RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia residents will have an opportunity to examine and comment on the state's transportation projects and programs during a series of public meetings.
Nine public meetings are scheduled around the state in October and November. The first meeting will be held Oct. 25 in Chesapeake.
Other meetings are scheduled Oct. 29 in Fredericksburg, Oct. 39 in Fairfax, Nov. 1 in Culpeper, Nov. 5 in Verona, Nov. 7 in Christiansburg, Nov. 8 in Lynchburg, Nov. 14 in Bristol and Nov. 15. In Richmond.
Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton and the Commonwealth Transportation Board announced the schedule Monday.
Residents can submit oral or written comments on the board's current Six-Year Improvement Program and the development of the next improvement program.
Information also will be available on the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program.
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