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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • 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...
  • Russian dash cam catches amazing truck crash

    Russian dash cam catches amazing truck crash
    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...
  • VDOT schedules late January Interstate 64 hearings

    VDOT schedules late January Interstate 64 hearings
    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 -...
  • VDOT: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel tide gate testing coming Dec. 2

    VDOT: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel tide gate testing coming Dec. 2
    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...
  • Japanese train stuffing: Be glad you're not a Tokyo commuter

    Japanese train stuffing: Be glad you're not a Tokyo commuter
    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'...
  • Brazil's 183-mile traffic jam

    Brazil's 183-mile traffic jam
    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...
  • Becoming Hampton: Dates to remember

    Sept. 12, 1570 Spanish Jesuits stop at Indian village of Kecoughtan en route to establishing settlement on the York River. 1597 Chief Powhatan's warriors seize Kecoughtan and install his son Pochins as chief. April 30, 1607 English settlers land at...
  • Childhood at Fort Monroe included German POWs

    Childhood at Fort Monroe included German POWs
    HAMPTON — It wasn't so much the march of fascism that got Bob Ballou's attention in the 1940s. It was homesick Germans at Fort Monroe who would teach an American child how to play stickball. It was the 8-inch "invaders" who landed with tiny...
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street

    Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street
    The Peninsula isn't especially pedestrian friendly, aside from parts of Newport News near Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg in the vicinity of William and Mary. You will probably walk several city blocks before finding a crosswalk on...
  • It's Hampton-Phoebus week ... but Woodside is playing for the title

    It's Hampton-Phoebus week ... but Woodside is playing for the title
    When the Peninsula District football schedule was released nine months ago, they eye-catcher was that Hampton vs. Phoebus would be on the regular season's final Friday. It marked a rare moment of harmony between head coaches Mike Smith of the Crabbers and...
  • This Battle of the Bay will be for more than pride

    This Battle of the Bay will be for more than pride
    NORFOLK — The Battle of the Bay has always been about community pride and bragging rights, but for the past several seasons, the result of the annual clash between Hampton and Norfolk State hasn't exactly had seismic ramifications on the Mid-Eastern...