2015 News Releases - Bristol

Dec. 10, 2015
Interstate 81 exit 14 reconstruction awarded, begins January 2016

Nov. 9, 2015
VDOT's Mountain Tunnels: real-world scenarios reviewed to enhance safety

Nov. 3, 2015
Information meeting scheduled for Route 676 (Azure Lane) roadway improvement project in Washington Co.
Review of May 7 public hearing comments bring design, scope of work changes

Nov. 3, 2015
Information meeting scheduled for Route 676 (Azure Lane) roadway improvement project in Washington Co.
Review of May 7 public hearing comments bring design, scope of work changes

Oct. 26, 2015
VDOT launches travel time messages in Southwest Virginia

Oct. 16, 2015
Section of Interstate 81 paving project wins statewide award

Sept. 21, 2015
Additional flashing yellow arrows coming to southwest Virginia
Signals will be installed at twelve locations starting in October

Sept. 11, 2015
Deadline extended for exhibitors to participate in transportation career fair for high school students

Sept. 8, 2015
Major highway projects in region wrap up in 2015, two major projects begin

Aug. 19, 2015
New fire trucks enhance safety at I-77 mountain tunnels

Aug. 13, 2015
Majority of lane restrictions in exit 7 work zone to be lifted race weekend

July 24, 2015
TRAFFIC ALERT FOR JULY 27 TO 31, 2015
Highway Work Zones in the Staunton District

July 22, 2015
Transportation career fair for high school students scheduled for October 1
"Bridging Bristol's Today and Tomorrow"

May 14, 2015
Southwest Virginia Small Businesses: VDOT wants you
Learn how to do business with VDOT at June 16 Small Business Outreach in Abingdon

May 4, 2015
Bristol District is this evening (May 4)
Commonwealth Transportation Board releases draft six-year improvement program for public review

April 9, 2015
Slant Foot Bridge to be removed in coming weeks
Salvageable material will be saved while efforts to find replacement funds continue

April 8, 2015
Design public hearing scheduled for Shawnee Avenue safety improvement project in Big Stone Gap
Thursday, April 9 from 4 - 6 p.m. at Big Stone Gap Town Hall

Feb. 21, 2015
Snow switching to rain in some areas, be alert to standing water
(1 p.m.)

Feb. 20, 2015
Commonwealth Transportation Board approves new alignment for section of Route 121/Corridor Q Route 460
Final approval from FHWA needed to move forward to design, construction

Feb. 18, 2015
Design public hearing scheduled for Shawnee Avenue safety improvement project in Big Stone Gap
Tuesday, February 24 from 4 - 6p.m. at Big Stone Gap Town Hall

Jan. 12, 2015
Design public hearing scheduled for Route 224 curve improvement project in Wadlow Gap area
Tuesday, January 13 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Bingo Building in Scott County

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