After years of debate over the bi-county parkway connecting Prince William and Loudoun County Corey Stewart announced yesterday that the project is ‘effectively dead’. [read_more] Stewart made this announcement after he learned that Virginia Department of Transportation would not be pursuing the environmental approvals necessary to build the $400 million road. Stewart received the information in a letter to the board of supervisors. The Virginia Secretary of Transportation said the plans have not been shelved. Stewart responded,
“It is true that if the localities got together . . . maybe it could be funded,” Stewart said. “But that would eviscerate funding for all other regional projects.
Later today Delegate Tim Hugo and Senator Dick Black are scheduled to hold a press conference and announce a ‘major roadblock’ to construction of the 10 mile bi-county highway. (I’m guessing that roadblock would be democrats. They don’t like roads. They would prefer we all sit in traffic.)