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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Assistance Program for Businesses Impacted by Rt. 29 Construction ApprovedBusiness owners near the Rio Road and Route 29 intersection say a new assistanc
Assistance Program for Businesses Impacted by Rt. 29 Construction Approved
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 hours ago
Business owners near the Rio Road and Route 29 intersection say a new assistance program approved Wednesday by County Supervisors is a step in the right direction. Planned construction in that area threatens to keep customers away. The new plan is... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Study finds possible link between oyster deaths, bridge workHUDGINS, Va. (AP) - A new study says there's a possible link between oyster lar
Study finds possible link between oyster deaths, bridge work
WVVA Bluefield / Posted yesterday
HUDGINS, Va. (AP) - A new study says there's a possible link between oyster larvae deaths at a hatchery last year and rehabilitation work on the Gwynn's Island Bridge in Mathews County. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1NN9lFX ) reports that the study... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Study finds possible link between oyster deaths, bridge workHUDGINS, Va. (AP) - A new study says there's a possible link between oyster lar
Study finds possible link between oyster deaths, bridge work
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted yesterday
HUDGINS, Va. (AP) - A new study says there's a possible link between oyster larvae deaths at a hatchery last year and rehabilitation work on the Gwynn's Island Bridge in Mathews County. The Daily Press (http://bit.ly/1NN9lFX ) reports that the study... Read more
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Daily Press
Crash causing 5-mile backup on I-564 in NorfolkWestbound traffic on I-564 in Norfolk is backed up about 5 miles to Naval Stati
Crash causing 5-mile backup on I-564 in Norfolk
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Westbound traffic on I-564 in Norfolk is backed up about 5 miles to Naval Station Norfolk due to a crash. In Hampton, northbound I-664 is backing up near the I-64 interchange because of a crash there. Source: Virginia Department of T... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Construction causes headaches for driversThree major accidents the morning of September 1 caused headaches for drivers.
Construction causes headaches for drivers
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
Three major accidents the morning of September 1 caused headaches for drivers. The ever-changing traffic patterns and ongoing construction may be to blame for what seems to have been a spike in accidents this summer. But the Department of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-295 SouthA tractor trailer fire has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 295 on
Tractor trailer fire shuts down I-295 South
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
A tractor trailer fire has shut down all southbound lanes of Interstate 295 on Tuesday night. Northbound lanes of I-295 were also shut down for a brief time, but have since re-opened. As of 10:30, all southbound lanes remain shut down at mile marker... Read more
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Daily Press
Study links Gwynn's Island bridge work to damaged oyster productionContaminants from work on the Gwynn's Island Bridge could have caused millions
Study links Gwynn's Island bridge work to damaged oyster production
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Contaminants from work on the Gwynn's Island Bridge could have caused millions of oyster spat — oyster larvae — to die last year at a hatchery near the bridge in Mathews County, according to a study by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
I-64 WB contraflow lane in Charleston to close for repairsThe contraflow lane of Interstate 64 westbound will be closed overnight for rep
I-64 WB contraflow lane in Charleston to close for repairs
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted yesterday
The contraflow lane of Interstate 64 westbound will be closed overnight for repair work, according to the West Virginia Department of Transportation. The closure will begin at 8 p.m. Tuesday until 6 a.m. Wednesday to allow workers to repair glare... Read more
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Daily Press
Cox asks to close its store in Gloucester CountyCox Communications may soon close its only retail store in Gloucester County. T
Cox asks to close its store in Gloucester County
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Cox Communications may soon close its only retail store in Gloucester County. The move, the company says, will save money because of the low number of customers who use the location. The Cox Solution Store is in the Fox Mill Centre shopping... Read more
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Daily Press
Isle of Wight still struggling to find use for controversial Stoup propertyISLE OF WIGHT — Isle of Wight County is now seeking proposals as it tries to ma
Isle of Wight still struggling to find use for controversial Stoup property
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
ISLE OF WIGHT — Isle of Wight County is now seeking proposals as it tries to make use of a parcel of waterfront property it bought nearly seven years ago at a price far above its assessed value. The county has tried for years to find someone to use... Read more
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Daily Press
VDOT: Separate accidents close major thoroughfares in Hampton, York SundayTwo major highways on the Peninsula were closed for several hours early Sunday
VDOT: Separate accidents close major thoroughfares in Hampton, York Sunday
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Two major highways on the Peninsula were closed for several hours early Sunday morning due to accidents. Around 4:02 a.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation sent a news release that said all southbound lanes on Hampton Highway between... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Scheduled for I-81 in Valley Aug. 30 - Sept. 4Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: STAUNTON – Lane closures a
Traffic Alert: Lane Closures Scheduled for I-81 in Valley Aug. 30 - Sept. 4
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 5 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: STAUNTON – Lane closures are scheduled for Interstate 81 in Augusta, Shenandoah and Frederick counties from August 30 to September 4, 2015. These closures all take place during overnight hours, and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
I-64/I-564 WB entrance ramp to close nightly Aug. 30 - Sep. 3Norfolk, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the
I-64/I-564 WB entrance ramp to close nightly Aug. 30 - Sep. 3
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
Norfolk, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 West entrance ramp to I-564 West nightly beginning Sunday, Aug. 30 through Thursday, Sept. 3 from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following morning. During the I-564 ramp... Read more
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Washington Post
There’s one place where HOT lanes aren’t workingTraffic clogs I-95’s regular lanes and express lanes in the Quantico area at th
There’s one place where HOT lanes aren’t working
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Traffic clogs I-95’s regular lanes and express lanes in the Quantico area at the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Dear Dr. Gridlock: Is Virginia doing anything to improve traffic flow on Interstate 95 between the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Hassan signs transit bills into lawNASHUA - Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said she loses sleep over infrastructure
Hassan signs transit bills into law
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
NASHUA - Nashua Mayor Donnalee Lozeau said she loses sleep over infrastructure problems like the 14-foot wide sinkhole that closed portions of Interstate 93 in Concord last week. Alternative modes of transportation like an expanded, modern passenger... Read more
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citybizlist Dallas
Trinity Industries Provides Update on ET Plus SystemDALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) has learned that t
Trinity Industries Provides Update on ET Plus System
citybizlist Dallas / Posted 6 days ago
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN) has learned that the Virginia Department of Transportation intends to conduct additional crash testing of the ET Plus® System. The following statement is attributable to Trinity spokesman... Read more
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ABC News
Controversial Guardrail To Be Crash-Tested AgainFive months after passing federally-ordered crash tests, the controversial guar
Controversial Guardrail To Be Crash-Tested Again
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Five months after passing federally-ordered crash tests, the controversial guardrail blamed for dozens of deaths and injuries is being tested again, this time by a U.S. state which has been aggressively investigating the highway product. According... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Brooke board discusses development ordinanceCounty Commissioner Tim Ennis asked Matthew Reven, a member of the planning com
Brooke board discusses development ordinance
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
County Commissioner Tim Ennis asked Matthew Reven, a member of the planning commission, to discuss the proposed subdivision and land development ordinance, which he said is not about zoning but about establishing rules for the establishment of new... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Male Human Remains Found in Albemarle Co.Albemarle County police are investigating the discovery of human remains that w
Male Human Remains Found in Albemarle Co.
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
Albemarle County police are investigating the discovery of human remains that were found along an off-ramp of Interstate 64 onto Route 20. Investigators confirm male human remains have been discovered in a ditch and the death appears to be... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Human Remains Found in Albemarle Co.Albemarle County police are investigating the discovery of human remains that w
Human Remains Found in Albemarle Co.
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
Albemarle County police are investigating the discovery of human remains that were found along an off-ramp of Interstate 64 onto Route 20. Investigators confirm male human remains have been discovered in a ditch and the death appears to be... Read more
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FOX News
2 members of Virginia TV news crew shot dead during live broadcastDEVELOPING:A man with a gun has shot and killed two media members on live telev
2 members of Virginia TV news crew shot dead during live broadcast
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
DEVELOPING:A man with a gun has shot and killed two media members on live television while they were filming in central Virginia, according to WDBJ, and police are still searching for the assailant. The two killed were identified by the station as... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Lawsuit Challenges Va. Visitors Guide Rules and FeesNORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging th
Lawsuit Challenges Va. Visitors Guide Rules and Fees
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging the state's rules and fees for distributing information at welcome centers and rest areas. VistaGraphics Inc. president and owner Randy Thompson says in a lawsuit that the... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Lawsuit challenges Va. visitors guide rules and feesNORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging th
Lawsuit challenges Va. visitors guide rules and fees
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 10 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging the state's rules and fees for distributing information at welcome centers and rest areas. VistaGraphics Inc. president and owner Randy Thompson says in a lawsuit that the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Lawsuit challenges Va. visitors guide rules and feesNORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging th
Lawsuit challenges Va. visitors guide rules and fees
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia Beach visitors guide publisher is challenging the state's rules and fees for distributing information at welcome centers and rest areas. VistaGraphics Inc. president and owner Randy Thompson says in a lawsuit that the... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Local fire department conducts tram rescue training at Hawks Nest State ParkDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
Local fire department conducts tram rescue training at Hawks Nest State Park
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New Lilly Bridge now open in Summers County, expect delaysDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
New Lilly Bridge now open in Summers County, expect delays
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
ADOPT-A-PALOOZA event works to encourage animal adoptionsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
ADOPT-A-PALOOZA event works to encourage animal adoptions
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Pipestem State Park hosts annual Oldies Car ShowDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
Pipestem State Park hosts annual Oldies Car Show
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 11 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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Daily Press
Best to prepare, just in casePHILADELPHIA — Hurricanes are a fact of life and are unavoidable; however it is
Best to prepare, just in case
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
PHILADELPHIA — Hurricanes are a fact of life and are unavoidable; however it is within our power to prepare for them. Actions we take now can have a measurable impact on how we respond to, and recover from, a hurricane. I work with state, local,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Woman hit by car in Shady SpringDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
Woman hit by car in Shady Spring
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Pedestrian hit by car in Coal CityDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
Pedestrian hit by car in Coal City
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Alternate routes to state fair alleviate trafficDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans availa
Alternate routes to state fair alleviate traffic
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
Disaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victimsDisaster loans available for Tazewell County flood victims Low-interest disaster loans are now available for homeowners and businesses in Tazewell County impacted by flooding that occurred on... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Surveillance shows suspect in Raleigh County armed robbery2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WV
Surveillance shows suspect in Raleigh County armed robbery
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges in Wyoming County. More >> MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
School bus crash in Monroe County2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WV
School bus crash in Monroe County
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges in Wyoming County. More >> MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges... Read more
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Daily Press
James River Bridge lifts set for this eveningDrivers planning to travel between Isle of Wight County and Newport News via th
James River Bridge lifts set for this evening
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
Drivers planning to travel between Isle of Wight County and Newport News via the James River Bridge may encounter some delays later this evening. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is planning for two bridge lifts at the James River... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Princeton man is arrested for indecent exposure2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WV
Princeton man is arrested for indecent exposure
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges in Wyoming County. More >> MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Woman charged in Beckley doctor attack back in court2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WV
Woman charged in Beckley doctor attack back in court
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
2 arrested in Mullens drug bust2 arrested in Mullens drug bust MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges in Wyoming County. More >> MULLENS, WV (WVVA) A man and woman have been arrested on numerous drug charges... Read more
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Daily Press
Traffic volumes building; crash reported on MMMBTA multi-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 664 on the Monitor
Traffic volumes building; crash reported on MMMBT
Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
A multi-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 664 on the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (MMMBT) has traffic backed-up more than two miles, according to to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Travelers headed from... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Find out how to get a free Steve Harvey bobbleheadEXCLUSIVE: Juror speaks out on verdict after Raleigh County murder trialEXCLUSI
Find out how to get a free Steve Harvey bobblehead
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
EXCLUSIVE: Juror speaks out on verdict after Raleigh County murder trialEXCLUSIVE: Juror speaks out on verdict after Raleigh County murder trial RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA) A Raleigh County jury has reached a decision in the murder trial against Brian... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tractor trailer crashes on I-77 in Mercer CountyVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire t
Tractor trailer crashes on I-77 in Mercer County
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain Tunnel BLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently added two new fire trucks at the East River Mountain Tunnel... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
2 arrested for malicious wounding in MullensVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire t
2 arrested for malicious wounding in Mullens
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain Tunnel BLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently added two new fire trucks at the East River Mountain Tunnel... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Shooting investigation underway in HintonVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire t
Shooting investigation underway in Hinton
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain Tunnel BLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently added two new fire trucks at the East River Mountain Tunnel... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Horse with one eye competes at state fairVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire t
Horse with one eye competes at state fair
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelVDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain Tunnel BLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently added two new fire trucks at the East River Mountain Tunnel... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain TunnelBLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently adde
VDOT adds 2 new fire trucks to East River Mountain Tunnel
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 14 days ago
BLAND COUNTY (WVVA) The Virginia Department of Transportation has recently added two new fire trucks at the East River Mountain Tunnel on Interstate 77. According to Michelle Earl with VDOT, three tunnel employees are trained for fire response at... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
WV DOT announces I-64 Bridge Deck construction lane closures, beginning August 19The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that beginning at 8 p.
WV DOT announces I-64 Bridge Deck construction lane closures, beginning August 19
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 14 days ago
The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced that beginning at 8 p.m., August 19 the right lane of I-64 eastbound will be closed from the Oakwood Exit to the Women's and Children's Hospital. Additionally, the Lee Street Exit will be... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
VDOT crews doing work on Main Street sidewalksThe Virginia Department of Transportation has been retrofitting various entranc
VDOT crews doing work on Main Street sidewalks
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 14 days ago
The Virginia Department of Transportation has been retrofitting various entrances to the sidewalks along Gloucester’s Main Street in order to make the walkways compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act standards. Photo by Quinton... Read more
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WTOV 9 Steubenville
Road Slip ConcernsUpdated: Tuesday, August 18 2015, 11:31 PM EDT TYLER COUNTY, WV – A road so un
Road Slip Concerns
WTOV 9 Steubenville / Posted 15 days ago
Updated: Tuesday, August 18 2015, 11:31 PM EDT TYLER COUNTY, WV – A road so unsafe, school busses have pulled their route from traveling on it. Angel Hines is a resident of Tyler County, and drives on Wetzel Tyler Ridge road frequently. When asked... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Waynesboro Making Progress on Tunnel TrailThe city of Waynesboro is making progress on their side of the Blue Ridge Tunne
Waynesboro Making Progress on Tunnel Trail
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
The city of Waynesboro is making progress on their side of the Blue Ridge Tunnel. The Virginia Department of Transportation gave the city a $90,000 planning grant last year to draw up a greenway trail from the edge of Waynesboro up to the historic... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
First Phase Completed for the Blue Ridge Tunnel ProjectThe first phase of a project to re-open a historic railroad tunnel through the
First Phase Completed for the Blue Ridge Tunnel Project
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
The first phase of a project to re-open a historic railroad tunnel through the Blue Ridge Mountains is finished. The nearly mile-long tunnel will eventually connect Nelson and Augusta Counties for people traveling on foot or two wheels. Claudius... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Two Intersections Closing, Two Temporary Signals Active September 9thVDOT is helping drivers better understand the intersection closures from the co
Two Intersections Closing, Two Temporary Signals Active September 9th
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
VDOT is helping drivers better understand the intersection closures from the construction along Route 29 in Albemarle County. It's part of the work to build a grade separated interchange at Rio Road. Starting September 9 the Route 29 intersections... Read more
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