VDOT contacted my office regarding progress being made towards widening Interstate 64 from Richmond to Hampton. A portion of this project will take place in New Kent County. The Federal Highway Administration recently signed-off on the Final Environmental Impact Statement, which allows for section-by-section determination of how best to expand the road, using either the median or an area adjoining the road. VDOT is seeking input and comments regarding the Final Environmental Impact Statement. VDOT Study:
From VDOT’s website: All comments are due by January 27, 2014. Written comments can be submitted to the following address:
Scott Smizik, VDOT, 1401 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
If you prefer, you can email comments to: Scott.Smizik@VDOT.Virginia.gov. Please reference “I-64 Peninsula Study: FEIS Comments” in the subject line. Comments on this FEIS and the phased approach for implementing the Preferred Alternative are due by January 27, 2014.