The Virginia Highway and Transportation Commission has tentatively approved $68,952,000 for highway improvements and other construction in the Culpeper District, which includes Northern Virginia.

A public hearing on the tentative allocation was held June 15, and the Commission is scheduled to meet July 20 to adopt final allocations.

Included in the tentative allocations is a further payment of $3.5 million toward the $35 million being provided by the Commission over a 10-year period to finance fringe parking lots for commuters using the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority system in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Falls Church.

Other projects under consideration are: Arlington County

Rte. 29: A $110,000 initial allocation for construction on Lee Highway from Rte. 237 (Washington Boulevard) eastward.

Routes 29 and 211: A $100,000 initial allocation for construction of a bus ramp from the George Washington Memorial Parkway to Routes 29 & 211.

Rte. 50: A $150,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Arlington Boulevard of an interchange at George Mason Drive.

Rte. 50: A $17,000 supplemental allocation for safety improvement to install safety shields on structure rails at Rte. 120 and Lynn Street.

Rte. 50: A $200,000 supplemental allocation for right-of-way acquisition on Four Mile Run and Carlyn Springs Road for a bridge and approaches.

Rte. 120: A $350,000 supplemental allocation for construction from 10th Street North to Rte. 120 (Glebe Road).

A $35,000 supplemental allocation for construction of a 16th-17th street connector from North Scott Street to North Rhodes Street.

A $50,000 initial allocation for construction on Williamsburg Boulevard from the Fairfax County line northward.

A $1.3 million supplemental allocation for a computerized signal system for Arlington County.

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An initial allocation of $45,000 to purchase and install bus passenger shelters throughout the county.

Rte. 1: A $900,000 supplemental allocation to continue dual-laning south of Rte. 495-South.

A $100,000 initial allocation of preliminary engineering of the Springfield Bypass: Routes 123-Route 1.

Routes 7 and 244: A $300,000 supplemental allocation for construction of an interchange at Baileys Crossroads in a cooperative projects with the county.

Routes 7 & 123: A $25,000 supplemental allocation for improvement of the Tysons Corner interchange.

Rte. 7: A $40,000 supplemental allocation for bridge replacement and approaches at Sugarland Run (west-bound lane) east of Rte. 228.

Rte. 28: A $100,000 supplemental allocation for improvement of the intersection of Routes 29 & 211 at Centreville.

Rte. 28: A $10,000 supplemental allocation to construct a turn lane for safety improvement at the north intersection of Rte. 620 neear Centreville.

Routes 29 & 211: A $15,000 supplemental allocation for construction of turn lanes for safety improvement at various locations between the Rte. 621 and the west corporate limits of Fairfax.

Routes 29 & 211: A $15,000 supplemental allocation to improve the drainage capacity at Holmes Run.

Rte. 50: A $1 million supplemental allocation for new construction of an interchange at Gallows Road (Rte. 650).

Routes 50 & 28: A $125,000 initial allocation for preliminary engineering and right-of-way acquisition for an interchange at Routes 50 & 28.

Rte. 123: A $900,000 supplemental allocation to continue four-laning at the south corporate limits of Fairfax southward.

Rte. 123: A $25,000 initial allocation to contruct turn lanes at Routes 1977, 1008, 1910 and crossover.

Rte. 123: A $25,000 supplemental allocation for an acquired right-of-way and construction between the south corporate limits of Vienna and the Rte. 66 interchange.

Rte. 193: A $25,000 initial allocation for improvement of the intersection of Rte. 681 (Walker Road) at Forestville.

Rte. 236: A $25,000 supplemental allocation for safety improvements between the east corporate limits of Fairfax and the west corporate limits of Alexandria.

Rte. 241: A $160,000 initial allocation for preliminary engineering between Rte. 1 and the south corporate limits of Alexandria. Fauquier County

Routes 15 & 29: An $8,000 initial allocation to construct a turning lane at Rte. 744, Rte. 651 and Rte. 673.

Rte. 17: A $100,000 supplemental allocation for right-of-way acquisition from the north corporate limits of Warrenton to the north.

Rte. 17: A $12.11 million supplemental allocation to continue dual-laning from the Stafford County line west to Rte. 29.

Routes 29 & 211: A $4,000 supplemental allocation for safety improvement to construct turn lanes at three locations between Rte. 600 and the Prince William County line.

Rte. 29: A $500,000 initial allocation for preliminary engineering and right-of-way acquisition for a Warrenton by-pass.

Rte. 50: A $15,000 supplemental allocation for safety improvement to construct a turn lane at Rte. 611 east of the Loudoun County line.

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Rte. 7: A $16,000 initial allocation to extend the turn lane on the west approach to Rte. 228.

Rte. 7: An $18,000 initial allocation to construct turn lanes at the intersections of Rte. 808 and Rte. 637.

Rte. 7: A $2.8 million supplemental allocation for continuing four-lane highway construction west of Leesburg.

Rte. 7: A $17,000 supplemental allocation to pay the deficit for construction from the Clarke County line eastward.

Rte. 15: A $6,000 initial allocation to widen the south approach to the Potomac River Bridge and install warning signs with flashers.

Rte. 28: A $25,000 initial allocation to construct turn lanes at Rte. 846 for safety improvement.

Rte. 28: A $20,000 initial allocation to widen pavement to provide turn lanes at Rte. 625.

Rte. 50: A $600,000 supplemental allocation to continue dual-laning from west of the Fairfax County line to a point just east of Rte. 15. Prince William County

Rte. 1: A $100,000 initial allocation to improve drainage in the median between Dumfries and Triangle and improve sight distance at Rte. T-1107 for safety.

Rte. 1: A $10,000 supplemental allocation for a cooperative project with the Town of Dumfries for sidewalk, curb and gutter.

Rte. 15: A $5,000 supplemental allocation to construct turn lanes at Rte. 234 and Rte. 601 north of Haymarket for safety improvement.

Rte. 28: $50,000 supplemental allocation to improve the intersection of Rte. 215 and Rte. 619 for safety improvement.

Rte. 28: A $30,000 supplemental allocation for improvements at Rte. 1006 south of Manassas for safety improvement.

Rte. 29: A $75,000 supplemental allocation for bridge replacement and approaches at Broad Run.

Rte. 234: A $300,000 supplemental allocation for dual-laning at the south corporate limits of Manassas southward.

Rte. 234: A $15,000 supplemental allocation to extend the left-turn lanes for safety improvements at various locations between Manassas and Rte. 66.

Rte. 234: A $25,000 supplemental allocation to complete curb and gutter sections at the north corporate limits of the Manassas - Rte. 66 interchange. Alexandria

A $1 million supplemental allocation for a traffic signal system in the central business district.

Rte. 7: A $700,000 supplemental allocation for construction on King Street from the west corporate limits to Rte. 95.

Rte. 236: A $400,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Duke Street from Jordan Street to Longview Drive.

Rte. 236: A $1.5 million supplemental allocation for construction on Duke Street from Roberts Lane to Diagonal Road. Town of Culpeper

Rte. 15: A $30,000 initial allocation for construction on Orange Avenue for intersection improvement with Rte. 3. Fairfax City

Routes 29, 211 and 50: A $100,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Lee Highway to replace bridges over Accotink Creek and Central Fork.

A $965,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Pickett Road from Main Street to Arlington Boulevard. Falls Church

Rte. 7: A $25,000 initial allocation for construction on Broad Street from the west corporate limits to Fairfax Street. Herndon

A $50,000 initial allocation for construction on Herndon Parkway from Van Buren Street to the north corporate limits.

A $200,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Elden Street from the east corporate limits to Spring Street. Leesburg

Rte. 7: A $200,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Market Street from Catoctin Circle to the east corporate limits.

A $250,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Market Street from Loudoun Street to Ayr Street. Manassas

Rte. 234: A $700,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Grant Avenue from Liberty Street to Church Street. Vienna

A $300,000 supplemental allocation for construction on Park Street from Maple Avenue to the east corporate limits. Warrenton

Rte. 15: A $30,000 initial allocation for construction on falmouth Street for intersection improvement with Rte. 29.

Other projects under consideration include:

Prince William and Fairfax Counties, Rte. 28: A $1 million supplemental allocation for bridge replacement and dual-laning from Manassas to the North: Routes 29 & 211: A $70,000 initial allocation to build a new bridge over Bull Run.

Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Fauquier Counties. Rte. 66: A $29,753,000 supplemental allocation for construction of Rte. 66 from Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Bridge to the Clark County line.

Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, Routers 95 & 395: A $3.3 million supplemental allocation for the completed widening of Shirley Highway.

Warrenton, Fauquier, Culpeper and Rappahannock, Rte. 211: A $900,000 supplemental allocation for previously acquired rights-of-way and construction from Warrenton West to Ben Venue.

Alexandria and Fairfax Counties, Routes 495 and 95: A $4 million supplemental allocation for widening of the Capital Beltway.

In addition, the plans call for a $300,000 initial allocation for coordinated rural signal systems on Routes 1, 7, 50, 123 and 236 in Fairfax County and on Rte. 29 in Albemarle County.