News Releases - Culpeper

April 17, 2015
MOUNTAIN RUN LAKE RD. TO CLOSE APRIL 27-MAY 4
VDOT crews will repair pipe under roadway; motorists will be detoured

April 13, 2015
DICKERSON RD. BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR MAJOR REPAIRS
Route 606 closed north of airport from April 20 to Aug. 1; use Rt. 29 as detour

April 13, 2015
TURKEY RIDGE RD. CLOSED APRIL 20-MAY 8 FOR BRIDGE WORK
Bridge over Blackwater Creek near Castleton to be replaced

April 9, 2015
MOUNTAIN RUN LAKE RD. TO CLOSE APRIL 20-27
VDOT crews will repair pipe under roadway; motorists will be detoured

April 3, 2015
MOUNTAIN RUN LAKE RD. TO CLOSE APRIL 13-20
VDOT crews will repair pipe under roadway; motorists will be detoured

April 2, 2015
APRIL MARKS START OF PAVING SEASON IN CENTRAL VA.
More than 300 miles of state roadway will be resurfaced in 2015

April 2, 2015
PUBLIC INVITED TO INFORMATION MEETING ON RT. 3 PROJECT
Utility relocations begin in late April; roadway construction anticipated in early May

March 27, 2015
MOUNTAIN RUN LAKE RD. TO CLOSE APRIL 6-13
VDOT crews will repair pipe under roadway; motorists will be detoured

March 18, 2015
RT. 29 RAMPS TO RT. 250 CLOSED OVERNIGHT THURSDAY
Traffic will detour to Bypass using Barracks Rd. for lane striping, barrier installation

March 16, 2015
BEGINNING MARCH 23, FREE STATE RD. IS ONE-WAY
Westbound restriction will ease cut-through traffic on adjoining Wakefield Rd.

March 6, 2015
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR OVERNIGHT REFREEZE
VDOT crews continue work on secondary system, will monitor icing conditions tonight

March 6, 2015
THAWING BEGINS ON ROADS IN VDOT’S CULPEPER DISTRICT
Crews plan to work into Saturday to make all routes passable

March 6, 2015
DRIVING HAZARDOUS IN CENTRAL VA. AFTER DEEP FREEZE
Very slick conditions reported across VDOT’s Culpeper District despite yesterday’s plowing

March 5, 2015
FALLING TEMPERATURES MAKE FOR ICY ROADS OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews continue work on secondary roads; motorists should drive with extreme caution

March 5, 2015
CENTRAL VA. ROADS SNOW-COVERED, TRAVEL IS HAZARDOUS
VDOT crews working to clear major highways ahead of anticipated overnight refreeze

March 5, 2015
VDOT ADVISES TRAVEL DELAY UNTIL STORM ENDS
Central Va. roads are snow-covered and hazardous as heavy snow continues to fall

March 5, 2015
MANY ROADS COVERED, SLICK AS SNOW ENTERS REGION
VDOT crews working toward black pavement before deep freeze overnight

March 5, 2015
AS WINTER PERSISTS, MOTORISTS ASKED TO PLAN AHEAD
VDOT trucks, operators ready for changeover from rain to sleet, snow

March 4, 2015
WINTER STORM MAY AFFECT TRAVEL FOR NEXT SEVERAL DAYS
VDOT urges motorists to prepare for difficult driving, monitor road conditions

March 4, 2015
VDOT ISSUES NOTICE TO PROCEED TO RT. 29 SOLUTIONS CONTRACTOR
Engineering, survey work will begin this month on three design-build projects

March 3, 2015
VDOT CREWS READY TO RESPOND TO POSSIBLE ICE TODAY
Motorists should stay tuned to weather through Friday, plan travel accordingly

March 1, 2015
PATCHY ICE WILL LINGER THROUGH MORNING RUSH HOUR
VDOT crews monitoring conditions; motorists should slow down, be alert for black ice

March 1, 2015
MAJOR ROADS IN CENTRAL VA. ARE CLEAR AND WET
Icy patches remain on some secondary routes; motorists should drive with caution tonight

March 1, 2015
SLEET MAKING SOME ROADS SLIPPERY IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT advises motorists to avoid travel; conditions likely to worsen this afternoon

Feb. 28, 2015
WINTRY MIX AIMS TO MAKE ROADS SLICK
Motorists should avoid unnecessary travel Sunday

Feb. 26, 2015
SNOW REMOVAL CREWS PLOWING SECONDARY SYSTEM
Crews will continue work overnight, motorists should beware refreeze as temperature drops

Feb. 26, 2015
AS MAIN ROADS CLEAR, CREWS BEGIN WORK ON SECONDARIES
VDOT will continue snow removal operations until all roads passable

Feb. 26, 2015
TRACE OF SNOW ENOUGH TO MAKE ROADS SLICK
Motorists should use free 511 tools to check on roads before travel

Feb. 25, 2015
OVERNIGHT SNOW WILL MAKE FOR SLICK A.M. TRAVEL
VDOT asks motorists to delay trips, allow crews to clear roads

Feb. 22, 2015
SNOW REMOVAL CREWS WORKING SECONDARY ROADS
Motorists should continue to drive with caution, check free 511 tools for latest conditions

Feb. 22, 2015
VDOT CREWS CONTINUE PROGRESS IN CENTRAL VA.
Motorists should use free 511 tools to check on roads before travel

Feb. 22, 2015
ROAD CONDITIONS CHANGING QUICKLY AS SNOW MELTS
Use VDOT’s free 511 tools to check for snow, slush, potential local flooding

Feb. 21, 2015
ROAD CONDITIONS REMAIN HAZARDOUS IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews continuing to work interstate, primary highways; travel not advised overnight

Feb. 21, 2015
VDOT ASKS MOTORISTS TO PUT SAFETY FIRST, STAY OFF ROADS
Travel still treacherous across Central Va. as heavy snow continues to fall

Feb. 21, 2015
VDOT ASKS MOTORISTS TO PUT SAFETY FIRST, STAY OFF ROADS
Central Va. roads currently snow-covered, slick as of 11 a.m.

Feb. 20, 2015
VDOT RAMPING UP FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW
Motorists must stay vigilant, be prepared for slick conditions, continued frigid temperatures

Feb. 19, 2015
VDOT WARNS OF HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT
Below zero wind chills, drifting snow will make driving dangerous in some areas

Feb. 18, 2015
SNOW SQUALLS WILL IMPACT P.M. TRAVEL IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews continue snow removal operations across Culpeper District

Feb. 18, 2015
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS ROUTE 29 SOLUTIONS CONTRACT
Engineering work will begin in early March

Feb. 17, 2015
VDOT CREWS CONTINUE PLOWING ON SECONDARY ROADS
As temperatures plummet, motorists should anticipate slick conditions Wednesday

Feb. 17, 2015
MAJOR ROADS IN CENTRAL VA. ARE CLEAR OF SNOW
VDOT crews continue to clear secondary system, prepare for overnight refreeze

Feb. 17, 2015
CONDITIONS IMPROVING ON INTERSTATES, PRIMARY ROADS
VDOT snow removal operations continue across central Virginia

Feb. 17, 2015
ROADS SNOW-COVERED, TREACHEROUS IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews busy plowing, treating roads; motorists should continue vigilance

Feb. 16, 2015
VDOT CREWS WILL CONTINUE SNOW REMOVAL OVERNIGHT
Most roads are snow covered and slick, motorists urged to delay non-essential travel

Feb. 16, 2015
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF CHANGING ROAD CONDITIONS
Drivers urged to postpone non-essential travel as snow begins to accumulate

Feb. 16, 2015
WINTER STORM DELAYS CONSTRUCTION START ON RT. 29/250 INTERCHANGE PROJECT
Work now scheduled to begin mid-week, weather and conditions permitting

Feb. 16, 2015
CREWS READY FOR WINTER WEATHER TODAY
Motorists should expect snow to impact statewide travel into Tuesday

Feb. 15, 2015
VDOT ASKS DRIVERS TO PREPARE FOR MONDAY SNOW
Culpeper District crews on duty at 8 a.m. for treating, plowing roads

Feb. 15, 2015
HARSH WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS IN CENTRAL VA.
Motorists may encounter ice, roadway debris, blowing snow

Feb. 14, 2015
VDOT CREWS READY FOR BLUSTERY EVENING AHEAD
Virginians advised to monitor travel conditions, take precautions against cold

Feb. 13, 2015
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS MONDAY ON RT. 29/250 INTERCHANGE
Motorists should be alert for equipment and workers near ramps

Feb. 3, 2015
SIGNAL WORK WILL AFFECT RT. 29 INTERSECTIONS OVERNIGHT THIS WEEK
Police officers will direct traffic during installation of new signal control equipment

Jan. 27, 2015
COMMUTERS SHOULD USE CAUTION IN CENTRAL VA.
Most roads reported to have icy spots; snow still falling in some localities

Jan. 26, 2015
SNOW STILL IN OVERNIGHT FORECAST FOR CENTRAL VA.
VDOT advises motorists to plan for slick conditions due to low pavement temps

Jan. 26, 2015
VDOT HEARING FOR SCHOOLHOUSE RD. IN BEALETON IS FEB. 3
Public hearing rescheduled due to winter weather

Jan. 25, 2015
SNOW WILL AFFECT CENTRAL VA. TRAVEL THROUGH TUESDAY
Motorists asked to prepare for extended winter weather, consider alternate plans

Jan. 23, 2015
VDOT ISSUES NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD RT. 29 SOLUTIONS DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT
Transportation board will consider recommendation for award at Feb. 18 meeting

Jan. 23, 2015
WINTRY MIX ON THE WAY FOR CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews brined interstates, primaries yesterday; crews on duty as needed

Jan. 22, 2015
SIGNAL ADJUSTMENTS HAPPENING NEXT WEEK AT OPAL
Southbound Rt. 29 motorists are reminded to use flyover to reach Rt. 17 south

Jan. 22, 2015
BLASTING WILL OCCUR AT MULATTO RUN BRIDGE PROJECT
Motorists may experience brief delays on Rt. 231 in Madison Co.

Jan. 21, 2015
3 FIRMS SUBMIT PRICE PROPOSALS FOR ROUTE 29 SOLUTIONS PROJECTS
Final ranking, notice of intent to award contract will be posted on VDOT’s website

Jan. 20, 2015
DICK WOODS RD. BRIDGE OVER IVY CREEK CLOSES JAN. 26
VDOT will detour traffic using Routes 250 and 677 while replacement bridge is constructed

Jan. 14, 2015
CTB AWARDS RT. 29 / RT. 250 INTERCHANGE CONTRACT
Construction will begin in the spring on first Rt. 29 Solutions project

Jan. 14, 2015
CTB AWARDS RT. 29-666 PROJECT IN CULPEPER
Construction will begin this spring on diamond interchange to improve safety, capacity

Jan. 14, 2015
WINTRY MIX MAKING ROADS SLICK THIS MORNING
Check road conditions in your area before traveling, be alert for icy spots

Jan. 13, 2015
WINTER WEATHER IN FORECAST AGAIN WEDNESDAY
VDOT crews on duty overnight; motorists should pay attention to weather, road conditions

Jan. 12, 2015
BE ALERT FOR BLACK ICE DURING TUESDAY A.M. COMMUTE
VDOT crews in central Va. on duty overnight in case of refreeze

Jan. 12, 2015
BLACK CAT RD. IN KESWICK CLOSES JAN. 19 FOR BRIDGE WORK
VDOT project will replace aged railroad bridge; detour established for motorists

Jan. 12, 2015
CENTRAL VA. ROAD CONDITIONS VARY THIS MORNING
Motorists reminded to be vigilant, check road conditions before travel

Jan. 11, 2015
LATE SUNDAY, EARLY MONDAY COULD BE ICY IN CENTRAL VA.
VDOT crews mobilizing this evening; motorists asked to check conditions, delay travel

Jan. 6, 2015
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING BUT STILL SOME SLICK SPOTS
VDOT Culpeper District crews continue to plow, apply abrasives

Jan. 6, 2015
I-66, ROADS IN FAUQUIER SLICK THIS MORNING
Motorists are advised to check conditions, delay travel if needed

Jan. 5, 2015
VDOT PREPARES FOR EARLY TUESDAY SNOW
Crews applying brine to I-66, high-volume roads in Culpeper, surrounding counties

Jan. 5, 2015
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON RT. 15-53 ROUNDABOUT PROJECT
Proposed roadway improvement in Fluvanna Co. is subject of Jan. 15 public hearing

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