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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • Supervisor Bobby Crewe holding another town hall meeting

    The latest in a series of town hall meetings hosted by Supervisor Bobby Crewe will be held Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Abingdon Elementary School cafeteria. The primary topic of the meeting will the Gloucester Point/Hayes Planning Project that has been...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester School Board sends governor letter seeking help

    The Gloucester County School Board sent a letter on Thursday to Gov. Bob McDonnell seeking state financial assistance in the reconstruction of Page Middle School. The letter, signed by Chair Anita Parker and Superintendent Ben Kiser, outlines the two ...
  • Revere Gas able to make deliveries on Gwynn's Island

    Revere Gas has moved its lightest propane delivery truck to the Hartfield office in order to make deliveries on Gwynn's Island. The move follows vehicular weight restrictions placed on the bridge into Gwynn's Island by the Virginia Department of...
  • Paving work at Gloucester Point complete in time for Memorial Day

    Paving on Route 17 at Gloucester Point has been finished and all lane closures will be lifted by noon today for the Memorial Day weekend, said a Virginia Department of Transportation spokeswoman. Crews are finishing up striping on lanes of the highway up...
  • Street Smart: Geico to sponsor Virginia rest areas

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Street Smart: </b></span>Geico to sponsor Virginia rest areas
    Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Thursday that the GEICO insurance company will sponsor a "Safe Phone Zones" program at Virginia rest stops and a Pennsylvania-based caterer will take over vending concessions in a public/private partnership intended to...
  • Street Smart: VDOT will suspend lane closures at noon for Labor Day holiday weekend

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Street Smart:</b></span> VDOT will suspend lane closures at noon for Labor Day holiday weekend
    The Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend most highway lane closures beginning at noon Friday to accomodate an expected high volume of Labor Day weekend travelers. Closures will remain in effect through Monday, Sept. 4, a VDOT statement...
  • Richmond-area group joins growing chorus opposing tolls

    Richmond-area group joins growing chorus opposing tolls
    Growing opposition to Gov. Bob McDonnell's toll-based vision for funding state transportation infrastructure needs appears to have Kudzu-like qualities for spreading. Most recently, a "grassroots campaign" launched in Richmond to fight tolls being...
  • Wildflowers: Colorful flowers still adorn Virginia's highways

    Wildflowers: Colorful flowers still adorn Virginia's highways
    The Virginia Department of Transportation no longer actively maintains its wildflower program along Virginia's highways, but the flower power still grows there, year after year, thanks to the seeds that continue to germinate.  Travelers in the...
  • Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek

    Proposed trail follows Newmarket Creek
    HAMPTON — On paper, the Newmarket Creek Park and Trail system will wind through the city's Coliseum Central business district, offering visitors a reprieve from the area's commercial atmosphere. Bikers, walkers and kayakers could walk the estimated...