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  • Don’t speed: it could get your EZ Pass suspended

    WASHINGTON – Speeding through toll plazas can get your EZ Pass privileges suspended. USA TODAY reports that some states flag drivers and issue warnings if they drive too fast through the EZ Pass toll plaza lanes.…

  • VDOT rolls out holiday traffic signal timing

    It\’s hard to imagine that holiday traffic around area
    shopping malls could be worse. But VDOT is working behind the scenes to make
    things a little better.

  • VDOT releases cheat sheet for holiday travel

    A guide to getting around on Thanksgiving.

  • Bedford County road to close for bridge repair

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will temporarily close part of a road in Bedford County to make bridge repairs. A section of Route 602 will be closed on November…

  • VDOT sets snow removal budget

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation has set its initial snow-removal budget for the upcoming winter. VDOT estimates that its budget will exceed $145 million this winter. The snow-removal budget is part…

  • I-95 Express Lanes to open ahead of schedule

    SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) — A $940 million project to add express toll lanes to a 29-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in northern Virginia is running ahead of schedule and could open to drivers as early…

  • Road striping causes problems on I-395

    It appears a contractor failed to finish restriping about 1,000 feet of
    Interstate 395, causing problems for Wednesday morning\’s commute, says Virginia
    Department of Transportation spokeswoman Jennifer McCord.

  • VDOT clears the way for holiday travelers

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — To smooth the way for holiday travelers, Virginia highway officials are suspending construction and maintenance on most interstates and highways for the Memorial Day weekend. The work pause starts at noon…

  • Va. unpaved roads creating problems for school buses, commuters

    Impassable, muddy Virginia roads are absorbing any gravel put down
    and getting more snow this week that will make the travel conditions worse, residents say.

  • Worker struck by VDOT dump truck dies

    A contract worker for the Virginia Department of Transportation was killed after he was struck by another VDOT dump truck in Loudoun County, Virginia State Police say.

  • Pothole maintenance falls through cracks due to constant storms

    Road crews report resources are in good shape ahead of the oncoming storm. But with constant clean-up going on, there isn\’t time for regular maintenance.

  • Companies propose solutions to fix I-66 traffic

    At the same time drivers sit in the bumper-to-bumper traffic that plagues weekday commutes on I-66, an in-depth discussion is going on in regards to long-term solutions to solve the congestion woes along one the busiest highways in our region.

  • 495 shoulder lane to open during rush hour in 2014

    Virginia\’s Department of Transportation
    hopes to open the left shoulder on a 1.5-mile stretch of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway during
    both rush hours starting late next year.

  • Buses may use I-66 shoulders to ease congestion

    Buses may start using the shoulders of Interstate 66 next fall as part of a one-year pilot program to ease congestion.

  • Bi-County Parkway, Battlefield bypass moving forward

    Virginia and the National Park Service will move ahead with both the Bi-County Parkway and the Manassas National Battlefield Park Bypass at the same time.