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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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10-29-15 2015 Governor's Transportation Conference, Virginia Beach

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 Announces $756 Million Project to Expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that financing is complete to build an additional two-lane tunnel under the Thimble Shoal Channel, west of the existing Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT).
Governor McAuliffe Announces Selection of Private Sector Team to Finance and Deliver I-66 Outside the Beltway Project in Northern Virginia
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the Commonwealth has selected Express Mobility Partners to build express lanes on I-66 Outside the Beltway, following a 16-month procurement process. Express Mobility Partners, a consortium of Cintra,
Governor McAuliffe Announces Toll Relief Program for Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will soon receive help paying tolls through the Elizabeth River Tunnels. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the nation, will provide meaningful financial
Governor McAuliffe Announces Airports Authority and United Airlines Signing of Long-Term Lease at Dulles International
Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and United Airlines have agreed to sign an extension of the Airport Use Agreement and Premises Lease for Washington Dulles International Airport through
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