"I commend Governor McDonnell for putting together a comprehensive transportation plan that invests in our infrastructure, in stark contrast to his predecessor, Tim Kaine, who shut down rest areas.Allen joins Congressman Randy Forbes and localities along the I-95 corridor in opposing tolls on I-95.
"Tolls at times may be appropriate for new construction when paid for by those who would use the road. However, I do not support the proposal to install tolls on the southern stretch of I-95. Southern Virginia already faces significant economic challenges and these tolls could disadvantage job-creating businesses in the region, and the hardworking Virginia families already suffering from skyrocketing fuel costs.”
Friday, September 07, 2012
Allen joins Forbes, localities in opposing I-95 tolls
Today, George Allen issued the following statement regarding his opposition to the Virginia Department of Transportation’s pursuit of tolls on the stretch of I-95 south of Richmond: