| Aug 25, 2014
GLOUCESTER – After the revitalization of the Perrin River Wharf in Gloucester last year, the Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission is hoping to replicate that success at Aberdeen Creek.
Officials are hoping to preserve the waterfront use...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:00 AM
NEW KENT – A waterline consolidation and the construction of a new roundabout will slow down traffic on Route 249 and Route 612 until the end of next year.
Last week, New Kent County started a $1 million project that will interconnect three...
| Aug 20, 2014
YORK — It's been a year since construction started to widen Route 17, better known as George Washington Memorial Highway, and travelers may have noticed some changes recently.
The middle span of a new bridge over the Poquoson River just north of...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:11 PM
JAMES CITY – Traffic rushing past Lafayette High School is not a new problem. Some members of the Williamsburg-James City School Board on Tuesday described it as having been that way for decades – and that in itself is a problem, they say....
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:36 AM
Avoid the I-264 Downtown Tunnel in between Portsmouth and Norfolk this weekend if you can.
The eastbound tube of the Downtown Tunnel from Portsmouth to Norfolk will be closed between 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday for scheduled rehabilitation...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Blocking phone calls
"To the reader who sent in the call-blocking item: When I dial *60 the message says 'this number cannot accept calls at this time.' Does anyone know how to block phone calls?"
Day of Caring
"The Day of Caring is a fabulous idea....
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:40 AM
On Route 17 southbound at the James River Bridge, emergency road work has blocked the left lane.
Eastbound traffic on I-64 in Hampton is backed up 2 miles at the HRBT.
Eastbound traffic backup about 1 mile in Portsmouth near US-58W on VA-164....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:08 AM
Shopping center auction
"I hope Williamsburg City Council reads the Gazette. I think a lot of residents are getting tired of all the shopping centers going up. Williamsburg will be Hampton in 10 years."
More – Story on 1A.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:23 AM
A 21-year-old Newport News woman was charged with reckless driving in a crash that closed part of I-64 in York County for about three hours Monday, a Virginia State Police spokeswoman said.
Investigators determined that Zared Michelle Mohr, of the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:41 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:04 PM
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"...
| Jul 26, 2014
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,...