| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:29 AM
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....
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:48 AM
The Coleman Bridge will have southbound, single lane closures on Sunday morning for maintenance work.
Crews will be working from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to perform electrical-mechanical work to the bridge, said a Virginia Department of Transportation...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Despite an agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation to monitor the James River Bridge grid deck, Virginia State Police provided only one day of patrol during July, according to an agency spokeswoman.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Virginia State Police stationed a unit on the James River Bridge grid deck seven times during the month of June, according to data the agency provided the Daily Press on Friday.
Corinne Geller, a spokeswoman for Virginia State Police, said Friday she...
| Aug 23, 2013
The Virginia Department of Transportation was unable to say this week when state police are monitoring the troubled steel grid deck on the James River Bridge.
Despite assurances by VDOT that state police would be positioned on the deck during rainy...
| Sep 1, 2013
This week, the Virginia Department of Transportation addresses safety concerns on the new steel grid deck of the James River Bridge, but the issues of traction on the bridge are old, by about 30 years.
In May, 1980, shortly after the first segment of...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Emergency pipe repair work on Route 17 southbound near the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge could cause delays beginning Wednesday.
Crews will begin working in the left lane adjacent to the median and move across the southbound lanes as necessary, said...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Three bridges in Mathews County will be inspected July 22-26 by crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation in work that could cause minor delays for motorists.
Motorists will be restricted to one lane between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at the following...
| May 28, 2013
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...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:38 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:03 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation says the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry system is running at reduced capacity due to a mechanical issue with the Pocahontas.
The vessel was taken out of service Tuesday for "emergency maintenance and is expected to be...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:02 PM
The Virginia Department of Transportation says the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry returned to full capacity at 2:30 p.m. today.
The ferry Pocahontas was removed from service Tuesday due to an unexpected mechanical issue. VDOT had projected a Thursday return...