Who do I contact at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) about the regulation of hazardous materials?
The Virginia State Police enforces the regulations pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials. Any questions regarding hazardous materials transportation can be forwarded to Lt. Patrick Sedillo.
VDOT only gets involved if hazardous materials are being transported through one of the six state-owned tunnels.
Who do I contact about transporting hazardous materials through a state-owned tunnel?
Contact VDOT at 804-786-2848. Report hazardous materials spills and incidents to CHEMTREC at 800-424-9300. That number is available 24 hours a day.
What are the six tunnels that are state-owned?
|Big Walker Mountain Interstate 77||276-228-5571|
|East River Mountain I-77||276-928-1994|
|Elizabeth River-Downtown Interstate 264||757-494-2424|
|Elizabeth River-Midtown Route 58||757-683-8123|
|Hampton Roads Interstate 64||757-727-4832|
|Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Interstate 664||757-247-2123|
Where can I get more information about the transport of hazardous materials?
These websites should be helpful:
- Department of Environmental Quality
- Department of Emergency Management
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Virginia State Police