2020 News Releases - Hampton Roads

Dec. 4, 2020
VIRTUAL DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD ON OCCOHANNOCK CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Public invited to learn more about updated plans to replace the existing bridge

Dec. 2, 2020
VDOT ANNOUNCES ENROLLMENT PERIOD FOR 2021 TOLL RELIEF PROGRAM
Program helps ease burden of Downtown and Midtown tunnel tolls for qualified participants

Nov. 24, 2020
VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION AVAILABLE FOR WYTHE CREEK ROAD WIDENING PROJECT UPDATES
The public is invited to learn about the updated project design affecting motorists traveling between Hampton and Poquoson.

Nov. 16, 2020
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY CREW SELECTED FOR THE COMMISSIONER’S AWARD FOR LIFE-SAVING RESPONSE
Workers receive accolades in the Category of Heroism

Nov. 5, 2020
IMPROVEMENTS AT CENTERVILLE ROAD AND NEWS ROAD INTERSECTION COMPLETED EARLY AND UNDER BUDGET
A traffic light, 3 new turn lanes and a marked bicycle lane among updates.

Nov. 5, 2020
NEW PEDESTRIAN CROSSWALK COMPLETED ON ROUTE 17 IN CARROLLTON
Actuated pedestrian crossing at the Eagle Harbor Parkway and Kings Cross intersection will be activated as early as Nov. 9

Oct. 27, 2020
VIRTUAL PUBLIC PRESENTATION SHARES UPDATES ON EASTERN SHORE RAIL TO TRAIL STUDY
Public invited to review study progress and updated materials.

Sept. 30, 2020
ROUTE 671 REOPENS TO TRAFFIC AFTER COMPLETION OF CULVERT PROJECT

June 18, 2020
CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECT BEGINNING ALONG ROUTE 671
Full road closure of Route 671 scheduled for July

June 9, 2020
ROUTE 58 AND ROUTE 609 INTERSECTION PROJECT TO BEGIN
Construction on safety improvements starting as early as June 12

May 15, 2020
VDOT SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON POTENTIAL SHARED USE PATH ON EASTERN SHORE
Online survey now available as part of the Rail to Trail Study

April 9, 2020
VDOT TO CONDUCT RAIL TO TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE EASTERN SHORE
Study includes Accomack and Northampton Counties

March 20, 2020
VDOT TO RESCHEDULE ROUTE 178 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER OCCOHANNOCK CREEK PUBLIC HEARING
Safety measures to prevent COVID-19 community spread causes cancellation in Accomac County.

Feb. 20, 2020
WINTER IS HERE: VDOT HAMPTON ROADS HAS MOBILIZED
VDOT Hampton Roads crews are ready to respond

Feb. 19, 2020
PRETREATMENT IN HAMPTON ROADS IS UNDERWAY
VDOT Hampton Roads crews are on area roads in advance of the winter weather

Feb. 14, 2020
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY CREW HONORED WITH AWARD FOR LIFE-SAVING RESPONSE
Workers receive prestigious Gedney award for rescuing three swimmers

Jan. 24, 2020
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR SKIFFES CREEK CONNECTOR
Project to add a new link between the Route 60 and Route 143 primary roads

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