Independent Study of I-95 shut down being conducted

The Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) will analyze the Interstate 95 shutdown from Jan. according to a report from virginiamercury.com.

The nonprofit CNA will do an independent study on the state’s response to the shut down that had motorist stranded for better 27 hours.

Senator Tim Kaine was one who was caught up in the traffic jam for over 12 hours.

He and Virginia Representative Abigail Spanberger have tweeted that they want a thorough public review of the response by Virginia.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Emergency Management (DEM) and Virginia State Police (VSP) will use the findings.

Those agencies hope the CNA report will lead to better response for future events.

The report will take 6 to 8 weeks to complete.

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