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HeadlinesMay 2, 2016
VIRGINIA CELEBRATES BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY ON MAY 4
Event Part of National Bike Month
The fifth annual National Bike to School Day is Wednesday, May 4. In Virginia, more than 145 schools have registered on the official website, www.walkbiketoschool.org to host their own events. The number of participating schools is expected to rise in the days leading up to Bike to School Day and throughout the month
April 27, 2016
VDOT NAMED 2016 TRANSPORTATION OWNER OF THE YEAR BY DESIGN-BUILD INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
DBIA honors VDOT for significant contribution to design-build project delivery method
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) recognized the Virginia Department of Transportation as Transportation Owner of the Year this month at the DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference in Charlotte, N.C.
April 19, 2016
EARTH DAY SPRING CLEANING WILL FOCUS ON VIRGINIA’S ROADSIDES
Motorists should be alert for Adopt-a-Highway volunteers working along roads on, around April 22
RICHMOND, Va. – It’s time for spring cleaning! That means the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is focusing on clean-up along the commonwealth’s highways. VDOT is encouraging Adopt-a-Highway groups, and anyone interested in making a positive contribution to his or her community, to help pick up litter in honor of Earth Day April 22.
April 8, 2016
RAISE AWARENESS FOR SAFE DRIVING THROUGH WORK ZONES
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 11-15.
RICHMOND —The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds drivers to be on alert as National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 11 to 15, raises awareness for safe driving in a growing number of work zones.
“Our VDOT men and women work hard to improve and repair our roads,” Governor Terry McAuliffe said. “To keep everyone safe, please give these highway workers your full attention as you travel through work zones on Virginia’s roads.”
April 7, 2016
VDOT TO REPLACE THREE AGING SAFETY REST AREAS
Two new facilities at Ladysmith, one at Skippers will better meet needs of motorists
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation will replace three of the commonwealth’s most-visited and oldest Safety Rest Areas to better meet the needs of motorists.