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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT: Route 29 Widening, Berkmar Drive Projects CompleteVirginia Department of Transportation Press Release: CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Ber
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 hours ago
Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: CHARLOTTESVILLE — The Berkmar Drive Extension and Route 29 Widening projects are complete, almost three and a half months ahead of schedule and under budget. The Virginia Department of... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Westbound lanes of Iron Bridge Road closed in Chesterfield due to crashAn NBC12 viewer says the crash happened around 12:50 p.m. on Friday, and the cr
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted yesterday
An NBC12 viewer says the crash happened around 12:50 p.m. on Friday, and the crash may have involved a motorcycle. The Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging drivers to use an alternate route. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Bridge opening and lane closures for ThursdayOVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 N
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 2 days ago
OVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 NEWPORT NEWS —Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and streets to perform construction activities on... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Newport News airport posts ad for new executive directorother airport business practices. Spirito, who led the Newport News airport si
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 days ago
other airport business practices. Spirito, who led the Newport News airport since November 2008, was fired in May after a Virginia Department of Transportation audit found he used airport money on personal expenses. The posting for the new job... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News airport posts ad for new executive directorother airport business practices. Spirito, who led the Newport News airport si
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
other airport business practices. Spirito, who led the Newport News airport since November 2008, was fired in May after a Virginia Department of Transportation audit found he used airport money on personal expenses. The posting for the new job... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Driverless cars coming to Virginia interstates this yearare caused by drivers being distracted and this technology has the potential to
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 3 days ago
are caused by drivers being distracted and this technology has the potential to completely eliminate those crashes,” Virginia Department of Transportation Research Director Cathy McGhee said. While McGhee said there would be a person behind... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Wednesday bridge openings, road workOVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 N
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 4 days ago
OVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 NEWPORT NEWS —Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and streets to perform construction activities on... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Driverless cars likely coming to Virginia interstatesinterstates. The Commonwealth Transportation board is set to approve a memoran
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 4 days ago
interstates. The Commonwealth Transportation board is set to approve a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), federal researchers, and the companies that operate HOT lanes on Interstate 95... Read more
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Daily Press
Va officials mulling HOT lanes on I-64 on the PeninsulaVirginia Department of Transportation officials are thinking about limiting som
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation officials are thinking about limiting some lanes of Interstate 64 through Newport News and Hampton for cars and trucks carrying more than one person or that pay a toll. Secretary of Transportation Aubrey Layne... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Interstate 81 lane closures underway in VirginiaIf you travel on Interstate 81 in Virginia, you may experience some slowdowns t
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
If you travel on Interstate 81 in Virginia, you may experience some slowdowns this week. Virginia Department of Transportation crews are fixing a bridge going north near mile marker 18. Lane closures will occur through Friday morning, according to... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Work zone extended on I-95N near I-295; expect delaysmorning due to equipment issues. The work zone is for paving operations and la
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
morning due to equipment issues. The work zone is for paving operations and lanes are usually reopened by 7 a.m. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the right and center lanes will remain closed past that time due to the equipment... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings and road work for MondayOVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 N
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
OVERNIGHT Detours will be in place during closures starting Sunday, July 16 NEWPORT NEWS —Contractor crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the following ramps and streets to perform construction activities on... Read more
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Daily Press
Rep. Rob Wittman eyes Defense dollars to reduce toll on Coleman Bridgefour years, the bridge's debt service of $43.3 million in bonds and financing e
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
four years, the bridge's debt service of $43.3 million in bonds and financing expenses should be settled, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation, but the toll will stay. The project will still owe $39.3 million borrowed from the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Overturned truck slows I-95 traffic in downtown Richmondlanes are closed near E. Broad St. (mile marker 74) due to a crash. Traffic is
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
lanes are closed near E. Broad St. (mile marker 74) due to a crash. Traffic is getting by using the right shoulder,”a Virginia Department of Transportation spokesperson advised. “There is currently a 3.5 mile backup.” The crash has also... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Route 610 bridge to be replaced in Gloucestercrews to install a new bridge. The present bridge, which was built in 1964, ha
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
crews to install a new bridge. The present bridge, which was built in 1964, has been rated “structurally deficient” by the Virginia Department of Transportation, according to VDOT spokesperson Kelly Hannon. Crews were scheduled to close Salem... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Route 17 paving starts todayMemorial Highway), between Crany Creek and Woods Cross Road, in Gloucester. Da
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Memorial Highway), between Crany Creek and Woods Cross Road, in Gloucester. Darragh Copley Frye, a spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said that motorists traveling in that area between 7 a.m.-7 p.m. each day should... Read more
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Daily Press
TowneBank ranks third in US for loans to insidersprofessor of banking and finance at Washington and Lee University. State Trans
Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
professor of banking and finance at Washington and Lee University. State Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne ordered a Virginia Department of Transportation audit of the Newport News airport after Daily Press reports about the People Express... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Woman wanted for shoplifting at New Kent hardware storetrailer crash closes lane on I-85 in DinwiddieTRAFFIC ALERT: Tractor trailer cr
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 16 days ago
trailer crash closes lane on I-85 in DinwiddieTRAFFIC ALERT: Tractor trailer crash closes lane on I-85 in Dinwiddie The Virginia Department of Transportation says drivers can expect delays on southbound I-85 in Dinwiddie due to a tractor trailer... Read more
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NBC Washington
Original Route 7 Overpass Faces Noisy Demolitioncan expect to hear some noise as part of the remaining demolition of the origin
NBC Washington / Posted 17 days ago
can expect to hear some noise as part of the remaining demolition of the original Route 7 overpass, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Crews will be breaking concrete to get rid of the old overpass. The Fairfax County... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Commonwealth Transportation Board approves six-year planto transportation projects over the six-year period that began on July 1. Marsh
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
to transportation projects over the six-year period that began on July 1. Marshall M. Herman, a spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said projects include highway, road, bridge, rail, transit, bicycle/pedestrian paths... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
New state historical marker to be dedicated in Virginia Beachconsidered the oldest such program in the nation. Currently there are more than
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
considered the oldest such program in the nation. Currently there are more than 2,500 official state markers, most maintained by the Virginia Department of Transportation, as well as by local partners Location of Lake Lawson/Lake Smith Natural... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Crews Open Berkmar Drive Extension in Albemarle Countyand extra lanes to traffic Monday, July 3. They finished paving and putting the
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 19 days ago
and extra lanes to traffic Monday, July 3. They finished paving and putting the lane stripes down overnight in time for the Virginia Department of Transportation to open a third lane in each direction in the morning. The three lanes stretch nearly... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
People Express loan money did not go to other airportsfound no audited financial reports from People Express in the commission's reco
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
found no audited financial reports from People Express in the commission's records, said Brad Gales, director of the Virginia Department of Transportation assurance and compliance office. Gales led the audit team. The auditors, who after... Read more
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Daily Press
People Express loan money did not go to other airportsfound no audited financial reports from People Express in the commission's reco
Daily Press / Posted 21 days ago
found no audited financial reports from People Express in the commission's records, said Brad Gales, director of the Virginia Department of Transportation assurance and compliance office. Gales led the audit team. The auditors, who after... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Tractor-trailer driver seriously injured in Dinwiddie crash on I-85 Nflown to VCU Medical Center. The crash is under investigation. Drivers in the
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 22 days ago
flown to VCU Medical Center. The crash is under investigation. Drivers in the area should expect delays as the cleanup continues. All lanes are closed in both directions, as a result. The Virginia Department of Transportation put detours in p... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
One man's trash, another's electricityE-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of year The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced Friday that it expects the new single fee plan will be available to anyone... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
New playground opens in Raleigh CountyE-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of year The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced Friday that it expects the new single fee plan will be available to anyone... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Bluefield woman charged with embezzlement from Sam's ClubE-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearWV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of year The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced Friday that it expects the new single fee plan will be available to anyone... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
WV DOT: E-Z Pass Single Fee Program available by end of yearThe West Virginia Department of Transportation announced Friday that it expects
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
The West Virginia Department of Transportation announced Friday that it expects the new single fee plan will be available to anyone regardless of residency and their purchase is voluntary. The single fee plan will be used solely for unlimited use of... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Virginia to Place 12 New Historical Markerssuch program in the nation. Currently there are more than 2,500 official state
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
such program in the nation. Currently there are more than 2,500 official state markers, most of which are maintained by Virginia Department of Transportation, except in those localities outside of VDOT’s authority. The manufacturing cost of... Read more
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Daily Press
State Police: Joint airport investigation doesn't have 'lead agency'and the Commonwealth has begun," McNider wrote to Scott on June 13. The invest
Daily Press / Posted 23 days ago
and the Commonwealth has begun," McNider wrote to Scott on June 13. The investigation comes in the wake of a scathing Virginia Department of Transportation audit report that detailed widespread issues with airport spending — including a risky... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT: Route 29 Projects to Continue Through Weekendproject to ease traffic along busy Route 29 north of Charlottesville will take
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 23 days ago
project to ease traffic along busy Route 29 north of Charlottesville will take a little longer than first thought. The Virginia Department of Transportation has an adjusted time frame for the work. VDOT now says the widening of Route 29 will... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Signal Work t on Rt. 29 at Rt. 607 in RuckersvilleVirginia Department of Transportation Press Release: Tonight (June 29), crews
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 23 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: Tonight (June 29), crews will install new traffic signal mast arms on Route 29 (Seminole Trail) at Route 607 (Matthew Mill Road) in Greene County as part of the ongoing intersection improvement... Read more
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NBC Washington
Headed Out of Town for July 4th? Best Times to LeaveBridge. Virginia There is construction going on on Interstate 64, so if you c
NBC Washington / Posted 23 days ago
Bridge. Virginia There is construction going on on Interstate 64, so if you can avoid it, you’re probably better off. The Virginia Department of Transportation recommends using Route 460 as an alternative if you’re headed to Virginia Beach or the... Read more
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Daily Press
Officials warn of high traffic, increased patrols over holiday weekendbeings including pets," the release stated. In light of the recent opening of
Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
beings including pets," the release stated. In light of the recent opening of the Norfolk outlets and holiday traffic, the Virginia Department of Transportation is dispatching additional Safety Service Patrols on interstates. Traffic is expected to... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Whiting Creek boat ramp/parking area to be improvedHill are scheduled to be repaired and expanded in a joint effort by the Middles
Southside Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
Hill are scheduled to be repaired and expanded in a joint effort by the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors and the Virginia Department of Transportation. (Photo by Larry Chowning) by Larry Chowning Middlesex County Director of Planning... Read more
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Southside Sentinel
Kilmarnock Town Centre Park grand opening is slated July 8the Bay Chamber of Commerce, Lancaster Community Library, Lancaster Lions Club,
Southside Sentinel / Posted 24 days ago
the Bay Chamber of Commerce, Lancaster Community Library, Lancaster Lions Club, Middle Bay Realty, Rappahannock Art League, Virginia Department of Transportation, Virginia State Police and White Stone Church of the Nazarene. posted 06.28.2017By... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Marshall University to fire professor in kickback schemeprofessor who recently pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges in connection with a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
professor who recently pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges in connection with a kickback scheme involving the West Virginia Department of Transportation. Federal prosecutors allege the scheme illegally diverted $1.5 million worth of state... Read more
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NBC Washington
Crash Closes Beltway's Inner Loop in Virginiacrash happened near Van Dorn Street in Alexandria, Virginia. No details about
NBC Washington / Posted 27 days ago
crash happened near Van Dorn Street in Alexandria, Virginia. No details about the crash have been released, but the Virginia Department of Transportation said the road has been closed for accident reconstruction. Published 9 minutes ago |... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News airport still isn't taking audit seriouslyairport had used state taxpayer funds to pay off the loan, in violation of a lo
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
airport had used state taxpayer funds to pay off the loan, in violation of a longstanding state policy. He later ordered Virginia Department of Transportation auditors to look into the commission's finances. That audit, released June 2, found... Read more
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Daily Press
Route 662 in Isle of Wight to close for bridge replacementRoute 662, Whippingham Parkway, in Isle of Wight County will be closed beginnin
Daily Press / Posted 28 days ago
Route 662, Whippingham Parkway, in Isle of Wight County will be closed beginning Monday through November while the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a bridge that runs over Ragged Island Creek in Carrollton. Detours via Route 17 and... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia State Police investigate airport after auditExecutive Director Sandy Wanner says he set up the interviews for the agents bu
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 29 days ago
Executive Director Sandy Wanner says he set up the interviews for the agents but was not told what they concerned. A Virginia Department of Transportation audit said the airport's spending issues included an improper loan guarantee to a... Read more
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Daily Press
Virginia State Police confirms investigation of Newport News airportwould be looking for evidence that a violation of state law has been committed.
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
would be looking for evidence that a violation of state law has been committed. The move comes in the wake of a scathing Virginia Department of Transportation audit report that detailed widespread issues with airport spending — including a loan... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News City Council fills last gap at Peninsula Airport Commissionto the Peninsula Airport Commission, filling the last vacancy on that board. T
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
to the Peninsula Airport Commission, filling the last vacancy on that board. The commission has seen a shake-up since the Virginia Department of Transportation launched an audit early this year into the commission's finances and its decision to... Read more
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Daily Press
Long-term detour in Isle of Wight County to begin June 26in place starting June 26 in Isle of Wight County while crews replace the bridg
Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
in place starting June 26 in Isle of Wight County while crews replace the bridge over Ragged Island Creek, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. An extended closure is planned on Route 662 (Whippingham Parkway). It should last... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Diverging Diamond Interchange Coming to Albemarle CountyBoard says eliminating left turns will improve safety. It will also impact tra
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 30 days ago
Board says eliminating left turns will improve safety. It will also impact traffic coming from Hansens Mountain Road by eliminating left turns on to Route 250. The Virginia Department of Transportation is still developing a schedule for the... Read more

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