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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas

    Gloucester County to install flood gauges in Glass, Guinea areas
    A $58,000 grant will help pay for the installation of five flood gauges in low-lying Gloucester to warn residents when rising waters from storms, unusually high tides, or other events are swamping roads. The county's portion of the bill for the flood...
  • Gloucester County soliciting bids for Edge Hill Service Station design work

    Gloucester County is soliciting bids from engineering firms to design building and site improvements for Edge Hill Service Station on Main Street. Gloucester County is facilitating the bidding on the engineering and design services for the Edge Hill...
  • Expect Coleman Bridge delays Wednesday morning

    Expect Coleman Bridge delays Wednesday morning
    Motorists should expect delays Wednesday morning on the Coleman Bridge while Virginia Department of Transportation crews will conduct maintenance work. The traffic stops are scheduled for between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., said a VDOT spokeswoman....
  • Kimberly McBroom's Blog

    Kimberly McBroom's Blog
    Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend!  Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday...  We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
  • VDOT: Berkley Bridge lift schedule comments sought

    VDOT: Berkley Bridge lift schedule comments sought
    The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking comments on the Interstate 264/Interstate 464 Berkley Bridge lift schedule. The United States Coast Guard is considering making permanent a temporary regulation, in place since September 2010, that...
  • Gloucester residents have plenty of ideas for Main Street

    An open house Thursday afternoon and evening drew 23 Gloucester residents who supplied Virginia Department of Transportation officials with ideas on the future of the Route 17 Business/Main Street corridor. "In addition to providing feedback and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gloucester receives $1 million for road work

    The Virginia Department of Transportation has awarded up to $1 million to Gloucester County for work at the intersection of T.C. Walker Road and Route 17. Under the terms of the award, VDOT will pay half of the total construction costs of the road...