Dates set for Dulles Greenway rates hearing
The Loudoun hearings will be held April 9 at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.. The Richmond hearing will be July 18 at 10 a.m. at the commission's courtroom located in the Tyler Building at 1300 E. Main St.
Those wishing to speak are asked to appear 15 minutes before the hearings begin and sign up with the commission's bailiff.
Del. David Ramadan (R-87th) initiated the complaint against the toll rates and has urged the SCC to look into the matter.
According to the SCC, the rates must: be reasonable to the user in relation to the benefit obtained; not materially discourage use of the roadway by the public; and provide the operator no more than a reasonable return as determined by the Commission.
Anyone interested in submitting written comments must do so by July 9 by going to scc.virginia.gov/case or by mailing comments to Joel H. Peck, Clerk, State Corporation Commission, c/o Document Control Center, P.O. Box 2118, Richmond, Va., 23218-2118. The case number is PUE-2013-00011.
The Greenway is owned by Toll Road Investors Partnership (TRIP) II and maintained by Macquarie Atlas Roads, an Australian group that owns a majority stake in its partnership with TRIP II.
Rates to use the nearly 15-mile road, without an EZ-Pass, range from around $3 to just less than $5.
Be the first to post a comment!
Post a commentCommenting is not available in this channel entry.
Comments express only the views of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of this website or any associated person or entity. Any user who believes a message is objectionable can contact us at [email protected].
|Hi 57°||Hi 63°|
|Lo 40°||Lo 43°|
|The Loudoun Times-Mirror
is an interactive, digital replica
of the printed newspaper.Open the e-edition now.