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MPPDC supports improvements to entrance to RCC-Glenns

The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission adopted a plan for state transportation funding of three projects during a meeting Sept. 23 at its headquarters in Saluda.

Executive director Lewis Lawrence said the commission voted to support funding for one project each in Gloucester, King and Queen and Essex counties.

In Gloucester, MPPDC supported improvements to the entrance to Rappahannock Community College’s Glenns campus. Lawrence said the commission favors either upgrading the present entry or having a second entrance built to alleviate congestion in that area.

Meanwhile, the commission voted to seek Virginia Department of Transportation dollars to build a telework center in King and Queen County. That site could support many small businesses in the region, he said, having them share office space and other facilities.

King and Queen County owns a five-acre site at Shacklefords where the new center is being proposed, Lawrence said.

Also, MPPDC is asking for funds to ...

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