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CARE Rockbridge MLK Community Parade draws more than 800 participants

Love won out – again – as organizers of the second annual CARE Rockbridge MLK Community Parade estimated that well over 800 came out in bitterly cold temperatures this morning to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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Rockbridge area begins outdoor recreation study

From hiking, biking, paddling, horseback riding, fishing, and swimming, the Rockbridge area is rich in natural resources and outdoor recreation opportunities across a braided network of trails, greenways, bikeways, and blueways. Community leaders and outdoor recreation advocates are coming together to bring all of these assets under one umbrella by developing a Master Outdoor Recreation […]


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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.


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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.


Washington and Lee junior Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder awarded scholarship from Florida Capitol Press Corps

Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder, a junior at Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a 2014 Barbara L. Frye Scholarship from the Florida Capitol Press Corps.


Drivers face ice, fog in Shenandoah Valley after storm

The pre-Thanksgiving snow storm has left the Shenandoah Valley. After a day where crews plowed and treated roads, interstate and primary roads are clear throughout the area.


VDOT making progress on Shenandoah Valley roads after snow

VDOT is making steady progress on roads in the Shenandoah Valley, but many routes remain in minor to moderate condition.


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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.


Lee Chapel at Washington and Lee to close for renovations Dec. 12

Lee Chapel and Museum on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, will close for the installation of a new fire suppression system.


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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.


VDOT seeking new owner for historic Augusta County bridge

The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking to transfer ownership and responsibility for the historic Mount Meridian truss bridge on Route 769 in Augusta County.


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VDOT begins safety improvements at Route 608 in Augusta County

The Virginia Department of Transportation is making safety improvements at two intersections along Route 608 (Tinkling Springs Road) in Augusta County between Stuarts Draft and Fishersville.


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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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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Oct. 13-17

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks. The Staunton district is comprised of 11 counties: Alleghany, Bath, Rockbridge, Augusta, Highland, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Frederick, Page, Warren and Clarke.


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.


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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.


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.


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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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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alerts: Sept. 29-Oct. 3

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton transportation district during the coming weeks.


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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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Staunton District Traffic Alert: Sept. 22-26

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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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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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 15-19

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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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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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.


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Staunton VDOT District Traffic Alert: Sept. 8-12

The following is a list of highway work that might affect traffic in the Staunton VDOT transportation district during the coming weeks.


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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.


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Medicaid expansion talk is going nowhere

You knew this already, but the special session that Republican leaders in the Virginia General Assembly called for Sept. 16-17 to discuss Medicaid expansion is going absolutely nowhere.


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Augusta Health Cancer Services Bridge Fund: One man’s story

While cancer patients do need excellent clinical care, compassion and understanding—they may also need personalized help or assistance with anything that is a barrier to that care.