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Virginia Department of Transportation

Virginia Department of Transportation
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  • VDOT wants public comments on proposed I-64 widening

    VDOT wants public comments on proposed I-64 widening
    The Virginia Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration want public comments on the proposed widening of Interstate 64 from Exit 255 at Jefferson Avenue to Exit 247 at Lee Hall. VDOT proposes adding one inside lane in each...
  • I-264 will be closed at Portsmouth Boulevard on Monday night for bridge removal

    I-264 will be closed at Portsmouth Boulevard on Monday night for bridge removal
    The Elizabeth River Tunnels project team and the Virginia Department of Transportation will remove the Interstate 264 pedestrian bridge near Frederick Boulevard overnight on Monday for construction activities associated with the Martin Luther King...
  • Street Smart: Seeing potholes? Tell us where

    Street Smart: Seeing potholes? Tell us where
    This winter's temperature swings and string of storms has been tough on area roadways, causing crumbling edges, uneven seams and potholes. If you see potholes on the roads and interstates you travel, please share the location with me. The Daily Press is...
  • Bids opened on key Route 17 intersection work

    Newport News-based Basic Construction is the apparent low bidder on a project to widen T.C. Walker Road and make improvements to its intersection with Route 17 in work connected to building the new Page Middle School. Basic Construction submitted a...
  • Clean Gloucester Day is on Saturday

    If you don't enjoy seeing all the trash on the side of Gloucester roads as you're driving around, now is your opportunity to do something about it. The 4th annual Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday and is open to individuals, groups,...
  • Street Smart: Traffic down more than 24 percent on the Elizabeth River tunnels during first month of tolls

    Street Smart: Traffic down more than 24 percent on the Elizabeth River tunnels during first month of tolls
    Traffic through the Elizabeth River tunnels was more than 24 percent lower in February than it was in February 2013, according to information released by Elizabeth River Tunnels project officials on Tuesday. The statistics For February reflected the...
  • Street Smart: Elizabeth River Tunnels mailed out first toll invoices

    Street Smart: Elizabeth River Tunnels mailed out first toll invoices
    Motorists who used the Midtown and Downtown tunnels in February but did not pay with electronic transponders on their vehicles will receive invoices in the mail the first week of March. Elizabeth River Tunnels project spokeswoman Leila Rice said the...
  • Coleman Bridge to have lengthy stoppages on Sunday

    Coleman Bridge to have lengthy stoppages on Sunday
    If you're traveling over the Coleman Bridge in the wee hours of Sunday morning, take a book. Or plan on taking a nap, playing Candy Crush Saga on your iPhone, or whatever. Electrical-mechanical work on the bridge could cause full-on traffic stoppages in...
  • VDOT work on Coleman Bridge early Sunday morning will stop traffic

    VDOT work on Coleman Bridge early Sunday morning will stop traffic
    Virginia Department of Transportation officials announced on Wednesday that crews will stop traffic in the early morning hours on Sunday on the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge. Maintenance crews will be doing electrical-mechanical work on the Route 17...
  • House GOP: "remarkably strong start" to session

    House Republicans held a press conference this morning to summarize the first half of this legislative session. Not a lot of news if you've been following the session. The headline quote comes from Speaker of the House William Howell. They passed out...
  • VDOT closes I-64 Eastbound at HRBT for maintenance work

    VDOT closes I-64 Eastbound at HRBT for maintenance work
    The Virginia Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday afternoon it has closed Interstate 64 eastbound at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel for emergency maintenance work. Traffic is being detoured off of exit 268 (Mallory Street). The extended...
  • Historic Triangle under winter storm warning starting Wednesday evening

    Historic Triangle under winter storm warning starting Wednesday evening
    The Peninsula and surrounding areas will be under a winter storm warning Wednesday evening and Thursday, with the region expected to get a nor'easter that could bring a few inches of snow. The watch will be in effect for cities including Newport News,...