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Next round of rumble strips coming soon

Over the next several weeks, the Virginia Department of Transportation will install rumble strips along nine primary highways and six secondary routes to reduce crashes caused by drivers straying from their lane.


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Wintry mix to affect evening commute

VDOT is urging motorists to be cautious throughout Monday afternoon and during the evening commute, as weather ranging from a wintry mix to snow continues to fall in many areas across the commonwealth. VDOT crews continue to treat and plow roads, as needed.


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CTB awards contracts for final phase of Odd Fellows Interchange and Improvement Project

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) awarded three contracts worth approximately $20.3 million for major infrastructure improvements in the Lynchburg District of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). 


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VDOT prepares weekend winter weather response

While everyone has enjoyed 60 to 70 degree temperatures this week, the weekend will another round of wet and, possibly, wintry weather to portions of the state. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are preparing for whatever comes their way.


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Feb. 12-16

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Highland, Augusta, Rockingham, Page, Shenandoah, Frederick, Clarke and Warren.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Feb. 12-16

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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VDOT conducts preliminary Route 11 alignment study at Natural Bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation is conducting an alignment study for Route 11 (Lee Highway) in the Natural Bridge area of Rockbridge County.


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VDOT concludes Natural Bridge geological testing

In summer 2017 a geological analysis of the formation known as Natural Bridge began as part of VDOT’s work with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation at Natural Bridge State Park in Rockbridge County.


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Jan. 22-26

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Jan. 22-26

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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VDOT preparing for forecast overnight snow

VDOT is warning motorists to prepare for snowy travel conditions as a winter storm moves through the Commonwealth. Accumulations between one and four inches are expected in most areas as the storm moves eastward across the state.


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Light snow in forecast: VDOT pretreating roads in Shenandoah Valley

Snow is forecast for much of Virginia tomorrow. On Monday, January 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District is pretreating interstate roads and some primary roads in the Shenandoah Valley in preparation for this winter weather event.


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Jan. 15-19

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. The Staunton District consists of 11 counties from the Alleghany Highlands to the northern Shenandoah Valley.


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Contract awarded for I-95 Rappahannock River crossing

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded a contract worth approximately $101.6 million to Wagman Heavy Civil Inc. of North Dinwiddie to build the Interstate 95 south Rappahannock River Crossing project.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Jan. 15-19

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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Hydraulic planning panel meets Thursday in Charlottesville

The Route 29 Hydraulic Planning Advisory Panel will hold its next meeting from 2-4 p.m. Thursday at the Virginia Transportation Research Council, 530 Edgemont Road in Charlottesville.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Jan. 8-12

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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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Jan. 8-12

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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VDOT: Motorists should be aware of possibility of overnight refreeze

Roads in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District are mostly clear. Drivers may encounter some isolated patches of snow and ice.


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Dec. 26-29

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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New VDOT website offers info on activities in residential areas

VDOT has launched a new website focused on providing information to property owners and residents about maintenance activities and issues that affect residential areas.


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Staunton: Downtown closures for Halloween festivities

The City of Staunton encourages those who plan to travel in the downtown area to be mindful of upcoming closures and plan travel routes accordingly.


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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Oct. 23-27

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 23-27

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


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 16-20

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 16-20

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


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Changes announced in administration at Bessie Weller Elementary School

Staunton City Schools announced today that Donald Rhodes, for personal reasons, voluntarily resigned from his position as principal at Bessie Weller Elementary School.


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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Oct. 9-13

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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Rumble strips to reduce run-off-road crashes

This fall, VDOT will install rumble strips along eight primary highways as a safety countermeasure to drivers straying from their lane.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 9-13

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


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VDOT’s Susan Shaw receives national honor

VDOT’s Susan Shaw was recognized by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials at its annual meeting.


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VDOT partners with Radford University on geological testing at Natural Bridge

Route 11, which is maintained by VDOT, sits on top of Natural Bridge but the formation is not inspected by VDOT.


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Culpeper District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 2-6

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


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Staunton District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 2-6

The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks.


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Lynchburg District Traffic Alert: Oct. 2-6

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