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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • VDOT seeks public comment on Burkes Mill Road bridge project

    VDOT seeks public comment on Burkes Mill Road bridge project
    The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking the public's comment on the proposed replacement of the narrow bridge on Burkes Mill Road in the James Store area of Gloucester. VDOT is planning on replacing the bridge over Burkes Mill Pond...
  • Bike lanes planned in Gloucester, but be patient. Very patient.

    The treadmill or stationary bike may have to do for a while longer if you're nervous about venturing onto Gloucester's narrow roads for exercise. But hang in there, because Virginia Department of Transportation projects are in the plans to bring bike...
  • VDOT: Election-related congestion possible Tuesday

    The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists that election-related traffic congestion is possible Tuesday due to an expected high voter turnout. VDOT says crews will closely monitor traffic flow at or near polling locations across...
  • Heads up motorists: Coleman Bridge openings on Thursday

    For every Gloucester motorist, the three most dreaded words in the entire English lexicon are: "Coleman Bridge opening." Imagine the anxiety when the last of the three dreaded words is plural! That's right, the Coleman Bridge will be experiencing...
  • 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......
  • Dominion Virginia Power: when a hurricane or storm strikes, be prepared

    Dominion Virginia Power is preparing for hurricane season and urging its customers to get ready, too. With meteorologists predicting an active hurricane season, the company is working with state and local authorities and double-checking its inventory...
  • 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,...