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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • Castleton Festival packs big attractions into fifth season

    Castleton Festival packs big attractions into fifth season
    If you haven't yet taken the drive into sweet Virginia countryside to sample the Castleton Festival, this sure looks like a good year to make the trip. The fifth annual festival, held on the sprawling grounds of conductor Lorin Maazel's estate in...
  • Powerball jackpot winner in Maryland?

    Powerball jackpot winner in Maryland?
    The public fascination with who won the record $587.5 million Powerball jackpot turned to Maryland on Friday, as reports surfaced that a customer at an Upper Marlboro gas station claimed he had the coveted winning ticket. Negassi Ghebre, acting...
  • Letter: Councilman Guthrie's take on workplace grant

    Editor: I want to address the many comments and concerns our office has received lately about Resolution 15-12, and make sure that you have all the correct information. Your opinions and concerns are important and I want to make sure they are addressed....
  • Wilson Bridge, 34 others being checked for possible structural defects

    Wilson Bridge, 34 others being checked for possible structural defects
    Grout used to protect steel support cables in the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, which carries Interstate 95 over the Potomac River, may be contaminated with an excessive level of chloride, a corroding substance known to accelerate rusting. The Federal Highway...
  • TRAFFIC: 10:30 a.m. lift at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: 10:30 a.m. lift at James River Bridge
    Bridge lifts Openings are scheduled at the James River and Berkley bridges Tuesday morning. The James River Bridge, on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County, will lift at 10:30 a.m. The Berkley Bridge, on I-264 between Norfolk and...
  • Mathews Board of Supervisors meets Tuesday

    The Mathews County Board of Supervisors is holding its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. in the historic courthouse. The agenda includes a public hearing on the proposed floodplain management ordinance. In addition, the board will...
  • UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Sussex County crash

    Virginia State Police have identified the person killed in a Sussex County crash Monday as a 54-year-old Glen Allen man. Ronald Wayne Jones, of the 9300 block of Kempton Manor Court in Glen Allen, suffered life-threatening injuries and died at the...
  • Route 460 study: Improving existing road cheaper, with less wetlands impact than new route

    Route 460 study: Improving existing road cheaper, with less wetlands impact than new route
    An environmental study released Monday on the Route 460 realignment project points to major differences in cost and wetlands impacts between the original proposed route and simply improving the existing roadway. The draft Supplemental Environmental...
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Afternoon opening at James River Bridge
    A 3:15 p.m. opening is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County.   Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.    
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC: Afternoon lift at James River Bridge
    Bridge Lifts A 4 p.m. Wednesday lift is scheduled at the James River Bridge on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 17: Howl-O-Scream; Monster truck; Camp Peary

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 17: Howl-O-Scream; Monster truck; Camp Peary
    Howl-O-Scream "I don't like the way Busch Gardens has changed Howl-O-Scream. It used to be such fun to take the little ones in the evening when Jack is Back and they had the dancing scarecrows on stilts and riding a train and you went through and you...
  • TRAFFIC: Afternoon opening at James River Bridge

    TRAFFIC:  Afternoon opening at James River Bridge
    A 5:15 p.m. Monday opening is scheduled on US-17 between Newport News and Isle of Wight County. Expect potential delays in the area. Source: Virginia Department of Transportation.