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NBC 12 Richmond
Resurfacing project closes Route 288N ramp from I-95Ncommuters who frequent Interstate 95 northbound through Chester and use Route 2
Resurfacing project closes Route 288N ramp from I-95N
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 15 hours ago
commuters who frequent Interstate 95 northbound through Chester and use Route 288 north to get across Chesterfield as the Virginia Department of Transportation has closed the ramp to complete a resurfacing project. Weather permitting, the ramp... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Metropolitan Planning Organization Looking to Fix Free Bridge Trafficfuture growth,” Hudson said. Nothing has been officially approved yet, but MPO
Metropolitan Planning Organization Looking to Fix Free Bridge Traffic
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
future growth,” Hudson said. Nothing has been officially approved yet, but MPO is hoping to submit an official plan to the Virginia Department of Transportation within the next few weeks. The overall price on the construction is estimated to be... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio River Ferryboat Festivalhard on people who have to get to work and it is also a pretty good tourist att
Ohio River Ferryboat Festival
The Marietta Times / Posted 2 days ago
hard on people who have to get to work and it is also a pretty good tourist attraction," he said. Rice added that the West Virginia Department of Transportation does give some grant money toward the operational costs, which include a pilot and... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
SCC rules Dominion must address two alternatives for replacing transmission linesto the bridge would not be prudent “…when the future of that existing structure
SCC rules Dominion must address two alternatives for replacing transmission lines
Southside Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
to the bridge would not be prudent “…when the future of that existing structure is uncertain.” Dominion noted that Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) had previously said it wanted the existing power cables removed from the... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Supervisors to continue RMA discussion Tuesdayimprovements to the county’s Visitor’s Center and other historic buildings and
Supervisors to continue RMA discussion Tuesday
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
improvements to the county’s Visitor’s Center and other historic buildings and the execution of a mutual agreement with Virginia Department of Transportation for the installation and maintenance of emergency preemption equipment to manipulate... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
National Trust holds conference on Rosenwald schools in Gloucesterits grounds. Wilson said one factor to be considered is access to the property,
National Trust holds conference on Rosenwald schools in Gloucester
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
its grounds. Wilson said one factor to be considered is access to the property, which might require a deceleration lane on Route 17 that would have to be added at substantial additional cost if the Virginia Department of Transportation requir... Read more
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Daily Press
Refining our tunnel vision35 cars and trucks got stuck behind them. That set off a tense scene, with bla
Refining our tunnel vision
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
35 cars and trucks got stuck behind them. That set off a tense scene, with black smoke filling the tunnel and Virginia Department of Transportation workers shouting for about 70 to 80 people to leave their keys in their vehicles and... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Three bids received for new bridgeof the new span now is set for March 2021, according to the bid documentation.
Three bids received for new bridge
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
of the new span now is set for March 2021, according to the bid documentation. Bids were opened at the West Virginia Department of Transportation Tuesday morning. Preliminary work on the bridge approaches, for the project more than... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
VDOT: Resurfacing project on 288 this year will fix problemsdo a better job, and they talk about so much money put toward roads and highway
VDOT: Resurfacing project on 288 this year will fix problems
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
do a better job, and they talk about so much money put toward roads and highways but I don’t see it," said Batts. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the recent heatwave is part of the issue, the other part is how Route 288 was... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Special delivery: Virginians welcome baby born aboard ferryferry early Sunday morning, while her husband, Kevin Osborne, helped out. Acco
Special delivery: Virginians welcome baby born aboard ferry
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
ferry early Sunday morning, while her husband, Kevin Osborne, helped out. According to a statement from the Virginia Department of Transportation, she actually gave birth just before the ferry left the dock, and a pediatric nurse... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Crash near Maury Street snarls traffic on southbound I-95A crash on southbound I-95 on Friday afternoon backed up traffic for several mi
Crash near Maury Street snarls traffic on southbound I-95
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
A crash on southbound I-95 on Friday afternoon backed up traffic for several miles around 1:30 p.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the crash closed two lanes on I-95 at mile marker 71 headed out of the city. There is no information... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Teen dies after single-vehicle crash in Chesterfieldafter crashing on southbound I-295 ramp Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for seve
Teen dies after single-vehicle crash in Chesterfield
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
after crashing on southbound I-295 ramp Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for several hours early Friday. (Source: NBC12) The Virginia Department of Transportation says the ramp was closed just after 2 a.m. Friday. The Virginia Department of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Driver abandons vehicle after crashing on I-295S rampshuts down ramp from I-295S to Route 10 Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for seve
Driver abandons vehicle after crashing on I-295S ramp
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
shuts down ramp from I-295S to Route 10 Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for several hours early Friday. (Source: NBC12) The Virginia Department of Transportation says the ramp was closed just after 2 a.m. Friday. The Virginia Department of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Teen fighting for his life after crash in Chesterfieldvehicle after crashing on I-295S ramp Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for severa
Teen fighting for his life after crash in Chesterfield
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
vehicle after crashing on I-295S ramp Exit 15B on I-295S was closed for several hours early Friday. (Source: NBC12) The Virginia Department of Transportation says the ramp was closed just after 2 a.m. Friday. The Virginia Department of... Read more
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Daily Press
Isle of Wight officials vote down proposed gun range in Waltersto the range is about 980 feet away, said Richard Rudnicki, assistant planning
Isle of Wight officials vote down proposed gun range in Walters
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
to the range is about 980 feet away, said Richard Rudnicki, assistant planning director. Local and state offices, like the Virginia Department of Transportation, have no concerns with a range in that location. But Rudnicki noted that the business... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia Recognized Nationally for Prison College Credit Initiativereceived 30 nominees for this year’s STAR Award. The VADOC was one of two STAR
Virginia Recognized Nationally for Prison College Credit Initiative
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
received 30 nominees for this year’s STAR Award. The VADOC was one of two STAR winners among six finalists. The Virginia Department of Transportation received the other STAR Award. This is VADOC’s third STAR Award since 2013. Three... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Twigg Bridge inspection FridayThe Virginia Department of Transportation will have a crew performing a routine
Twigg Bridge inspection Friday
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
The Virginia Department of Transportation will have a crew performing a routine inspection on the Twigg Bridge on Route 3 between Mathews and Middlesex counties from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday. Motorists should expect brief delays that day, said... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Overnight Closures Resume at Route 29-Rio Road IntersectionVirginia Department of Transportation Press Release: CHARLOTTESVILLE — Beginni
Overnight Closures Resume at Route 29-Rio Road Intersection
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: CHARLOTTESVILLE — Beginning tonight there will be overnight lane closures on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) and Route 631 (Rio Road) in the vicinity of the new grade-separated intersection. The... Read more
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Daily Press
Repairs to begin on HRBT after fiery weekend crashlanes will begin this week after a fiery weekend crash damaged light fixtures,
Repairs to begin on HRBT after fiery weekend crash
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
lanes will begin this week after a fiery weekend crash damaged light fixtures, tiles, an AM radio line and asphalt, Virginia Department of Transportation officials said this week. Inspectors checked the tunnel again Monday, agency... Read more
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Daily Mail
Road crew paints right over dead raccoon in middle of roaddrew the attention of a passing driver who snapped a shot of the unlucky critte
Road crew paints right over dead raccoon in middle of road
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
drew the attention of a passing driver who snapped a shot of the unlucky critter An embarrassed spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation, Lindsey LeGrand, said, 'We're proud to work on Virginia's roads every day and the end... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Genito Road Bridge closed for a monthCHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has
Genito Road Bridge closed for a month
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has closed Genito Road (Route 604) to through traffic between Cove Ridge Lane and Sailview Drive in Chesterfield County. Work crews will replace the 70-year-old bridge. You... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Concerns expressed over driver safety on highway outside Gary, WVthan just the road with it. "It eventually slipped enough to where it took the
Concerns expressed over driver safety on highway outside Gary, WV
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
than just the road with it. "It eventually slipped enough to where it took the telephone pole out," says Gentry. The West Virginia Department of Transportation is keeping traffic open in the opposite lane but the Mayor of Davy Kenneth Gentry says... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Locals Flabbergasted After Virginia Dept. of Transportation Paints Over Dead Raccoon in Roadthe middle of the road -- but with the yellow stripe of road work running over
Locals Flabbergasted After Virginia Dept. of Transportation Paints Over Dead Raccoon in Road
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 13 days ago
the middle of the road -- but with the yellow stripe of road work running over him. "It never should have happened," said Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson Lindsey LeGrand, who added, "We're going to look into this particular... Read more
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Daily Press
All lanes blocked at HRBT, officials sayeastbound and westbound lanes are blocked on I-64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-T
All lanes blocked at HRBT, officials say
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
eastbound and westbound lanes are blocked on I-64 at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel due to a crash, according to Virginia Department of Transportation. Motorists should use an alternate route and expect delays, officials said around 7:45... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
High School Student Planning Peaceful March in Waynesboroon Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo
High School Student Planning Peaceful March in Waynesboro
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25 File Image: Virginia Department of Transportation logo A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Richmond Police Investigating VCU Shooting That Injured 1on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo
Richmond Police Investigating VCU Shooting That Injured 1
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25 File Image: Virginia Department of Transportation logo A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Business Re-Opens After Downtown Mall Fireon Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo
Business Re-Opens After Downtown Mall Fire
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 days ago
on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25 File Image: Virginia Department of Transportation logo A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Route 29 and Rio Road Intersection Could Open Mondayon Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo
Route 29 and Rio Road Intersection Could Open Monday
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 days ago
on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25 File Image: Virginia Department of Transportation logo A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Locals flabbergasted after VDOT simply paints over dead raccoon in roadthe middle of the road — but with the yellow stripe of road work running over h
Locals flabbergasted after VDOT simply paints over dead raccoon in road
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
the middle of the road — but with the yellow stripe of road work running over him. “It never should have happened,” said Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson Lindsey LeGrand, who added, “We’re going to look into this particular... Read more
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Mineral Daily News-Tribune
Resident asks Mineral County Commission for help with right-of-wayquestion is a county court road.”With a letter from Richard E. Romig Jr., actin
Resident asks Mineral County Commission for help with right-of-way
Mineral Daily News-Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
question is a county court road.”With a letter from Richard E. Romig Jr., acting transportation realty manager of the West Virginia Department of Transportation, dated Dec. 1, 2014, Anderson said the communication contained information on a state... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Warner Visits Charlottesville to Discuss Entrepreneurship, Businesson Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo
Warner Visits Charlottesville to Discuss Entrepreneurship, Business
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 days ago
on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25 File Image: Virginia Department of Transportation logo A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25Press Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation: CULPEPER — A sho
Bridge on Route 652 to Undergo Repairs Starting July 25
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
Press Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation: CULPEPER — A short segment of Route 652 (Academy Road) in Fluvanna County will be closed for eight weeks, beginning July 25, while a VDOT crew rehabilitates the structurally deficient... Read more
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Daily Press
Route 17 will return to 45 mph when construction is finishedspeed limit on Route 17 was dropped to 35 mph in August 2013, said Brittany McB
Route 17 will return to 45 mph when construction is finished
Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
speed limit on Route 17 was dropped to 35 mph in August 2013, said Brittany McBride, a public relations specialist with the Virginia Department of Transportation. The reduced speed limit has caused a good deal of consternation among York County... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Bike rental launches near Richmond end of Virginia Capital Trailthe trail opened in fall 2015, cyclists and pedestrians have used the trail alm
Bike rental launches near Richmond end of Virginia Capital Trail
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
the trail opened in fall 2015, cyclists and pedestrians have used the trail almost 300,000 times, according to Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The organization now offers public data to display daily and historical trail... Read more
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Daily Press
Road extensions, streetscaping improvements on the way for Hampton this yearfigures only represent the city's side of the expense. Many of these projects a
Road extensions, streetscaping improvements on the way for Hampton this year
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
figures only represent the city's side of the expense. Many of these projects also will have funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation. For instance, VDOT will put $2.8 million toward the extension of Coliseum Drive this... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Key to ditch dilemma: Make landowners responsible, report saysresponsibility for maintaining their ditches. One such difficulty, says the rep
Key to ditch dilemma: Make landowners responsible, report says
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
responsibility for maintaining their ditches. One such difficulty, says the report, is that any entity—whether it be the Virginia Department of Transportation, the county government or a private resident—is only responsible for maintaining a... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
VDOT to inspect Mathews bridgesA pair of bridge inspections will be held this week and next in Mathews County.
VDOT to inspect Mathews bridges
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
A pair of bridge inspections will be held this week and next in Mathews County. The Virginia Department of Transportation will inspect the Gwynn’s Island bridge today and Friday. Plans are to inspect the Route 3 bridge over the Piankatank River next... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Traffic signals to be improved along Route 17Route 17 traffic improvement projects in Gloucester County are now out for bid.
Traffic signals to be improved along Route 17
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Route 17 traffic improvement projects in Gloucester County are now out for bid. Kelly Hannon, spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said that the projects were advertised for bids on June 28. “We expect to have bids... Read more
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Daily Press
Road extensions, streetscaping improvements on the way for Hampton this yearfigures only represent the city's side of the expense. Many of these projects a
Road extensions, streetscaping improvements on the way for Hampton this year
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
figures only represent the city's side of the expense. Many of these projects also will have funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation. For instance, VDOT will put $2.8 million toward the extension of Coliseum Drive this... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash Near StauntonPress Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation: STAUNTON – (4:55
Virginia State Police Investigating Fatal Crash Near Staunton
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 17 days ago
Press Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation: STAUNTON – (4:55 p.m.) Motorists should expect delays and detours in the vicinity of Route 11 near the Interstate 81 interchange at exit 213 in Augusta County. A crash on Route 11 in this... Read more
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Daily Press
Crash closes I-664 lanes headed to Newport Newsthe Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel can expect major delays with both l
Crash closes I-664 lanes headed to Newport News
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel can expect major delays with both lanes headed north closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The lanes were shut down after a multi-vehicle crash on the bridge between Suffolk... Read more
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Style Weekly
What is the Future of Richmond? Let's Hope It's Better Infrastructurefor me. Six inches of snow paralyzed the region in a way that was absolutely am
What is the Future of Richmond? Let's Hope It's Better Infrastructure
Style Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
for me. Six inches of snow paralyzed the region in a way that was absolutely amazing. I heard the spokes-flack from the Virginia Department of Transportation announce that crews were working hard and would be able to have all of the primary... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Genito Road Bridge to close for replacement in ChesterfieldCHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) wil
Genito Road Bridge to close for replacement in Chesterfield
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Genito Road (Route 604) to through traffic between Cove Ridge Lane and Sailview Drive in Chesterfield County beginning Monday, July 18 for replacement. The new... Read more
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Daily Press
I-64 overnight lane closures scheduledalternating single lane closures between Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) and Yorkto
I-64 overnight lane closures scheduled
Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
alternating single lane closures between Jefferson Avenue (Exit 255) and Yorktown/Lee Hall (Exit 247), according to a Virginia Department of Transportation news release. The closures could last until 5 a.m. the following morning, the release... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Jefferson Area Motor Squad Returns to West Virginia to Deliver Suppliesrecognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT:
Jefferson Area Motor Squad Returns to West Virginia to Deliver Supplies
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 21 days ago
recognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of Schedule The Virginia Department of Transportation says work is substantially ahead of schedule on the Rio Road grade separated... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Police Investigate Possible Unexploded Dynamite in Waynesbororecognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT:
Police Investigate Possible Unexploded Dynamite in Waynesboro
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
recognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of Schedule The Virginia Department of Transportation says work is substantially ahead of schedule on the Rio Road grade separated... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Paving on Park and High Street to Begin Mondayrecognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT:
Paving on Park and High Street to Begin Monday
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
recognizing nursing excellence. VDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of ScheduleVDOT: Rio Road Project Ahead of Schedule The Virginia Department of Transportation says work is substantially ahead of schedule on the Rio Road grade separated... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
I-64 Closed in ChesapeakeMAPLE DRIVE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE ON HOLLAND ROAD CONNECTION PROJECT Road to clo
I-64 Closed in Chesapeake
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 22 days ago
MAPLE DRIVE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE ON HOLLAND ROAD CONNECTION PROJECT Road to close Wednesday, July 6 VIRGINIA BEACH— The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will temporarily close Sugar Maple Drive beginning Wednesday, July 6 at 9:00... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Machine oil sparks fire at Tyvek manufacturing building in ChesterfieldBridge Road exit is now back open after the intense heat caused the road to buc
Machine oil sparks fire at Tyvek manufacturing building in Chesterfield
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 22 days ago
Bridge Road exit is now back open after the intense heat caused the road to buckle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The left lane on Route 288 northbound near the Iron Bridge Road exit is now back open... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Smoke seen coming from Tyvek manufacturing area in ChesterfieldBridge Road exit is now back open after the intense heat caused the road to buc
Smoke seen coming from Tyvek manufacturing area in Chesterfield
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 23 days ago
Bridge Road exit is now back open after the intense heat caused the road to buckle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The left lane on Route 288 northbound near the Iron Bridge Road exit is now back open... Read more
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