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Governor McAuliffe Announces New Data-Driven Scoring Process to Fund the Right Transportation Projects for Virginia

June 19, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Roads

RICHMOND, June 18, 2015—Following several months of meetings and input from local and regional governments, the Commonwealth Transportation (CTB) today approved a new scoring process for transportation projects.   Once projects are scored, the CTB will…

Virginia Discusses Funding Options to Transform I-66 Outside the Beltway in Northern Virginia

May 21, 2015 - in Financial, Roads

May 20,2015—Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne announced today the initial results of the Commonwealth’s analysis of procurement options…

Virginia Terminates the Contract for Route 460 While Development Continues

April 16, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

NORFOLK , April 15, 2015—The McAuliffe administration announced today that the Commonwealth has issued a notice to terminate its contract with US 460…

EPA, USDA and White House to Highlight New Market-Based Water Quality Trading Program in Virginia

December 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Water

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2014—On Tuesday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will hold a press conference with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary (USDA) Tom Vilsack, Mike Boots of the White House Council on Environmental…

Panda Power Funds Secures Financing for 778 MW Virginia Power Project

November 18, 2014 - in Construction, Electric Grid, Energy, Financial

Panda Power Funds has successfully financed its 778 MW combined-cycle power plant located in an industrial-zoned area of Loudoun County, Virginia. When commissioned, the natural gas-fueled Panda Stonewall generating station will be able to supply the power…

Virginia Adopts Revised $13.2 Billion Transportation Program

November 13, 2014 - in Construction, Financial, Roads, Transportation

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) adjusted the FY 2015-2020 Six-Year Improvement Program today in part to identify a group of projects that will be scored under House Bill 2. The new law requires projects to be scored using a consistent and objective…