News Releases - Culpeper

April 28, 2016
NALLES MILL RD. IN CULPEPER CLOSED MAY 2-6
Eastern end of road will be tied into new roadway near Rt. 29-666 interchange

April 26, 2016
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT SLATED FOR RT. 629 IN RAPPAHANNOCK
Single lane closed May 2 to June 2; road to be completely closed May 10 and 19

April 25, 2016
PAVING SEASON IS UNDER WAY IN CENTRAL VA.
More than 300 miles of state roadway will be resurfaced in 2016

April 11, 2016
SHARE YOUR INPUT ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECT FUNDING
Comments invited in person on April 12, via correspondence by May 27

April 6, 2016
PIPE WORK TO CLOSE THREE AREA ROADS IN COMING WEEKS
Message boards, detour signs will keep motorists informed

March 22, 2016
PAYNES MILL RD. BRIDGE TO CLOSE APRIL 7
Four-month VDOT project will replace posted structure over Cub Creek

March 21, 2016
UTILITY RELOCATION COMPLETE AT RIO RD. INTERSECTION PROJECT
Installation of new Charlottesville Gas distribution lines marks construction milestone

March 11, 2016
BURNLEY STATION RD. CLOSED MARCH 14 FOR BRIDGE WORK
Motorists should use posted detour from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March 8, 2016
SERVICE RESTORED TO ALL CENTURYLINK CUSTOMERS
VDOT, contractor will investigate, improve procedures to prevent future incidents

March 7, 2016
CENTURYLINK REPAIRING DAMAGED CABLE AT RIO PROJECT
Technicians will work through the night to restore all service by Tuesday morning

March 7, 2016
UNDERGROUND CABLE CUT AT RIO INTERSECTION PROJECT
CenturyLink customers north of Charlottesville affected; technicians work to restore service

March 3, 2016
VDOT TO MOBILIZE FOR LATE WINTER STORM
Motorists encouraged to check road conditions, drive with caution Friday morning

Feb. 25, 2016
RT. 607 BRIDGE OVER ELK RUN TO CLOSE FOR REPLACEMENT
Fauquier Co. bridge closed March 7 to 31; motorists should use an alternate route

Feb. 17, 2016
BURNLEY STATION RD. BRIDGE REDUCED TO 3 TONS
Bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad closed to all traffic heavier than passenger vehicles

Feb. 16, 2016
EARLY-MORNING COMMUTERS MAY ENCOUNTER BLACK ICE
VDOT crews working overnight to address icing, fallen trees, flooded roads

Feb. 16, 2016
POSTPONE TRAVEL THIS MORNING TO AVOID DANGEROUS ICE
VDOT crews continuing to address black ice on major highways

Feb. 16, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AS FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES
Icing expected to continue overnight; VDOT advises against non-essential travel

Feb. 15, 2016
FREEZING RAIN WILL MAKE TRAVEL HAZARDOUS TONIGHT
Snow cleared from major highways but VDOT expects slick conditions through early Tuesday

Feb. 15, 2016
AVOID TRAVEL THIS EVENING: FREEZING RAIN ON THE WAY
VDOT crews contending with snowfall now, will face tougher icy conditions later

Feb. 15, 2016
TRAVEL NOT ADVISED ON SNOW-COVERED ROADS
VDOT crews at work to remove snow, treat slick conditions across central Virginia

Feb. 14, 2016
PLAN TO STAY HOME MONDAY TO AVOID ICY CONDITIONS
VDOT crews mobilizing for frigid combination of snow and freezing rain

Feb. 8, 2016
RAIN, SNOW WILL MAKE CENTRAL VA. ROADS SLICK
Monitor local weather; use 511 Virginia for road conditions

Jan. 27, 2016
BE ALERT FOR BLACK ICE TONIGHT, EARLY THURSDAY
VDOT crews on duty overnight to address refreeze, continue clearing excess snow

Jan. 27, 2016
WEATHER DELAYS WORK TO RT. 663 BRIDGE IN LOUISA
Road will remain closed two more weeks for bridge replacement; detour in place

Jan. 26, 2016
VDOT WILL WORK OVERNIGHT TO CLEAN UP ROADS
Crews will return to open roads to full width, clear shoulders and widen intersections

Jan. 26, 2016
EASY DOES IT DURING TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
VDOT crews continue winter storm cleanup effort on secondary roads, in subdivisions

Jan. 25, 2016
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT ICY ROADS TUESDAY MORNING
Crews working to open all secondary roads; more traffic expected during a.m. commute

Jan. 25, 2016
VDOT CONTINUES WORK ON SECONDARY ROADS
Crews will work overnight to complete initial pass on all secondary roads, neighborhoods

Jan. 25, 2016
VDOT CONTINUES FOCUS ON SECONDARY, SUBDIVISION ROADS
Heavy equipment, snow blowers will be used to move large volumes of snow

Jan. 25, 2016
OVERNIGHT FREEZE MEANS SLICK PAVEMENT THIS A.M.
Beware black ice on all highways; use caution on snow-covered secondaries

Jan. 24, 2016
OVERNIGHT FREEZE MEANS ICY ROADS EARLY MONDAY
Crews continue clearing secondary roads overnight; check 511 before travel

Jan. 24, 2016
VDOT SHIFTS RESOURCES TO SECONDARY ROADS
Crews will continue 24-hour effort to remove substantial accumulations of snow

Jan. 24, 2016
MUCH SNOW REMOVAL WORK REMAINS IN CENTRAL VA.
Many roads snow-covered or blocked; motorists still advised not to travel

Jan. 24, 2016
HAVE PATIENCE AS CREWS CONTINUE CLEANUP
Use 511Virginia.org to check conditions; nearly all roads still snow-covered

Jan. 23, 2016
AS SNOW ENDS CREWS CONTINUE SNOW REMOVAL OVERNIGHT
VDOT will shift resources to secondary system as interstates and primary roads are cleared

Jan. 23, 2016
BLOWING SNOW, MAROONED VEHICLES HAMPER PLOWS
Central Va. highways in severe condition, VDOT warns motorists to stay off roads

Jan. 23, 2016
CREWS CONTENDING WITH DRIFTING SNOW, LOW VISIBILITY
VDOT fully staffed, stocked for long haul of snow operations

Jan. 23, 2016
CREWS HARD AT WORK ON SNOW REMOVAL IN CENTRAL VA.
More snow, increasing winds mean adverse conditions will continue

Jan. 22, 2016
VDOT EFFORTS FOCUS ON INTERSTATE, PRIMARY HIGHWAYS
Storm is forecast to intensify overnight with heavy snow, high winds

Jan. 22, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AS HEAVY SNOW MOVES IN
Residents advised to postpone travel, shelter in place until storm ends

Jan. 22, 2016
AVOID TRAVEL DURING WEEKEND BLIZZARD
VDOT crews on 24-hour duty as snow enters central Virginia

Jan. 21, 2016
ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR MAJOR SNOW IN CENTRAL VA.
Motorists advised not to travel due to hazardous conditions

Jan. 19, 2016
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF RIO RD. CROSSOVER CONTINUE
Installation of soil anchors for bridge pilings, retaining walls will begin Jan. 26

Jan. 5, 2016
RT. 663 BRIDGE IN LOUISA CO. TO CLOSE JAN. 11-29
VDOT crew will replace bridge over Owens Creek; detour in place for motorists

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