News Releases - Hampton Roads

April 25, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING TO BE HELD FOR PROPOSED PLANS TO WIDEN ROUTE 17 IN YORK COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about plans to improve safety and capacity on Route 17 from Wolf Trap Road (Route 630) to north of Denbigh Boulevard (Route 173)

April 22, 2022
GIVE INPUT ON POTENTIAL MILITARY HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS AT POPLAR HALL DRIVE
Take online survey through May 8; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

April 21, 2022
PUBLIC HEARINGS TO BE HELD ON BOWERS HILL INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS STUDY
Public invited to attend virtually and in-person to learn about plans for Bowers Hill interchange

March 25, 2022
ROUTE 17 AND ROUTE 258 INTERSECTION PROJECT COMPLETE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE AND UNDER BUDGET
Project provides new turn and through lanes with increased capacity

March 23, 2022
GIVE INPUT ON POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS ON NEXT STUDY SEGMENT OF BATTLEFIELD BOULEVARD NEAR ROUTE 168 BYPASS
Take online survey through April 5; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

March 22, 2022
JAMESTOWN-SCOTLAND FERRY PILINGS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT PHASE COMPLETED ON TIME AND ON BUDGET
Pilings at ferry docks replaced with more environmentally safe material

March 18, 2022
SURVEY DEADLINE EXTENDED ON POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS ALONG HUMELSINE PARKWAY (ROUTE 199)
Online survey now available through March 26; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

March 7, 2022
VDOT SEEKS ADDITIONAL PUBLIC INPUT ON FUTURE OF ROUTE 17
Third online survey now available for portion of corridor in Isle of Wight County

March 4, 2022
GIVE INPUT ON POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS ALONG HUMELSINE PARKWAY (ROUTE 199)
Take online survey through March 19; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

Feb. 28, 2022
GIVE INPUT ON POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS AT JEFFERSON AVENUE AND FORT EUSTIS BOULEVARD
Take online survey through March 14; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

Feb. 24, 2022
GIVE INPUT ON POTENTIAL TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS ALONG BATTLEFIELD BOULEVARD NEAR I-64 IN GREENBRIER
Take online survey through March 10; more information at vaprojectpipeline.org

Feb. 15, 2022
VDOT EXTENDS TOLL RELIEF PROGRAM ENROLLMENT PERIOD
Norfolk and Portsmouth residents have through Feb. 19 to apply

Feb. 13, 2022
POSSIBILITY FOR SLICK ROADS WITH FRIGID TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews will monitor conditions, drivers should expect icing late Sunday, early Monday

Feb. 11, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS BEGINS PRETREATING ROADS IN ADVANCE OF WINTER WEATHER
Motorists should be alert to VDOT crews, vehicles

Jan. 29, 2022
HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS PERSIST WITH SNOW, SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND HIGH WINDS
Roadway treatment and snow-removal operations continue

Jan. 28, 2022
WINTER WEATHER HAS STARTED, MOTORISTS MUST STAY OFF ROADS
Conditions to result in decreased visibility and hazardous travel conditions

Jan. 28, 2022
WITH SNOW IN THE FORECAST, MOTORISTS MUST STAY OFF ROADS
Additional resources routed to Eastern Shore in advance of snowfall

Jan. 27, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS MOBILIZES IN PREPARATION FOR NEXT ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
Crews began pretreatment activities Thursday morning

Jan. 22, 2022
WATCH FOR POTENTIAL REFREEZE ON AREA ROADS
VDOT crews will monitor and treat potentially icy road conditions throughout the night

Jan. 22, 2022
DON’T CROWD THE PLOWS
Motorists asked to give plows space to work

Jan. 22, 2022
AVOID TRAVEL: HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS
Roadway treatment and snow-removal operations continue

Jan. 22, 2022
HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS MEAN MOTORISTS MUST STAY INSIDE
Roadway treatment and snow removal operations underway

Jan. 21, 2022
WITH SNOW IN THE FORECAST, MOTORISTS MUST STAY OFF ROADS
Crews are applying salt periodically and prepared to start plowing

Jan. 20, 2022
THE FIRST OF TWO WINTER STORMS HITTING HAMPTON ROADS
Motorists must plan travel around storm activity

Jan. 19, 2022
STAY OFF ROADS TO AVOID HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
Motorists must not travel until roads are passable

Jan. 19, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS MOBILIZES IN PREPARATION FOR WINTER WEATHER
Crews begin pretreatment activities Wednesday morning

Jan. 18, 2022
VDOT CONTINUES TO SEEK PUBLIC INPUT ON FUTURE OF ROUTE 17
Second online survey now available for portion of corridor in the City of Suffolk

Jan. 16, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS PREPARED FOR POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS
Motorists urged to delay travel until conditions improve

Jan. 14, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS MOBILIZES IN PREPARATION FOR WINTER WEATHER
Crews begin pretreatment activities Friday morning

Jan. 9, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS MONITORS BRIDGE, TUNNEL AND ROAD SURFACES AS TEMPERATURES VARY ACROSS THE AREA
Motorists urged to watch for possible ice patches

Jan. 3, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS REMAINS VIGILANT WITH POTENTIAL TRAVEL IMPACTS TO BEGIN THIS AFTERNOON
Motorists urged to delay or avoid travel when possible

Jan. 3, 2022
VDOT HAMPTON ROADS MOBILIZES FOR FIRST WINTER WEATHER EVENT OF THE NEW YEAR
VDOT Hampton Roads crews ready to respond to inclement weather conditions

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