Subscribe Now

News Releases - Statewide

Sept. 20, 2017
CTB AWARDS TWO CONTRACTS WORTH $18.7 MILLION
Backlick Road bridge in Fairfax County will be replaced as part of the Atlantic Gateway Project

Aug. 29, 2017
PUBLIC INPUT SOUGHT FOR TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES
Public meetings to be held August through October

Aug. 24, 2017
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES FOR LABOR DAY TRAVEL
Check 511 for current traffic conditions across the state.

Aug. 17, 2017
VDOT LAUNCHES SMARTERROADS
New Online Data Portal Provides Easy, Free Access to VDOT Information

Aug. 9, 2017
GOV. MCAULIFFE BREAKS GROUND ON I-395 EXPRESS LANES EXTENSION
Reliable and faster travel choices coming on I-395 Corridor

July 6, 2017
GOV. McAULIFFE ANNOUNCES OPENING OF TWO ROUTE 29 SOLUTIONS PROJECTS
Thursday Morning Event Celebrated Opening of Berkmar Extension, Route 29 Widening in Albemarle County

June 27, 2017
DALE CITY RAIN GARDEN FILTERS GROUNDWATER, WORKS TO PROTECT WATERSHED
Garden will reduce stormwater impacts and serve as an educational tool to visitors

June 22, 2017
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES FOR JULY 4 TRAVEL
Route 460 encouraged for beach traffic; check 511 for current traffic conditions statewide

June 20, 2017
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
$18.6 billion in road, bridge, rail and public transportation improvements; board also approves VDOT and DRPT’s annual budgets

June 2, 2017
VDOT ASSURANCE AND COMPLIANCE OFFICE COMPLETES REVIEW OF PENINSULA AIRPORT COMMISSION

May 26, 2017
MOVING TOWARD VISION ZERO
Virginia Highway Safety Summit aimed to reduce traffic fatalities, injuries

May 23, 2017
Get SMART
The Virginia Department of Transportation wins Richmond Technology award for SMART SCALE web tool

May 18, 2017
VDOT HELPS EASE MEMORIAL DAY TRAFFIC
Lane closures lifted where possible; traffic, road conditions available on VDOT’s 511 app

May 8, 2017
VIRGINIA CELEBRATES BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY ON MAY 10
May is National Bike Month

May 4, 2017
THE BEGINNING OF A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP
The Virginia Department of Transportation partners with Keep Virginia Beautiful to promote the Adopt-A-Highway program

April 19, 2017
CTB AWARDS TWO CONTRACTS WORTH $69.6 MILLION
Route 220 in Botetourt County will receive safety improvements

April 7, 2017
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES DURING EASTER TRAVEL
Download the free VDOT 511 app for current traffic and road conditions

April 5, 2017
VDOT SELECTS NEW CHIEF OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
Cary to Lead Agency into the Future of Transportation

April 4, 2017
VDOT, FAMILY TO HONOR FALLEN HIGHWAY WORKER AT WORKERS’ MEMORIAL VIGIL TONIGHT ON AFTON MOUNTAIN
VDOT veteran’s name added to memorial this year  

April 4, 2017
VDOT ANNOUNCES NEW RICHMOND DISTRICT ENGINEER
Bart Thrasher to oversee construction, maintenance and operations for roads in 14 counties

April 3, 2017
PARTNER WITH VDOT FOR SAFETY IN WORK ZONES
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 3-7

March 17, 2017
“ROAD WORK AHEAD” TRAINING SYMPOSIUM PROPELS DBE FIRMS
The Virginia Department of Transportation promotes partnerships to create contract opportunities

March 16, 2017
CTB AWARDS TWELVE CONTRACTS WORTH $76.8 MILLION
Widening, congestion relief coming to Route 711/288 interchange in VDOT’s Richmond District

March 16, 2017
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD SEEKS INPUT ON PROJECTS
The public is invited to provide their feedback on projects that are scored and recommended for funding

March 12, 2017
THE GROUNDHOG WAS RIGHT: GET READY FOR MORE WINTER
Snow could affect evening commutes tomorrow, go to 511Virginia.org for updates

Feb. 28, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Announces Acceptance of Private Sector Proposal to Deliver I-395 Express Lanes Extension
Milestone marks major advance toward expanding reliable travel choices on I-95/395 corridor

Feb. 24, 2017
More Than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth Residents Sign Up to Receive Toll Relief
Program will ease the financial pressure of Elizabeth River Tunnels tolls on residents most impacted

Feb. 16, 2017
CTB AWARDS SEVEN CONTRACTS WORTH $ 60.7 MILLION
Traffic and safety improvement projects awarded in Roanoke and Fredericksburg

Jan. 17, 2017
SCORED SMART SCALE PROJECTS RELEASED FOR REVIEW BY THE COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD
New mobile-friendly SMART SCALE Dashboard shows latest status of funded projects, propelling transparency and accountability to a new level

Jan. 8, 2017
LOW OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES TO CAUSE ICY ROAD CONDITIONS
Go to 511virginia.org to monitor latest road conditions

Jan. 8, 2017
EXPECT ICY CONDITIONS THIS MORNING
VDOT crews make progress on treating roads, but low temps caused re-freeze

Jan. 8, 2017
LOW TEMPERATURES COULD CREATE SLICK ROADS OVERNIGHT

Jan. 7, 2017
MOTORISTS URGED TO STAY OFF ROADS AS VDOT BATTLES SNOW

Jan. 7, 2017
SNOW BLANKETS MUCH OF VIRGINIA, MOTORISTS URGED TO STAY OFF ROADS DURING STORM
Go to 511virginia.org to monitor latest road conditions

Jan. 6, 2017
VDOT MOBILIZED FOR STATEWIDE SNOW STORM
Motorists urged to stay off roads tonight through tomorrow morning to afternoon when storm is expected to impact much of state

Go to 511virginia.org to monitor latest road conditions

Jan. 6, 2017
Governor McAuliffe Urges Virginians to Prepare for Major Winter Storm

Jan. 5, 2017
VDOT READY FOR WINTER WEATHER
Motorists urged to monitor conditions and stay off icy and snowy roads

Press Release Archives

2012  |  2013  |  2014  |  2015  |  2016

Page last modified: Sept. 22, 2017