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Commonwealth Transportation Board awards roads contracts totaling $167.5 million

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved 23 contracts at their monthly meeting Wednesday totaling $167.5 million for projects and paving in the VDOT Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Salem and Staunton districts.


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Commonwealth Transportation Board approves Six-Year Improvement Program

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved today the latest Six-Year Improvement Program for VDOT and the DRPT.


CTB awards roads contracts totaling $69.6 million

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved two contracts at its monthly meeting Wednesday totaling $69.6 million.


Commonwealth Transportation Board announces $76.8 million in roads contracts

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved 12 contracts at its monthly meeting this week totaling $76.8 million.


Commonwealth Transportation Board awards $60.7M in contracts

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved seven contracts totaling $60.7 million.


Commonwealth Transportation Board releases project scoring dashboard

The Commonwealth Transportation released the second round of projects scored under the SMART SCALE prioritization process.


CTB awards four roads contracts totaling $70.1 million

The Commonwealth Transportation Board approved four contracts totaling $70.1 million for projects in the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg VDOT districts.


Commonwealth Transportation Board announces schedule of public meetings

The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold nine public meetings across the commonwealth on prioritizing transportation projects.


CTB funds $16 million Waynesboro industrial park road

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved a $16 million road construction project to build the Southern Corridor in Waynesboro.


CTB funds Crozet Tunnel restoration

The Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved $1.3 million in funding for the Crozet Tunnel restoration.


CTB approves data-driven transportation process

The Commonwealth Transportation Board voted on the first wave of transportation projects scored by Virginia’s new data-driven prioritization process.


Staunton VDOT District Public meeting to be held on Thursday

The Commonwealth Transportation Board will hold nine public meetings across the commonwealth in November on prioritizing transportation projects. The Staunton District meeting will be held Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Augusta County Government Center, South Boardroom, 18 Government Center Lane, Verona.


Governor McAuliffe announces new data-driven scoring process to fund roads projects

Following several months of meetings and input from local and regional governments, the Commonwealth Transportation (CTB) approved a new scoring process for transportation projects. Once projects are scored, the CTB will have the best information possible to select the right projects for funding.


Staunton VDOT District meeting set for Tuesday: Draft Six-Year Improvement Program released

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) released on April 15 the draft Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), which allocates $12.9 billion to transportation projects over the next six fiscal years beginning July 1, 2015.


Commonwealth Transportation Board awards $11.1 million contract to improve Rt. 29/Rt. 250 interchange in Charlottesville

The Commonwealth Transportation Board today awarded an $11,121,077.60 contract to Fielder’s Choice Enterprises Inc., of Charlottesville, to construct improvements to the Route 29/Route 250 interchange.


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Governor McAuliffe announces transportation reforms

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday legislation that would restore integrity to the state’s process to deliver projects under the Public Private Transportation Act (PPTA) and improve reliability for transportation funding distributions.


The best and worst in transportation in 2014

After an unprecedented 2013 General Assembly Session, when transportation funding in Virginia was reborn after more than two decades, 2014 struggled to compare.


Bids received for Route 29/ Route 250 interchange improvements in Charlottesville

Two construction companies submitted bids to build the improvements to the Route 29/ Route 250 interchange in Charlottesville. That project is the first roadway improvement in the Route 29 Solutions package to advance to construction.


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.


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.


Traffic pattern changes in Fishersville area to begin Monday

The reconstruction of Route 285 at Interstate 64 exit 91 in Augusta County has reached a project milestone, resulting in lane shifts and detours starting the week of November 10.


CTB approves alignment of Berkmar Drive extension project

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.


Traffic pattern delay on Interstate 64 in Lexington area rescheduled for Oct. 10

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.


New traffic pattern for Interstate 64 in Lexington area to begin Thursday

The Virginia Department of Transportation has revised its schedule for major traffic pattern changes on Interstate 64 in Rockbridge County. The changes are scheduled to take place on the afternoon of October 9, 2014 as part of the rehabilitation of the eastbound and westbound Maury River bridges.


Culpeper District Six-Year Improvement Program meeting is Oct. 9

Central Virginia residents are invited to attend a public meeting this Thursday to learn more about transportation projects funded in the Commonwealth’s Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP). T


Staunton VDOT District meeting set for Oct. 8

The Staunton VDOT District meeting is set for Wednesday, October 8, at Blue Ridge Community College, Plecker Center for Continuing Education, Weyers Cave.


New traffic pattern for Interstate 64 in Lexington area begins Monday

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.


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.


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.


Interstate 81 ramp, lane closures for week of Sept. 12-19

Motorists on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County can expect overnight lane and ramp closures over the next week. All of these closures are due to milling and paving between mile markers 265 and 274, as part of a pavement rehabilitation project.


I-81 lane closures in Shenandoah County

Milling and paving continues this week on Interstate 81 northbound in Shenandoah County as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. Beginning tonight, this will result in the following overnight lane and ramp closures:


Interstate 81 ramp closures in Shenandoah County begin tonight

As part of the Interstate 81 pavement rehabilitation project in Shenandoah County, milling and paving continues between mile markers 264 and 274 northbound.


Survey, geotech crews to begin work along Route 29 corridor in Albemarle County

Survey, geology, and environmental crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation will soon begin working in several areas along Route 29 north of Charlottesville as preliminary engineering work begins on the Route 29 corridor improvement projects that were approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board in its annual update of the Six-Year Improvement Program.


VDOT to hold public meeting on Interstate 64 Maury River bridge project

The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting concerning upcoming construction and traffic patterns for the Interstate 64 bridges over the Maury River and Kerrs Creek in Rockbridge County.


Virginia localities to benefit from state matching funds for roads projects

Localities throughout Virginia will receive approximately $180 million in state matching funds, which advances nearly $880 million in transportation projects to improve roads, bridges, sidewalks, trails and traffic lights in their area.


McAuliffe announces $3.1 billion in road improvements

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the public was heard and their transportation priorities were carefully considered, resulting in adjustments to the final Six-Year Improvement Program.


Lynchburg District roads funding improvements

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved funding for transportation projects that will improve travel and economic development in the Lynchburg District.


State roads funding improvements in Shenandoah Valley

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved funding for significant projects that will improve travel in the Staunton region and the Shenandoah Valley.


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Governor McAuliffe announces reforms to P3 process

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board passed a resolution to increase transparency and competition and to better evaluate the public’s risk for projects delivered under the Public Private Transportation Act.


Interstate 64 lane closures set for May 7-8 in Augusta County

The Virginia Department of Transportation will have an overnight lane closure May 7-8 along eastbound Interstate 64 between mile markers 89 and 91 in Augusta County.


Governor McAuliffe names six members to Commonwealth Transportation Board

Today at a press conference in Richmond, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that he has named six new Virginia business and transportation leaders to the Commonwealth Transportation Board.


Interstate 64 lane closures in Augusta County set for April 27-28

The Virginia Department of Transportation will have overnight lane closures on April 27 and 28 along Interstate 64 between mile markers 87 and 94 in Augusta County. This will allow installation of a bridge overhang at exit 91 in the Fishersville area.


I-64 bridge closures in Augusta County extended to March 20-21

The Virginia Department of Transportation has extended the closure of a portion of Interstate 64 to March 20 and 21 for bridge work between mile markers 89 and 93 in the Fishersville area of Augusta County. All work is weather permitting.