Va. congressmen send letter on BRAC
Christy Goodman reports in the Virginia Politics blog that the state's top Democrats -- U.S. Reps. James P. Moran Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly and Sens. James Webb and Mark Warner -- sent a letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates outlining road and transit improvements the U.S. Army should consider in Alexandria.
The letter, dated Jan. 19, follows the National Defense Authorization Act for 2011 requirement that the secretary of the Army create a transportation plan for the Base Relocation and Closure, or BRAC, movement to the Mark Center at I-395 and Seminary Road within 90 days.
"Though we have serious doubts that the full implementation of BRAC #133 [Mark Center] will lead to any result other than failing levels of service, the Army can mitigate this by implementing the following recommendations," the letter read.
Read the entire post on the Virginia Politics blog.
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