Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board

Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan

What's Being Done

The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation are studying the entire length of the Interstate 81 corridor in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) received briefings during the study time frame. Briefings from May, July, September and December 2018 are available.

Public Involvement

Feedback provided by members of communities, industries and other stakeholders are being considered as team members finalize a draft plan report following the completion of the study. The team and the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) plan to report findings to the General Assembly in December, prior to the opening of Session in January 2019.

Public meetings

The third and final series of meetings, which focused on recommended packages of improvements, wrapped up on Oct. 25, 2018. The first round of meetings was held in June and the second was held in August.

Public Materials

Project Refinements

I-81 Improvements Modifications Summary

Round 3 Meeting Displays and Presentations:

View the September briefing to the CTB

Round 2 Meeting Displays and Presentations:

View the July briefing to the CTB

Round 1 Meeting Displays and Presentations:

View the public meeting presentation and handout.

View general project meeting displays from the first series of corridor public meetings. District-specific displays are available:

View the May briefing to the CTB

Comments Provided

The final comment period ended Nov. 30, 2018.

Comments received from the first and second comment periods (ended Sept. 30):

Breakdown of comments provided through Sept. 30

Note: These comments are not inclusive of areas identified as a part of the dot/map exercise during the first round of meetings.