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The state of Washington last week was awarded a $15 million grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve the traffic flow on I-5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord through the use of innovative traffic management strategies. The project is intended to add capacity to the interstate by managing demand and providing real-time information to drivers on the heavily congested, 15-mile-long corridor …READ MORE
The Northern Virginia congressional delegation celebrated a long-fought victory Friday, after language capping parking at the Mark Center in Alexandria was included in the conference agreement for the fiscal 2012 omnibus spending bill reached last week. The provision limits parking at the complex to roughly 2,000 spaces until DOD can demonstrate that congestion hasn’t reached failing levels at intersections surrounding the complex …READ MORE
Community leaders anxious about the potential for approaching budget cuts to strip missions and personnel from their local installations need to start reaching out to base commanders and their congressional delegations immediately, recommended panelists on the inaugural Defense Communities 360 Live Webcast Thursday. The most critical task is to learn what is going on at the base …READ MORE
After accounting for the completion of the BRAC 2005 construction push, funding for military construction, family housing and BRAC in fiscal 2012 will fall $1.4 billion from last year’s level, under the conference agreement for a nine-bill spending package reached last week. Without adjusting for the sharp drop-off in BRAC spending, milcon funding actually declines $3.5 billion …READ MORE
House Democrats made it clear Thursday they will not cooperate with a Republican effort to undo the automatic spending cuts scheduled to slash the Pentagon’s budget starting in January 2013. In a letter to President Obama, 92 House Democrats said they support his pledge to veto any legislation that attempts to reverse the looming $500 billion in defense cuts …READ MORE