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VDOT launches mowing blitz ahead of holiday

Wednesday - 06/26/2013, 05:40am EDT

Tags: vdot, july 4th

VDOT tests rumble strips in 4 SW Va. counties

Temporary rumble strips are being tested in highway work zones in four Southwest Virginia counties.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 11:35am EDT

Tags: vdot, rumble strips

Beltway Express Lanes speed limit raised to 65 mph

The speed limit on the 495 Express Lanes will go up to 65 mph later this month after a study from the Virginia Department of Transportation concluded it would not pose a safety risk to drivers.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 07:32am EDT

Tags: Beltway Express Lanes, Ari Ashe, vdot, Joan Morris

Expect off-peak traffic delays this summer on I-95

Every summer, local drivers must contend with heavy beach traffic along Interstate 95 in Virginia. But this summer expect more frequent backups and delays as construction ramps up on the 95 Express Lanes.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 05:35am EDT

Tags: beach traffic, 95 Express Lanes, I-95, construction, traffic, Hank Silverberg, dumfries, vdot

State razes homeless man's huge makeshift shelter

Virginia transportation officials worked for hours to remove a huge makeshift shelter a homeless man built and lived in for 9 years, requiring 10 trucks to haul it away.

Friday - 05/17/2013, 08:49am EDT

Tags: vdot, homeless

VDOT reaches deal on pothole repair claims

The Virginia Department of Transportation has reached a deal to repay some motorists whose vehicles were damaged by potholes in Hampton Roads.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 06:48pm EDT

Tags: vdot, Potholes

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

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