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Parsons to Manage Design and Installation of the Nation’s First All-Lane, Dynamic-Priced Tolling on Virginia’s I-66

PASADENA, Calif., June 27, 2016 – Parsons is pleased to announce that it will manage the design and installation of the nation’s first all-lane, dynamic-priced tolling system on a 10-mile segment of I-66 in Virginia from I-495 (the Capital Beltway)…

Virginia’s Governor Announces Bipartisan Plan to Address Gridlock on I-66 Inside the Beltway

February 11, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transportation

Governor Terry McAuliffe and members from both parties and both chambers of the Virginia General Assembly announced today a bipartisan agreement to move…

Virginia Adds New Chief of Policy in the Department of Rail and Public Transportation

December 28, 2015 - in People, Transportation

Chris Smith will be joining the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) in the newly-created position of Chief of Policy, Communications…

VDOT Selects Toll Concession Procurement to Deliver I-66 Improvements

December 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

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…

Dewberry Completes Route 27/244 Interchange Project

October 21, 2015 - in Projects, Roads

Construction is complete on the $48.5 million Route 27/244 Interchange Modification Project in Arlington County, Va., including complete replacement of the bridge structure. Dewberry provided surveying and full engineering design for the project, serving as…

Virginia Receives an Extra $55.5 Million in ‘Bonus’ Federal Funds to Improve Roads and Bridges Statewide

October 8, 2015 - in Construction, Financial

RICHMOND, Oct. 7, 2015—Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced today the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) received an additional $55.5 million in federal funds that was originally allocated to other states. Since they did not have projects ready to go…

USGS Deploys Crews in Advance of Hurricane Joaquin in Virginia

October 2, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

USGS field crews will be out deploying storm tide sensors along the Virginia coast near Virginia Beach, along the Western Chesapeake Bay, and on the Eastern Shore ahead of Hurricane Joaquin. Storm tide sensors measure the tidal fluctuations and height of the…

Freedmans Village Bridge in Northern Virginia Opened and Dedicated

September 11, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Corporate

ARLINGTON, Va. – U.S. Deputy Transportation Secretary Victor Mendez joined Gov. Terry McAuliffe at a dedication ceremony today for the Freedmans Village Bridge that carries Washington Boulevard, Route 27, over Columbia Pike, Route 244, in Arlington, Va. …

ULI Opens New Virginia District Council to Provide Guidance in Building Better Communities in the Commonwealth

September 9, 2015 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2015—The Urban Land Institute (ULI), a research and education organization dedicated to providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating thriving communities worldwide, has announced the formation of the ULI Virginia…

Gov. McAuliffe Announces Settlement to Recover Taxpayer Dollars from Route 460 Contract

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 2, 2015—Gov. Terry McAuliffe today announced that his administration has reached an agreement with U.S. 460 Mobility Partners, the company that was contracted to execute the now-cancelled US Route 460 public-private partnership, which…