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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.


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Broomley Road in Albemarle County closed Thursday morning for bridge repairs

Route 677 (Broomley Road) in western Albemarle County will close to through traffic Thursday, Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Shenandoah County Sept. 29-Oct. 2

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound can expect overnight lane closures in Shenandoah County this week. All of these closures are between mile markers 265 and 275, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


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Route 778 in Augusta County to be closed Oct. 6-9 for pipe replacement

Part of Route 778 (Knightly Mill Road) in Augusta County is scheduled to close at 8 a.m. on Monday, October 6, 2014 for a pipe replacement. T


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Interstate 81 lane closures in Rockbridge County Sept. 30-Oct. 3

The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled lane closures for drainage work on northbound Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County.


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Portion of Route 622 in Rockbridge County closed Oct. 1-31 for bridge replacement

Route 622 (Chestnut Grove Trail) in Rockbridge County will be closed for a bridge replacement starting at 8 a.m. October 1 until October 31, 2014.


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I-81 Shenandoah County lane closures: Sept. 22-27

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane closures over the next week.


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I-81/I-64 slow-roll closures in Rockbridge on Sunday

On Sunday morning, September 21, motorists should be alert for slow-roll lane closures on portions of Interstate 81 and Interstate 64 in the Lexington and Timber Ridge area of Rockbridge County.


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Route 703 in Augusta County closing Sept. 15 for bridge replacement

Part of Route 703 (Hewitt Road) in Augusta County will be closed for about six weeks starting at 8 a.m. on Monday, September 15, while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a bridge over Middle River.


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Nightime closure of I-66 off-ramp off I-81 scheduled for Sept. 10

The off-ramp that carries Interstate 66 westbound traffic to I-81 southbound will have a brief closure on the night of Wednesday, September 10, 2014.


Route 726 in Rockingham County reopens Sept. 9

The portion of Route 726 (Stone Spring Road) in Rockingham County that closed in early August will reopen on the morning of Tuesday, September 9.


VDOT reminds motorists in Nelson County about possible Lockn’ congestion

Motorists on US 29 and other roads in the area of Oak Ridge at Lovingston in Nelson County are urged to remain alert to possible congestion over the next several days as festival goers arrive and depart from the Lockn’ Music Festival 2014.


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One lane closed on southbound Route 29 in Albemarle County

Tree removal work will close the southbound right lane on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) in northern Albemarle County today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


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Clark Road will close Sept. 3 to finish slope repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 (Clark Road) in western Albemarle County onWednesday, Sept. 3, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. to complete slope repairs on the road’s shoulders that were started earlier this week.


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I-81 on-ramp at Exit 264 in Shenandoah County closed tonight

The northbound on-ramp to Interstate 81 at Exit 264 (New Market) in Shenandoah County will be closed overnight for milling and paving.


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Portion of Clark Road in Albemarle to close Aug. 25-28 for slope repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close Route 674 (Clark Road) in western Albemarle County Aug. 25-28, including overnight, for slope repairs on the roadway shoulders.


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I-81, I-64 slow roll closures in Rockbridge County on Sunday morning

On Sunday morning, August 24, motorists should be alert for slow-roll lane closures on portions of Interstate 81 and Interstate 64 in the Lexington and Timber Ridge area of Rockbridge County.


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Route 250 in Afton closed due to tractor-trailer crash

A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle has closed Route 250 (Rockfish Gap Turnpike) near the intersection of Route 151 (Critzers Shop Road) in the Afton area of Albemarle County.


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Interstate 81 slow-roll closure in Rockbridge County on Aug. 17

Motorists should be alert for northbound and southbound slow-roll lane closures early Sunday morning,August 17, along Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County between mile markers 174 and 182.


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Route 726 in Rockingham County to close Aug. 8-18

Part of Route 726 (Stone Spring Road) in Rockingham County will be closed for intersection improvements beginning Friday, August 8, 2014.


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Route 623 in Rockbridge County to close Aug. 5 for bridge replacements

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 623 (Fredericksburg Road) in Rockbridge County for about a month beginning Tuesday August 5, 2014.


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Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County closed tonight for accident cleanup

Interstate 81 northbound will have a detour tonight (July 30) as part of operations to clear a tractor trailer accident from earlier today. This location is near Lexington in Rockbridge County.


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Route 39 in Rockbridge County to reopen today

The Virginia Department of Transportation will reopen Route 39 (Maury River Road) through Goshen Pass in Rockbridge County at noon today (Wednesday, July 30).


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VDOT announces Highland County Krenite S brush spraying schedule

The VDOT Lexington Residency Office has announced its schedule for the application of Krenite S for brush control in Highland County this year.


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I-64 repairs to cause overnight closures of eastbound Exit 118B in Charlottesville

Repairs to the bridge carrying eastbound I-64 over Route 29 (Monacan Trail) in Charlottesville will affect traffic at exit 118B next week.


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Route 256 in Grottoes to close July 28-30 for repairs

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close part of Route 256 (Third Street) in Rockingham County from July 28-30, 2014. This is for repairs to the railroad crossing just west of Route 340 (Eastside Highway) in the town of Grottoes.