News Releases - Richmond

June 23, 2022
DEBRIS REMOVAL CONTRACTORS FINISH WORK IN RICHMOND, CULPEPER DISTRICTS
Crews collected 2 million cubic yards of trees and debris felled by Jan. 3 snow storm

June 22, 2022
VDOT TO HOST ONLINE PUBLIC MEETING ON STAPLES MILL ROAD (ROUTE 33) SMALL AREA PLAN IN HENRICO
Register now at bit.ly/StaplesMillMeeting2

June 7, 2022
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ROUNDABOUT IN DINWIDDIE
Public invited to learn about proposed roundabout at June 14 meeting

April 27, 2022
VDOT COMPLETES INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT AT I-95 AND MAURY STREET IN RICHMOND
Project improves safety and the flow of traffic

April 26, 2022
HUGUENOT TRAIL (ROUTE 711) TO CLOSE IN POWHATAN FOR INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
Drivers should follow posted detour routes

April 19, 2022
VDOT TO HOLD LOCATION PUBLIC HEARINGS ON FALL LINE TRAIL
Public invited to give input on proposed location and alignment refinements

April 6, 2022
CENTER LINE RUMBLE STRIPS COMING SOON TO ROUTES IN CHARLES CITY, GOOCHLAND AND PRINCE GEORGE COUNTIES
Six routes to receive rumble strips for enhanced safety

April 5, 2022
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON PROPOSED DOG BONE ROUNDABOUT IN PRINCE GEORGE
Public invited to learn how to use roundabout at April 19 meeting

April 1, 2022
VDOT INVITES CITIZENS TO PROVIDE INPUT ON FIVE PROJECT PIPELINE STUDIES IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
Take surveys through April 22; more at VAProjectPipeline.org

March 11, 2022
PREPARE FOR MIXED WEATHER EVENT SATURDAY
Crews gearing up for heavy rain, high winds and overnight refreeze

March 7, 2022
RAMP FROM LABURNUM AVENUE (ROUTE 197) TO I-64 WEST TO CLOSE IN CITY OF RICHMOND FOR BRIDGE REHABILITATION
Closure expected to last through November; drivers should follow posted detour routes

Feb. 13, 2022
PRECIPITATION ONGOING; WATCH FOR POTENTIAL REFREEZE ON ROADS
Crews on the lookout for slick conditions ahead of Monday commute

Feb. 12, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER
Pretreating complete; snow on the way

Feb. 11, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS PRETREATING AHEAD OF EXPECTED WEEKEND WINTER WEATHER
Major district routes will be treated today

Jan. 29, 2022
COLD CONDITIONS IN RICHMOND DISTRICT SATURDAY MORNING; CREWS ON THE MOVE
Most district roads in clear to minor condition; slick spots possible

Jan. 28, 2022
CREWS PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER TO BEGIN IN RICHMOND DISTRICT
Pretreating complete; snow on the way

Jan. 27, 2022
PRETREATING BEGINS FOR ANOTHER WEEKEND STORM IN RICHMOND DISTRICT
Major district routes will be treated today

Jan. 26, 2022
TRAFFIC IMPACTS COMPLETE AT I-64 AND AIRPORT DRIVE IN HENRICO COUNTY
Project adds safety and efficiency near major airport access hub

Jan. 22, 2022
COLD CONDITIONS, SNOW COVERED ROADS IN RICHMOND DISTRICT SATURDAY MORNING
Use caution if travel is essential

Jan. 21, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS PREPARE FOR ADDITIONAL WINTER WEATHER FRIDAY NIGHT
Drivers encouraged to check forecast, conditions before travel Friday and Saturday

Jan. 21, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS MONITORING ROADS FOR SLICK SPOTS
Watch for icy conditions during morning commutes

Jan. 20, 2022
LIMIT EVENING TRAVEL IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA TODAY; SLICK CONDITIONS POSSIBLE
Crews addressing today’s weather and watching Friday forecasts

Jan. 19, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT PREPARES FOR MORE WINTER WEATHER
Crews pretreating ahead of forecasted precipitation

Jan. 17, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR PAVEMENT REFREEZE MONDAY NIGHT
Use caution during evening commute

Jan. 17, 2022
ICY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE IN RICHMOND DISTRICT MONDAY MORNING
Delay travel until temperatures rise Monday

Jan. 16, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT ON THE LOOKOUT FOR ICY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE NIGHT
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel overnight as icy conditions may be present

Jan. 16, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS TACKLE WINTER PRECIPITATION
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel Sunday

Jan. 16, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS MOBILIZED AHEAD OF STORM
Crews are on standby across the district to address slick conditions

Jan. 15, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT PRETREATMENT COMPLETE; CREWS READY FOR SUNDAY’S WEATHER
Pretreatment operations complete, crews will mobilize Sunday ahead of forecasted precipitation

Jan. 13, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT READY FOR MORE WINTER WEATHER THIS WEEKEND
Crews pretreating, mobilizing ahead of forecasted precipitation

Jan. 11, 2022
CREWS BEGIN MAJOR DEBRIS CLEANUP OPERATION ON I-64
Heavy equipment will remove thousands of fallen trees between Shadwell and Short Pump

Jan. 11, 2022
VDOT TO HOST ONLINE PUBLIC MEETING ON STAPLES MILL ROAD (ROUTE 33) SMALL AREA PLAN IN HENRICO
Register now at http://bit.ly/StaplesMillMeeting1

Jan. 7, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS WATCHING FOR PAVEMENT REFREEZE FRIDAY NIGHT
Use caution during evening commute

Jan. 7, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS WATCH FOR BLACK ICE FRIDAY MORNING
Use caution until temperatures rise

Jan. 6, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT READY FOR MORE WINTER WEATHER THURSDAY NIGHT
Crews pretreating, mobilizing ahead of additional snow

Jan. 5, 2022
RICHMOND DISTRICT ON THE LOOKOUT FOR MORE WINTER WEATHER THURSDAY
Crews, equipment and materials stand ready for snow

Jan. 3, 2022
VDOT CREWS TACKLING BLACK ICE MONDAY NIGHT
Drivers should avoid overnight travel as temps drop

Jan. 3, 2022
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT READY FOR SHIFT TO SNOW
Residents urged to avoid travel if possible, stay aware of forecast

Jan. 2, 2022
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT READY FOR MONDAY SNOW EVENT
Crews preparing equipment, will report early Monday morning

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