2010 News Releases - Culpeper

Dec. 25, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews on duty as snow continues across Central Va.

Dec. 17, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS CONTINUE TO IMPROVE IN CENTRAL VA.
Snow-removal efforts focused on secondary system; motorists should drive with caution

Dec. 16, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE BUT CAUTION IS STILL ADVISED
VDOT crews will work overnight to clear highways; expect icing early Friday

Dec. 15, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER IN CENTRAL VA.
Forecast Calls for Light Snow Early Thursday; Motorists Urged to Drive Cautiously

Dec. 13, 2010
MINOR ICING REPORTED ON CENTRAL VA. HIGHWAYS
VDOT crews are working to treat roads with abrasives; motorists should use caution

Dec. 12, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY OVERNIGHT
Travelers may encounter icy conditions as wintry mix falls early Monday morning

Nov. 23, 2010
RT. 652 TIE-IN WORK WILL AFFECT TRAFFIC AT RT. 208
Louisa County project to improve intersection alignment nears completion

Nov. 18, 2010
EAST RIO ROAD WILL REOPEN TO THROUGH TRAFFIC NOV. 22
Realignment and reconstruction completed; Meadow Creek Parkway detour will be closed

Nov. 10, 2010
I-64 EXIT RAMP CLOSED AT SHADWELL OVERNIGHT
Eastbound ramp will be closed at 9 p.m. for milling operation

Nov. 9, 2010
WORK ON I-64 BRIDGE DECK WILL BE FINISHED TONIGHT
Milling, joint seal replacement completed; all lanes expected to reopen to traffic by 7 p.m.

Nov. 8, 2010
DUNLORA ENTRANCE WILL BE SHIFTED NOV. 10
Traffic switch will enable reconstruction of current Dunlora access road

Nov. 5, 2010
ONE LANE CLOSED MONDAY ON I-64 WEST AT MILEPOST 121
Bridge deck work will continue through Thursday; all lanes open 7-9 a.m. daily

Oct. 27, 2010
BRIDGE WORK POSTPONED ON I-64 WEST AT MILEPOST 121
Single lane closure for deck patching will begin on Thursday, weather permitting

Oct. 25, 2010
ONE LANE CLOSED ON I-64 WEST AT MILEPOST 121
Bridge deck patching will continue through Thursday; all lanes open 7-9 a.m. daily

Oct. 4, 2010
EAST RIO ROAD WILL NOT BE CLOSED ON OCT. 5
Traffic switch postponed to complete work on temporary Meadowcreek Parkway detour

Sept. 22, 2010
EAST RIO ROAD TO CLOSE OCT. 5 FOR CONSTRUCTION
Traffic will use Meadowcreek Parkway as temporary detour during six-week project

Sept. 17, 2010
CTB AWARDS TWO CULPEPER DISTRICT PROJECTS
Construction will begin this fall on Opal Interchange, Rt. 620 bridge in Culpeper Co.

Sept. 8, 2010
ROUTE 622 BRIDGE REDUCED TO 3-TON MAXIMUM WEIGHT
Inspection finds significant deterioration of Rappahannock County structure

Sept. 7, 2010
ROUTE 691 IN CROZET TO CLOSE TO THROUGH TRAFFIC SEPT. 15
Five-week closure necessary to install underground utilities; detour route will be marked

Aug. 6, 2010
ROUTE 607, ORANGE COUNTY, CLOSED
Tractor-trailer incident delays traffic

Aug. 2, 2010
WORK BEGINS ON ROUTE 3 BRIDGES AT GERMANNA
Bridge decks will be patched, resurfaced; motorists should be alert for lane closures

July 23, 2010
CTB AWARDS $16.4 MILLION I-64 MAINTENANCE CONTRACT
TME Enterprises will provide routine services, response to weather and emergency incidents

July 19, 2010
ROUTE 655 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT SUBJECT OF PUBLIC HEARING
Tinpot Run Lane project will also include intersection improvements at Route 1201

July 14, 2010
I-64 EXIT RAMP CLOSED AT SHADWELL TO PLACE BARRIERS
Work Overnight Thursday Will Prepare Eastbound Ramp for Widening Project

July 13, 2010
BRIDGE ON ROUTE 621 IN MADISON WILL REOPEN JULY 21
Paving will be delayed; detours to remain in place until complete

June 28, 2010
ROUTE 229 IMPROVEMENTS SUBJECT OF PUBLIC HEARING
VDOT to present plans for roundabout, roadway widening on Tuesday evening

June 27, 2010
TRAFFIC SHIFTED TO NEW ALIGNMENT ON EAST RIO RAILROAD BRIDGE
Motorists may experience brief delays, one-lane traffic during Monday night operation

June 27, 2010
ALL TRAFFIC SIGNALS OPERATING ON ROUTE 29
Power restored to signals north of Charlottesville; storm cleanup will continue

June 25, 2010
WORK TO BEGIN JUNE 28 ON WARRENTON INTERSECTION
Project will improve traffic flow at Route 29 Business, Route 17 Business

June 25, 2010
STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES IN CHARLOTTESVILLE AREA
VDOT, Dominion Virginia Power coordinating efforts to restore electric service, clear roads

June 24, 2010
OPAL INTERCHANGE PROJECT ADVERTISED FOR CONSTRUCTION
Bids due on Aug. 25; work scheduled to begin in the fall

June 15, 2010
NEW SIGNAL ON ROUTE 250 WILL BE ACTIVATED THURSDAY
Full-cycle operation will begin June 21; motorists urged to be alert during transition

June 15, 2010
BRIDGE ON ROUTE 621 IN MADISON TO CLOSE JUNE 21
Superstructure replacement will take three weeks; detour established for through traffic

June 8, 2010
RT. 655 BRIDGE IN ORANGE CO. TO CLOSE ON JUNE 14
Beaver Run structure replacement will take four days

May 21, 2010
VDOT PLANS TO REPLACE ROUTE 729 BRIDGE NEAR BEN VENUE
Design public hearing May 26 will provide forum for comments, questions about project

May 21, 2010
ROUTE 651 IN ALBEMARLE TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPAIR
Norfolk Southern Plans Major Rehabilitation of Railroad Overpass on Free State Road

May 18, 2010
PAVING ON ROUTE 229 PLANNED TO BEGIN WEDNESDAY
Drivers should expect delays through May 27 and exercise caution in work zone

April 23, 2010
PUBLIC HEARING SET FOR ROUTE 53 ROUNDABOUT IN FLUVANNA
Intersection realignment will improve safety, efficiency of traffic flow at Route 600

April 23, 2010
ROUTE 627 IN ALBEMARLE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL MAY 20
Site conditions have slowed pipe replacement; access maintained for local traffic

March 26, 2010
ROUTE 627 IN ALBEMARLE CLOSED TO REPLACE DAMAGED PIPE
Local access maintained during month-long project; detours posted for through traffic

Feb. 11, 2010
MAJOR CENTRAL VA. HIGHWAYS ARE CLEAR OF SNOW
VDOT crews have opened most secondary roads; work in Fauquier Co. continues

Feb. 10, 2010
HIGH WINDS, DRIFTING SNOW MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS
VDOT advises against driving overnight as crews continue working to clear secondary roads

Feb. 10, 2010
BLOWING SNOW, HIGH WINDS MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
Road conditions improve south of Culpeper, to the north the storm continues to vex motorists

Feb. 10, 2010
CENTRAL VA. ROADS ARE SNOW-COVERED AND HAZARDOUS
Heavy snow creating dangerous conditions; in some areas winds are compounding problems

Feb. 10, 2010
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT SLICK CONDITIONS TODAY
Some roads snow-covered; sleet and high winds will add to travel difficulties on Wednesday

Feb. 9, 2010
ANOTHER WINTER STORM MAKES DRIVING HAZARDOUS IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews clearing major highways; blowing snow, reduced visibility forecast on Wednesday

Feb. 8, 2010
DRIVERS SHOULD EXPECT ICY CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT
VDOT warns of refreeze; crews work to open roads before next storm arrives Tuesday

Feb. 8, 2010
DRIVERS WILL FACE ICY CONDITIONS ON MOST ROADS
VDOT warns of overnight freezing as crews continue clearing secondary roads

Feb. 7, 2010
DRIVERS WARNED TO EXPECT ICY CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews continue clearing secondary roads across Piedmont Virginia

Feb. 7, 2010
CONDITIONS IMPROVE BUT DRIVING STILL HAZARDOUS
VDOT crews shift to secondary roads, work slowed by deep snow, fallen trees

Feb. 7, 2010
DRIVERS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR SLICK CONDITIONS
VDOT crews continue their round-the-clock response to historic winter storm

Feb. 6, 2010
TRAVEL WILL REMAIN HAZARDOUS OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews continue their round-the-clock response to historic winter storm

Feb. 6, 2010
VDOT CONTINUES TRAVEL WARNING
All roads in Piedmont are snow-covered; driving is extremely hazardous

Feb. 6, 2010
ROADS ARE HAZARDOUS ACROSS PIEDMONT VIRGINIA
VDOT continues travel warning; all highways are snow-covered as crews continue plowing

Feb. 5, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO WORSEN OVERNIGHT
VDOT, National Weather Service warn against travel during ‘extremely dangerous’ storm

Feb. 5, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AS SNOW ACCUMULATES
VDOT  warns against overnight travel as crews continue work on major highways

Feb. 5, 2010
AVOID TRAVEL DURING WINTER STORM
VDOT fully mobilized as snow begins to accumulate across Piedmont Virginia

Feb. 3, 2010
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT FREEZING CONDITIONS TONIGHT
Some secondary routes are still snow-covered, VDOT advises caution while driving

Feb. 3, 2010
SNOW WILL AGAIN AFFECT MORNING TRAVEL IN CENTRAL VA.
Major highways clear but motorists should expect isolated snow patches, black ice

Feb. 2, 2010
HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT
Crews on duty overnight; motorists urged to avoid unnecessary travel

Feb. 2, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR OVERNIGHT STORM
Motorists urged to drive cautiously, expecting refreezing as temperatures fall

Feb. 1, 2010
CAUTION ADVISED DURING OVERNIGHT TRAVEL
Motorists should expect to encounter slick conditions as water on roads refreezes

Feb. 1, 2010
MOTORISTS ADVISED TO EXPECT ICING THIS MORNING
Black ice likely on roads; VDOT continues work on secondary routes

Jan. 31, 2010
MAJOR HIGHWAYS ACROSS PIEDMONT ARE CLEAR OF SNOW
VDOT crews plowing secondary roads overnight; motorists advised to expect freezing

Jan. 31, 2010
MAJOR HIGHWAYS ACROSS PIEDMONT VA. ARE CLEAR OF SNOW
VDOT crews continue plowing secondary roads; motorists advised to expect freezing overnight

Jan. 31, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING IN PIEDMONT VA.
VDOT crews begin plowing secondaries; motorists should continue to drive with caution

Jan. 30, 2010
VDOT CAUTIONS AGAINST TRAVEL OVERNIGHT
Roads across Piedmont Va. still snow-covered and hazardous

Jan. 30, 2010
VDOT CAUTIONS AGAINST NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL
Major highways in Piedmont Va. are snow-covered, secondary roads also hazardous

Jan. 30, 2010
ROADS ARE SNOW-COVERED ACROSS CENTRAL VA.
Snow is spreading into northern counties; non-essential travel should be avoided

Jan. 30, 2010
VDOT ISSUES TRAVEL WARNING AS SNOW BEGINS ACROSS PIEDMONT
Hazardous driving conditions expected across much of Va. during winter storm

Jan. 29, 2010
VDOT PREPARED FOR FORECAST WINTER STORM
Crews on duty overnight across Piedmont Va.; motorists urged to avoid unnecessary travel

Jan. 27, 2010
SOME SECONDARY ROADS STILL CLOSED BY HIGH WATER IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews reopen roads as water recedes, flood damage is repaired

Jan. 25, 2010
69 SECONDARY ROADS NOW CLOSED IN CENTRAL VA.
Motorists urged to use caution while driving overnight since flooded areas remain hazardous

Jan. 25, 2010
41 SECONDARY ROADS CLOSED BY HIGH WATER IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews removing fallen trees, motorists urged to avoid flooded roads

Jan. 25, 2010
64 SECONDARY ROADS CLOSED BY FLOODING IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews monitoring conditions, checking damage as high water recedes

Jan. 25, 2010
SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS CLOSED BY HIGH WATER, FALLEN TREES
VDOT crews working to remove debris, barricade flooded roads

Jan. 22, 2010
MOST HIGHWAYS CLEAR ACROSS PIEDMONT VIRGINIA
Icy Patches Reported on I-64 at Afton, Primary Roads in Western Counties

Jan. 21, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY OVERNIGHT
Icy conditions are likely as wintry mix, falling temperatures combine in Central Va.

Jan. 11, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER WINTER STORM
Forecast Calls for Light Snow Overnight; Motorists Urged to Drive Cautiously

Jan. 8, 2010
MAJOR HIGHWAYS CLEAR ACROSS PIEDMONT VIRGINIA
Motorists Should Drive Carefully, Expect Slick Conditions on Secondary Roads

Jan. 7, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO DRIVE CAUTIOUSLY OVERNIGHT
VDOT Crews on Duty as Snow Spreads Across Piedmont Virginia

Jan. 7, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR FORECAST WINTER WEATHER
Motorists Urged to Drive Cautiously During Overnight Snow

Jan. 1, 2010
Portion of Route 20 in Albemarle County blocked
Motorists should use alternate routes

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