News Releases - Culpeper

Oct. 20, 2021
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON U.S. 250/RT. 151 ROUNDABOUT
Speed limit lowered to 25 mph through work zone at Afton, watch for workers and equipment

Oct. 13, 2021
TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGING AT I-66 INTERCHANGE AT MARSHALL
U.S. 17 south traffic will stop to give priority to left-turning traffic onto I-66 westbound

Oct. 5, 2021
ROUTE 29-662 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING OCT. 12
Public invited to learn more about project via online meeting, submit comments by Oct. 22

Sept. 16, 2021
I-64 EAST BRIDGE WORK CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND
One lane closed, speed limit reduced at MM 104 from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

Sept. 15, 2021
BRIDGE WORK BEGINS SEPT. 20 ON KEYSER ROAD
Road closed to through traffic Sept. 20-Oct. 14

Sept. 14, 2021
NEW ALIGNMENT OF SCHOOL BUS ROAD OPENS SEPT. 15
Route 767 now intersects Route 22/208 at Route 625 (Chalk Level Road)

Sept. 7, 2021
ROUTE 250-522 ROUNDABOUT PROJECT BEGINS THIS WEEK
Drivers should plan extra travel time, expect flagging operations during construction

Sept. 2, 2021
RT. 647 BRIDGE PROJECT REOPENS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
South Anna River bridge opens to traffic about three weeks early

Sept. 1, 2021
REMNANTS OF IDA CONTINUE TO AFFECT PIEDMONT VA.
Road impacts are minimal but drivers should expect more flooded roads through Thursday

Aug. 26, 2021
I-64 BRIDGE WORK ON EASTBOUND LANES THIS WEEKEND
One lane closed, speed limit reduced at MM 104 from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

Aug. 19, 2021
I-64 WEST BRIDGE WORK CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND
One westbound lane closed at mile marker 104 from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

Aug. 3, 2021
I-64 WEEKEND LANE CLOSURES START AUG. 6 FOR BRIDGE WORK
One westbound lane closed at mile marker 104 from 8 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday

July 15, 2021
REPTON MILL ROAD BRIDGE PROJECT STARTS JULY 19
Madison County road to be closed until Aug. 13

July 15, 2021
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON RT. 20/649 ROUNDABOUT
Speed limit lowered to 25 mph through work zone, watch for workers and equipment

June 30, 2021
U.S. 250 IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN NELSON COUNTY
Slope repairs complete, State Police will continue to enforce truck ban on Rt. 6

June 25, 2021
TRUCK RESTRICTION MESSAGES, ENFORCEMENT FOCUSED ON ROUTE 6 IN NELSON COUNTY
State Police are ticketing truckers who ignore through tractor-trailer ban

June 24, 2021
RT. 640 IN ALBEMARLE CO. WILL CLOSE TO THROUGH TRAFFIC
On Monday, bridge over Norfolk-Southern RR will be closed for superstructure replacement

June 17, 2021
ROUTE 17 LONG-TERM LANE CLOSURE STARTS JUNE 24
One southbound lane closed while bridge over Norfolk-Southern Railway near Bealeton is replaced

June 17, 2021
RIO MILLS CONNECTOR OPENS IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY
New road provides multi-modal connection between Earlysville Road and Berkmar Drive

June 11, 2021
OVERNIGHT FLOODING CLOSES ROADS IN MADISON, CULPEPER
Heavy rains raise small streams, wash out secondary roads; more may close today as rain continues

May 6, 2021
VDOT Mobilizing Contractors to Stabilize Slope, Clear Rock Slide on U.S. 250
Work to remove loose rocks and debris, stabilize slope will require extended road closure

April 28, 2021
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON U.S. 17 BRIDGE IN FAUQUIER CO.
Bridge over Norfolk-Southern Railway will be reconstructed to current standards

April 5, 2021
TOTIER CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT COMPLETED ON TIME
Project replaced the 88-year-old bridge on Route 726 (James River Road) near Scottsville

March 31, 2021
DOYLES RIVER BRIDGE REHABILITATION BEGINS APRIL 5
Browns Gap Turnpike closed to through traffic until April 16

March 30, 2021
VDOT TO REHABILITATE TWO BRIDGES ON BREMO ROAD
Road closed to through traffic near Bremo Bluff Road from April 5 until July 5

Feb. 23, 2021
WATERLOO BRIDGE RESTORATION COMPLETED TWO MONTHS EARLY
Restored 143-year-old bridge is open to traffic with 12-ton weight restriction

Feb. 19, 2021
EARLY MORNING DRIVERS MAY ENCOUNTER BLACK ICE
Crews worked overnight on secondary roads; check 511 before traveling

Feb. 18, 2021
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR SLICK CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT
Crews will continue working on secondary roads; check 511 before traveling

Feb. 18, 2021
AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AS ROAD CONDITIONS WORSEN
Snow, sleet spreads across Virginia; highways are snow-covered, travel is hazardous

Feb. 17, 2021
COMPLETE STORM PREPARATIONS TODAY
Travel on Thursday will be dangerous, VDOT urges public to stay at home during storm

Feb. 13, 2021
TRAVEL IS NOT SAFE DURING ONGOING ICE STORM
Freezing rain impacting much of Virginia, VDOT urges public to stay off roads

Feb. 12, 2021
BE ALERT FOR SLICK ROADS FRIDAY NIGHT, SATURDAY
Avoid travel during freezing rain forecast to overspread much of Virginia overnight

Feb. 12, 2021
ROADS ARE SLICK, TRAVEL HAZARDOUS IN PIEDMONT REGION
VDOT crews clearing major highways, most secondary routes still snow-covered

Feb. 11, 2021
SECOND WAVE OF WINTER WEATHER ON THE WAY
Use 511 to check road conditions, monitor local weather, avoid traveling during storms

Feb. 10, 2021
VDOT PREPARES FOR SEVERAL CHANCES OF WINTER WEATHER
Motorists urged to pay attention to local weather, avoid traveling during storms

Feb. 8, 2021
MOST CENTRAL VA. ROADS CLEAR, REFREEZE A CONCERN
Check road conditions on 511, delay travel until temperatures rise above freezing Monday

Feb. 7, 2021
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING, WATCH FOR REFREEZE OVERNIGHT
Check road conditions on 511, delay travel until temperatures rise above freezing Monday

Feb. 7, 2021
AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL AS WINTER STORM CONTINUES
VDOT continues snow removal operations, shifts onto secondary roads and neighborhoods

Feb. 6, 2021
MAKE PREPARATIONS NOW FOR FORECAST WINTER WEATHER
Slick conditions, Sunday night refreeze predicted; stay off the roads during the storm

Feb. 2, 2021
SNOW, WIND AFFECTING DRIVING ACROSS NORTHERN VA.
Bands of snow accumulating on roads in Fauquier, Rappahannock, Orange and Culpeper

Feb. 1, 2021
MOST MAJOR HIGHWAYS IN CENTRAL VA. ARE CLEAR
VDOT crews completing work on secondary routes, neighborhood streets today

Jan. 31, 2021
VDOT MAKING PROGRESS ON CENTRAL VA. ROADS
Crews working around the clock to make roads passable; expect refreeze overnight Sunday

Jan. 31, 2021
STEADY SNOWFALL IS MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS
Most roads across Culpeper District are snow-covered; VDOT crews plowing major highways

Jan. 30, 2021
VDOT CONTINUES PREPARATIONS AHEAD OF WINTER STORM
Drivers advised to avoid travel during storm; use 511 to check road conditions

Jan. 29, 2021
VDOT CREWS PREPARING FOR WINTER STORM
Residents should prepare now, monitor forecast in advance of expected storm Sunday

Jan. 26, 2021
EARLY MORNING DRIVERS MAY ENCOUNTER BLACK ICE
Freezing conditions reported in Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene and Madison

Jan. 19, 2021
RT. 647 BRIDGE PROJECT STARTS JAN. 29
South Anna River bridge to be closed to traffic until Sept. 22, 2021

Jan. 15, 2021
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN NEXT WEEK ON ROUTE 605 AT ROUTE 29
Triple left-turn lanes will improve traffic flow during evening commute

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