In this Two Minute--State DOT Update video, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner Charles Kilpatrick describes the importance of the more than $2 billion in construction contracts now being advertised and executed across Virginia to improve safety and mobility. Kilpatrick says some of the big projects are being constructed under what’s called “design-build” contracts. Kilpatrick explains how the design-build method can lead to greater creativity, faster project start times and less financial risk to the state. Within the Transportation Secretariat, led by Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne, Virginia also has a commercial space flight authority. Kilpatrick speaks briefly about this asset. Talk about multimodal. VDOT Commissioner Charles Kilpatrick—featured in this Two Minute State DOT Update video.