The Washington Post: State likely to provide $25 million to massive Alexandria sewer project

February 24, 2019

By Patricia Sullivan February 23 at 5:38 PM

Residents of Alexandria, Va., who have been shouldering the cost of replacing 200-year-old sewer lines in Old Town appear poised to get relief from Richmond as the General Assembly signaled it wants to award the city $25 million for a big, disruptive construction project.

The legislature’s conference committee included the money in its final budget recommendation, which was expected to be voted on Saturday before going to Gov. Ralph Northam (D) for his signature. Northam included the project in his budget recommendation this year, as did the Senate. READ MORE