News Releases - Bristol

Dec. 8, 2016
December 12 - 18: Bristol's weekly traffic alert

Dec. 2, 2016
December 5 - 11: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Nov. 23, 2016
November 28 - December 4: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Nov. 22, 2016
Safety Service Patrol expands I-81 coverage in Southwest Virginia for Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov. 18, 2016
November 21 - 27: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Nov. 10, 2016
November 14 - 20: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Nov. 4, 2016

Oct. 28, 2016
October 31 - November 6:Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Oct. 25, 2016
Traffic control changes coming to Interstate 81 Exit 19 and Lee Highway in Abingdon

Oct. 21, 2016
October 24- 30: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Oct. 14, 2016
Speed limit changes coming soon on section of Route 23/58/421 in Scott County

Oct. 14, 2016
October 17 - 23: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Oct. 7, 2016
Temporary closure of Route 665 in Russell County scheduled for Tuesday (October 11)

Oct. 6, 2016
New Interstate 81 Exit 14 on ramp opens to traffic
Major safety component of multi-year project completed in nine months

Oct. 4, 2016
Speed limits change on section of Route 19, Route 19/460 in Russell and Tazewell counties

Oct. 3, 2016
I-81 Exit 14 northbound nighttime ramp closure scheduled for Thursday night

Sept. 30, 2016
October 3 - 9: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Sept. 29, 2016
Business Route 23 bridge in Pound to close two days for bridge work
Closure will be from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 5 and Thursday, October 6

Sept. 23, 2016
September 26 - October 2: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Sept. 22, 2016
Commonwealth Transportation Board awards replacement of Route 23 bridges in Weber City

Sept. 16, 2016
VDOT BRISTOL’S WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT:
September 19 - 25, 2016

Sept. 9, 2016
VDOT BRISTOL’S WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT:
September 12 - 18, 2016

Sept. 1, 2016
September 5 - 11: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Aug. 31, 2016
VDOT announces Safety Service Patrol hours for Battle of Bristol

Aug. 29, 2016
Second VDOT Transportation Career Fair for high school students scheduled
Event to be held Wednesday, October 12 at Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center

Aug. 26, 2016
August 29 - September 4: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Aug. 25, 2016
Reconstruction of Interstate 81 bridges over Halls Bottom Road beginning in September
Closure of Halls Bottom Road underneath interstate bridges will benefit safety during construction

Aug. 19, 2016
August 22 - 28: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Aug. 19, 2016
Speed limit change on section of Route 58 in Washington County

Aug. 12, 2016
August 15 - 21: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Aug. 9, 2016
Pipe replacement closing section of Route 622 in Russell County August 10 from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Aug. 5, 2016
August 8 - 14: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

July 28, 2016
August 1 - 7: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

July 22, 2016
July 25-31: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

July 14, 2016
July 18 - 24: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

July 8, 2016
July 11-17: Bristol's weekly traffic alert

July 1, 2016
July 4-10: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

June 29, 2016
Interstate 81 Exit 14 off ramp to be closed overnight
Closure scheduled for Wednesday, July 6 at 7 p.m. until Thursday, July 7 at 7 a.m.

June 24, 2016
June 27 - July 3: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

June 17, 2016
June 20-26: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

June 10, 2016
June 13-19: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

May 20, 2016
May 23 - June 5: Bristol's traffic alert (two-week look ahead)

May 18, 2016
Section of Route 606 in Bland County to be closed Thursday for culvert replacement

May 13, 2016
May 16 - 22: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

May 11, 2016
Public hearing scheduled for Route 627 (Copper Creek Road) bridge replacement project in Scott County

May 6, 2016
May 9 - 15: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 29, 2016
May 2-8: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 29, 2016
May 2 - 8: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 22, 2016
April 25 - May 1: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 15, 2016
April 18-24: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 8, 2016
April 11-17: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

April 1, 2016
April 4 - 10: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

March 29, 2016
Section of Business Route 58 in Rose Hill closing temporarily for bridge replacement
Closure begins Thursday morning, will be in place until July

March 25, 2016
March 28 - April 3: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

March 25, 2016
I-81 exit 14 southbound lane closure overnight for striping work

March 23, 2016
Watson promoted to VDOT Lebanon Residency Administrator

March 18, 2016
Shoulder paving, guardrail upgrades begin March 21 on Route 23
Work will take place between Duffield and Norton area for approximately two months

March 18, 2016
Route 611 (N. Fork Holston River Rd.) in Washington County temporarily closing for slide repairs
Work may take 3-4 days to complete

March 18, 2016
March 21 - 27: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

March 16, 2016
Commonwealth Transportation Board awards Route 757 widening in Wise County

March 11, 2016
Be alert to delays along Route 637 (Thompson Creek Road) in Russell County

March 11, 2016
March 14 - 20: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

March 4, 2016
March 7 - 13: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

March 2, 2016
One lane closed southbound I-77 bridge at East River Mountain Tunnel
Closure will be in place overnight, morning hours while repairs are made

Feb. 26, 2016
February 29 - March 6: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Feb. 19, 2016
One lane closed on northbound I-81 bridge over Halls Bottom Road in Washington County
Closure will be in place overnight while repairs are made

Feb. 19, 2016
February 22 - 28: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Feb. 19, 2016
February 22 - 28: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Feb. 16, 2016
4 a.m. Feb. 16 Travel Advisory: Watch for icy spots on main highways, bridges this morning

Feb. 15, 2016
10 p.m. Feb. 15 Travel Advisory: Be alert to possibility of black ice overnight

Feb. 15, 2016
4 p.m. Feb. 15 Travel Advisory: Conditions improving on main highways, work is underway to clear secondary routes

Feb. 15, 2016
10 a.m. Feb. 15 Travel Advisory: Freezing Rain, snow remain in area
Avoid unnecessary travel

Feb. 15, 2016
4 a.m. Feb 15 Travel Advisory: Anticipate slick travel conditions on area roads

Feb. 14, 2016
Valentine's Day snowstorm brings slick travel conditions to southwest Virginia (10 p.m. Feb. 14)

Feb. 9, 2016
10 a.m. February 9 Travel Advisory: Slick spots reported in areas of southwest Virginia

Feb. 9, 2016
4 a.m. February 9 Travel Advisory: Be alert to slippery morning commute in areas of southwest Virginia
(4 a.m. Tuesday, February 9, 2016)

Feb. 5, 2016
February 8 - 14: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Jan. 29, 2016
February 1 - 7: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Jan. 23, 2016
4 p.m. January 23 Travel Advisory: VDOT crews will continue efforts overnight, thankful for motorists who postponed unnecessary travel

Jan. 23, 2016
10 a.m. January 23 Travel Advisory: Snow plow operators continue efforts, avoid travel to allow them room to plow

Jan. 23, 2016
4 a.m. January 23 Travel Advisory: Slick travel conditions remain, snow tapering off today

Jan. 22, 2016
4 p.m. January 22 Travel Advisory: Give snow plows room to work, avoid unnecessary travel

Jan. 22, 2016
10 a.m. January 22 Travel Advisory: Avoid unnecessary travel, more snow anticipated this afternoon through tomorrow

Jan. 22, 2016
4 a.m. January 22 Travel Advisory: Be alert to rapidly changin road conditions, avoid travel

Jan. 21, 2016
January 25 - 31: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Jan. 21, 2016
10 a.m. January 21 Travel Advisory: Conditions improve on area roadways, motorists advised to prepare for tomorrow's weather

Jan. 21, 2016
4 a.m. January 21 Travel Advisory: Be alert to slick conditions during morning commute, allow extra travel time

Jan. 20, 2016
10 p.m. January 20 Travel Advisory: VDOT crews clearing highways overnight

Jan. 20, 2016
4 p.m. January 20: Be alert to slick travel conditinos during the afternoon commute in southwestern Virginia

Jan. 14, 2016
January 18 - 24: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

Jan. 7, 2016
January 11 - 17, 2016: Bristol's Weekly Traffic Alert

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