News Releases - Richmond

Nov. 16, 2016
VDOT’S RICHMOND DISTRICT IS READY FOR WINTER
Richmond region snow removal budget totals approximately $13.2 million

Nov. 10, 2016
COMPLETED PROJECT PROVIDES IMPROVED CONNECTIVITY AT HENRICO INTERSECTION
Bicycle and pedestrian accommodations project complete ahead of schedule, under budget at River and Huguenot Roads

Oct. 19, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION IN PLACE FOR DINWIDDIE ROUNDABOUT
Use extra caution; traffic will be temporarily guided by barrels

Oct. 19, 2016
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR INTERSTATE 295 PAVING PROJECT IN PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY
Project worth $7.4 million will restore pavement from Interstate 95 to Route 460

Sept. 12, 2016
PUBLIC COMMENTS SOUGHT ON PROPOSED CAPACITY IMPROVEMENTS TO SECTION OF I-64 IN HENRICO AND NEW KENT COUNTIES
Public is invited to review and submit comments by Tuesday, September 27

Sept. 2, 2016
GENITO ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN CHESTERFIELD COMPLETE
Project finishes ahead of schedule

Sept. 2, 2016
TRAVEL TIME SIGNS CAMPAIGN EXPANDED FURTHER IN RICHMOND REGION
New roadside signs will display dual travel times to areas north, south and west of Richmond

Aug. 18, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECTS ON JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY IN CHESTER
Improvements include upgraded traffic signals, new turn lanes and pedestrian accommodations

July 26, 2016
RAILROAD CROSSING PROJECT TO AFFECT BRANDERS BRIDGE ROAD TRAFFIC BEGINNING IN AUGUST
Traffic will use alternating lanes, detour as the project progresses

July 26, 2016
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT UNDERWAY IN HENRICO COUNTY
Project completion expected in December 2016

June 30, 2016
SAFETY SERVICE PATROL EXPANDS TO OVERNIGHT HOURS IN RICHMOND REGION
Mobile units provide rapid incident management and emergency response and on major routes

June 30, 2016
VDOT THANKS LOCAL DRIVER FOR SWIFT ACTION FOLLOWING JUNE 2 CRASH ON I-95
Cardboard covered most lanes of I-95 north and south in downtown Richmond

June 20, 2016
ROUTE 360 BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN RICHMOND COMPLETE
Project finishes ahead of schedule and within budget

May 23, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD COMMUNITY INFORMATION MEETING ON INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT IN CHESTERFIELD
Public invited to learn more about the project May 24 at Beulah Elementary School

May 16, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING ON COX ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS IN DINWIDDIE
Public invited to learn more about the project May 18 at Eastside Enhancement Center

April 22, 2016
VDOT TO RESURFACE OVER 1,540 LANE MILES IN THE RICHMOND AREA IN 2016
Pavement improvement season is underway

April 15, 2016
WORK ZONE AWARENESS: NOT JUST FOR ROADS ANYMORE
VDOT crews working to maintain the Virginia Capital Trail; users should exercise caution

April 15, 2016
VDOT UNVEILS NEW VIRGINIA CAPITAL TRAIL USER DATA
Over 172,000 counted uses since VDOT completed major construction last fall

April 8, 2016
FLASHING YELLOW ARROW DISPLAYS COMING TO SEVEN LOCATIONS IN CHESTERFIELD, GOOCHLAND COUNTIES
New four-head signal display will reduce wait times at intersections

Feb. 25, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD CITIZEN INFORMATION MEETING ON BOYDTON PLANK ROAD BRIDGE REPAIRS
The bridge is located over the CSX railroad in Dinwiddie County

Jan. 26, 2016
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR I-95/TEMPLE AVENUE PROJECT IN COLONIAL HEIGHTS
Public invited to learn about the project February 3 at Colonial Heights Courthouse

Jan. 21, 2016
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS THREE PAVING CONTRACTS IN RICHMOND DISTRICT
Pavement restoration worth $26.5 million coming to Chesterfield, Mecklenburg counties

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