| Sep 21, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:10 AM
You Tube is veritable playground of Russian dash cam videos ranging from comical road rage incidents to eye-popping highway crashes. One of the latest to go viral is "The Luckiest Truck Driver in Russia."
True to the title, this video, which has gotten...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled two public meetings in late January to discuss possible expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
The meetings come in conjunction with a public comment period - that runs through Feb. 13 -...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Because its the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, you really can't get the word out too early regarding the potential for a traffic delay.
Today, the Virginia Department of Transportation announced it will conduct routine tide gate testing at the Interstate...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 11:27 AM
On this Thanksgiving holiday, I'm thankful to not be a Japanese commuter.
The island nation is home to any number of phenomenon that are simultaneously amusing and cringe-worthy. Train stuffing is no exception.
Apparently, so packed are the country'...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 8:06 AM
By now, most people in Hampton Roads have at least heard about the epic VDOT planning failure that resulted in a nine mile traffic jam on Interstate 664, in Newport News, a couple of weekends ago.
The avoidable congestion was caused by VDOT's...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:09 AM
How fitting is the moniker Hampton Roads? Sure, that's the official name of the water that the region is built around, but it's also a hint about the traffic you'll face around here. Anyone who has lived in Hampton Roads for a couple of months will have...
| May 23, 2012
Looking to navigate the region? Here are some tips and tricks on being street smart in Hampton Roads.
Traffic backups are common during the summer on eastbound Interstate 64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. If you're heading to the...
| Jun 9, 2012
Like a lot of moms and dads waiting for their families to come home on a busy Friday night, I probably started worrying about Miriam and our little boy, Owen, sooner than I had any right to this past weekend.
Yet hours after driving to Chesapeake —...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 11:22 AM
On the bus ride over to Norfolk Friday afternoon, Heritage coach George Massenburg saw the electronic sign: “2 mile backup at HRBT.” Hey, for a Friday, that’s not too bad.
Yet there was nothing. The Hurricanes’ bus sailed right...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 8:23 PM
High-speed ferry service could be coming back to Hampton Roads.
Metro Marine Holdings, based in Alexandria, is proposing a public-private partnership that would bring at least five boats to Hampton Roads Harbor, connecting the Peninsula to parts of...
| Feb 4, 2010
Really, what's not to like?
Just a short trip down Interstate 64, across the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder has found fertile recruiting ground. Wilder will add two players from Phoebus High School, winners of three...