2012 News Releases - Richmond

Dec. 20, 2012
Governor McDonnell Announces That Commonwealth Signs Comprehensive Agreement and Reaches Financial Close to Build the New Route 460 in Southeast Virginia
~Project to greatly improve transportation, create thousands of jobs and have a multi-billion dollar economic impact~

Dec. 17, 2012
COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES ONE CONTRACT VALUED AT $193,427

Nov. 19, 2012
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE THREE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $8.7 MILLION

Nov. 7, 2012
I-95 RICHMOND BRIDGE RESTORATIONS PROJECT REACHES HALFWAY POINT
I-95 southbound bridge replacement at Robin Hood Road begins tonight

Nov. 6, 2012
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO HOLD SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM MEETING ON NOV. 15
Public is invited to review and comment on multimodal transportation projects

Oct. 31, 2012
495 EXPRESS LANES TO OPEN AS EARLY AS NOV. 17

Oct. 30, 2012
RICHMOND AREA ROADS AND INTERSTATES REMAIN CLEAR
Minimal storm impact overnight

Oct. 29, 2012
VDOT CONTINUES TO MONITOR RICHMOND AREA ROAD CONDITIONS
Crews working around the clock to clear roads

Oct. 28, 2012
ROUTE 711 PUBLIC HEARING CANCELLED DUE TO STORM

Oct. 26, 2012
VDOT PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SANDY
Safety Service Patrol will operate around the clock for the duration of the storm

Oct. 26, 2012
EXPECT HUGUENOT BRIDGE TRAFFIC DELAYS OVERNIGHT NEXT WEEK
Demolishing sections of the old Huguenot Bridge

Oct. 19, 2012
TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT ROUTE 60 AND STAVEMILL ROAD TO BE OPERATIONAL

Oct. 18, 2012
I-95 SOUTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER SHERWOOD AVENUE TO BEGIN MONDAY NIGHT
Ramp from Robin Hood Road to I-95 south closed during replacements

Oct. 2, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES ONE CONTRACT VALUED AT $145,120

Sept. 27, 2012
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER WESTWOOD AVENUE TO BEGIN TONIGHT
Expect weeknight delays near mile marker 78

Sept. 26, 2012
HUGUENOT BRIDGE BEAM INSTALLATIONS RESUME NEXT WEEK
Expect temporary delays weeknights through Oct. 19

Sept. 14, 2012
HUGUENOT BRIDGE CLOSING OVERNIGHT SUNDAY FOR REPAIR

Sept. 6, 2012
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER HERMITAGE ROAD TO BEGIN MONDAY NIGHT
Expect weeknight delays near mile marker 78

Aug. 29, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES FOUR CONTRACTS VALUED AT $3.2 MILLION

Aug. 15, 2012
HUGUENOT BRIDGE BEAM INSTALLATIONS START NEXT WEEK
Expect temporary delays weeknights through early September

Aug. 10, 2012
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER THE BOULEVARD TO BEGIN MONDAY NIGHT
Expect weeknight delays near mile marker 78

Aug. 2, 2012
RICHMOND TRAFFIC OPERATIONS CENTER EXPANDS
Changes improve center’s ability to serve the public

July 3, 2012
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER APPROVE FOUR CONTRACTS VALUED AT $10.9 MILLION

June 25, 2012
PUBLIC INVITED TO BID FAREWELL TO THE HUGUENOT BRIDGE ON JULY 1
62-year-old bridge will be open to cyclists and pedestrians only

June 22, 2012
I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER HERMITAGE ROAD TO BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT
Expect weeknight delays near mile marker 78

May 31, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES SEVEN CONTRACTS VALUED AT $18.8 MILLION

May 16, 2012
I-95 BRIDGE WORK ZONE INCIDENT LAST NIGHT INVOLVING CONSTRUCTION CRANE AND POWER LINES

May 7, 2012
I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER WESTWOOD AVENUE TO BEGIN TOMORROW NIGHT
Expect overnight delays at mile marker 78

April 26, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES FOUR CONTRACTS VALUED AT $5.2 MILLION

April 25, 2012
I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS CONTINUE NEXT WEEK
Drive Safely—Work Zone Awareness Week

April 25, 2012
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING PLANNED FOR I-64 PENINSULA WIDENING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT
Public invited to review conceptual alternatives and study materials

April 13, 2012
ADDITIONAL I-95 BRIDGE PREPARATION WORK NEEDED
Bridge replacement postponed

April 12, 2012
SECOND I-95 BRIDGE TO BE REPLACED NEXT WEEK
Expect overnight delays at mile marker 78

March 27, 2012
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE 14 CONTRACTS VALUED AT $67.7 MILLION

March 27, 2012
RICHMOND AREA ROADS TO RECEIVE 2,000 LANE MILES OF PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENTS THIS YEAR
VDOT gearing up for a busy season

March 22, 2012
I-95 NORTH LABURNUM BRIDGE REPLACEMENT NEXT WEEK
Expect overnight delays

March 13, 2012
UNEXPECTED TRAVEL DELAYS ON I-95 AT LABURNUM THIS MORNING

March 7, 2012
I-95 LABURNUM BRIDGE REPLACEMENT NEXT WEEK
Expect overnight delays

Feb. 20, 2012
WET ROADS TO RE-FREEZE OVERNIGHT
VDOT advises drivers to use caution

Feb. 20, 2012
VDOT CONTINUES SNOW REMOVAL

Feb. 19, 2012
SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY

Feb. 18, 2012
VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTER STORM TOMORROW

Feb. 10, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES FOUR CONTRACTS VALUED AT $9 MILLION

Jan. 25, 2012
I-95 SHEET PILE WORK TO RESUME TONIGHT
I-95 Bridge Restorations Project

Jan. 18, 2012
COMMISSIONER APPROVES SIX CONTRACTS VALUED AT $7.8 MILLION

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