VDOT awarded more than 4.5 million in federal grants

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) was recently awarded two federal grants totaling more than $4.5 million to enhance safety, improve congestion and incident management, and predict parking availability.

“With these grant awards, the federal government recognizes the Commonwealth’s commitment to developing innovative solutions to transportation challenges,” said Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine. “These funds will support research and technology to improve safety, decision-making, and quality of life in Virginia.”

“These grants will support cutting-edge projects that are advancing the technology and business of transportation,” said VDOT Commissioner Stephen Brich. “Most importantly, they will improve the safety and travel experience for Virginians and visitors to our Commonwealth.”

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