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Public involvement is a critical element in the development and delivery of transportation projects.  Public input is helping to shape the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project in order to provide the most effective and viable transportation solutions for the corridor.

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Please see below for copies of project communications, such as E-News Updates and News Releases.

Date Document Type Description
September 28, 2017 E-Blast Design Public Hearing on Future University Blvd. Park & Ride Lot
June 8, 2017 Media Advisory Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Public Information Meetings 
June 2, 2017 E-Blast Notice of Upcoming Public Meetings and Outside the Beltway Project Updates.
November 3, 2016 News Release Governor McAuliffe Announces Selection of Private Sector Team to Finance and Deliver I-66 Outside the Beltway Project in Northern Virginia Reformed P3 process increases competition, resulting in $2.5 billion savings for Virginia 
November 3, 2016 Media Advisory Governor McAuliffe to announce latest developments on Advancing I-66 Outside the Beltway Improvements
September 14, 2016 E-Blast Updates on Inside the Beltway Construction and Outside the Beltway Procurement
June 27, 2016 News Release NR16-66OS-2 VDOT Completes Environmental Study of Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Improvements; Federal Highway Administration Issues 'Finding of No Significant Impact'
June 8, 2016 E-Blast Additional Public Information Meeting Scheduled for I-66 Inside the Beltway Eastbound Widening; Public Hearing Comment Period Extended Until June 16, 2016 for I-66 Outside the Beltway Procurement and HOV-2 to HOV-3 Conversion
May 23, 2016 Media Advisory MA16-66OS-2 COMMENTS INVITED ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROCUREMENT FOR I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY EXPRESS LANES PROJECT; May 23, 24 and 25 Public Hearings will also address HOV-2 to HOT-3 conversion on I-66
May 20, 2016 Media Advisory MA16-66OS-1 COMMENTS INVITED ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP PROCUREMENT FOR I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY EXPRESS LANES PROJECT; May 23, 24 and 25 Public Hearings will also address HOV-2 to HOT-3 conversion on I-66
May 16, 2016 E-Blast Public Hearings on Procurement and HOV-2 to HOV-3 Conversion on I-66 Outside the Beltway May 23, 24 and 25, 2016
April 22, 2016 E-Blast Opportunities to Learn About Transform 66 Projects
March 31, 2016 News Release NR16 PLANS TO EXTEND I-395 EXPRESS LANES LAUNCHED; Virginia Secretary of Transportation and project leaders kick off project to provide congestion relief and transit improvements; Network of express lanes expected to help unlock gridlock in Northern Virginia
Jan. 21, 2016 News Release NR16-66OS-1 Revised Tier 2 Environmental Assessment for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project Now Available for Public Review and Input; Public comments due February 4, 2016
Jan. 20, 2016 E-Blast Transform 66 Inside and Outside the Beltway Updates
Dec. 23, 2015 E-Blast Transform 66 Inside and Outside the Beltway Updates
Dec. 10, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-9 NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK ON I-66 IN HAYMARKET
Closures planned for week of December 14 for steel placement on new bridge
Dec. 9, 2015 E-Blast Transform 66 Inside and Outside the Beltway Updates
Dec. 8, 2015 News Release CO-88826 VDOT COMMISSIONER SELECTS TOLL CONCESSION PROCUREMENT TO DELIVER I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY IMPROVEMENTS IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
McAuliffe Administration reforms promote increased competition and will save taxpayers funds
Dec. 7, 2015 E-Blast Commonwealth Transportation Board Public Meeting Reminder
Dec. 7, 2015 Media Advisory SHARE YOUR INPUT ON THE TRANSFORM 66 PROJECTS
Commonwealth Transportation Board to hold public meeting Tuesday evening, 12/8
Dec. 2, 2015 E-Blast Commonwealth Transportation Board Public Meeting Notification
Oct. 27, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-8 I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY DESIGN CONCEPT APPROVED BY COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD
Reflects public input received at more than 160 public meetings
Oct. 26, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-7 HAYMARKET COMMUTER PARKING LOT LOCATION TO BE RECONSIDERED
VDOT and partners to consider alternate locations for proposed park and ride near Route 15 in Haymarket
Oct. 16, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-9 TRANSFORM 66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS
VDOT, DRPT to present Preferred Alternative for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project
Oct. 16, 2015 E-Blast Public Information Meetings Notification
Oct. 5, 2015 E-Blast Public Information Meetings Reminder
Sept. 28, 2015 E-Blast Public Information Meetings Notification
Sept. 23, 2015 E-Blast Public Information Meetings Notification
Sept. 16, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-8 REMINDER: MEDIA BRIEFING THURSDAY, 9/17 RECOMMENDED DESIGN CONCEPT FOR I-66 UNVEILED
VDOT, DRPT to present Preferred Alternative for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project; Update on I-66 Inside the Beltway Project
Sept. 15, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-6 I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY DESIGN CONCEPT PRESENTED TO COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD
Public meetings to be held on recommendation in Oct.
Sept. 15, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-5 I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY DESIGN CONCEPT PRESENTED TO COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD
Public meetings to be held on recommendation in Oct.
Sept. 15, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-7 MEDIA BRIEFING THURSDAY, 9/17 RECOMMENDED DESIGN CONCEPT FOR I-66 UNVEILED
VDOT, DRPT to present Preferred Alternative for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project; Update on I-66 Inside the Beltway Project
Sept. 15, 2015 Media Advisory BR-15084 COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD HOLDS SEPT. MEETING IN BRISTOL
Sept. 14, 2015 Media Advisory BR-15084 COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD HOLDS SEPT. MEETING IN BRISTOL
Sept. 3, 2015 E-Blast I-66 Briefing, September 12, 2015 Invitation
Aug. 17, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-4 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
June 2, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-3 TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY LAYNE ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR PROCURING IMPROVEMENTS TO I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Commonwealth continues to conduct due diligence to ensure best deal for taxpayers
June 2, 2015 E-Blast Public Hearings Reminder
May 22, 2015 E-Blast Public Hearings Invitation
May 21, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-6 I-66 PUBLIC HEARINGS NEXT WEEK
Public invited to provide input on Draft Environmental Assessment and latest design concepts for I-66 Outside the Beltway Project
May 19, 2015 News Release NR15-66OS-2 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
May 18, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-5 SECRETARY LAYNE TO UPDATE PUBLIC ON I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY PROJECT IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
May 5, 2015 News Release NR15-66OB-1 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
April 27, 2015 E-Blast Public Hearings Notification
Feb. 2, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-4 TRANSFORM 66 PUBLIC MEETINGS THIS WEEK
Two More Opportunities for Public to Learn About Plans to Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway; Meetings Scheduled for Tuesday, February 3 and Thursday, February 5
Jan. 27, 2015 Media Alert MA15-66OS-3 CANCELLATION NOTICE TONIGHT'S I-66 PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING CANCELLED
Additional Meeting Dates This Week and Next Week
Jan. 26, 2015 Media Alert MA15-66OS-2 TONIGHT'S I-66 PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING CANCELLED, MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015
Rescheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Oakton High School
Jan. 23, 2015 E-News Public Information Meetings Notification
Jan. 21, 2015 Media Advisory MA15-66OS-1 I-66 PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS NEXT WEEK
Public invited to learn about plans to transform I-66 between U.S. Route 15 in Haymarket and I-495/Capital Beltway in Fairfax County
Jan. 14, 2015 E-News Public Information Meetings Notification
July 17, 2014 News Release NOVA-74751 Governor McAuliffe Launches Plan to Help Fix I-66 25-mile project would include new express lanes, rapid bus service, park and-ride network
Jan. 27, 2014 News Release NR14-8 WHAT’S NEXT FOR I-66 Learn more about concepts, environmental process, next steps
Jan. 22, 2014 News Release NR14-12 TONIGHT’S I-66 MEETING POSTPONED
June 27, 2013 News Release GOV GOV. MCDONNELL ANNOUNCES COMMONWEALTH SEEKS PRIVATE SECTOR INNOVATIONS TO EASE CONGESTION ON I-66 IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Jan. 24, 2012 News Release NR12-6 GET INVOLVED IN PLANNING THE FUTURE OF I-66
VDOT meetings Jan. 31 and Feb. 2
June 2, 2011 News Release NR11-36 I-66 STUDIES, PLANS AND PROJECTS AIM TO MANAGE CONGESTION