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HeadlinesJuly 11, 2018
VDOT INVITES INNOVATORS TO SECOND HACKATHON AND IDEA JAM IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Competition planned for July 17 and 18 will reward data-driven concepts and solutions
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites developers, planners, futurists and data enthusiasts to its second installment of the SmarterRoads Hackathon and Idea Jam Series set for Tuesday, July 17, and Wednesday, July 18, at 1776’s Crystal City Campus, at 2231 Crystal Drive, #1000, on the 10th floor, Arlington, Virginia, 22202.
June 26, 2018
LANE CLOSURES LIFTED TO EASE JULY 4 TRAVEL
Make safety the first priority when planning a trip
RICHMOND, Va. – Make travel plans in advance and keep safety top of mind during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will help make trips easier by suspending most highway work zones and lifting most lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Tuesday, July 3until noon Thursday, July 5.
VDOT TO RESURFACE NEARLY 9,000 LANE MILES IN 2018
New paving map available statewide for tracking progress
RICHMOND, Virginia – With consistently warm temperatures here to stay across the commonwealth, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) prime paving season in now underway, which will include resurfacing nearly 9,000 lane miles of roadways for smoother, safer travel. VDOT’s 2018 investment in paving is approximately $508 million.
New for this year, VDOT now offers coverage of tracking paving progress statewide, which allows community members and stakeholders to view specific locations slated for paving and individual details of each project.