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October 10, 2017

Public Hearings Scheduled for DC2RVA High Speed Rail Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) will hold public hearings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that is now available for review and comment. The Draft EIS details recommended infrastructure improvements to increase reliability and provide capacity to add nine daily passenger rail round trips between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. The Draft EIS provides an overview and comparison of the alternatives under consideration including recommendations for a preferred alternative in each corridor segment. The draft document is available online at http://www.dc2rvarail.com/draft and in paper copy at local libraries, planning district commissions, and the DRPT Richmond office.

Learn more at a Public Hearing:

Richmond, October 10, 2017
Open house: 6-9 p.m.
Public hearing: 6:30 p.m.
Main Street Station
1500 E. Main St., Richmond

Alexandria, October 17, 2017
Open house: 7-10 p.m.
Public hearing: 7:30 p.m.
Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King St., Alexandria

Quantico, October 19, 2017
Open house: 7-10 p.m.
Public hearing: 7:30 p.m.
National Museum of the Marine Corps,
18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Triangle

Ashland, October 11, 2017
Open house: 6-9 p.m.
Public hearing: 6:30 p.m.
Patrick Henry High School
12449 W. Patrick Henry Rd., Ashland

Fredericksburg, October 18, 2017
Open house: 7-10 p.m.
Public hearing: 7:30 p.m.
James Monroe High School
2300 Washington Ave., Fredericksburg

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