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HeadlinesAugust 6, 2018
VDOT INVITES INNOVATORS TO HACKATHON AND IDEA JAM IN ROANOKE
Competition planned for August 17 and 18 will reward data-driven concepts and solutions
ROANOKE, Virginia. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), in partnership with the Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Commission and the Center for Innovative Technology, invites developers, planners, futurists and data enthusiasts to the third installment of the SmarterRoads Hackathon and Idea Jam Series set for Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18 at CoLab Roanoke, located at 1327 Grandin Road SW, Roanoke, Virginia 24015.
BORED-TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION METHOD SELECTED FOR HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE-TUNNEL EXPANSION
Construction contract to be awarded in early 2019
NORFOLK – As a milestone in the procurement process for the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT) Expansion project, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has announced the project will move forward with the bored-tunnel construction method to deliver the next connection across the Hampton Roads harbor.
SECOND SERIES OF MEETINGS PLANNED ON INTERSTATE 81 CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Public input invited on potential improvements and revenue sources as study continues
RICHMOND, Virginia – The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation continue to study the entire length of the Interstate 81 corridor in the Commonwealth of Virginia, in accordance with Senate Bill 971 (now 2018 Acts of Assembly Chapter 743). The study team has scheduled the second series of meetings for late August, which will focus on potential improvements and revenue sources.