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While here, you will learn about how the Transportation Secretariat ensures our Commonwealth has a safe and efficient transportation system to support and improve every Virginian's quality of life. 

Agencies that are part of the Transportation Secretariat provide a wide array of products and services including road construction and repairs, rest area maintenance, regulating sea ports, airports and rail, and issuing license plates and driver's licenses. 

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Transportation commissioner details upcoming road projects at Bedford meeting

Funding from Richmond is flowing into our region for several major transportation projects.  That's the word from Virginia's secretary of transportation. Aubrey Layne spoke to an audience at the Bedford Welcome Center Thursday afternoon. Layne talked about advantages of new legislation that allows state leaders to prioritize transportation projects in a different way.  Read more...

Bedford rail initiative may be on right track

The first question asked of Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne on his visit to Bedford on Thursday was about a potential train stop in town. Many of the questions or comments from Bedford-area residents, officials and business people followed along the same line. Read more...

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Governor McAuliffe Proposes Budget Amendment to Alleviate Financial Burden of Hampton Roads Toll Violation Collections Process
Today at Portsmouth City Hall, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced a proposed budget amendment in response to the Macquarie-Skanska partnership’s handling of toll violation collections on the Elizabeth River Tunnels, another step to help alleviate
Governor McAuliffe Declares State of Emergency in Response to Pending Winter Storm
With forecasts calling for a major winter storm event to impact portions of Virginia tonight through Tuesday, Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency at 2 p.m. today. This action authorizes state agencies to assist local governments
Governor McAuliffe Announces Acceptance of Private Sector Proposal to Deliver I-395 Express Lanes Extension
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has accepted a proposal from Transurban to deliver an eight-mile extension of the I-395 Express Lanes from Turkeycock Run near Edsall Road in Alexandria to the Washington, D.C. line.
More Than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents Sign Up to Receive Toll Relief
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will receive financial assistance for Elizabeth River Tunnels tolls beginning Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
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