News Releases - Richmond

Nov. 16, 2017
VDOT CREW MEMBERS SAVE APPROXIMATELY 120,000 HONEY BEES DURING TREE TRIMMING OPERATIONS
The bees were relocated from trees along Huguenot Trail in Powhatan to the Huguenot Beekeepers’ Association

Nov. 15, 2017
I-95/TEMPLE AVENUE INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT COMPLETE IN COLONIAL HEIGHTS
New interstate ramps and roundabout open on time and on budget to improve traffic flow and enhance safety

Nov. 14, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 360 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN AMELIA COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about the proposal to replace bridges first built in 1966

Nov. 2, 2017
OVERHEIGHT VEHICLE DETECTION SYSTEM ADDED TO BENJAMIN HARRISON BRIDGE IN PRINCE GEORGE/CHARLES CITY COUNTIES
New system will help prevent damage to bridge and protect commonwealth’s valuable asset

Oct. 23, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD INFORMATION MEETING ON TWO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECTS IN POWHATAN
Public invited to learn more about the proposed projects on Oct. 25

Oct. 9, 2017
VDOT INVITES THE PUBLIC TO COLONIAL HEIGHTS ROUNDABOUT DEMONSTRATION AT COLONIAL HEIGHTS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Project team members will be present with a walkable floor mat of the new traffic pattern

Sept. 29, 2017
NEW ROUNDABOUT OPENING AHEAD OF SCHEDULE AT I-95/TEMPLE AVE. ON MONDAY, OCT. 2
New traffic configuration to improve traffic flow, reduce number and types of severe crashes

Sept. 28, 2017
VDOT INVITES COMMENT ON TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES
Richmond District’s Oct. 2 town hall is one of nine meetings statewide

Sept. 15, 2017
NEW ROADWAY CONSTRUCTION PROJECT BEGINNING ON CARTER GALLIER BOULEVARD IN POWHATAN
New roadway will act as a parallel to Anderson Highway/Route 60

Sept. 1, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON HOPKINS/KINGSLAND INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT IN CHESTERFIELD
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on September 7

Aug. 11, 2017
VDOT HIGHLIGHTS ONGOING DRAINAGE WORK AHEAD OF AUGUST STORMS

Aug. 2, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 155/COURTHOUSE ROAD SHARED USE PATH PROJECT IN CHARLES CITY
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on August 9

July 19, 2017
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-64 WIDENING PROJECT IN HENRICO AND NEW KENT
Aimed at improving traffic flow and reducing congestion, the project will break ground in fall 2017

June 30, 2017
COX ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN NOTTOWAY COMPLETE
Project finishes on schedule and on budget

June 26, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 460/BULL HILL ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT IN PRINCE GEORGE
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on June 28

May 26, 2017
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR WILLIAMSBURG ROAD (ROUTE 60) PAVEMENT REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN HENRICO COUNTY
Public invited to learn about the project May 31 at the Sandston Public Library

May 3, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PARHAM/PATTERSON INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT IN HENRICO
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on May 8

May 2, 2017
POLE RUN ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT COMPLETE IN PRINCE GEORGE
The structure located over Wards Creek is now open to traffic

April 28, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON I-64 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS OVER AIRPORT DRIVE IN HENRICO
Improvements include east and west bridge replacements and interchange improvements

April 28, 2017
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES
Feedback welcomed at public meeting on Monday, May 1

April 27, 2017
I-95/I-295 LANE REASSIGNMENT PROJECT UNDERWAY NEAR THE HENRICO/HANOVER COUNTY LINE
Congestion mitigation targeted by project in busy merge area

April 20, 2017
VDOT TO RESURFACE OVER 1,100 LANE MILES IN THE RICHMOND AREA IN 2017
New paving progress map available for viewing

April 10, 2017
NEW KENT ROUNDABOUT NEARLY COMPLETE
New traffic pattern in place and no longer guided by flagging operations

April 5, 2017
VDOT UNVEILS I-95 REVAMP PROJECTS FOR BETTER RICHMOND-AREA COMMUTES
The $52 million collection of projects will offer value-driven solutions to enhance traffic flow and safety

March 23, 2017
RAILROAD CROSSING PROJECT TO AFFECT BRANDERS BRIDGE ROAD TRAFFIC TWO DAYS IN LATE MARCH
Through traffic to use posted detour around construction

March 16, 2017
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR ROUTE 711 WIDENING PROJECT IN POWHATAN AND CHESTERFIELD COUNTIES
$11.7 million project to increase capacity, improve connectivity, will begin March 20

March 10, 2017
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT BEGINNING ON BROOK ROAD NEAR ST. JOSEPH’S VILLA
New pedestrian accommodations will improve area connectivity

Feb. 27, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD INFORMATION MEETING ON LOUISA ROUNDABOUT
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on Feb. 28

Feb. 22, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON NASH ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
The bridge is located over Rita Branch Creek in Chesterfield County

Feb. 13, 2017
RAILROAD CROSSING PROJECT TO AFFECT BRANDERS BRIDGE ROAD TRAFFIC BEGINNING IN MID FEBRUARY
Through traffic to use posted detour around construction

Feb. 6, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION IN PLACE FOR NEW KENT ROUNDABOUT
Use extra caution; traffic will be temporarily guided by barrels

Feb. 3, 2017
VDOT TO HOLD PARDON OUR DUST MEETING ON CARSON ROAD
Public invited to learn more about the project on Feb. 7 at Carson Volunteer Fire Department

Jan. 30, 2017
UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION RESUMES ON NEW KENT ROUNDABOUT WITH COMPLETION EXPECTED MAY 2017

Jan. 26, 2017
TEMAN ROAD BRIDGE REPAIRS COMPLETE IN HANOVER
The structure is located over Pug Swamp Creek

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