News Releases - Statewide

April 16, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS TWO CONTRACTS FOR $52.7 MILLION
I-495 Project Will Add Capacity in Northern Section of Capital Beltway

April 16, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD RELEASES DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC REVIEW
$13.1 billion in road, bridge rail and public transportation improvements

April 15, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO RELEASE DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM TOMORROW, APRIL 16
Meeting to be live streamed

April 15, 2014
VDOT Releases RFI for Proposed New Location of Hampton Roads District Office
– Potential Project Would Enhance Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Deliver Best Value by Co-Locating VDOT’s Critical Transportation Facilities

April 14, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ACROSS THE STATE ON THE DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Draft program to be posted online April 16

April 7, 2014
DO YOUR PART TO KEEP WORK ZONES SAFE
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 7-11; VDOT to hold a vigil for workers who lost their lives in work zone crashes

April 3, 2014
GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE SIGNS INTO LAW THE HAMPTON ROADS TRANSPORTATION ACCOUNTABILITY COMMISSION
Elected officials representing the Hampton Roads region to make transportation decision and be held accountable for them

March 25, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY -- RT. 29 ADVISORY PANEL MEETING TO BE HELD 1 P.M., MARCH 27 IN CHARLOTTESVILLE
Public can attend the meeting or videoconferenced locations, view live webstream or recorded podcast

March 19, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS FIVE CONTRACTS WORTH $72.7 MILLION

March 19, 2014
RT. 29 ADVISORY PANEL TO PROVIDE LOCAL INPUT
Transportation Secretary seeks ‘reasonable solutions’ to congestion in Charlottesville region

March 17, 2014
CREWS FOCUSING EFFORTS ON SECONDARY ROADS AS STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES
Low temps overnight bring possibility of refreeze and black ice

March 16, 2014
STATEWIDE – SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF THE STATE WITH WINTRY MIX OF RAIN, SLEET AND SNOW
Motorists urged to avoid or limit travel

March 16, 2014
STATEWIDE - MOTORISTS URGED TO PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER, AS RAIN, SLEET AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT

March 14, 2014
SECRETARY LAYNE TO CONVENE RT. 29 ADVISORY PANEL
Panel will be chaired by former VDOT Commissioner Philip Shucet

March 14, 2014
TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY LAYNE ANNOUNCES ROUTE 460 PROJECT CONTRACT SUSPENDED WHILE ENVIRONMENTAL WORK TAKES PLACE
Commonwealth remains committed to Route 460 improvements in southeastern Virginia, but contract work is temporarily halted to cut spending during environmental work

March 5, 2014
Winter Weather Impacts VDOT’s Snow Budget
Adjustments will be made; agency has sufficient resources to repair potholes, pave roads and maintain safety on roads across Virginia

March 5, 2014
VDOT ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP FOR FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Marcie Parker, P.E., will oversee all VDOT construction, maintenance and operations programs in the 14-county Fredericksburg District

March 3, 2014
VDOT WORKING ROUND THE CLOCK TO CLEAR ROADS
Overnight refreeze will cause hazardous travel; check conditions at 511Virginia

March 2, 2014
VDOT Is Ready For Next Round of Winter Weather
Get the latest road conditions before you travel at www.511virginia.org

Feb. 27, 2014
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS 15 CONTRACTS WORTH NEARLY $145 MILLION
Money will fund road and bridge improvements, enhance safety

Feb. 27, 2014
US Route 460 Connector bridge in Buchanan County recognized as top bridge project in North America

Feb. 25, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces Safety Improvements for I-77 in Fancy Gap
New technology to help reduce accidents and save lives

Feb. 24, 2014
VDOT REPAIRING POTHOLES STATEWIDE
Report potholes on VDOT’s website and at 800-FOR-ROAD

Feb. 14, 2014
VDOT Crews Focus Efforts on Clearing Secondary and Subdivision Roads Across Much of the State
Major roads are in good shape with some icy patches

Feb. 14, 2014
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF VIRGINIA
Motorists urged to limit travel this morning and check 511 before driving 

Feb. 13, 2014
VDOT CREWS CONTINUE SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL OPERATIONS
Motorists are warned to avoid or limit driving through the night and morning

Feb. 13, 2014
Slick Conditions Across the State As VDOT Crews Continue To Plow and Treat Roads
Motorists are warned to avoid or limit travel

Feb. 12, 2014
VDOT Crews Out In Force Plowing Snow Across the State
Motorists are warned to avoid or limit travel during the storm; driving conditions are difficult

Feb. 12, 2014
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER
Motorists urged to avoid or limit travel this evening and tomorrow

Feb. 11, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces VDOT is Preparing for Statewide Snow Storm
Anti-icing operations under way; crews, equipment and supplies ready to go  

Feb. 3, 2014
J. DOUGLAS KOELEMAY APPOINTED TO LEAD OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
Former CTB member has wealth of public-, private-sector experience

Jan. 29, 2014
VDOT CREWS MAKE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN CLEARING ROADS ACROSS VIRGINIA
Major roads are mostly clear, crews focusing on secondary and subdivision streets

Jan. 29, 2014
VDOT CREWS CLEARING ROADS ACROSS VIRGINIA AS SNOW STORM IMPACTS MUCH OF STATE 
Motorists urged to avoid or limit travel particularly in southeastern Virginia

Jan. 28, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces VDOT Is in High Response Mode for Another Round of Winter Weather
Resources deployed to southeastern Virginia, where snow storm is expected to have highest impact

Jan. 24, 2014
GOVERNOR TERRY MCAULIFFE NAMES CHARLES KILPATRICK VDOT COMMISSIONER AND QUINTIN ELLIOTT VDOT CHIEF DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

Jan. 22, 2014
VDOT CREWS MAKE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS CLEARING MAJOR ROADS ACROSS THE STATE
Motorists urged to drive with extreme caution because of extreme cold and slick conditions

Jan. 22, 2014
Gov. McAuliffe Announces Emergency and Other Official Vehicles Will Not Have to Pay Tolls on the Downtown/Midtown Tunnels In Hampton Road Region

Jan. 22, 2014
VDOT CREWS OUT IN FORCE TREATING SNOW COVERED AND SLICK ROADS ACROSS THE STATE
Motorists statewide urged to avoid travel  

Jan. 22, 2014
VDOT Crews Out in Force Treating Snow Covered and Slick Roads Across the State
Motorists statewide urged to avoid travel

Jan. 21, 2014
USE CAUTION DURING AFTERNOON COMMUTE
Get the latest road conditions before you travel at www.511virginia.org

Jan. 21, 2014
VDOT RESPONDS TO WINTER STORM
12,324 pieces of statewide equipment ready

Jan. 20, 2014
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR STATEWIDE WINTER STORM

Jan. 15, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces Initial Toll Rates Will Be Cut in Half for the Downtown/Midtown Tunnels Project in Hampton Roads
Reduced rates take effect when tolling begins Feb. 1

Jan. 14, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces Administration Appointments

Jan. 3, 2014
VDOT RESPONDS TO INCREASED DEMAND FOR E-ZPASS IN HAMPTON ROADS

Jan. 3, 2014
Winter Weather Expected To Bring Icy Road Conditions Across Much of the State
VDOT crews and equipment mobilized where necessary

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