Commonwealth Transportation Board Member Visits

IMG_1919 (800x600)Staunton District member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, F. Dixon Whitworth,Jr., visited the region on May 3, 2017. Mr. Whitworth attended the Staunton Augusta Waynesboro Metropolitan Planning Organization(MPO) Policy Board meeting, where he heard a presentation on past and upcoming local projects, and then shared valuable information with the Policy Board regarding several transportation funding programs. Following the MPO meeting, CSPDC, local government, and Virginia Department ofTransportation (VDOT) staff hosted Mr. Whitworth on a tour of project sites in Rockbridge County and the cities of Buena Vista and Lexington. Many of these sites are critical to the
Chessie Trail Rails-to-Trails facility and the great Brushy Hills to the Blue Ridge Parkway Greenway system.Later this month, Mr. Whitworth will give a report to the Commonwealth Transportation Board regarding the importance of Revenue Sharing and other funding programs to rural communities like those in the CSPDC.

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