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Virginia will spend $355 million to clear roads more quickly

Crashes could be cleared faster because of a new six-year $355 million contract with Reston based Serco Inc., the Virginia Department of Transportation says.

Wednesday - 05/08/2013, 05:28am EDT

Tags: vdot, traffic

Buses could use I-66 shoulders in 2014

Virginia is moving ahead with plans to allow buses to use Interstate 66 shoulders starting next year as a pilot project to reduce congestion along the heavily traveled corridor.

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 09:19pm EDT

Tags: interstate 66, Interstate 270, public transportation, ari ashe, metropolitan council of governments, vdot, Maryland State Highway Administration, transportation funding reform bill

Eastbound I-66 travel times now posted on overhead signs

You have probably found yourself at one time or another stopped along I-66. But at least there are now new travel times posted for you to look at while stuck in the gridlock.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 01:33pm EDT

Tags: ari ashe, I-66, inrix, vdot, Gov. Bob McDonnell

Express Lanes construction to bring more detours in Va.

More detours and shutdowns are planned as part of the I-95 Express Lanes project, and drivers should be prepared for their commutes to get worse before they get better.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: 95 Express Lanes, Hank Silverberg, Quantico, vdot, I-95

Cost of new Arlington bus stop: $1 million

A new bus stop on Columbia Pike cost more than $1 million to build, according to a county spokeswoman.

Monday - 03/18/2013, 02:00pm EDT

Tags: Arlington County Department of Environmental Services, columbia pike, vdot, Walter Reed Drive, Whalen McDaniel, Virginia Department of Transportation

Mild winters gobble up snow budgets in Va., Md.

Much of the money set aside for snow cleanup in Virginia and Maryland has already been spent.

Tuesday - 03/05/2013, 03:39am EST

Tags: winter storm, vdot, Maryland State Highway Administration, snow removal, Hank Silverberg

Clipper delievers blast of snow during morning rush hour in D.C.

A quick-moving clipper delivered a blast of snow in the D.C. region on Friday morning, causing complications on the roadways during the morning rush.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 09:33am EST

Tags: snow, vdot, DDOT, MTA

Va. Beltway main lanes to get travel times estimates

A change the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to make in the spring will give Capital Beltway drivers a better idea of whether it's worth their time and money to take the 495 Express Lanes.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 09:33am EST

Tags: ari ashe, Beltway Express Lanes, toll lanes, vdot

VDOT to study bridge traffic over Potomac

Virginia's Department of Transportation is launching a study of traffic over the Potomac River bridges.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:32pm EST

Tags: vdot, Potomac River bridge

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