlined that procuring the project as a design-build public finance or as a public-private partnership both remain viable options.





Commonwealth Moving Forward to Determine Best Procurement Option for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project: Independent committee gives the go-ahead to explore P3 options further, public-financed option remains viable alternative

RICHMOND – The commonwealth will further explore procuring the $2.1 billion I-66 Outside the Beltway project under the Public Private Transportation Act (P3 program).  This allows private-sector teams to submit their qualifications, including how they would take on the risk of delivering the project.   Their information will be compared to a publicly-financed procurement, with the goal of selecting the right procurement that will bring the most benefit to the public.  





Commonwealth Takes Next Step on I-66 Outside the Beltway Project: Draft Request for Qualifications posted for industry response

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) posted today a Draft Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested private sector teams to share their resources, qualifications and experience to deliver the $2.1 billion I-66 Outside the Beltway project in Northern Virginia under the Public-Private Transportation Act. 





I-66 Outside the Beltway Design Concept Presented to Commonwealth Transportation Board: Public meetings to be held on recommendation in October

BRISTOL, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) briefed today the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) on the recommended design concept for Transforming I-66 Outside the Beltway.  Referred to as the project’s “preferred alternative,” the recommended approach consists of multi-modal improvements to 25 miles of I-66 from I-495 in Fairfax County to Route 15 in Haymarket.





Commonwealth Invites Private Sector to Share Qualifications to Deliver I-66 Outside the Beltway Project in Northern Virginia: Request for Qualifications issued for industry response

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved this week a resolution allowing the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested private sector teams to share their resources, qualifications and experience to deliver the $2.1 billion I-66 Outside the Beltway project in Northern Virginia under the Public-Private Transportation Act (PPTA).  





Private Sector Teams Identified for I-66 Outside the Beltway

RICHMOND – A list of private-sector teams have been advanced to further stages of review in the Request of Qualifications (RFQ) process regarding the delivery of I-66 Outside the Beltway project in Northern Virginia.





Haymarket Commuter Parking Lot Location to be Reconsidered

FAIRFAX, Va. - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced today that the I-66 Outside the Beltway project team, which includes the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT), is working together with Prince William County to implement a commuter parking lot in the vicinity of I-66 and U.S. Route 15 in Haymarket. The parking lot has been identified as part of the overall transit elements supporting the larger.





I-66 Outside the Beltway Design Concept Approved by Commonwealth Transportation Board

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved today the recommended design concept, known as the “Preferred Alternative,” for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Project, as well as a phased implementation approach. The preferred alternative is a combination of various alternatives that were evaluated over the past year to improve 25 miles of I-66 from I-495 in Fairfax County to Route 15 in Haymarket.





VDOT Commissioner Selects Toll Concession Procurement to Deliver I-66 Outside the Beltway Improvements in Northern Virginia

ALEXANDRIA – The project to move more people and provide new travel choices on I-66 outside the Beltway in Northern Virginia will be privately financed under a partnership between the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the private sector under the Public Private Transportation Act.   VDOT Commissioner Charlie Kilpatrick informed the Commonwealth Transportation Board today that it’s in the public’s best interest for the private sector to finance, design, build, maintain and operate the project with oversight from the commonwealth.