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Sept. 5, 2019

VDOT CONTINUES PREP FOR HURRICANE DORIAN: HEAVY WIND, RAINFALL, FLOODING COULD OCCUR IN SOUTHEASTERN, COASTAL VIRGINIA
Regions could see impacts beginning Thursday night

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) continues preparation for forecasted heavy rain, winds and flooding in southeastern and coastal Virginia that may occur when the regions begin seeing impacts from Hurricane Dorian as early as Thursday night. VDOT continues to closely monitor the forecast and conditions, and crews are prepared to respond to any unsafe traveling conditions and damage resulting from the storm.

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Sept. 4, 2019

VDOT IS PREPARED FOR HURRICANE DORIAN
Be weather aware and stay tuned for official announcements and safety messages

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is prepared to keep Virginia roads safe ahead of forecasted effects of Hurricane Dorian. Crews across the state stand prepared to respond to any unsafe traveling conditions and damage resulting from the storm.

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Aug. 26, 2019

VDOT Lifts Lane Closures To Ease Labor Day Travel
Travel-trends map and 511 app can help with travel planning

RICHMOND, Va.  Plan travel ahead to help make the last summer holiday of the year enjoyable and, most importantly, safe. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will make trips easier by suspending most highway work zones and lifting most lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Friday, Aug. 30, until noon Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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Aug. 14, 2019

New Ramp from I-64 West to I-264 East Opening to Traffic
Interchange improvements project reaches significant Phase I milestone

NORFOLK -- The new flyover ramp from Interstate 64 west to Interstate 264 east will open to traffic the night of Wednesday, Aug. 14, increasing capacity and enhancing safety along the highly traveled interchange.

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Aug. 7, 2019

Public Invited to Attend I-81 Advisory Committee Meeting
August meeting to prioritize implementation schedule for the I-81 Corridor Improvement Plan

LEXINGTON, Va. – The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) are inviting members of the public to attend the first meeting of the Interstate 81 (I-81) Advisory Committee on Tuesday, August 13, in Lexington.

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July 29, 2019

VDOT ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF OF MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS
Kevin Gregg will lead the agency’s maintenance and operations programs and strategy

RICHMOND, Va. — Following a comprehensive search, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner Stephen C. Brich, P.E., and Chief Deputy Commissioner Robert H. Cary, P.E., L.S., announced today that Kevin Gregg has been selected as the agency’s new chief of maintenance and operations. Gregg brings over 39 years of international, domestic and state surface transportation expertise in both the public and private sectors, including 25 years with VDOT at varying locations and levels.

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