News Releases - Culpeper

Sept. 30, 2022
MAKE FINAL PREPARATIONS FOR WEEKEND STORM NOW
VDOT crews readying equipment for arrival of Hurricane Ian’s remnants

July 12, 2022
ROUTE 240 BRIDGE IN CROZET NEARING COMPLETION
Temporary signal removed and all lanes open on Crozet Avenue

June 23, 2022
DEBRIS REMOVAL CONTRACTORS FINISH WORK IN RICHMOND, CULPEPER DISTRICTS
Crews collected 2 million cubic yards of trees and debris felled by Jan. 3 snow storm

June 1, 2022
ONLINE MEETING FOR U.S. 29 CORRIDOR STUDY **RESCHEDULED**
The public is invited to learn about traffic concerns from Albemarle Co. to Greene Co., on June 9

May 28, 2022
ONLINE PUBLIC MEETING SET FOR U.S. 29 CORRIDOR STUDY
The public is invited to learn about traffic concerns from Albemarle Co. to Greene Co.

May 19, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING MAY 25 FOR HYDRAULIC/U.S. 29 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS
Public invited to learn about proposals and provide feedback

May 18, 2022
PREPARE FOR TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY
Drivers will use new roundabout configuration at Rt. 20 and Proffit Rd. starting May 24

May 18, 2022
VIRTUAL PUBLIC MEETING FOR U.S. 29 CORRIDOR STUDY
Public is invited to learn about traffic concerns from Albemarle Co. to Greene Co.

May 17, 2022
VDOT & FAUQUIER CO. FOCUS ON PROBLEM INTERSECTION
Short-term and long-term safety improvements targeted for U.S. 17 & Rt. 245

May 11, 2022
PREPARE FOR TRAFFIC SHIFT NEAR NELSON/ALBEMARLE CO. LINE
Tomorrow, be alert for flaggers at the intersection of U.S. 250 & Rt. 151

April 26, 2022
VDOT COMPLETES ROCK STABILIZATION ON AFTON MOUNTAIN EARLY
Crews will remove concrete barriers and open all lanes of travel on U.S. 250 tomorrow

April 26, 2022
PREPARE FOR TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE IN ALBEMARLE CO.
The intersection of Proffit Road and Route 20 is shifting south for roundabout construction

April 26, 2022
LEFT LANE OPEN ON INTERSTATE 64 WESTBOUND AT EXIT 124
VDOT Crews are clearing the highway of corn after a tractor trailer crash

April 26, 2022
INTERSTATE 64 WESTBOUND CLOSED AT MILE MARKER 124
Tractor trailer overturned causing substantial back-ups

April 20, 2022
PREPARE FOR TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE IN LOUISA CO.
Drivers will use roundabout configuration at Rts. 250 and 522 starting May 2

April 19, 2022
DEBRIS REMOVAL COMPLETED ON INTERSTATE 64
VDOT Culpeper District clears a record amount of waste from January 3 winter storm

April 15, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING APRIL 28 FOR RT. 3/MCDEVITT DR. ROUNDABOUT
Public invited to learn more about project; comments accepted through May 9

April 4, 2022
VDOT MOBILIZING CONTRACTORS TO STABILIZE SLOPE ON AFTON MOUNTAIN
Work will close two scenic view overlooks up to a month beginning April 11

March 30, 2022
I-64 CHARLOTTESVILLE SAFETY REST AREAS TO USE TEMPORARY RESTROOM FACILITIES
Previously scheduled maintenance project has been accelerated to begin Friday, April 1; Rest area will remain open at all times, with temporary restrooms through September 2023

March 17, 2022
RT. 640 BRIDGE TO CLOSE FOR EMERGENCY EROSION WORK
Road closed to through traffic March 28-April 8

March 12, 2022
ICING WILL MAKE OVERNIGHT TRAVEL HAZARDOUS
In wake of storm, high winds and subfreezing temperatures mean fallen trees and black ice

March 12, 2022
WINTER STORM MAKES DRIVING HAZARDOUS
High winds, heavy snow create road hazards; black ice likely overnight

March 11, 2022
MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW FOR WINTER STORM
Snow and frigid temperatures forecast this weekend for Piedmont Va.

March 4, 2022
THORNTON NAMED RESIDENCY ADMINISTRATOR IN LOUISA
VDOT veteran will oversee agency’s work in Fluvanna, Louisa and Orange counties

Feb. 25, 2022
RT. 647 BRIDGE IN FAUQUIER CO. TO CLOSE FOR REPLACEMENT
Thumb Run structure will be replaced, detour to begin on Feb. 28

Feb. 13, 2022
FREEZING TEMPERATURES OVERNIGHT MAY MAKE ROADS SLICK
VDOT crews will monitor conditions, drivers should expect icing late Sunday, early Monday

Feb. 11, 2022
WINTRY WEATHER IN THE FORECAST FOR SATURDAY NIGHT
Crews are pre-treating roads today; residents urged to be weather-aware over the weekend

Jan. 29, 2022
AN OVERNIGHT REFREEZE COULD CAUSE SLICK SPOTS
Advice from a VDOT veteran: ‘Don’t let the black pavement fool you’

Jan. 29, 2022
MAJOR HIGHWAYS CLEAR BUT SLICK SPOTS LIKELY ON MANY ROADS
Advice from a VDOT veteran: ‘Don’t let the black pavement fool you’

Jan. 28, 2022
SNOW WILL SLOW DOWN RUSH HOUR FRIDAY
Allow extra time for evening commute, avoid non-essential travel during the storm

Jan. 27, 2022
SNOWY WEATHER SET TO START AHEAD OF RUSH HOUR FRIDAY
VDOT is on the job pre-treating roads before the storm arrives

Jan. 19, 2022
MORE WINTRY WEATHER ON THE WAY
Drivers in the Culpeper District could see icy patches on roadways

Jan. 17, 2022
A RE-FREEZE MONDAY NIGHT COULD MAKE FOR ICY CONDITIONS TUESDAY MORNING
Drivers should allow extra time for their morning commute

Jan. 17, 2022
CONDITIONS IMPROVE, BUT EXPECT REFREEZE OVERNIGHT
Primary roads are clear and crews are now working on secondary roadways

Jan. 17, 2022
EARLY MORNING MOTORISTS MAY ENCOUNTER BLACK ICE
VDOT continues snow operations; drivers urged to delay travel until temperatures warm

Jan. 16, 2022
VDOT CREWS ARE HARD AT WORK CLEARING MAJOR HIGHWAYS
The best advice is to stay off the road until the winter storm passes

Jan. 16, 2022
WINTER STORM IS MOVING ACROSS VIRGINIA
VDOT is mobilized; freezing rain will make travel extremely hazardous

Jan. 15, 2022
NOW IS THE TIME TO GET READY FOR WINTER WEATHER ON SUNDAY
Crews are ready for a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain; stay home if you do not have to travel

Jan. 11, 2022
CREWS BEGIN MAJOR DEBRIS CLEANUP OPERATION ON I-64
Heavy equipment will remove thousands of fallen trees between Shadwell and Short Pump

Jan. 9, 2022
VDOT CREWS READY FOR POSSIBLE FREEZING RAIN
Coordination with power companies will continue Sunday to clear trees, restore power

Jan. 9, 2022
FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED ON SUNDAY MORNING
Storm will impact Piedmont following overnight refreeze; do not travel during icy conditions

Jan. 8, 2022
CREWS CONTINUE OPENING ROADS IN LOUISA CO.
VDOT, electric utilities coordinating operations to remove trees, lines & restore power

Jan. 7, 2022
ROAD CONDITIONS VARY ACROSS PIEDMONT VA.
Even if roads appear clear, expect black ice as temperatures stay below freezing

Jan. 7, 2022
VDOT DEPLOYS AGAIN TO TACKLE FORECAST WINTER WEATHER
Work continues to open secondary roads closed by fallen trees, utility lines

Jan. 5, 2022
VDOT CONTINUES SNOW OPERATIONS ON SECONDARY ROADS
Crews coordinate work with utility companies to clear fallen trees tangled with power lines

Jan. 4, 2022
VDOT PLOWS WILL REACH MOST SECONDARY ROADS TODAY
Fallen trees and power lines continue to slow clearing, travel today will remain hazardous

Jan. 3, 2022
VDOT CREWS WILL CONTINUE SNOW OPERATIONS OVERNIGHT
High winds, fallen trees and power lines hamper plows; public should delay non-essential travel

Jan. 3, 2022
SNOW SPREADING ACROSS PIEDMONT VIRGINIA
Motorists Urged to Avoid Non-Essential Travel During Storm

Jan. 2, 2022
MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW FOR WINTER STORM
Snow totals have increased, Piedmont Virginia will see accumulating snow on Monday

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