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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • VDOT is prepping for Hurricane Arthur's arrival

    VDOT is prepping for Hurricane Arthur's arrival
    Virginia Department of Transportation say they are prepared for Hurricane Arthur and what is traditionally one of the busiest travel weekends in Hampton Roads. Spokesman Ron Watrous said VDOT had crews inspecting and cleaning storm water drain systems...
  • VDOT: We're ready for Arthur, holiday crowds

    VDOT: We're ready for Arthur, holiday crowds
    SUFFOLK - The Virginia Department of Transportation's Hampton Roads District is ready for both a potential hurricane and the heavy traffic associated with a holiday weekend, state officials said Thursday. VDOT began prepping for hurricane season back in...
  • Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur

    Peninsula residents carry on despite threat of Hurricane Arthur
    HAMPTON — As the first hurricane of the season swept up the coast Thursday, many residents on the Peninsula went about their normal summer activities. While Hurricane Arthur is one of the earliest hurricanes to emerge in recent years, residents...
  • Test lifts scheduled for James River Bridge this weekend

    Test lifts scheduled for James River Bridge this weekend
    Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled overnight test lifts of the James River Bridge on Saturday and Sunday. The lifts are expected to begin at 1 a.m. Motorists crossing the bridge in the early morning hours should expect several test lifts,...
  • Lane closure may cause delays over Piankatank bridge Thursday

    VDOT has announced that Route 3 will be reduced to one lane at the John Andrew Twigg Bridge over the Piankatank River between Mathews and Middlesex counties on Thursday, July 10 for a routine bridge inspection between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Motorists may...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 9: Depleted landscape; Recycling; Beware of scams

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for July 9: Depleted landscape; Recycling; Beware of scams
    Depleted landscape "Our best birds are declining in number and there's little change in sight. Our gardens need birds. The land is being skimmed for housing developments and replaced with skimpy, lookalike houses. It's heartbreaking when the...
  • First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion

    First span of Fort Eustis Boulevard bridge nears completion
    Drivers who daily squeeze into a single lane driving eastbound on Fort Eustis Boulevard west of Interstate 64 will shortly have more driving room. The new bridge over the CSX tracks should be completed by August, said Newport News special projects...
  • Bridge repair to close Lilly Pond Road in King & Queen

    Bridge repair to close Lilly Pond Road in King & Queen
    KING & QUEEN – Route 612 (Lilly Pond Road) in King and Queen County will be closed to traffic next week at the bridge over Dragon Run so bridge crews can repair the structure. The bridge will be closed from 7 a.m. Monday, July 14, through 5 p.m....
  • Jamestown-Scotland ferry Pocahontas returned to service

    Jamestown-Scotland ferry Pocahontas returned to service
    JAMES CITY - The Virginia Department of Transportation has returned the ferry Pocahontas to regular service. An engine stalled Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release. Repairs have been completed and the vessel passed inspections before...
  • Ramp closures on Interstate 64 through Norfolk this week

    Ramp closures on Interstate 64 through Norfolk this week
    Drivers who regularly use Interstate 64 through Norfolk during late night and early morning hours will encounter ramps closures this week. The Virginia Department of Transportation will conduct pavement refurbishing operations on seven Interstates 64...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for June 25: Recycling carts; Pool party; Scam thwarted

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for June 25: Recycling carts; Pool party; Scam thwarted
    Recycling carts "For those of you who haven't yet received a new recycling cart, yours will probably be delivered without notice at a time when you probably are not home. You will not have an opportunity to say you didn't want one or, if you did want...
  • I-64 and I-664 lanes and ramps will be closed overnight on Thursday for work

    I-64 and I-664 lanes and ramps will be closed overnight on Thursday for work
    The Virginia Department of Transportation will close lanes and ramps on Interstates 64 and 664 on Thursday for construction work. The closures are to remove and install overhead signs and structures. Officials said motorists traveling in the evening and...