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

  • $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.


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

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