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.…
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.
A guide to getting around on Thanksgiving.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 start using the shoulders of Interstate 66 next fall as part of a one-year pilot program to ease congestion.
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.