Under Governor Northam’s leadership, Virginia has delivered generational investments in infrastructure, including:

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  • $2.2 billion to fix I-81

  • $3.8 billion to expand the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel

  • $3.7 billion to transform rail across Virginia.

The Transforming Rail in Virginia program will expand and improve passenger, commuter, and freight rail in Virginia and create a vital connection in America’s national rail network between the Northeast and Southeast corridors.

  • The partnership with CSX, Amtrak, and Virginia Railway Express (VRE) aims to expand and improve passenger, commuter and freight rail service; establish a pathway to separate passenger and freight operations; and create a vital link in our national rail network. 

  • An agreement with Norfolk Southern will extend passenger rail service to the New River Valley for the first time since 1979.

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Virginia negotiated an agreement to with Elizabeth River Crossings to reduce tolls 50% for low-income Virginians on their daily commutes.
 
Virginia has established a unified Commonwealth Transportation Fund, establishing a financial commitment to a multimodal transportation system and bringing transparency and accountability to transportation funding.
 
Virginia is maximizing the Port of Virginia’s competitiveness by expanding its capacity by 40% and launching a $350 million initiative to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor.
 

Virginia reached an agreement with the private sector to deliver more than $1 billion in transportation improvements to Northern Virginia, including:

  • A 2.5-mile extension of the 495 Express Lanes north to the American Legion Bridge

  • Construction of a new southbound Occoquan auxiliary lane on Interstate 95 in Woodbridge

  • Fred Ex, the 10-mile extension of the 95 Express Lanes to Fredericksburg