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HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES AND FERRIES

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(CD) Carried over from 2002 session but died in committee on or before December 9th


See also: Transportation
All-terrain vehicles (ATVs); operation in Buchanan County. Amending  46.2-915.1. (Patron-Stump, HB 1902 (Chapter 313))
Arterial network of highways; eliminates references in Code. Amending  33.1-55 and 33.1-221.1:2; repealing  33.1-26 through 33.1-30, Chapter 620, 1983 Acts and Chapter 504, 1985 Acts. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1487 (Chapter 302))
Bicycle and pedestrian safety; allocation of certain federal transportation funds for improvements. Adding  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1108 (F))
Billboards or advertising signs; removal of those that are abandoned. Amending  15.2-2307. (Patron-Crittenden, HB 2473 (Chapter 53); Norment, SB 820 (Chapter 21))
Bottoms Bridge scales; upgrading of weigh station on I-64 in Henrico County. Amending Chapter 699, 1999 Acts; repealing Chapter 1009, 1999 Acts. (Patron-McDougle, HB 895 (CD))
Budget bill; repayment of funds diverted from Transportation Trust Fund and Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund. Adding 2.2-1509.2. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 1600 (Chapter 970))
Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission; abolishing provisions relating to satisfaction of bonded debt. Amending Chapter 714, 1956 Acts. (Patron-Bloxom, HB 1991 (F))
Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, Future of; Report on (HJR 210, 2002). (HD 18)
Commonwealth Transportation Board; membership. Amending  33.1-1; repealing  33.1-2. (Patron-Black, HB 1409 (F))
Commonwealth Transportation Board; membership, changes highway districts to regions. Amending  33.1-1, 33.1-2, 33.1-221.1:3, 33.1-268, 33.1-269, 33.1-277, 33.1-285.1, 33.1-416, 33.1-436 and 58.1-2259; adding  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 2673 (F))
Commonwealth Transportation Board; powers and duties. Amending 33.1-12. (Patron-Rollison, HB 2259 (Chapter 560); Williams, SB 869 (Chapter 533); Trumbo, SB 977 (Chapter 281))
Commonwealth Transportation Board; selection of at-large members. Amending  33.1-1 and 33.1-2. (Patron-Williams, SB 444 (CD))
Commonwealth Transportation Commissioner; to appoint an inspector general. Amending  33.1-8. (Patron-Rust, HB 1249 (CD); Rust, HB 1484 (F))
Condemnation proceedings; awards. Amending  33.1-128. (Patron-Drake, HB 1949 (Chapter 318))
Condemnation proceedings; delays in filing. Amending  33.1-127 and 33.1-132. (Patron-Drake, HB 1946 (Chapter 317))
Condemnation proceedings; rate used in connection with interest payments. Amending  33.1-124 and 33.1-128. (Patron-Drake, HB 1950 (Chapter 47); Colgan, SB 713 (Chapter 19))
Condemnation proceedings; recovery of costs. Amending  33.1-125. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2094 (F))
Constitutional amendment; Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund, and Transportation Trust Fund continued (first reference). Adding Section 7-B in Article X. (Patron-McDonnell, HJR 645 (F); Black, HJR 711 (I) See HJR645)
D. Woodrow Bird Memorial Highway; designating as a portion of Interstate Route 77 within Bland County. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1177 (Chapter 285))
Darrell Green Boulevard; designating as portion of Route 28 within Loudoun County. (Patron-Mims, SB 1004 (Chapter 284))
Drawbridges; maintenance and operation in Chesapeake City. Amending  33.1-41.1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 778 (F))
Federal Highway Reimbursement Anticipation Notes Act of 2002; created. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 109 (CD))
George Fortune, Jr., Memorial Bridges; designating as Route 66 bridges over Route 29 in Fairfax County. (Patron-Moran, HB 2377 (F))
Governor Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge; construction of second span, report. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1396 (F))
Hampton Roads Third Crossing Bridge-Tunnel Commission; changes in membership. Amending HJR 125, 2000 and SJR 38, Sp. 2001. (Patron-Trumbo, SJR 324 )
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; abolishes sunset provision on use by vehicles bearing clean special fuel vehicle license plates. Amending  33.1-46.2. (Patron-Moran, HB 2383 (I) See HB2316)
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; extends sunset provision on use by vehicles bearing clean special fuel vehicle license plates. Amending  33.1-46.2. (Patron-Plum, HB 2316 (Chapter 324))
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; prohibits designation on any portion of Interstate Route 264 in Virginia Beach City and on certain highways in south Hampton Roads. Amending  33.1-46.2; repealing Chapter 914, 1999 Acts. (Patron-Stolle, SB 320 (CD))
High-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes; use by personal vehicles owned by law-enforcement officers. Amending  33.1-46.2. (Patron-Moran, HB 2385 (F))
Highway Accidents Involving Trucks and Other Large Vehicles Stopped on Roadway or Shoulder of Highways; Report on (HJR 23, 2002). (HD 17)
Highway Bridge Fund; created. Adding  33.1-23.03:3.1. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1486 (F); Jones, S.C., HB 2202 (F))
Highway construction; certification of projects. Adding 33.1-223.2:7. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1640 (F))
Highway construction; requires impact statements. Adding 30-19.1:4.1. (Patron-Black, HB 1418 (F))
Highway construction districts; replaced by regions, membership of Commonwealth Transportation Board, refunds of motor fuel taxes. Amending  15.2-4820, 15.2-4828, 33.1-1, 33.1-2, 33.1-221.1:3, 33.1-268, 33.1-269, 33.1-277, 33.1-285.1, 33.1-416, 33.1-436 and 58.1-2259; adding  33.1-23.05. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1252 (CD))
Highway construction funds; allocation according to population, usage, etc. Amending  33.1-23.3 and 33.1-23.4. (Patron-Rust, HB 1276 (CD); Rust, HB 1485 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocation. Amending  33.1-23.2. (Patron-Watts, HB 772 (CD); Rust, HB 2144 (F); Watts, HB 2249 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocation. Amending  33.1-23.4. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1447 (Chapter 887))
Highway construction funds; allocation based on number of registered vehicles. Amending  33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.3 and 33.1-23.4. (Patron-Scott, HB 2560 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocation based on number of registered vehicles. Amending  33.1-23.4. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1271 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocation based on topography, elevation and soil conditions. Amending  33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.3 and 33.1-23.4. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2718 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocation to include space occupied by military reservations. Amending  33.1-23.4. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1394 (F))
Highway construction funds; allocations for certain projects included in Transportation Board’s Six-Year Improvement Program. Amending  33.1-23.3. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 852 (Chapter 870))
Highway construction funds; any city or town may use a portion of its allocation for traffic calming projects or devices. Amending  33.1-23.3. (Patron-Darner, HB 130 (CD))
Highway funds; allocation for street maintenance in certain urban areas. Amending  33.1-41.1. (Patron-Drake, HB 510 (CD))
Highway projects; construction contracts to ensure removal or abatement of graffiti during process. Adding  33.1-223.2:5. (Patron-Bolvin, HB 1330 (CD))
Highway projects; evaluation of those with large land-use impacts. Adding  33.1-223.2:5. (Patron-Houck, SB 204 (CD))
Highway rest stops; construction of family restrooms. Adding 33.1-223.2:7. (Patron-Howell, SB 837 (Chapter 279))
Highway rights-of-way; removal of illegal signs in Fairfax County. Amending  33.1-375.1. (Patron-Scott, HB 1857 (Chapter 311))
Highway safety corridors; created, penalties for violations. Adding  33.1-223.2:7 and 46.2-947. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1093 (Chapter 877))
Highway system; changes in provisions, allocation of funds. Amending  33.1-23.1, 33.1-23.1:2, 33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.3, 33.1-23.4, 33.1-23.5:1, 33.1-25, 33.1-31, 33.1-34, 33.1-36, 33.1-37, 33.1-41.1, 33.1-42, 33.1-46.1, 33.1-46.4, 33.1-47, 33.1-47.1, 33.1-49, 33.1-52, 33.1-53, 33.1-56, 33.1-67, 33.1-68, 33.1-69, 33.1-69.01, 33.1-69.1, 33.1-69.2, 33.1-70.01, 33.1-70.1, 33.1-70.2, 33.1-72.1, 33.1-75.1, 33.1-75.2, 33.1-75.3, 33.1-79, 33.1-82 and 33.1-84 through 33.1-88; adding  33.1-23.001 and 33.1-23.03:3.1; repealing  33.1-23.1:1 and 33.1-23.5. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1253 (CD))
Highway system; changes in provisions, allocation of funds. Amending  33.1-23.1, 33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.4, 33.1-25, 33.1-31, 33.1-32, 33.1-34, 33.1-35, 33.1-39, 33.1-42, 33.1-44, 33.1-46, 33.1-46.1, 33.1-46.2, 33.1-46.4, 33.1-47, 33.1-47.1, 33.1-55, 33.1-56, 33.1-61, 33.1-67 through 33.1-69.2, 33.1-70.01, 33.1-70.1, 33.1-72.1, 33.1-75.1, 33.1-75.2, 33.1-75.3, 33.1-79 and 33.1-84 through 33.1-88; adding  33.1-23.001 and 33.1-23.3:1; repealing  33.1-23.1:1, 33.1-23.1:2, 33.1-23.3, 33.1-23.5, 33.1-27, 33.1-30, 33.1-49 through 33.1-54 and 33.1-70.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2650 (F))
Highway work zones; placement of warning signs of hazards for motorcyclists. Adding  33.1-194.1. (Patron-Welch, HB 1813 (F))
Highways; changes relating to federal revenue-sharing by localities. Amending  33.1-75.1 and 33.1-75.3; repealing 33.1-225.1. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1488 (Chapter 303))
Interstate Route 66, Widening of, in Arlington County; Interim Status Report on (SJR 411, 2001). (SD 7)
Interstate Route 73; establishing pilot program to provide for acquisition of certain property in connection with construction. Amending Chapter 426, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Dudley, HB 2066 (Chapter 898))
Interstate Route 73 Communications Committee; continued. (Patron-Armstrong, HJR 648 )
Interstate Route 73 Construction Fund; use for construction of highway in Henry County. Adding  33.1-221.01. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 352 (CD); Reynolds, SB 730 (F))
Interstate Route 81; imposition of tolls in connection with highway construction projects. Amending third enactment of Chapter 593, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2185 (F))
Interstate Route 81 Task Force; established. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 123 (CD))
Judith Stewart Dresser Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 5 bridge across Chickahominy River. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
License plates, special; issuance of those bearing legend: HISTORIC COVERED BRIDGES. Adding  46.2-749.84. (Patron-Quayle, SB 845 (I) See SB1230)
License plates, special; issuance to supporters of EMTs, paramedics and firefighters, military parachutists, 3rd Infantry Regiment (“Old Guard”), Special Forces Association, military veterans’ organizations, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, celebrating Virginia’s coal mining heritage, Air Force Association, Mariners’ Museum, Children’s Hospital of King’s Daughters, certified hunter education instructors, Urban League of Hampton Roads, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and issuance of those bearing legend: HONORARY CONSUL, HISTORIC COVERED BRIDGES and FRIENDS OF TIBET. Amending  46.2-736.2, 46.2-746.4 and 46.2-749.44; adding  46.2-736.01, 46.2-736.02, 46.2-746.2:2.1, 46.2-746.2:3, 46.2-746.2:4, 46.2-749.5:1, 46.2-749.16:1 and 46.2-749.84 through 46.2-749.90. (Patron-Williams, SB 1230 (Chapter 921))
Litter; penalty upon conviction may include community service. Amending  33.1-346. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1398 (Chapter 113))
Madison E. Marye Highway; designating as portion of U.S. Route 460 in Montgomery County. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2361 (Chapter 51); Edwards, SB 930 (Chapter 22))
Mass Transit Fund; increases percentage share. Amending 33.1-23.03:2. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1115 (F))
Motorcyclists; not required to wear helmets on scenic highways and byways. Amending  46.2-910. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1938 (F))
Multimodal Public-Private Partnership Act of 2003; created. Adding  33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.9. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2037 (F))
No truck route; applicable to certain portion of Route 206 in King George County. (Patron-Pollard, HB 1662 (I) See HB1457)
Northern Virginia Transportation District Program; changes in projects. Amending  33.1-221.1:3, 58.1-815.1 and Chapter 799, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Scott, HB 2799 (Chapter 337))
Northern Virginia Transportation Program Bond Act of 2003; created. Amending  33.1-23.1, 33.1-23.2, 33.1-23.3, 33.1-23.4, 33.1-23.5:1 and 33.1-41.1; adding  15.2-4841 and 15.2-4842. (Patron-Colgan, SB 1297 (F))
Old Colchester Road; designating certain portion in Fairfax County as a Virginia byway. (Patron-Puller, SB 747 (Chapter 276))
Outdoor advertising; removal of billboard signs. Adding 33.1-370.1. (Patron-Trumbo, SB 974 (Chapter 569))
Outdoor advertising; temporary directional signs. Amending 33.1-375.1. (Patron-McQuigg, HB 264 (CD))
Pedestrians; duty of motorists in Fairfax County and surrounding counties and towns. Amending  46.2-924. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1878 (F); Whipple, SB 912 (F))
Pedestrians; provisions when crossing a highway. Amending 46.2-923 and 46.2-924. (Patron-Darner, HB 1613 (F); Darner, HB 2628 (F))
Personal Electric Rapid Transit System Technology; Report on (SJR 80, 2002). (SD 6)
Private Investment Inducement Act of 2003; created for various transportation projects. Amending  33.1-268, 33.1-269 and 33.1-277; adding  33.1-221.1:8, 33.1-221.1:9, 33.1-221.1:10, 58.1-2511, 58.1-2512, 58.1-2513 and 58.1-2514; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Rollison, HB 2750 (F))
Private Investment Inducement Act of 2003; created for various transportation projects. Amending  33.1-268, 33.1-269 and 33.1-277; adding  33.1-221.1:8, 58.1-815.4 and 58.1-2511; repealing tenth enactment of Chapters 1019 and 1044, 2000 Acts. (Patron-Williams, SB 1342 (F))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; imposition of tolls due to reconstruction to provide for increased capacity. Amending 56-565. (Patron-Joannou, HB 929 (CD))
Public-Private Transportation Act of 1995; prohibits imposition of tolls on existing interstate highways. Amending  56-565. (Patron-Saxman, HB 2186 (F))
Rail mass transit projects; evaluation of those in air quality nonattainment areas. Adding  33.1-391.6. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1550 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 2036 (F))
Rail Transportation Development Authority; created. Adding 33.1-391.6 through 33.1-391.9. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1279 (Chapter 1041))
Road impact fees; elimination in certain localities. Amending 15.2-2317 and 15.2-2323. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1544 (F))
Road impact fees; maximum, extends imposition in localities in Northern Virginia and Stafford County. Amending  15.2-2317, 15.2-2319 and 15.2-2323. (Patron-Cole, HB 2057 (F))
Roads; assessment of property owners for improvements in Town of Front Royal. Amending  15.2-2404. (Patron-Athey, HB 1975 (F))
Roadside memorials; applicable to State Police officers killed in line of duty. Amending  33.1-206.1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2697 (F))
Roadway litter pick-up programs; civil immunity of officials for participation by probationers. Adding  8.01-226.8. (Patron-Wampler, SB 84 (CD))
Roger E. Hedgepeth Bridge; designating as Route 460 bridge on Main Street in Town of Blacksburg. (Patron-Shuler, HB 2357 (F))
Roundabouts; encouraging Department of Transportation to construct more instead of signalized intersections. (Patron-Van Yahres, HJR 594 )
Route 29; review of options to improve transportation along such corridor. (Patron-Hawkins, SJR 394 )
Route 460 between Hampton Roads and Richmond-Petersburg metropolitan area; Department of Transportation may solicit proposals for improvements thereto, reports. (Patron-McDonnell, HB 2543 (Chapter 953))
Route 460 Communications Committee; changes in provisions. Amending HJR 684, 2001. (Patron-Trumbo, SJR 324 )
Route 5; preservation thereof as a scenic and historic resource for understanding of State’s history and for tourist industry. (Patron-Ingram, HJR 756 (F))
Route 58 corridor; requesting Secretary of Transportation and Transportation Board to use every available means to complete upgrade thereof. (Patron-Carrico, HJR 607 )
Route 661; requiring owner of bridge overpass over Norfolk Southern Railroad in Russell County to repair and maintain structure. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1179 (F))
Rural Rustic Road Program; use by counties to pave certain roads. Amending  33.1-70.1. (Patron-May, HB 1884 (Chapter 599))
“Smart Road” construction fund; created. Adding  33.1-23.1:01. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 1024 (F))
Speed limits; increases fine in highway work zones. Amending 46.2-878.1. (Patron-Rollison, HB 1733 (Chapter 839))
Streets; taking into secondary system of highways, regardless of use. Amending  33.1-72.1. (Patron-Oder, HB 1666 (F))
Subdivision ordinances; provisions in high-growth areas to determine off-site road improvements. Amending  15.2-2242. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 2040 (F); Marshall, R.G., HB 2041 (F))
Toll facilities; use of photo-monitoring system. Amending 46.2-208 and 46.2-819.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1632 (F); Suit, HB 1882 (F); Blevins, SB 721 (Chapter 768))
Transit passenger shelters; allows certain advertising thereon. Amending  33.1-355. (Patron-Rust, HB 2152 (Chapter 321))
Transportation, Long-Range Plan - Phase One; Report on (Chapter 639, 2002 Acts). (HD 10)
Transportation, Long-Range Plan - Phase Two; Report on (Chapter 639, 2002 Acts). (HD 38)
Transportation Plan; financial plan required for each project prior to construction. Amending  33.1-23.03. (Patron-Oder, HB 1667 (I) See HB2259)
Transportation Plan; Transportation Commissioner to report on status. Amending  33.1-23.03. (Patron-Oder, HB 1668 (I) See HB2259)
Transportation Trust Fund; allocation of funds, abolishes various transportation funds. Amending  33.1-23.03:1; repealing 33.1-23.03:4, 33.1-23.1:1, 33.1-221, 33.1-221.1:1, 33.1-221.1:3, 33.1-221.1:6 and 33.1-223. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 1270 (F))
Transportation Trust Fund; allocation of funds. Amending 33.1-23.1; adding  33.1-23.1:01. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1595 (F))
Travel Services (Logo) Signing Program; established. Adding 33.1-206.1. (Patron-Wardrup, HB 382 (CD))
Truck or tractor truck traffic; regulation on secondary highways. Adding  33.1-223.2:7. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2709 (I) See HB1457)
Truck traffic; regulation on primary and secondary highways. Amending  46.2-809. (Patron-Reese, HB 1457 (Chapter 300))
Unpaved secondary road fund; allocations. Amending  33.1-23.1:1. (Patron-Rust, HB 2147 (F))
Urban highway system construction funds; allocation. Amending 33.1-23.3. (Patron-Williams, SB 1222 (Chapter 288))
Warning lights; use in constructing, maintaining and repairing highways or utilities on or along highways. Amending 46.2-1025. (Patron-Puckett, SB 1167 (F))
World War II Veterans Memorial Bridge; designating as Route 288 bridge across James River. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
World War II Veterans Memorial Highway; designating as entire length of Route 288. (Patron-Janis, HB 1381 (Chapter 296))
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