News Releases - Hampton Roads

Dec. 4, 2018
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS IS WINTER READY
District’s snow budget is $8.4 million for 2018-2019 season

Nov. 30, 2018
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO EXTENDED CLOSURE ON ROUTE 31 (ROLFE HIGHWAY)

Oct. 11, 2018
VDOT PREPARED IN HAMPTON ROADS FOR POTENTIAL TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL IMPACTS
Pay close attention to local forecasts and official announcements for safety messages

Sept. 14, 2018
VDOT CONTINUES STORM RESPONSE, READIES FOR EVACUEES' RETURN
Road operations returning to normal over the weekend

Sept. 13, 2018
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS READY FOR HURRICANE IMPACTS
VDOT continues to monitor weather with crews at the ready

Sept. 12, 2018
VDOT PREPARATIONS CONTINUE IN HAMPTON ROADS AS POTENTIAL HURRICANE IMPACTS REMAIN
VDOT Hampton Roads takes additional measures to ease travel and maintain access to roads and facilities for evacuees throughout the region

Sept. 11, 2018
VDOT PREPARED TO ASSIST TRAVELERS AHEAD OF HURRICANE FLORENCE

Sept. 10, 2018
HAMPTON ROADS DISTRICT SUSPENDS LANE CLOSURES ON I-64, I-664 IN PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE FLORENCE

Aug. 24, 2018
MORE OF HAMPTON ROADS DISTRICT UNDER ONE, MODERN ROOF AFTER MOVE TO NEW BUILDING
Relocation follows more than 60 years at former complex

Aug. 23, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON PLANS TO IMPROVE ROUTE 602
Public Hearing scheduled for August 28 in Accomack County

Aug. 14, 2018
VDOT FERRYBOAT POWHATAN REACHES MAJOR CONSTRUCTION MILESTONE, LOWERED INTO WATER FOR FIRST TIME
Newest Jamestown-Scotland Ferry boat expected to arrive this fall

Aug. 10, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON THIRD SEGMENT OF I-64 WIDENING PROJECT
Shoulder strengthening work to begin Sunday, August 12

July 30, 2018
VIRGINIA’S FIRST CONTINUOUS FLOW INTERSECTION NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC ON MILITARY HIGHWAY
New intersection configuration on Military Highway at Northampton Boulevard and Princess Anne Road anticipated to reduce congestion and improve safety

July 17, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON PLANS TO IMPROVE ROUTE 13 AT STONE ROAD
Public Hearing scheduled for July 24 in Northampton County

July 17, 2018
LOCATION PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON POTENTIAL ALTERNATIVES FOR SKIFFES CREEK CONNECTOR
Public invited to learn more about plans for improved connectivity between Route 60 and Route 143 in James City County

June 22, 2018
ROUTE 199 AND BROOKWOOD DRIVE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT COMPLETE
New intersection configuration now open to traffic

June 15, 2018
ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT ISSUED FOR SKIFFES CREEK CONNECTOR LOCATION STUDY
Environmental Assessment now available for public review; Public Hearing scheduled July 18

June 15, 2018
REVISED HAMPTON ROADS CROSSING STUDY OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Hot lanes, new connections to I-564 and an undeveloped area on Willoughby Spit added to plan

June 11, 2018
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION (FHWA) AND VDOT ISSUE ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FOR RE-EVALUATION OF HAMPTON ROADS CROSSING STUDY SEIS
Citizens invited to open houses to provide comments

June 6, 2018
MAJOR MILESTONE MET MONTHS EARLY ON COURTLAND INTERCHANGE PROJECT
Two roundabouts and two bridges introduced into interchange

May 22, 2018
VDOT RELEASES DRAFT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO DELIVER NEW HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL

May 15, 2018
TURNPIKE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT COMPLETED AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

May 10, 2018
BOWERS HILL INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS STUDY KICKS OFF WITH VIRTUAL PRESENTATION
Video presentation and online survey now available

May 4, 2018
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY UPDATES SUMMER SCHEDULE TO MEET TRAFFIC DEMAND
Summer schedule begins Friday, May 25

April 18, 2018
I-64/NORTHAMPTON BOULEVARD INTERCHANGE PROJECT COMPLETED SIX WEEKS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

April 4, 2018
VDOT NAMES NEW HAMPTON ROADS DISTRICT ENGINEER
Christopher G. Hall to oversee roadway construction, maintenance and operations in nine Eastern Virginia counties

March 20, 2018
SPRING IS HERE, BUT SNOW IS NEAR
VDOT crews prepare for another dust up

March 15, 2018
PROCUREMENT FOR A NEW HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL ADVANCES
Firms submit Statements of Qualifications

Feb. 21, 2018
ROUTE 199 AND BROOKWOOD DRIVE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO BEGIN THIS MARCH
Construction is scheduled to begin the week of March 5, 2018

Feb. 20, 2018
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING TO BE HELD FOR U.S. ROUTE 460/58/13 CONNECTOR STUDY
Public invited to learn more about potential improvements to the Route 460/58/13 corridor

Feb. 12, 2018
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING TO BE HELD ON POTENTIAL ALTERNATIVES FOR SKIFFES CREEK CONNECTOR STUDY
Public invited to learn more about improved connectivity and safety plans near Skiffes Creek Reservoir

Jan. 24, 2018
VDOT Announces Jim Utterback to Lead Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project

Jan. 23, 2018
TEMPORARY E-ZPASS CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER IN NORFOLK TO CLOSE
Extended customer service hours also ending at two other locations

Jan. 9, 2018
ADDITIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT 64 EXPRESS LANES LAUNCH
Tolling begins Wednesday morning

Jan. 8, 2018
APP AND ADDITIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER/HOURS AVAILABLE FOR 64 EXPRESS LANES
Express Lanes open at 5 a.m. Wednesday

Jan. 4, 2018
FIRST WINTER STORM OF 2018 DUMPS FROM 4 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ON PARTS OF HAMPTON ROADS
VDOT warns overnight freezing temperatures could make travel difficult again on Friday

Jan. 4, 2018
VDOT TIGER TEAMS ARRIVE IN HAMPTON ROADS TO HELP CLEAR LOCAL ROADS AND HIGHWAYS AS STORM CONTINUES
Public urged to avoid travel during storm

Jan. 2, 2018
A REAL TIME TEST OF THE 64 EXPRESS LANES TOLLING SIGNS TO OCCUR BRIEFLY ON WEDNESDAY
Motorists advised the message is only a test

Jan. 2, 2018
PREPARATIONS BY VDOT UNDERWAY FOR WINTER STORM
VDOT crews began pretreatment of interstates and roads at 9 a.m.

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