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Meeting about I-73 will be here

Thursday, October 9, 2014 By DEBBIE HALL – Bulletin Staff Writer Martinsville has been selected as the site for the inaugural meeting of the Senate of Virginia’s Joint Committee on Interstate 73. A meeting of the National Interstate 73/74/75 Committee — which includes delegations from South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and Michigan […]

I-73 study passes state Senate

Thursday, March 6, 2014 By PAUL COLLINS – Bulletin staff writer The Virginia Senate has approved a resolution establishing a joint committee to study the construction of proposed Interstate 73 to help expedite the project. The Senate passed unanimously by a voice vote Sen. Bill Stanley’s Resolution 32, according to a news release Tuesday from […]

I-73 panel to hold 1st meeting Nov. 10

State Sen. William M. “Bill” Stanley Jr. (R-Franklin) announced this week that the first meeting of the Senate’s Joint Committee on Interstate 73 will be held at New College Institute in Martinsville on Nov. 10. Created by Senate Resolution 32 sponsored by Stanley during this year’s General Assembly session, the panel is charged with formulating […]

Groups to meet on I-73

Sunday, November 9, 2014 The inaugural meeting of Virginia’s Joint Committee on Interstate 73 will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the New College Institute, according to state Sen. Bill Stanley, R-Glade Hill. The Virginia Department of Transportation will present information on the proposed highway, he said. The Chmura Group will present a regional […]

Stanley hopeful on 1-73

Monday, November 10, 2014 By DEBBIE HALL – Bulletin Staff Writer Interstate 73 will be built in Virginia and beyond. That was the overriding message Sunday night during a reception to honor the Virginia Senate Subcommittee for I-73 and the National I-73/74/75 Corridor Association. A meeting of both groups will be held today at the […]

Lawmakers moving forward with Interstate 73 plans

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player MARTINSVILLE, Va. – A new major highway is slowly becoming more of a reality in our region. Virginia Lawmakers and Interstate 73 supporters are talking about the next step in what’s turned into a project that’s lasted several decades. Lawmakers and business leaders from Michigan to South Carolina say the […]

I-73 from Roanoke to Martinsville could be built in 10 years

WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va MARTINSVILLE (WSLS) – Everyone wants to see more jobs in Southside. The best way to get it may be a new interstate. “If you want a jobs program, I-73 is your jobs program,” said Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Franklin County). The Virginia Senate held its first joint subcommittee on Interstate […]

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Bill Stanley encouraged about I-73’s future

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 By BEN R. WILLIAMS – Bulletin Staff Writer Virginia Sen. Bill Stanley left the first meeting of the Interstate 73 Joint Subcommittee feeling encouraged about the future of the highway. “The concerns before this meeting started were, ‘Does anyone have an interest in I-73?’” Stanley said following the Monday meeting at […]

Editorial: Take I-73 committees for a ride

Editorial: Take I-73 committees for a ride Sunday, October 12, 2014 Supporters of construction of Interstate 73 should borrow a strategy from the backers of the new Virginia Museum of Natural History building 13 years ago. In 2001, a reception for state legislators was held in the basement of the museum. At that time, it […]

King Coal Highway Authority to join I-73/I-74/I-75 gathering

King Coal Highway Authority to join I-73/I-74/I-75 gathering By CHARLES OWENS, Bluefield Daily Telegraph | Posted 3 days ago BLUEFIELD — Members of the King Coal Highway Authority in southern West Virginia will be crossing the state line next week to appear before the inaugural meeting of a new Virginia Senate I-73 Committee. The Virginia […]

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