2018 Uncodified Acts

2018 Virginia Uncodified Acts


An Act to authorize the Department of Transportation to review implications of enrollment in a federal pilot program or project.

[H 1276]

Approved March 30, 2018


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. That the Department of Transportation (the Department) shall convene a work group to identify the implications of the Commonwealth's participation in a federal data collection pilot program or project involving six-axle tractor truck semitrailer combinations weighing up to 91,000 pounds and utilizing interstate highways. The Department shall consult relevant stakeholders and shall review (i) the fee structure for qualifying tractor trucks, (ii) the axle spacing for qualifying tractor trucks, (iii) issues related to reasonable access from loading facilities onto a primary or secondary highway and interstate highways, (iv) the sufficiency of existing data in determining if certain routes and bridges should be excluded from the federal pilot program or project, and (v) any other issues as deemed relevant or appropriate by the Department. The Department shall complete its meetings by November 30, 2018, and shall submit to the General Assembly and the Governor an executive summary and a report of its findings and recommendations. The executive summary and report shall be submitted as provided in the procedures of the Division of Legislative Automated Systems for the processing of legislative documents and reports no later than the first day of the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly and shall be posted on the General Assembly's website.