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Virginia Department of Transportation

Virginia Department of Transportation
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  • Gloucester School Board sends governor letter seeking help

    The Gloucester County School Board sent a letter on Thursday to Gov. Bob McDonnell seeking state financial assistance in the reconstruction of Page Middle School. The letter, signed by Chair Anita Parker and Superintendent Ben Kiser, outlines the two ...
  • Paving work at Gloucester Point complete in time for Memorial Day

    Paving on Route 17 at Gloucester Point has been finished and all lane closures will be lifted by noon today for the Memorial Day weekend, said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Crews are finishing up striping on lanes of the highway up...
  • Dominion Virginia Power: when a hurricane or storm strikes, be prepared

    Dominion Virginia Power is preparing for hurricane season and urging its customers to get ready, too. With meteorologists predicting an active hurricane season, the company is working with state and local authorities and double-checking its inventory...
  • Revere Gas able to make deliveries on Gwynn's Island

    Revere Gas has moved its lightest propane delivery truck to the Hartfield office in order to make deliveries on Gwynn's Island. The move follows vehicular weight restrictions placed on the bridge into Gwynn's Island by the Virginia Department of...
  • Living Here: Driving, navigating the region

    Looking to navigate the region? Here are some tips and tricks on being street smart in Hampton Roads. Summer backups Traffic backups are common during the summer on eastbound Interstate 64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. If you're heading to the...
  • Midtown and Downtown tunnel motorists should expect overnight delays this week

    Midtown and Downtown tunnel motorists should expect overnight delays this week
    From the Virginia Department of Transportation: Motorists using the Elizabeth River Tunnels may experience overnight delays as unavoidable maintenance activities are occurring at both the I-264 Downtown Tunnel and Route 58 Midtown Tunnel this week. ...
  • Coleman Bridge has multiple closings scheduled

    The George P. Coleman Bridge over the York River is scheduled to close to southbound travel this morning at 9:30 for up to an hour while crews repair a damaged traffic control gate. On Wednesday, motorists traveling in both directions can expect...
  • Saturday's early morning storm leaves thousands without power on Peninsula

    Saturday's early morning storm leaves thousands without power on Peninsula
    Around 10,000 Peninsula residents remain without electricity Saturday evening after the fast-moving, early-morning line of fatal thunderstorms toppled trees and downed power lines across Virginia. The storms that swept across the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest...
  • Bridge work on Main Street starts Monday

    Work on the Main Street bridge over Fox Mill Run is scheduled to start Monday, making it the second project to tie up traffic on the main thoroughfare through Gloucester Court House. The bridge project will replace the southbound structure over Fox...
  • Supervisor Christian "Buddy" Rilee gives parting remarks

    Here are the comments of Supervisor Christian "Buddy" Rilee at Tuesday night's Board of Supervisors meeting following the presentation of a resolution thanking him for his service. Rilee is leaving the Board of Supervisors as the representative of the...
  • Coleman Bridge to open twice on Wednesday

    Motorists who have to travel over the the George P. Coleman Bridge should note that it will open twice on Wednesday. The openings are scheduled to occur at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Maritime...
  • Q & A with Page Middle School architect

    In Thursday's Daily Press you can read an article on the contract and plans for the new Page Middle School, with a link here: http://tinyurl.com/74o6unm Here are the full questions and answers the Daily Press posed to Duane Harver, principal and chief...