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April 15, 2019

VDOT LIFTING LANE CLOSURES TO EASE EASTER TRAVEL
511 app offers current traffic conditions and more

RICHMOND, Va. – If you have plans to travel for the Easter holiday, the Virginia Department of Transportation wants to make your trip a little easier by suspending most road closures from noon Friday, April 19, until noon Tuesday, April 23.

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April 12, 2019

Secretary Of Transportation Announces Leadership Changes

RICHMOND – Today Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine announced important leadership changes within the Transportation Secretariat.

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April 10, 2019

CTB Announces Launch of Interstate 95 Corridor Study

RICHMOND – Today, at the monthly meeting of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine announced the launch of the Interstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan.

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April 8, 2019

WORK ZONE SAFETY: VDOT REMINDS YOU TO DRIVE LIKE YOU WORK HERE
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 8-12, 2019


RICHMOND, Va. – The start of construction season is underway and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is counting on you to commit to safe travel in Virginia work zones.
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April 2, 2019

Governor Northam Proclaims April as Highway Safety Month in Virginia
As pedestrian deaths reach decade high, Governor urges all who use the Commonwealth’s roads to work together to prevent fatalities

RUCKERSVILLE—Governor Ralph Northam today proclaimed April as Highway Safety Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia. While the total number of crash deaths in Virginia was down in 2018, pedestrian fatalities in the Commonwealth were at a ten-year high. Governor Northam is calling attention to the rise in pedestrian casualties in the Commonwealth and nationwide to elevate awareness of dangerous behaviors and help save lives.

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