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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • Little boy weathers Hampton tornado

    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 —...
  • Kayaks and stripers: Virginia authorities see dangerous trend

    Kayaks and stripers: Virginia authorities see dangerous trend
    A fish is not worth risking your life for. That’s the message authorities in Virginia delivered Friday, a day after rescuing six capsized striper anglers from the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The incidents, which occurred near the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Inside the PD: Huge night for Heritage

    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...
  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • The top 35 things to know about Hampton Roads or you know you live in the 757 zip code when...

    Hampton Roads is a funny place. Interstate 64 East goes south -- and then west. Things aren't said the way they're spelled -- Gloucester, Norfolk, Portsmouth. A rain-snow-mix boundary is enough to throw the area into chaos. There's a funny e-mail that...
  • NEWS STORY: The idea of a high-rise bridge

    The Peninsula obsession with the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is spreading south. Lawmakers from across Hampton Roads gathered Thursday to talk about the region's ailing transportation network in the hopes of getting a clearer picture of where they all...
  • FOLLOW-UP NEWS: Road woes draw Peninsula, South Hampton Roads closer

    FOLLOW-UP NEWS: Road woes draw Peninsula, South Hampton Roads closer
    The amazing four-lane high-rise bridge? Transportation meetings last week produced some compelling new road possibilities and triggered some shifting subplots in the General Assembly's quest to smooth Hampton Roads traffic. Ratcheting up road discussion...