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For Immediate Release
September 21, 2012


Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee Meeting
Scheduled for October 5

The Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) will meet on Friday, October 5, at 11:00 a.m. at:

The Center for Innovative Technology – CIT Complex
The Briefing Room (Level P-1)
2214 Rock Hill Road
Herndon, VA 20170

The meeting is open to the public.

The DCAC is an eight-member committee that advises the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority on issues related to the management, improvement and expansion of the Dulles Corridor, as well as future changes to toll rates on the Dulles Toll Road to fund roadway improvements and the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.

The DCAC is composed of two representatives each from the Airports Authority, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Airports Authority’s representatives are the Board Chairman and the President and CEO. Fairfax County is represented by the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the County Executive. Loudoun County is represented by the Chairman of the Board of Supervisors and the County Administrator. The Commonwealth is represented by the Secretary of Transportation (or designee) and a Northern Virginia member of the Commonwealth Transportation Board.  The Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors currently serves as the Chair of the DCAC.

At the October 5 meeting, the Committee will receive financial and construction updates on the Metrorail project. The Committee will also discuss proposed rate increases for the Dulles Toll Road and make its recommendation for consideration by the Airports Authority Board of Directors.

For more information about the DCAC, please visit: http://www.mwaa.com/tollroad/2471.htm.