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NBC Washington
VDOT Makes Changes at Intersection After Fatal CrashThe Virginia Department of Transportation made changes to a Loudoun County, Vir
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
The Virginia Department of Transportation made changes to a Loudoun County, Virginia, road where a mother of three was killed and her children were injured in a crash. Erin Kaplin, 39, died after a converted school bus slammed into her car on... Read more
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Daily Press
Facebook feedback Sept. 15: Williamsburg business fraud, HRBT expansion, Newport News crashthird tube to the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, the area’s worst traffic bottlen
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
third tube to the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, the area’s worst traffic bottleneck. The commission will also use tolls the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to collect as it installs an electronic toll system that will allow drivers who... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
What's Driving You Crazy: Improvements coming to Jeff Davis Highwayis getting answers for you in "What's Driving You Crazy' on road improvements t
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 5 days ago
is getting answers for you in "What's Driving You Crazy' on road improvements to Jeff Davis Highway in Chesterfield. The Virginia Department of Transportation says along the stretch near Woods Edge and Happy Hill Road, turn lanes will be added,... Read more
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Daily Press
Money is lined up for HRBT expansionas part of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding reform in 2013.
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
as part of former Gov. Bob McDonnell’s transportation funding reform in 2013. The commission will also use tolls the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to collect as it installs an electronic toll system that will allow drivers who... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Work on New Point Light to begin next springJuly to examine the structure. McPherson has been selected to do the design wor
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
July to examine the structure. McPherson has been selected to do the design work for the project. Representatives from the Virginia Department of Transportation, which is funding the project through a transportation grant, also went along for the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
State Historical Marker "Ota Benga" to be Dedicated Saturday in Lynchburgthe oldest such program in the nation. Currently there are more than 2,500 offi
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
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 in jurisdictions outside of VDOT’s authority such as... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
McAuliffe’s Task Force on Public Safety & Response to Civil Unrest to Hold First Meetingof Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Noah Simon, City Manager, City of Lex
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Noah Simon, City Manager, City of Lexington Charlie Kilpatrick, Commissioner, Virginia Department of Transportation Bill Leighty, Former Chief of Staff for Governor Kaine Steve Cover, Deputy City... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
What's Driving You Crazy: VDOT wants more input on Gum Spring roundabout plansmorning traffic reporter Candice Smith wanting to know what's going on with the
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 7 days ago
morning traffic reporter Candice Smith wanting to know what's going on with the plans for a roundabout in Gum Spring. The Virginia Department of Transportation has been looking at ways to improve safety in the area at routes 250 and 522, which... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Crews to Pave Route 636 in Augusta Co. Overnight this WeekRelease from Virginia Department of Transportation: Overnight milling and pavi
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 8 days ago
Release from Virginia Department of Transportation: Overnight milling and paving operations are scheduled for Route 636 (Lifecore Drive) in Augusta County from Monday, September 11, to Friday, September 15. Contractors will be paving eastbound Route... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
JBLE to host job fair later this weekmembers from all military branches,retirees, recently separated veterans and mi
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
members from all military branches,retirees, recently separated veterans and military spouses. Employers include the Virginia Department of Transportation, Riverside Health Systems, Orion International, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation... Read more
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Daily Press
I-64 widening project hits second anniversarySept. 8, 2015 will be completed Dec. 1. In the meantime, there’s work to do.
Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Sept. 8, 2015 will be completed Dec. 1. In the meantime, there’s work to do. Tasks are divvied up between crews from the Virginia Department of Transportation and Shirley Contracting — the Lorton-based contractor to which VDOT awarded a $84.8... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Route 641 Bridge to Close For Rehabilitation September 11Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: The Virginia Department o
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 9 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the Route 641 (Burnley Station Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway in Albemarle County on Sept. 11 for rehabilitation. The bridge,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT Invites Public to September 11 Transportation MeetingVirginia Department of Transportation Press Release: Next Monday (September 11
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation Press Release: Next Monday (September 11) the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will host a public meeting in Culpeper to solicit feedback on current transportation initiatives, including projects funded... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Man injured in shooting at Chesterfield hotelDriving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge RoadWhat's Driving You Crazy:
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 10 days ago
Driving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge RoadWhat's Driving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge Road The Virginia Department of Transportation says there are four different projects on the road, and crews are only about halfway... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Bridge Rehabilitation Work Continues on Rt. 250Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: CULPEPER — The Virginia De
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 11 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of Transportation reminds motorists of traffic restrictions on the Route 250 (Ivy Road) bridge over the Route 29/250 Bypass. Similar to last Saturday, fans... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Woman robbed in Chesterfield after her car breaks downDriving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge RoadWhat's Driving You Crazy:
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 11 days ago
Driving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge RoadWhat's Driving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge Road The Virginia Department of Transportation says there are four different projects on the road, and crews are only about halfway... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
What's Driving You Crazy: Construction on Newbys Bridge RoadChesterfield residents reached out to NBC12's Candice Smith about ongoing const
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 12 days ago
Chesterfield residents reached out to NBC12's Candice Smith about ongoing construction on Newbys Bridge Road. The Virginia Department of Transportation says there are four different projects on the road, and crews are only about halfway done. VDOT... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
1 person displaced after blaze breaks out at Chesterfield homeDriving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roadsWhat's Driving You Crazy
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 13 days ago
Driving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roadsWhat's Driving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roads The Virginia Department of Transportation says it is looking at two options to help slow down speeders in the area of Hopkins and... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT to Close 641 Bridge in Albemarle CountyRelease from The Virginia Department of Transportation?: The Virginia Departme
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
Release from The Virginia Department of Transportation?: The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the Route 641 (Burnley Station Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railway in Albemarle County on Sept. 11 for rehabilitation. The... Read more
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Daily Press
First responders face challenges on I-64a chance to learn on the job. Improving communication was a priority even befo
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
a chance to learn on the job. Improving communication was a priority even before Segment II construction began. The Virginia Department of Transportation coordinated public safety meetings with localities and first responders before any... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Chesterfield police investigate larceny at apartment complexDriving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roadsWhat's Driving You Crazy
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
Driving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roadsWhat's Driving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roads The Virginia Department of Transportation says it is looking at two options to help slow down speeders in the area of Hopkins and... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
What's Driving You Crazy: Speeders on Hopkins, Kingsland roadsThe Virginia Department of Transportation says it is looking at two options to
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 14 days ago
The Virginia Department of Transportation says it is looking at two options to help slow down speeders in the area of Hopkins and Kingsland roads. The busy intersection has generated numerous complaints over the years, including several to NBC12's... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Rescue Crews Respond to Overturned Mail Truck in Albemarlehappened just after 8 p.m. at mile marker 107 near Afton. Virginia State Polic
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 18 days ago
happened just after 8 p.m. at mile marker 107 near Afton. Virginia State Police say one person is injured. The Virginia Department of Transportation reports both the eastbound lanes are closed as of 9:45 p.m. on Friday, August 1. No... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
US Arrests Transportation Officials, Alleging $9M Bribe PlotALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two supervisors at the Virginia Department of Transporta
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 19 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two supervisors at the Virginia Department of Transportation and four others have been arrested in what prosecutors say was a $9 million bribe scheme to receive snow-removal contracts. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
New Traffic Pattern on Rt. 607 in Greene County Starting Sept. 1Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: CULPEPER — A new traffic p
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 19 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: CULPEPER — A new traffic pattern will take effect Friday morning on Route 607 (Matthew Mill Road) in Greene County. The newly constructed Route 607 eastbound left-turn lane into the Sheetz service... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
US arrests transportation officials, alleging $9M bribe plotALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two supervisors at the Virginia Department of Transporta
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 19 days ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - Two supervisors at the Virginia Department of Transportation and four others have been arrested in what prosecutors say was a $9 million bribe scheme to receive snow-removal contracts. Federal prosecutors in Alexandria... Read more
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Daily Press
Gas prices jump ahead of Labor Day weekendmid-September, refineries will switch from their summer blend of gasoline to th
Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
mid-September, refineries will switch from their summer blend of gasoline to their less-expensive winter blend. Neither the Virginia Department of Transportation nor AAA Tidewater had data on how many people might be on the road this... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VSP Minimizing Costs for Permitted Activist March to Washington, D.C.day three of an activist group's march to Washington D.C. to confront white sup
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 20 days ago
day three of an activist group's march to Washington D.C. to confront white supremacy. The group obtained a permit from Virginia Department of Transportation and is being escorted by Virginia State Police and VDOT trucks with flashing... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
3 rules of the road when seeing a stopped school bus in VACentral VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning.
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 20 days ago
Central VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning. (Photo Credit: Merrill Gold) Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous crashes on roads throughout Central Virginia on Tuesday... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Chick-fil-A offers free Chick-n-Minis through 10:30 a.m.Central VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning.
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 20 days ago
Central VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning. (Photo Credit: Merrill Gold) Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous crashes on roads throughout Central Virginia on Tuesday... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Sheriff's office searching for missing 2-old boy in BuckinghamCentral VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning.
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
Central VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning. (Photo Credit: Merrill Gold) Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous crashes on roads throughout Central Virginia on Tuesday... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Tropical depression closes Busch Gardens, Water Country USACentral VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning.
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
Central VA A truck crash on I-295 was one of several crashes Tuesday morning. (Photo Credit: Merrill Gold) Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous crashes on roads throughout Central Virginia on Tuesday... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Numerous crashes reported throughout Central VAPolice and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous cra
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 21 days ago
Police and the Virginia Department of Transportation are reporting numerous crashes on roads throughout Central Virginia on Tuesday morning. Much of the area is seeing moderate rainfall as a storms moves up the Atlantic coast. Some areas of the area... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
I-81 Southbound Right Lane Closed in Harrisonburg for Emergency Bridge WorkVirginia Department of Transportation News Release: STAUNTON – The Virginia De
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation is closing the right through-lane of southbound Interstate 81 in the city of Harrisonburg for emergency bridge-deck repairs at mile marker... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
VDOT: Expect Delays at Intersection of Route 29, Route 607 in Ruckersville08/28/2017 Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:CULPEPER - Vi
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 22 days ago
08/28/2017 Release from the Virginia Department of Transportation:CULPEPER - Virginia Department of Transportation contractor Fielder’s Choice Enterprises Inc. of Charlottesville continues work to improve the intersection of Route 29 and Route 607... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Toll system testing under way on I-66 inside Beltwaythat will open up Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway during rush hour to
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 26 days ago
that will open up Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway during rush hour to solo drivers by the end of the year. The Virginia Department of Transportation says drivers should expect to see flashing lights on the signs that will be used to... Read more
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Daily Press
VDOT suggests alternate routes to avoid traffic Labor Day weekendThe Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging alternate routes for t
Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
The Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging alternate routes for travel to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks over Labor Day weekend, and is lifting HOV lane restrictions on some interstates. VDOT encourages those traveling to the Outer... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures on Rt. 29 in RuckersvilleVirginia Department of Transportation News Release: EXPECT LANE CLOSURES ON RT
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 26 days ago
Virginia Department of Transportation News Release: EXPECT LANE CLOSURES ON RT. 29 IN RUCKERSVILLE Contractor will work in median, perform signal work CULPEPER — Motorists are advised to use caution and expect delays on Route 29 (Seminole Trail)... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Newport News airport to tighten procurement rulesto the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport's procurement manual com
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 26 days ago
to the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport's procurement manual comes in the wake of a blistering report by Virginia Department of Transportation auditors earlier this year. The commission board is to review and decide if it will... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Thursday bridge openings and road work overnight at area bridges and tunnels7:30 AM Coleman Bridge 10:00 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 26 days ago
7:30 AM Coleman Bridge 10:00 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (EXIT 243B) August 24 YORK COUNTY — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 west off-ramp to VA-143 north (Exit 243B) on August 24, from... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Advisory Council Takes Public Comments on Route 29, Hydraulic Rd. IntersectionCharlottesville and Albemarle County. An advisory council, along with the city
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 27 days ago
Charlottesville and Albemarle County. An advisory council, along with the city of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and Virginia Department of Transportation, held the meeting at Charlottesville High School to review draft concepts, and solicit... Read more
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Daily Press
Newport News airport to tighten procurement rulesto the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport’s procurement manual com
Daily Press / Posted 27 days ago
to the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport’s procurement manual comes in the wake of a blistering report by Virginia Department of Transportation auditors earlier this year. The commission board is to review and decide if it will... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Bridge openings and delays for WednesdayRise Bridge 11:00 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (EXIT
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 27 days ago
Rise Bridge 11:00 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (EXIT 243B) August 23, 24 YORK COUNTY — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 west off-ramp to VA-143 north (Exit 243B) on August 23, and... Read more
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NBC Washington
Virginia Completes Work on New Highway Interchange Designcompletion of a new highway interchange that utilizes a new design configured t
NBC Washington / Posted 27 days ago
completion of a new highway interchange that utilizes a new design configured to reduce congestion and improve safety. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the new $59 million interchange in Haymarket, at the intersection of Interstate 66... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia completes work on new highway interchange designcompletion of a new highway interchange that utilizes a new design configured t
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 27 days ago
completion of a new highway interchange that utilizes a new design configured to reduce congestion and improve safety. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the new $59 million interchange in Haymarket, at the intersection of Interstate 66... Read more
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NBC Washington
Car Owners Unhappy With Cleanup of Tar-Like Damage700 vehicles were damaged after liquid asphalt splashed on them on Minnieville
NBC Washington / Posted 28 days ago
700 vehicles were damaged after liquid asphalt splashed on them on Minnieville Road on Aug. 8. Owners complained to the Virginia Department of Transportation, who referred them to the paving company that created the mess. That company, Slurry... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Roadwork and bridge openings for TuesdayJames River Bridge 11:45 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-14
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 28 days ago
James River Bridge 11:45 AM FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (EXIT 243B) August 23, 24 YORK COUNTY — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 west off-ramp to VA-143 north (Exit 243B) on August 23, and... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
First Warning Traffic – Monday morning bridge openings, exit 243 closed tonight and road closures6:40, 7:00 and 8:00 AM – FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 29 days ago
6:40, 7:00 and 8:00 AM – FULL RAMP CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON I-64 WEST AT VA-143 (EXIT 243B) August 21, 23, 24 YORK COUNTY — Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the I-64 west off-ramp to VA-143 north (Exit 243B) on August 21, 23,... Read more
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Daily Press
Lane closures, widening scheduled next weekThere will be lane closures throughout the region from Aug. 20 to 26, according
Daily Press / Posted 1 months ago
There will be lane closures throughout the region from Aug. 20 to 26, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The following closures are scheduled for next week: I-64 Widening Project, Newport News/York County Alternating... Read more
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