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Virginia Department of Transportation

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Top Virginia Department of Transportation Articles

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  • 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,...
  • Allmondsville Road to be closed next week for bridge repairs

    Allmondsville Road will be closed to all traffic next week at the bridge over Fox Creek to make emergency repairs to the bridge beams. Beginning Monday morning through Friday evening, the road will be closed at the bridge, said a Virginia Department...
  • Snow and ice during first three months of 2014 produce bumper crop of potholes in Hampton Roads

    Snow and ice during first three months of 2014 produce bumper crop of potholes in Hampton Roads
    Winter storms and roller coaster freeze-thaw cycles over the past three months produced ideal conditions for potholes. They're on residential streets, country roads and interstate highways. They range from dimples to gaping holes and for the past...
  • New Kent Board approves $1.5 million waterline consolidation on Route 249 | With Video

    New Kent Board approves $1.5 million waterline consolidation on Route 249 | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    NEW KENT – A $1.5 million cost-saving waterline consolidation is coming to Route 249 in New Kent County. The New Kent County Board of Supervisors voted last week to approve bond financing for the waterline project that will consolidate three...
  • I-64 east in New Kent paved

    I-64 east in New Kent paved
    NEW KENT – Interstate 64 east in New Kent County was paved Monday night. According to VDOT officials, paving and pothole patching was done between mile markers 217 and 227 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.  Alternate lanes were open during this time....
  • Editorial: VDOT needs to lower speed at New Kent Route 155 intersection

    Last week, three men were killed in a car accident with a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Route 155 and Kentland Trail/Chesapeake Circle in New Kent County. This intersection has often been the hot topic of traffic concerns. And for good reason....
  • New Kent County concerned about fatal wreck, 'dangerous' intersection | With Video

    New Kent County concerned about fatal wreck, 'dangerous' intersection | <span style="color:#ff0000"><b>With Video</b></span>
    NEW KENT – Exactly nine months after New Kent Supervisor Ron Stiers warned the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), about the dangers of the intersection at Route 155 and Kentland Trail, three men died there. Around 12:30 p.m. on April 8,...
  • VDOT official to Isle of Wight Board: U.S. 460 project "refocused," not delayed

    A Department of Transportation official told the Isle of Wight Board of Supervisors on Thursday that the U.S. 460 project was being refocused, not suspended entirely. The project, a new 55-mile stretch of divided highway slated to be built along the...
  • Route 460 expansion halted amid permitting concerns

    Route 460 expansion halted amid permitting concerns
    The state will halt spending on the Route 460 expansion project until the Army Corps of Engineers gives its final OK, according to the state's top transportation official, and much to the disappointment of local officials. Transportation Secretary...
  • 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 names new Fredericksburg District director

    Marcie Parker, the former Virginia Department of Transportation Salude Residencey administrator, has been appointed as acting administrator of the Fredericksburg District. The Fredericksburg District includes the Middle Peninsula and Gloucester. The...