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VDOT security tougher

In the wake of 9/11, the highway department takes steps against terrorism. Confronted with a world changed by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Virginia Department of Transportation is changing how it does business, hardening its people and its places against terrorism. “This is not your father’s VDOT,” said Steven M. Mondul, the department’s security chief, “and it never will be again.” VDOT, the state’s lead agency for transportation security, has a lot to worry about. The Old Dominion is home to inviting transportation targets: Interstate 95, the East Coast’s Main Street; vital bridges and tunnels; Hampton Roads’ military sites; the heavily used Washington regional Metro transit system; national rail arteries; and some of the country’s busiest airports. Full Story

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