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United 3369 B4 Chicago-O'Hare 2:45 PM Arrived
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Airline Flight # Gate Departing To Time Status
American 2982 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 4:15 PM 5:20 PM
American 2984 A1 Chicago-O'Hare 7:05 PM On Time
American 2441 A3 Dallas Ft. Worth 6:00 PM On Time
American 2992 A1 New York-LGA 6:50 PM On Time
Delta 1178 B15 Atlanta 4:36 PM On Time
Delta 1307 B15 Atlanta 6:00 PM On Time
Delta 1198 B14 Atlanta 7:25 PM On Time
Delta 5549 B10 Boston 4:30 PM On Time
Delta 6175 B14 Cincinnati 5:35 PM On Time
Delta 4984 B12 Detroit 5:23 PM 5:30 PM
Delta 6075 B14 New York-JFK 3:54 PM Departed
Delta 6238 B12 New York-LGA 3:55 PM 4:26 PM
Delta 5197 B10 New York-LGA 6:38 PM On Time
JetBlue 1282 B9 Boston 6:50 PM On Time
Southwest 1792 B11 Atlanta 6:40 PM 7:00 PM
United 5676 B2 Chicago-O'Hare 4:43 PM 6:00 PM
United 3387 B2 Chicago-O'Hare 6:11 PM On Time
United 4322 B4 Newark 5:30 PM 5:52 PM
United 3394 B4 Washington-IAD 3:20 PM 4:18 PM
US Airways 4082 A7 Boston 5:20 PM On Time
US Airways 4619 A8 Charlotte 4:09 PM Boarding
US Airways 2797 A6 Charlotte 5:50 PM On Time
US Airways 2699 A6 Charlotte 7:35 PM On Time
US Airways 3847 A8 Philadelphia 5:26 PM On Time
US Airways 3806 A7 Philadelphia 7:15 PM On Time

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Richmond Airport Connector Road Opens

Direct connection links Pocahontas 895 to Richmond International Airport, shortens travel time for many drivers

January 14, 2011

RICHMOND, Virginia (January 14, 2011) - The Richmond Airport Connector Road opened today, offering many southside Richmonders a shorter, more direct route to Richmond International Airport.

The 1.6-mile Airport Connector is an extension of Pocahontas 895 and links directly to Airport Drive at Charles City Road. The new road can save travelers about 10 minutes or more on a trip to the airport - especially those coming from Chesterfield County and the Tri-Cities area.

Customers who use the Airport Connector and pay the toll at the Pocahontas 895 Main Plaza, including those traveling to and from Chesterfield County, do not pay again at the Airport Connector ramps. Only customers using the Airport Connector and traveling between the airport and Interstate 295 will pay $1.25 at the ramp linking the connector to Pocahontas 895. This toll will be collected electronically, with payment made by E-ZPass® or Visa/Mastercard credit or debit cards.

Transurban, the long-term manager that operates and maintains Pocahontas 895, agreed to finance and construct the nearly $50 million Airport Connector Road as part of a public-private partnership with VDOT established in 2006. The project did not require Virginia taxpayer funding and was supported through a loan provided by the federal government and backed by Transurban.

"The Airport Connector Road is a showcase of how the commonwealth can use public-private partnerships to create jobs, improve our transportation network and strengthen our economy," Virginia Secretary of Transportation Sean T. Connaughton said.

Construction put an estimated 450 people to work and engaged more than 50 contractors. Transurban and its partners exceeded all goals to use small, disadvantaged, and women- and minority-owned businesses as subcontractors as part of the construction of the project.

"As a long-term operator, Transurban is always looking at ways to improve service for its customers and work collaboratively with its partners, "said Tony Adams, Transurban's vice president, major projects. "This project will benefit the airport, local travelers and businesses and fulfills a long-term goal of VDOT and Henrico County."

Over the last decade, Richmond International Airport has been one of the fastest-growing airports in the nation. "The Airport Connector is part of a package of projects designed to significantly improve access to the airport, which will ultimately benefit the city of Richmond and prepare it for future growth," said James B. Donati, Jr., Henrico County Board of Supervisors and member of the Capital Region Airport Commission. "More immediately, the Airport Connector project infused money into our local economy, and it will provide more convenient choices for local travelers."

Construction of the new road, designed and built by American Infrastructure - VA, Inc., was completed approximately two months early. The project, which began construction in early 2009, boasted more than 665 days without a lost-time accident - the entire two-year length of the project.

The project includes the placement of historical markers along the road to recognize and provide public access to information about the significance of the region in American history. Transurban has created a new online center - part of the Pocahontas 895 website - to spotlight eastern Henrico County's important Civil War, Native American, Colonial and agricultural history. The website features essays by local historian Dr. Louis Manarin, and images from various sources, including Henrico County's own collections.

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About Pocahontas 895 and Transurban

Pocahontas 895 is an 8.8-mile toll road with an elevated bridge crossing the James River. It is located southeast of Richmond, Va., and links Interstate 95 at Chippenham Parkway (Route 150) with Interstate 295 to create a southeastern bypass of the city. It is the only crossing of the James River for six miles in either direction. With its open road tolling, customers with an E-ZPass® may travel without stopping to pay tolls.

The Commonwealth of Virginia, which planned and constructed Pocahontas 895, formed a public-private partnership with Transurban to operate the road and to build the Airport Connector, a convenient, direct route from Pocahontas 895 to Richmond International Airport.

Transurban is a leading international toll road owner-operator with assets in North America and Australia and more than 5 million customers worldwide.

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For further information:

www.Pocahontas895.com
www.Transurban.com
www.pocahontas895.com/history


CONTACT:
Mary Ellin Arch
804.822.3443
mearch@transurban.com


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