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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • One lane of traffic to remain closed for Main Street bridge work

    One northbound lane of Main Street will remain closed through the weekend as crews finish up construction around the new bridge over Fox Mill Run. Both southbound lanes over the bridge were opened last week after construction on that portion of the...
  • VDOT to take comments on Main Street transportation study

    A public hearing will be held by staff from the Virginia Department of Transportation and Gloucester County on Thursday to address congestion and safety along the Route 17 Business/Main Street corridor. Comments at the meeting will be used in conjunction...
  • Expect traffic delays on Coleman Bridge on Wednesday

    Southbound motorists should expect traffic delays on the Coleman Bridge on Wednesday while crews conduct maintenance work. The lane closure will begin at 9 a.m. and continue to noon, said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Crews are...
  • Street Smart: VDOT plans Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, James River Bridge closures this weekend

    Street Smart: VDOT plans Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, James River Bridge closures this weekend
    Motorists should expect detours and delays this weekend at Hampton Roads water crossings. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to close eastbound and southbound lanes respectively at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel and James River Bridge to...
  • Street Smart: Governor Bob McDonnell: Virginia getting $52 million in "bonus" transportation funds

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Street Smart:</b></span> Governor Bob McDonnell: Virginia getting $52 million in "bonus" transportation funds
    Gov. Bob McDonnell announced this morning that the Virginia Department of Transportation received $52 million in additional federal funds originally allocated to other states. The Federal Highway Administration reallocated the money because the states...
  • VDOT: Berkley Bridge lift schedule comments sought

    VDOT: Berkley Bridge lift schedule comments sought
    The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking comments on the Interstate 264/Interstate 464 Berkley Bridge lift schedule. The United States Coast Guard is considering making permanent a temporary regulation, in place since September 2010, that...
  • Gloucester residents have plenty of ideas for Main Street

    An open house Thursday afternoon and evening drew 23 Gloucester residents who supplied Virginia Department of Transportation officials with ideas on the future of the Route 17 Business/Main Street corridor. "In addition to providing feedback and...
  • Street Smart: VDOT: announcement coming Friday on new Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel/James River Bridge work plan

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Street Smart:</b></span> VDOT: announcement coming Friday on new Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel/James River Bridge work plan
    Dennis Heuer, the Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads district administrator under fire since last weekend's traffic nightmare, was not in his normal seat Thursday at the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's monthly meeting...
  • Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day

    Street Smart: VDOT tentatively plans HRBT work for after Columbus Day
    VIRGINIA BEACH — VDOT’s new plans to complete the repaving of the eastbound side of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, include tentatively scheduling the work after Columbus Day, according to Friday’s press announcement. It will take...
  • Warning! Coleman Bridge work scheduled for Sunday

    Expect long delays at times on Sunday if you are southbound on the George P. Coleman Bridge while maintenance crews work on the structure. Single-lane closures will occur from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will require two 45-minute traffic stops for southbound...
  • Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: 'The private sector is strengthened when the public sector is restrained'

     
    Republican Virginia governor cuts budget, invests in highways...
  • Clean Community Day volunteers clean up

     
    With 14 of the 41 registered groups reporting, it's safe to say that the first annual Clean Community Day for Gloucester was a rousing success. Information compiled by Gloucester's Community Education Department shows that 453 people picked up 474 bags......