2013 News Releases - Richmond

Dec. 9, 2013
UPDATE: VDOT CONTINUES TO PATROL ROADS FOR ICE
December 9, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Dec. 8, 2013
UPDATE: VDOT ON STANDBY, TREATING ICY PATCHES AS NEEDED
December 8, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 8, 2013
UPDATE: VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTRY WEATHER LATER TODAY
December 8, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Dec. 7, 2013
UPDATE: VDOT PREPARED FOR WEEKEND WINTER STORM
December 7, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

Dec. 6, 2013
VDOT PREPARED FOR WEEKEND WINTER STORM

Nov. 25, 2013
VDOT PREPARED FOR ICY PATCHES, LOCAL FLOODING
Early morning drivers encouraged to use caution

Nov. 25, 2013
ROUTE 5 DELAYS IN CHARLES CITY COUNTY NEXT WEEK
Bridge beam delivery will require detours; add 30-45 minutes to commute

Nov. 23, 2013
VDOT OFF-SITE STORAGE BUILDING FIRE IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY

Nov. 4, 2013
PUBLIC INVITED TO SHARE IDEAS AND INPUT ON FUTURE ROAD, RAIL AND TRANSIT PROJECTS
Public meeting in Richmond to be held on Nov. 6

Oct. 31, 2013
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $24.5 MILLION

Oct. 30, 2013
MISSING HUGUENOT BRIDGE PLAQUE FOUND
Sign proved too heavy for crooks

Oct. 29, 2013
HUGUENOT BRIDGE PROJECT COMPLETE

Oct. 15, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON GENITO ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Bridge to close for up to 10 days during 2016 construction

Oct. 9, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON PARK PHASE OF VIRGINIA CAPITAL TRAIL PROJECT
New alignment could run near Henrico County parks

Oct. 7, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 460 TURN LANE PROJECT IN PRINCE GEORGE

Oct. 7, 2013
EXPECT MAJOR DELAYS ON I-95 THROUGH RICHMOND
Bridge work to impact morning commutes; use alternate route

Sept. 30, 2013
I-95 WEEKEND BRIDGE WORK RESUMES FRIDAY
Third and final weekend for Lombardy Street bridge replacements

Sept. 30, 2013
TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES CONTRACTS VALUED AT NEARLY $48 MILLION

Sept. 23, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS IN POWHATAN COUNTY
Improvements will impact area near Powhatan State Park

Sept. 23, 2013
I-95 WEEKEND BRIDGE WORK RESCHEDULED
Final Lombardy Street bridge replacements to begin 8 p.m. Oct. 4

Sept. 18, 2013
WEEKEND I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS AT LOMBARDY STREET RESUME FRIDAY
I-95 drivers advised to use I-295 or alternate route through Monday morning

Sept. 11, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON NEW INTERCHANGE IN COLONIAL HEIGHTS

Sept. 9, 2013
EXPECT I-95 DELAYS AT LOMBARDY STREET BRIDGE OVER THE NEXT THREE WEEKENDS
Complex bridge work requires weekend lane closures to ensure drivers’ safety

Aug. 29, 2013
COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES TWO HANOVER CONTRACTS VALUED AT MORE THAN $700,000

Aug. 16, 2013
QUALLA ROAD BRIDGE OPEN AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
Bridge opened to traffic today

Aug. 16, 2013
ROUTE 625 BRIDGE REOPEN, POSTED TO THREE TONS
Repairs completed earlier than expected

Aug. 14, 2013
VDOT REINSTALLS EARLY 19TH-CENTURY HIGHWAY MARKER IN ITS ORIGINAL LOCATION
Stone marks historic Manchester-Petersburg Turnpike

Aug. 13, 2013
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON NEW MARKET HEIGHTS PHASE OF VIRGINIA CAPITAL TRAIL PROJECT

Aug. 1, 2013
ROUTE 625 BRIDGE REPAIR SCHEDULE SET (UPDATED)
Bridge to reopen in late August

July 31, 2013
COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES FIVE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $6.2 MILLION

July 22, 2013
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS AT LOMBARDY STREET BEGIN WEDNESDAY NIGHT
Bridge sections over the railroad are the biggest challenge

June 28, 2013
QUALLA ROAD BRIDGE CLOSING JULY 8 FOR REPLACEMENT
Traffic will use detour throughout the summer

June 28, 2013
TAYLORSVILLE ROAD BRIDGE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Inspection reveals advanced corrosion

June 20, 2013
ROUTE 625 BRIDGE CLOSED AT HENRICO/HANOVER COUNTY LINE
Inspection reveals advanced corrosion

June 10, 2013
ROUTE 10 BRIDGE IN PRINCE GEORGE REMAINS CLOSED
Damage assessment delayed due to continued storms

May 24, 2013
NEW HUGUENOT MEMORIAL BRIDGE OPENS NEXT WEEK
Three months ahead of schedule

May 23, 2013
ROUTE 618 BRIDGE OVER CHICKAHOMINY RIVER CLOSED
Inspection reveals advanced corrosion

May 16, 2013
I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS AT LOMBARDY STREET BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT
The project’s largest bridge will take six months to replace

May 3, 2013
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AND COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVE 16 CONTRACTS VALUED AT NEARLY $60.3 MILLION

May 1, 2013
TRAVEL TIMES TO BE DISPLAYED ALONG I-95 STARTING MONDAY
VDOT seeking commuter feedback during the testing phase

April 18, 2013
VDOT TO RESURFACE NEARLY 1,000 LANE MILES IN THE RICHMOND AREA IN 2013
Pavement improvement season is underway

April 15, 2013
VDOT POSTING THE QUALLA ROAD BRIDGE TO FOUR TONS
Buses and large trucks impacted

April 5, 2013
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER ROBIN HOOD ROAD TO BEGIN MONDAY NIGHT
Robin Hood Road and Hermitage Road ramps closed during replacements

March 29, 2013
COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES EIGHT CONTRACTS VALUED AT $10.2 MILLION

March 24, 2013
VDOT RESPONDING TO HEAVY SNOW IN THE RICHMOND AREA
Drivers advised to delay travel until conditions improve

March 24, 2013
VDOT PREPARED FOR WINTERY MIX TOMORROW MORNING
Potential for slick driving conditions during rush hour

March 22, 2013
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER SHERWOOD AVENUE TO BEGIN SUNDAY NIGHT
Robin Hood Road and Hermitage Road ramps closed during replacements

March 20, 2013
LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED TOMORROW MORNING IN HANOVER & GOOCHLAND
Crews pre-treating major routes

March 12, 2013
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AT OVERBROOK ROAD THIS WEEKEND
Expect major delays in Richmond Friday night through Sunday night

March 7, 2013
POST-STORM POTHOLE PATCHING UNDERWAY ACROSS RICHMOND
Crews focusing on high-traffic routes

March 6, 2013
SNOW AND HIGH WINDS CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE RICHMOND REGION
Temperatures to drop overnight; potential for black ice

March 5, 2013
WINTERY MIX EXPECTED IN THE REGION TOMORROW
Greatest impacts north and west of Richmond

Feb. 25, 2013
EXPECT MAJOR DELAYS ON I-95 THIS WEEKEND FOR OVERBROOK ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Traffic to one lane in each direction 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday

Feb. 21, 2013
POTENTIAL FOR SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS WEST OF RICHMOND TOMORROW MORNING
Drivers advised to use caution on elevated surfaces

Feb. 16, 2013
SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT
Richmond area drivers advised to use caution

Feb. 14, 2013
VDOT EXPECTS 2013 I-95 BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS TO BE MORE COMPLEX
Overbrook Road bridge work planned for two weekends in March

Jan. 31, 2013
COMMISSIONER OF HIGHWAYS APPROVES 13 CONTRACTS VALUED AT NEARLY $20 MILLION

Jan. 28, 2013
SPRINGFIELD ROAD STUDY PUBLIC MEETING TOMORROW
VDOT reveals draft study findings

Jan. 27, 2013
RAIN + FRIGID TEMPERATURES = POSSIBLE ICY PATCHES TOMORROW MORNING
Areas north and west of Richmond at higher risk of black ice

Jan. 26, 2013
RICHMOND AREA INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROUTES CLEAR
Many secondary routes remain snow covered; Use caution

Jan. 25, 2013
VDOT SNOW RESPONSE UNDERWAY IN THE RICHMOND REGION
Drivers advised to use caution overnight and early Saturday

Jan. 24, 2013
VDOT PREPPING FOR MORE SNOW TOMORROW
Pre-treating major Richmond area routes before storm

Jan. 23, 2013
SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE EARLY TOMORROW
VDOT pre-treating major routes

Jan. 18, 2013
RICHMOND DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS WILL WORK OVERNIGHT

Jan. 18, 2013
VDOT CONTINUES SNOW CLEARING WORK
Crews working on secondary, neighborhood roads

Jan. 18, 2013
INTERSTATES AND PRIMARY ROUTES CLEAR FOR MORNING COMMUTE
Richmond area drivers encouraged to use caution on secondaries

Jan. 17, 2013
VDOT PREPARED FOR THE RICHMOND AREA’S FIRST WINTER STORM
Snow expected to start during afternoon rush hour

Press Release Archives

2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013

Page last modified: Jan. 2, 2014