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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2019
Contact: Hannah Cannon
Phone: 757-525-9526
Email: DelMMullin@house.virginia.gov

I-64 To Gain $30 Million Per Year

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Richmond, VA, – Today, Virginia Delegates and Senators returned to Richmond to respond to the Governor's recommendations on legislation during the annual Reconvened Session. Among the issues, the Governor's amendments to the I-81 Corridor Improvement Fund have been accepted by the House and Senate. 

"I am pleased to have voted in favor of these recommendations on HB 2718 and SB 1716 to improve I-81," said Mullin. "With designated funding for the I-81 Corridor, Hampton Roads will now receive nearly $30 million per year of dedicated transportation funding for I-64. These funds will be integral to finishing the expansion of I-64, something I have advocated for since my first election in 2016."

Mullin said he is proud to see the construction on I-64 being prioritized in our state's transportation funding. "The 30 mile stretch of I-64 that needs to be expanded from four lanes to six between Williamsburg and Richmond will bring ease to the commutes of many once completed" said Mullin. The I-81 Corridor Improvement Fund will free up more than a quarter of Smart Scale funds to be used across the Commonwealth, including in Hampton Roads.