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It is that time of year again; winter weather is heading our way and VDOT is encouraging motorists to know steps to take should driving become necessary during or immediately after a storm.
Motorists should be alert to road and/or lane closures and possible delays as crews under contract to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) perform regularly-scheduled safety inspections.
State and local emergency responders on site during tonight’s attempted launch at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility quickly jumped into action to contain the fire.
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.
The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its eighth meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville. T
The Commonwealth Transportation Board today approved the location of the proposed extension of Route 1403 (Berkmar Drive) in Albemarle County that will continue the existing Berkmar Drive 2.3 miles north to Towncenter Drive.
The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing to gather public comment on the major design features of three projects in the Route 29 Solutions package of road improvements.
Major traffic pattern changes on Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County have been rescheduled for Friday afternoon, October 10, weather permitting. The Virginia Department of Transportation revised the schedule due to a delay in the delivery of needed materials.
The Route 29 Project Delivery Advisory Panel will hold its seventh meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 530 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville.
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation announced on Monday the start of a preliminary engineering and environmental review project for enhanced intercity passenger rail service between Washington and Richmond.
The Staunton VDOT District meeting is set for Wednesday, October 8, at Blue Ridge Community College, Plecker Center for Continuing Education, Weyers Cave.
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.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists of major traffic pattern changes on Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County beginning Monday, October 6. This is part of the rehabilitation of the eastbound and westbound Maury River bridges near Lexington.