RICHMOND - Hampton Roads residents will get a chance to tell state transportation officials what projects should be a priority.

The June 5 meeting in Chesapeake is the last of four meetings being held around the state on the draft report for a six-year transportation improvement plan.

Details of the FY 2014-2019 plan will be released on May 15 during the Commonwealth Transportation Board in Richmond.

Funding will go toward highway, road and bridge projects as well as rail, transit, bicycle, pedestrian and other transportation improvements across the state over the next six fiscal years beginning July 1.

If you want to attend the Chesapeake hearing, it will be June 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the Chesapeake Conference Center, 900 Greenbrier Circle.

If you can't go, you send email or send a letter. For VDOT projects, write to Programming Director, Virginia Department of Transportation, 1401 East Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219. You can email to

For rail and public transit comments, send a letter to Public Information Office, VA Dept. of Rail and Public Transportation, 600 East Main Street, Suite 2102, Richmond, VA 23219, or email

Other public hearings will be held May 28 in Richmond, May 29 in Fairfax and June 4 in Roanoke.

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