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Virginia Department of Transportation

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  • James River Bridge grid deck $200,000 more than expected

    James River Bridge grid deck $200,000 more than expected
    Fixing the James River Bridge grid deck will cost at least $200,000 more than previously thought, according to documents from the Virginia Department of Transportation obtained by the Daily Press under the Freedom of Information Act, bringing the total to...
  • Route 17 work could cause delays near Coleman Bridge

    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...
  • VDOT to inspect bridges in Mathews County next week

    VDOT to inspect bridges in Mathews County next week
    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...
  • Coleman Bridge to have 30-minute lane closures on Sunday

    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...
  • Virginia State Police on grid deck once in July for VDOT agreement

    Virginia State Police on grid deck once in July for VDOT agreement
    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...
  • Virginia State police patrolled James River Bridge grid deck 7 days in June

     Virginia State police patrolled James River Bridge grid deck 7 days in June
    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...
  • State police inconsistent presence on James River Bridge grid deck

    State police inconsistent presence on James River Bridge grid deck
    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...
  • Slippery grid deck conditions not a new problem on the James River Bridge

    Slippery grid deck conditions not a new problem on the James River Bridge
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry running at reduced capacity

    VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry running at reduced capacity
    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...
  • VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry back to full capacity

    VDOT: Jamestown-Scotland Ferry back to full capacity
    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...