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Virginia Department of Transportation

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...
  • 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......
  • Allmondsville Bridge opens back up

    Construction on the two-lane bridge on Allmondsville Road over Fox Creek has been completed and the structure has been opened to traffic. The bridge opened on Thursday afternoon, said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. The weight...
  • Motorists beware: Main Street bridge replacement coming in October

    The southbound Main Street bridge over Fox Mill Run will be replaced at a cost of $4 million beginning in October in a project that's expected to take a year and cause some potential motorist headaches. To build a replacement bridge, both southbound...
  • Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly

    Cactus restaurant in York County retools its image to become more family-friendly
    When Kim Dean-Hatfield was growing up, she and her family would eat at a casual Mexican restaurant on Route 17 in York County. The restaurant is now called the Cactus, and Hatfield, 43, has been its manager since November. She and her brother, Bobby...
  • 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...
  • Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday

    Governor declares state of emergency, all Gloucester schools closed Monday
    Three people were killed and more than 60 were injured when a tornado cut a mile-wide path across Gloucester County Saturday, said Gloucester Sheriff Steve Gentry.The victims have been identified as Periccis Gerasimos Koutsoumbinas,a 60 year-old-male,...