Tag: construction

bob goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte: Time to build the Keystone pipeline

You’ve probably heard the old phrase, “good things come to those who wait.” Well, the American people have been waiting over six years for the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.


virginia tech

Virginia Tech’s architecture and design programs earn high marks in national rankings

Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design, part of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, has once again earned high marks in national rankings.


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Construction begins for Amtrak service to Roanoke

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Amtrak, Norfolk Southern and the City of Roanoke are beginning the first phase of construction for the platform that will serve intercity passenger rail service to the Star City.


route 29

VDOT advertising for construction bids on Route 29 improvement project

The first project in the Route 29 Solutions package advanced toward construction Monday. VDOT advertised for construction bids to improve the Route 29/250 interchange in Charlottesville.


charlottesville

Charlottesville seeks public input on uses at Ragged Mountain Natural Area

The Charlottesville Parks and Recreation Department is seeking public input on what activities are acceptable at the Ragged Mountain Natural Area.


road work transportation

Traffic alert/detour on Route 250 Bypass in Charlottesville

Eastbound Route 250 Bypass will be shifted onto a newly constructed ramp at the McIntire Road intersection on Monday, November 10th.


Alumnus Dean Weaver hopes to build a warmly connected community on a hilltop near EMU

From a developer’s perspective, the three-acre hilltop property a mile southeast of Eastern Mennonite University’s campus has significant challenges.


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VDOT begins safety improvements at Route 608 in Augusta County

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making safety improvements at two intersections along Route 608 (Tinkling Springs Road) in Augusta County between Stuarts Draft and Fishersville.


charlottesville

Traffic alert for Route 250 Bypass in Charlottesville

Construction activities will require intermittent, temporary detours for motorists in Charlottesville heading from eastbound Route 250 Bypass onto Park Street.


road work transportation

Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 20-24

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.


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Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Oct. 6-10

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.


route 29

Nighttime lane closures begin next week on Route 29 north of Charlottesville

Improvements to the traffic signal system along Route 29 north of Charlottesville will require nighttime lane closures beginning next week. The work, which will be done at seven intersections between Hydraulic Road and Rio Road, will begin Monday, Oct. 6 and is anticipated to continue for several months.


Waynesboro bridal fashion designer to launch collection at Virginia Fashion Week

Waynesboro resident Greta Moffett will be launching her new bridal collection, White Dress by Greta Kay, at the emerging designer showcase at Virginia Fashion Week on Friday evening, October 10th in Williamsburg.


Wayne Theatre construction update

I remember being told, “Nothing comes for free.” I can attest to the validity of that. The Wayne Theatre qualifies for $3,000,000 in tax credits. At one time this infusion of funds for worthy projects seemed like ‘free money.’


road work transportation

Culpeper VDOT District: Traffic Alerts for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


interstate 81

VDOT to hold public hearing on I-81 bridge replacement in Mauzy

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 11 (Lee Highway) in Rockingham County.


road work transportation

VDOT to hold Route 727 improvements public hearing

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing concerning improvements to Route 727 (Airport Road) in Rockingham County.


road work transportation

Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


road work transportation

Three teams selected for Route 29 Solutions proposal

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that three firms have advanced to the second phase of the process to select a design-build team for projects included in the Route 29 Solutions package.


road work transportation

Culpeper VDOT District: Traffic Alerts for Sept. 15-19

The following highway work is scheduled, weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


DCCU breaks ground on new Harrisonburg location

DuPont Community Credit Union (DCCU) recently began the construction of its third Harrisonburg, Virginia location. The approximately 5,200-square-foot facility will be situated on the corner of South High Street and Erickson Avenue.


virginia

Sen. Warner announces $25M grant to build rapid transit network in Richmond

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a $24.9 million transportation grant to support construction of a rapid transit network along Broad Street in downtown Richmond.


North Augusta Street sidewalk repair in Downtown Staunton

The Department of Public Works in Staunton will be repairing the sidewalk on the east side of North Augusta Street, from Frederick Street to Academy Street, replacing it with new brick.


road work transportation

Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 8-12

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week.


Earth Talk: Tar sands oil development’s impact on birds

Each year tens of million of migratory birds “overwinter” in the Canadian Boreal forest, a vast tract of mostly uninhabited coniferous woodlands and wetlands stretching from Newfoundland to the Yukon.