Route 460 proposal reviews planned

Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Area residents can learn more about proposals to build a new toll road parallel to Route 460 during a meeting at Windsor High School at 5 p.m. Jan. 6.

The project’s 11-member independent review panel will evaluate three company’s proposals to build the new limited-access highway between Petersburg and Suffolk.

At the meeting, 460 Partners, Multimodal Solutions and Cintra Infraestructuras will present their proposals. After each presentation, the review panel will conduct a question-and-answer session.


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Additionally, residents can review project information and make comments for the review panel’s consideration.

In October, VDOT completed its quality control review of the three proposals. Proposed tolls could range between $5.50 and $11 for cars to travel the 55-mile highway. For trucks, the toll could be as high as $22.

The independent review panel will make recommendations to VDOT’s commissioner and the Commonwealth Transportation Board on the feasibility of the three proposals in early 2011.