CAPE CHARLES, VA – The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel will be hosting a series of public information sessions in Hampton Roads and on Virginia’s Eastern Shore for the purpose of informing the public of its plans for the acceleration of the construction of the Thimble Shoal Channel Parallel Tunnel as well as the proposed toll schedule.
Meetings will be held as follows:
Peninsula – Wednesday, July 31, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Hampton City Hall, 1st Floor Lobby, 22 Lincoln Street, Hampton, VA 23669
Northampton County – Thursday, August 1, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Northampton High School, 16041 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA 23347
Accomack County – Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Shore Financial Corporation Headquarters, 25020 Shore Parkway, Onley, VA 23418
Southside Hampton Roads – Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Lake Wright Sleep Inn, 6280 Northampton Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23502
Each session will incorporate 15 informational stations that detail variables of the tunnel acceleration. Attendees are welcome any time between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Opportunities will be available to provide written public comments to the CBBT Commission at this time.
The public information sessions are the result of the Commission’s approval of a resolution at its May 2013 meeting to accelerate the construction of Thimble Shoal Channel Parallel Tunnel in order to take advantage of the current low interest rate environment and lower construction costs.