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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes

    Hampton Roads transportation plans include proposals for more bike lanes
    Tucked amid proposals on the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's list of 200 potential long-range projects for the Peninsula are about 30 proposals that focus on two-wheeled, pedal-powered vehicles. Bike lanes and trails have become...
  • Willoughby eastbound ramps on I-64 to close in the evening through Aug. 7

    Willoughby eastbound ramps on I-64 to close in the evening through Aug. 7
    The eastbound and westbound Willoughby ramps on Interstate 64 will be closed in the evening starting Monday, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation traffic advisory. The ramps will be closed for "pavement refurbishment operations"...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 2: Back to school; Farewell, Williamsburg; Deer is still dead

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 2: Back to school; Farewell, Williamsburg; Deer is still dead
    School supply lists "To the person looking for middle school supply lists: Go to the WJC Schools website at http://www.wjccschools.org/Middle School Supplies. Select Our Schools, then select middle and drag down to the school." Back to school...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 30:
    Stryker Building "Take a good look at the Stryker Building before it is razed. Take in the mature crepe myrtle trees, the grassy expanse and the white pine grove. They surely will disappear with the building. Why not leave trees and make a downtown park?...
  • $802 million: Capital projects

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. State leaders authorized $802 million worth of building projects in this year's budget,...
  • Fix set for Main and Church in Mathews

    The Virginia Department of Transportation is working on a temporary fix for a problem intersection in Mathews. Sheriff Mark Barrick said the intersection of Main and Church streets is known for being difficult to maneuver and he has observed “...
  • Deer killed on Centerville Road

    Deer killed on Centerville Road
    JAMES CITY - A Gazette reader reported a large female deer dead on Centerville Road Wednesday. The caller estimated the deer, a female, at about 200 pounds. It was laying astride the multi-purpose path beside the road, adjacent to the entrance to...
  • Public input sought on Route 662 bridge replacement

    The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking public input on its plan to fix the “structurally deficient” bridge on Route 662, Almondsville Road, in Gloucester. On August 14, VDOT will hold a public hearing that will allow...
  • Full text of McAuliffe's SWaM executive order

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Executive Order 20, meant to send more contracts toward small, minority-owned and women-owned businesses, is a good deal longer and more detailed than the high points I've tried to cover here. It's pasted below. If you've got some...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 23: Outlet mall; Bicyclist rules; Roaming pets
    Outlet mall "When is construction going to start on the new Harris Teeter? The Outlet Mall has been vacant for some time now, and the weeds have grown just as tall as the building." "Why doesn't the county step in and do something about the weeds...
  • Bridge repair to close Lilly Pond Road in King & Queen

    Bridge repair to close Lilly Pond Road in King & Queen
    KING & QUEEN – Route 612 (Lilly Pond Road) in King and Queen County will be closed to traffic next week at the bridge over Dragon Run so bridge crews can repair the structure. The bridge will be closed from 7 a.m. Monday, July 14, through 5 p.m....
  • VDOT plans for widening I-64 to lessen congestion, but it won't happen in New Kent anytime soon

    VDOT plans for widening I-64 to lessen congestion, but it won't happen in New Kent anytime soon
    NEW KENT – Although thousands of people spend their summer vacations splashing at the beach, riding roller coasters, and visiting relatives, many others spend almost as much time getting to their destination due to heavy traffic congestion....