Enviros Lose Bid To Block Highway Proposal

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday tossed an environmental group's challenge to a city-backed proposal to build a highway bypass over the state's 61-acre McIntire Park, saying a federal agency was right to choose the plan over a less intrusive proposal.

Judge Norman K. Moon sided with the Federal Highway Administration, or FHWA, which is providing up to $29 million in federal funds for the project, saying its decision to go with a larger 29-lane interchange plan that could handle future traffic estimations around the popular...
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Case Information

Case Title

Coalition To Preserve McIntire Park et al v. Mendez

Case Number



Virginia Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Norman K. Moon

Date Filed

February 21, 2011

Government Agencies

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