2013 News Releases - Hampton Roads

Nov. 25, 2013
VDOT NAMES HERMAN AS ACTING HAMPTON ROADS COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Nov. 19, 2013
PILE DRIVING FOR ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT BEGINS IN NORFOLK

Nov. 14, 2013
Governor McDonnell Opens the New Four-Lane Gilmerton Bridge in Chesapeake
From the Offfice of the Governor

Oct. 28, 2013
Commonwealth Transportation Board Holds Six-Year Improvement Program Meeting
Public is invited to review and comment on multimodal transportation projects

Oct. 23, 2013
I-264 WESTBOUND DOWNTOWN TUNNEL TO CLOSE DURING THE NIGHTS ONLY
Work to take place seven nights a week; tunnel to be open during the days and early evenings on the weekends and weekdays

Sept. 20, 2013
US 460 MOBILITY PARTNERS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VDOT TO HOST OPEN HOUSE FOR DBE AND SWaM CONTRACTORS
Attendees will learn about subcontracting opportunities associated with

Sept. 10, 2013
VDOT TO HOST CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING FOR I-64 WIDENING AND HIGH RISE BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT

Sept. 6, 2013
ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT
Close to a thousand job seekers attend job fair in Portsmouth

Sept. 4, 2013
REMINDER: ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT HOSTS JOB FAIR THIS THURSDAY
Contractors and Subcontractors Seek Applicants to Fill Positions Created by Project

Sept. 4, 2013
REMINDER: ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT HOSTS JOB FAIR THIS THURSDAY
Contractors and Subcontractors Seek Applicants to Fill Positions Created by Project

Sept. 3, 2013
NORVIEW AVENUE RAMP IMPROVEMENT PROJECT COMPLETED LAST WEEK

Aug. 29, 2013
ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT HOSTS JOB FAIR
Contractors and Subcontractors Seek Applicants to Fill Positions Created by Project

Aug. 16, 2013
JAMES RIVER BRIDGE GRID DECK STUD INSTALLATION SET TO BEGIN LATER THIS MONTH

Aug. 12, 2013
George Washington Memorial Highway (Route 17) Widening Project Ready to Begin
Initial construction activities to begin this week

Aug. 9, 2013
TASLEY ROUNDABOUT PROJECT READY TO BEGIN
First roundabout on Eastern Shore

Aug. 8, 2013
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY INCIDENT UNDER SAFETY INVESTIGATION

Aug. 1, 2013
PILE DRIVING FOR ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS PROJECT UNDERWAY IN NORFOLK

July 29, 2013
INTERSTATE 95 RAMP PAVING PROJECT TO BEGIN IN AUGUST
Motorists should be aware of work zone and detours

July 24, 2013
James River Bridge Grid Deck and Roadway Analysis Released
Additional safety improvement options identified

July 22, 2013
CREWS TO SURVEY I-64 FROM NEWPORT NEWS TO WILLIAMSBURG
Motorists should be aware of survey work occurring in the median and shoulder

July 22, 2013
GILMERTON BRIDGE TO CLOSE TO VEHICULAR TRAFFIC FRIDAY EVENINGS OF JULY 26, AUGUST 2
Motorists Encouraged to Use I-64 High Rise Bridge as Alternate Route

July 1, 2013
ROUTE 17 PAVING PROJECT NOW COMPLETE
Crews complete project on time, on budget and to VDOT specifications

June 27, 2013
VDOT LEADS PRSA PINNACLE AWARDS WITH FIVE HONORS, INCLUDING BEST IN SHOW

June 24, 2013
Lakeside Drive (Route 620) Intersection Improvement Project Ready to Begin
Construction Scheduled to Start in July

June 17, 2013
CREWS PERFORMING SHOULDER LANE IMPROVEMENTS
Tree removal, lane markings and new signs installed to improve use

June 11, 2013
PEREGRINE FALCONS RELOCATED FROM LOCAL BRIDGES
VDOT and CCB Work Together to Relocate Falcons

June 6, 2013
LIGHTS RETURN TO THE INTERCHANGE OF 264 AND 64
Motorists will notice significant difference in areas at night

May 31, 2013
PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT ON VIRGINIA’S DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Hampton Roads Public Hearing Scheduled for June 5

March 22, 2013
Plum Point Park Closes Temporarily
Five-week Closure Scheduled to Begin March 25

March 12, 2013
Elizabeth River Tunnels Project Reaches Milestone in Waterline Relocation
Crews successfully install pipe beneath river

March 7, 2013
Elizabeth River Crossings Prepared to Close Midtown Tunnel Thursday Morning
High Tides Combined with High Winds Could Trigger Closure

Feb. 15, 2013
ERC Mobilizes for this Saturday Expected Snowfall

Feb. 15, 2013
Elizabeth River Trail Reroute Begins February 18
Portion of existing trail closes for construction of new Midtown Tunnel

Feb. 8, 2013
5 P.M. UPDATE: EMERGENCY POTHOLE REPAIR ON I-264 EAST CONTINUES
Lanes reduced in Norfolk to make repairs

Jan. 24, 2013
GOV. MCDONNELL VISITS NEWPORT NEWS TO HIGHLIGHT POSITIVE LOCAL IMPACT OF PASSING COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION PLAN

Jan. 10, 2013
GROUNDBREAKING HELD FOR ELIZABETH RIVER TUNNELS IN HAMPTON ROADS
Project already awarded more than $21 million in contracts for small and minority owned businesses in the region

Jan. 7, 2013
GILMERTON BRIDGE PROJECT TO REACH MILESTONE WITH FLOAT-IN OF LIFT SPAN ON JAN. 7
Complex Operation to Result in Extended Bridge and Maritime Channel Closures

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