News Releases - Richmond

Nov. 22, 2019
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS NOW IN PLACE AT I-64/AIRPORT DRIVE PROJECT IN HENRICO
Drivers should continue to follow guiding signage and use caution

Nov. 19, 2019
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT BRACES FOR WINTER 2019
Approximately $19 million set aside in the district for the 2019-20 season

Nov. 14, 2019
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT ANNOUNCES NEW DEPUTY ENGINEER

Oct. 28, 2019
FRANKLIN STREET INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NOW COMPLETE IN RICHMOND
Newly widened ramp will allow for heavier traffic volumes from I-95 south

Oct. 24, 2019
TRAFFIC IMPACTS BEGIN NEXT WEEK FOR I-195 SOUTH BRIDGE PROJECT OVER POWHITE PARKWAY, CSX IN RICHMOND
Use posted detour from Cary Street to I-195 south for project duration

Oct. 10, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON NEW COX ROAD (ROUTE 460) AND COURTHOUSE ROAD (ROUTE 627) INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS IN DINWIDDIE COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about the proposed improvements on October 17

Oct. 8, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON I-195 SOUTH BRIDGE REPAIR PROJECT OVER POWHITE PARKWAY (ROUTE 76) AND CSX IN RICHMOND
Project will extend the lifetime of the bridge

Oct. 2, 2019
JOIN VDOT FOR A PUBLIC MEETING ON HUGUENOT BRIDGE PEDESTRIAN LIGHTING IN HENRICO COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about proposed sidewalk lighting on October 9

Sept. 16, 2019
VDOT IDENTIFIES RECOMMENDED PREFERRED MULTI-USE TRAIL CORRIDOR FOR THE ASHLAND TO PETERSBURG TRAIL STUDY, INVITES PUBLIC FEEDBACK
Virtual presentation and public meetings to gather feedback on the preferred multi-use trail corridor

Sept. 13, 2019
VDOT COMPLETES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT W. BROAD STREET (ROUTE 250) AND LIBBIE PLACE IN HENRICO
New accommodations will enhance pedestrian safety

Sept. 6, 2019
RICHMOND DISTRICT ADDRESSING DORIAN IMPACTS
Crews will continue to patrol Friday for additional storm damage

Sept. 5, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON FAIRGROUND ROAD (ROUTE 632) EXTENSION IN GOOCHLAND COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about the proposed extension on September 12

Sept. 5, 2019
RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS PREPARED FOR IMPACTS FROM HURRICANE DORIAN
Stay aware of local weather expectations and safety tips

Aug. 29, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING FOR ROUTE 58 STUDY IN BRUNSWICK AND MECKLENBURG COUNTIES, TOWN OF SOUTH HILL
Public invited to learn more about developed study concepts on September 4

Aug. 20, 2019
I-64 WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN HENRICO, NEW KENT COUNTIES
Project finishes ahead of schedule and under budget

Aug. 15, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON UNSIGNALIZED INTERSECTION UPGRADES IN THE RICHMOND DISTRICT
Public invited to learn more about the proposed upgrades on August 22

Aug. 13, 2019
NASH ROAD (ROUTE 636) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT NOW COMPLETE IN CHESTERFIELD
Project finishes ahead of schedule

July 23, 2019
I-95 NORTH/HERMITAGE ROAD INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT TO BEGIN IN RICHMOND
Project will improve safety and reduce congestion

June 28, 2019
NEW MARKET ROAD (ROUTE 5) NOW OPEN FOLLOWING EMERGENCY BRIDGE, PAVEMENT REPAIRS IN HENRICO
The detour has been lifted

June 27, 2019
CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETINGS TO BE HELD FOR ROUTE 60 CORRIDOR STUDY
Public invited to learn more about potential investments along the Route 60 Corridor

June 20, 2019
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-195 BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND
Project to extend the life cycle of the bridge will begin summer 2019

June 14, 2019
BRIDGE, PAVEMENT REPAIR WORK BEGINS ON NEW MARKET ROAD (ROUTE 5) IN HENRICO
Work is expected to be complete in early to mid-July

June 11, 2019
WIDENING PROJECT, BRIDGE REPLACEMENT COMPLETE ON HUGUENOT TRAIL/ROBIOUS ROAD (ROUTE 711) IN CHESTERFIELD/POWHATAN
Completed project will improve safety and reduce congestion

May 23, 2019
BATES NAMED VDOT CHESTERFIELD RESIDENT ENGINEER

May 7, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON NEW MARKET ROAD (ROUTE 5) TURN LANE CONSTRUCTION IN HENRICO COUNTY
Public invited to learn more about the proposed project on May 14

April 26, 2019
ALL RICHMOND DISTRICT ROADS DAMAGED BY TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL NOW OPEN
Crews completed final repairs on Thursday, April 25

April 19, 2019
VDOT PREPARES AHEAD OF POTENTIAL SEVERE STORMS
Crews are clearing debris and drainage facilities in preparation of the storm

April 19, 2019
VDOT IMPROVES PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT CHESTERFIELD AND HENRICO INTERSECTIONS
Crosswalks and other improvements installed at 11 intersections

April 17, 2019
VDOT WILL PLANT TREES AT FIVE SITES ALONG I-295
Natural areas help reduce pollutants in the Chesapeake Bay

April 16, 2019
REPAIRS COMPLETE ON TWO ROADS DAMAGED BY TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
Third, and final, road nearing completion

April 15, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON S. WASHINGTON HIGHWAY (ROUTE 1) WIDENING IN THE TOWN OF ASHLAND
Public invited to learn more about the proposed widening project on April 22

April 11, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON FAIRGROUND ROAD (ROUTE 632) INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS IN GOOCHLAND
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on April 18

April 8, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOR I-95 BELVIDERE STREET INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS IN RICHMOND
Public invited to learn more about the proposed improvements on April 11

March 11, 2019
VDOT KICKS OFF ASHLAND TO PETERSBURG TRAIL STUDY WITH VIRTUAL PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC MEETING
Study will identify a preferred multi-use trail corridor in the Richmond metropolitan region

Feb. 11, 2019
IMPROVEMENTS BEGIN AT I-64 AND AIRPORT DRIVE IN HENRICO COUNTY
Project to enhance safety and efficiency near major airport access hub

Jan. 23, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING FOR ROUTE 58 STUDY IN BRUNSWICK AND MECKLENBURG COUNTIES
Public invited to learn more about the study on January 29

Jan. 11, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON I-95 IMPROVMENTS IN CHESTERFIELD
Public invited to learn more about the proposed improvements on January 17

Jan. 9, 2019
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON COURTHOUSE ROAD/BULL HILL ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS IN PRINCE GEORGE
Public invited to learn more about the proposed intersection improvements on January 16

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