Making Transportation Better

Here's How VDOT Works to Improve Travel in the Commonwealth


Highway safety corridors
The Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) Highway Safety Corridor program is designed to reduce the number of traffic accidents in high crash areas. 

Wildflowers
Learn more about all those wildflowers that adorn the commonwealth's roads to keep Virginia blooming!

Work zone safety
VDOT provides tips for driving safely through construction sites.

Public record
Concerned about construction? Want to help shape transportation in your area? Attend a public meeting in an area near you.

Public involvement process
Want to learn more about public involvement in planning and programming? Check out our citizen's guide.

Safety information center
VDOT is keeping the public informed and educated on important issues concerning safety. These pages provide links about various safety issues.

Scenic byways
This program identifies road corridors containing aesthetic or cultural value near areas of historical, natural or recreational significance. The program encourages travel to interesting destinations and away from high-traffic corridors.

Adopt-a-Highway
This popular program counts on local communities to help keep Virginia roadsides beautiful.

Bicycling and walking 
VDOT's numerous scenic biking and walking trails are among the finest in the country.

Environmental programs
VDOT has many initiatives to preserve the environment while keeping Virginia moving. 

Volunteer mowing
Safety is always VDOT's top priority for volunteers mowing a state-maintained road.

Adopt-a-Highway volunteers

Integrated Directional Signing Program
Want to help travelers find your business, service or attraction? Here's what you need to know.

Neighborhood traffic programs
VDOT offers five programs to assist localities in addressing residential traffic problems.
Rural Rustic Roads
VDOT paves the way for future roads by bringing accessibility and safety to remote regions of the commonwealth.
Stormwater management
VDOT is committed to ensuring stormwater runoff from its roads and facilities complies with  federal and state environmental regulatory requirements.

 


Page last modified: Sept. 5, 2014