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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute wins $2.5 million contract for trucker safety study

Virginia Tech won a $2.5 million contract from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to study a flexible hours-of-service safety provision.


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Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alert: May 25-29

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


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: May 18-22

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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Culpeper VDOT District Traffic Alerts: May 11-15

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


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: May 11-15

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: April 27-May 1

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


VDOT: Traffic alert as sesquicentennial events arrive in Appomattox

Visitors to and participants in the sesquicentennial events at Appomattox Courthouse have started to arrive and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) continues to encourage motorists driving to and from the Appomattox National Historical Park (NHP),


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Route 684 in Craigsville area closed March 19-21

Part of Route 684 (Little River Road) near the town of Craigsville in Augusta County will be closed to through traffic March 19-21, 2015 for slope repair work. The closure is located between Route 685 (Lehigh Road) and Route 683 (Bashaw Road).


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Lynchburg VDOT District Traffic Alert: March 15-21

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting.


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250 Bypass traffic alerts

Effective Monday, March 9: Concrete work will require detours for motorists heading from McIntire Road and John W. Warner Parkway onto eastbound Route 250 Bypass.


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Lynchburg VDOT District traffic alert

Highway work in the Lynchburg VDOT District requiring road/lane./structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. Traffic may be restricted.


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VDOT to close Route 801 in Augusta County Jan. 26 for bridge replacement

A portion of Route 801 (Hangers Mill Road) in Augusta County will close for about nine months beginning Monday, January 26, during replacement of a bridge over Jennings Branch.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow roll lane closures on the morning of Sunday, January 11, along Interstate 81 in northern Frederick County.


Single-lane closures on Interstate 64 on Afton Mountain Jan. 12-16

A series of mobile single-lane closures are scheduled for the week of Jan. 12-16 on Interstate 64 eastbound and westbound. These overnight closures are for fog-light replacement between mile marker 98 in Augusta County and mile marker 104 in Albemarle County.


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Lane closure on Interstate 81 in Augusta County Monday night

The left lane of southbound Interstate 81 will be closed for repairs around mile marker 215 in Augusta County. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday, January 5 and is expected to remain in place until the early morning hours of Tuesday, January 6.


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Lane closures at Interstate 81, Exit 257, in Rockingham County, Jan. 6-27

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled soil-testing work in the area of Interstate 81, Exit 257 (Mauzy/Broadway/Timberville) in Rockingham County from Jan. 6-27, 2015.


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VDOT: Paving work on Route 285 bridge in Augusta County to cause delays

Lane closures will occur on Route 285 (Tinkling Spring Road) in Augusta County at the I-64 Exit 91 bridge widening project due to paving work.


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VDOT mobilizing for pending snow storm

VDOT is preparing for snow on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and urges motorists to consider altering their Thanksgiving travel plans to avoid driving in inclement weath


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Interstate 81 lane closure in Rockbridge County on Tuesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled a daytime left-lane closure on Tuesday, November 25, for drainage work on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


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New sections of Route 280 in Rockingham County open Monday evening

Two new sections of Route 280 in Rockingham County are expected to open to traffic this evening (Monday, November 10), weather permitting.


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Interstate 81 slow roll closures in Frederick County on Sunday

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures on the morning of Sunday, November 2, along Interstate 81 in Frederick County.


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Speed limit to increase on Interstate 81 in Winchester area

The Virginia Department of Transportation will increase the speed limit to 70 miles per hour on Interstate 81 in the Winchester area between mile marker 312.9 and mile marker 316.16.


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Slow roll closure on Interstate 81 in Rockingham County on Oct. 19

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures on Sunday morning, October 19 along Interstate 81 in Rockingham County.


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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.


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Intersection of Routes 250, 151 closed on Afton Mountain

Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) and Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) are closed at their intersection on Afton Mountain, near the Albemarle-Nelson county line. A tanker truck hauling milk has overturned and spilled approximately 3,000 gallons onto the roadway.