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News Releases - Statewide

June 22, 2018
VDOT TO RESURFACE NEARLY 9,000 LANE MILES IN 2018
New paving map available statewide for tracking progress

June 21, 2018
BUDGET, SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM APPROVED AT JUNE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD MEETING
$21.2 billion approved allocations in road, bridge, rail and public transportation improvements; VDOT and DRPT’s annual budgets also approved

May 25, 2018
PUBLIC FEEDBACK INVITED ON INTERSTATE 81 CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Provide input at series of meetings planned along corridor through Fall 2018

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

May 18, 2018
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND KICKS OFF SUMMER TRAVEL SEASON
VDOT will lift lane closures to ease congestion over the holiday

May 16, 2018
NEW DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION INNOVATION AND LAUNCH OF I-81 CORRIDOR STUDY ANNOUNCED

May 8, 2018
STRAP ON THOSE HELMETS! BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY IS MAY 9
May designated Bike Month in Virginia; events planned across the state

April 26, 2018
COMMONWEALTH IDENTIFIES PRIVATE SECTOR TEAMS SHORTLISTED FOR HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL EXPANSION PROJECT

April 19, 2018
AGENCY PARTNERSHIP RECOGNIZED, CONTRACTS AWARDED AT APRIL COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD MEETING
Approximately $20.2 million in contracts and grants awarded for VDOT, DRPT projects

April 16, 2018
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD INVITES PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS
Provide input on projects that are recommended for funding at public meetings, online, email and mail

April 9, 2018
VDOT PROMOTES SAFETY FOR NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEK APRIL 9-13
National theme is Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility

April 2, 2018
Gov. Northam Designates April As Highway Safety Month In The Commonwealth
Governor Directs Transportation And Public Safety Agencies To Join Forces For High-Visibility Effort To Reduce Fatalities

March 23, 2018
VDOT WILL LIFT LANE CLOSURES FOR EASTER TRAVEL
511 app offers current traffic conditions and more

March 22, 2018
CTB AWARDS NINE CONTRACTS WORTH $61.1 MILLION
Improvements planned in five VDOT districts

March 21, 2018
SNOW CONTINUES TO FALL ACROSS VIRGINIA ON WEDNESDAY
Road conditions vary; adjust travel as necessary

March 20, 2018
SNOW IS SO LAST SEASON… BUT SPRING IS WEARING IT ANYWAY
Winter weather arriving overnight Tuesday to affect Wednesday travel

March 12, 2018
WINTRY MIX, SNOW MAY AFFECT MONDAY EVENING COMMUTE
Be alert to the possibility of ice overnight Monday and into Tuesday morning

March 11, 2018
MARCH WEATHER MADNESS: WINTER IS MAKING A COMEBACK
Be prepared for winter weather beginning overnight Sunday

March 5, 2018
DRIVERS ASKED TO AVOID TRAVEL ON I-95 IN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY MONDAY
Consider telework, alternate routes and transit options for morning and evening commutes

March 2, 2018
HIGH WINDS AFFECTING TRAVEL ACROSS MUCH OF THE COMMONWEALTH
Motorists should watch for downed trees and debris; traffic signals may be affected by power outages

Feb. 22, 2018
CTB AWARDS 23 CONTRACTS WORTH $167.5 MILLION
Projects, paving planned in seven VDOT districts

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

Jan. 17, 2018
MAKE ROOM FOR SNOW PLOWS
Crews continue to plow and treat roads as snow moves eastward

Jan. 16, 2018
VIRGINIA, SNOW IS ON THE WAY… AGAIN
Watch for slippery conditions across the state beginning late Tuesday

Jan. 10, 2018
Governor McAuliffe Announces Deal to Deliver 95 Express Lanes Extension and Provide $277M for Additional Upgrades to the 95 Corridor
Deal will also fund the Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing

Jan. 10, 2018
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Project will add three I-95 southbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area from north of exit 133 to south of exit 130 to reduce congestion

Jan. 8, 2018
FREEZING RAIN COULD CREATE SLIPPERY CONDITIONS
Precipitation today could affect the evening commute

Jan. 5, 2018
BEWARE OF ICE ON ROADWAYS
VDOT continues snow operations, but refreeze remains a concern through the weekend

Jan. 4, 2018
SNOW, HIGH WINDS CAUSING DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON VIRGINIA ROADS
Motorists in central, eastern Virginia encouraged to stay off roads during snow removal efforts

Jan. 3, 2018
SNOW AND HIGH WINDS TO AFFECT TRAVEL
Motorists cautioned against driving during winter storm expected to hit eastern and central Virginia

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