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VDOT, Audi, and TTS Bring Traffic Light Information Technology to Virginia
VDOT maintained traffic signal network now communicating with select Audi vehicles in the Northern Virginia area
RICHMOND, VA – Today, Virginia Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine, Audi of America, and Traffic Technology Services (TTS) announced that more than 1,450 traffic signals in the Northern Virginia area now share real-time data with Audi’s Traffic Light Information (TLI) technologies, including Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA) and “time-to-green.”
VDOT: BE PREPARED FOR RANGE OF WINTER WEATHER
Sleet, freezing rain, ice are possible. Plan travel around the storm, not during the storm.
RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation is urging motorists to prepare for winter weather that will affect the Commonwealth beginning Tuesday evening and lasting throughout the day on Wednesday. Forecasts vary by location, but include a range of rain, sleet, snow and ice. Motorists are urged to plan travel around the storm, not during the storm.
Virginia Selects Contractor for VDOT’s Largest Construction Project in History
$3.3 billion contract for HRBT expansion expected to be awarded in April 2019
NORFOLK—Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has selected Hampton Roads Connector Partners, a design-build team, to deliver the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion Project. The fixed price ($3.3 billion) and fixed completion date (November 1, 2025) contract is expected to be executed in April 2019.
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD RELEASES DRAFT SMART SCALE PROJECT SCORES
Projects will be reviewed and scored for funding in June 2019
RICHMOND, Va. – The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) this week released scores for transportation projects that have been vetted and validated through the third round of the SMART SCALE prioritization program. The SMART SCALE process ensures an objective, data-driven approach to selecting which transportation projects to develop in the Commonwealth and the delivery of projects that offer the most beneficial improvements to a region.