2020 News Releases - Richmond

Dec. 18, 2020
SECTION OF INDIAN OAK ROAD (ROUTE 618) CLOSING FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN NOTTOWAY COUNTY
Expected completion date set for November 2021

Dec. 17, 2020
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS REPORTED IN VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT THURSDAY MORNING
Avoid travel until temperatures rise

Dec. 16, 2020
ICY CONDITIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THURSDAY MORNING IN RICHMOND DISTRICT
Use extra caution and adjust travel as needed

Dec. 15, 2020
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT PREPARES FOR SLICK CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY MORNING
Crews began pretreating routes overnight Monday

Dec. 10, 2020
NEW PEDESTRIAN ACCOMMODATIONS IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AT E. PARHAM ROAD AND BROOK ROAD IN HENRICO
Newly completed improvements include accessible pedestrian signals at crosswalks

Oct. 16, 2020
INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT COMPLETE AT ROUTE 288 AND BROAD STREET ROAD (ROUTE 250) IN GOOCHLAND
Newly completed improvements include added turn lanes and traffic signals

Oct. 2, 2020
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETE AT COUNTY DRIVE (ROUTE 460) AND BULL HILL ROAD (ROUTE 630) IN PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY
Turn lane, signal project completed ahead of schedule

Oct. 2, 2020
PROJECT TO REPLACE BRIDGES ON PATRICK HENRY HIGHWAY (ROUTE 360) BEGINNING SOON IN AMELIA COUNTY
Two-way traffic will be maintained throughout the project

Oct. 1, 2020
MODULAR ROUNDABOUT INSTALLATIONS COMPLETE IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
The completed project improves safety and operations at three intersections

Sept. 30, 2020
CEDAR LEVEL ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN HOPEWELL
The completed project resulted in wider roads and increased safety

Sept. 18, 2020
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT TO REPLACE PATRICK HENRY HIGHWAY (ROUTE 360) BRIDGES IN AMELIA COUNTY
Project to replace eastbound and westbound bridges will begin late 2020

Sept. 2, 2020
COURTHOUSE ROAD (ROUTE 155) SHARED USE PATH NOW COMPLETE IN CHARLES CITY
The completed path creates added cyclist and pedestrian accommodations

Aug. 26, 2020
LIGHT-EMITTING DIODE (LED) LIGHTING UPGRADES COMING TO RICHMOND DISTRICT
High-efficiency, directional lighting will save energy and improve safety

Aug. 25, 2020
WORLEY NAMED VDOT CHESTERFIELD RESIDENT ENGINEER

Aug. 25, 2020
MODULAR ROUNDABOUT INSTALLATION BEGINNING AT OTTERDALE ROAD AND HARPERS MILL PARKWAY IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
Modular roundabout installation will improve safety and operations in the area

Aug. 17, 2020
CREWS CONTINUE TO ADDRESS HIGH WATER IN CENTRAL REGION
More than 40 roads have reopened since Saturday

Aug. 15, 2020
VDOT RICHMOND DISTRICT CREWS ON THE MOVE FOLLOWING HEAVY RAIN IN CENTRAL VIRGINIA
Drivers should not travel through water-covered roads

Aug. 3, 2020
MODULAR ROUNDABOUT INSTALLATION BEGINNING AT BAILEY BRIDGE ROAD/SPRINGFORD PARKWAY AND SPRING RUN ROAD IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
Modular roundabout installation will improve safety and operations in the area

July 29, 2020
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO I-195 AND LABURNUM AVENUE (ROUTE 197) IN RICHMOND
Drivers can expect lane closures on weekdays during construction

July 16, 2020
SECTION OF CARTERSVILLE ROAD (ROUTE 684) TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT IN POWHATAN COUNTY
Work expected to be completed in summer 2021

June 10, 2020
MODULAR ROUNDABOUT INSTALLATION BEGINNING AT OTTERDALE ROAD AND HAMPTON PARK DRIVE IN CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
Modular roundabout installation will improve safety and operations in the area

May 21, 2020
TRANSPORTATION BOARD AWARDS CONTRACT FOR PAVING INTERSTATE 85 NORTH IN DINWIDDIE COUNTY
$7.1 million awarded to resurface approximately seven miles of I-85 north

May 20, 2020
NEW SURVEY AVAILABLE FOR ROUTE 60 CORRIDOR STUDY
Provide input through June 3, 2020

April 9, 2020
SOUND WALL PROJECT COMPLETE ON I-95 NORTH IN HANOVER COUNTY
Sound mitigation walls were installed between mile markers 85-87 and 88-89

April 9, 2020
SHOULDER IMPROVEMENTS COMING SOON ON HUGUENOT TRAIL (ROUTE 711) IN POWHATAN COUNTY
Project expected to start 4/13 and will increase safety through added shoulder room

March 30, 2020
INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS BEGIN AT ROUTE 288 AND BROAD STREET ROAD (ROUTE 250) IN GOOCHLAND
Project includes added turn lanes, allowing for larger traffic volumes and enhanced safety

March 24, 2020
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE ACTIVATED AT MIDLOTHIAN TURNPIKE (ROUTE 60) AND OLD OTTERDALE ROAD IN CHESTERFIELD
New signal will enhance safety and operations at the intersection

March 24, 2020
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS COMING SOON AT COUNTY DRIVE (ROUTE 460) AND BULL HILL ROAD (ROUTE 630) IN PRINCE GEORGE
Proposed modifications include adding left turn lanes and traffic signal modifications

March 13, 2020
REVISED: ROUTE 60 CORRIDOR STUDY MEETINGS CANCELED, PUBLIC INVITED TO PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY
Virtual presentation available, comments accepted March 26-April 11

March 9, 2020
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON SHARED USE PATH ON COURTHOUSE ROAD (ROUTE 155) IN CHARLES CITY
The path creates added cyclist and pedestrian accommodations

Feb. 20, 2020
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON ROUTE 36 STARS STUDY IN PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, CITY OF HOPEWELL
Public invited to learn more about study on February 27

Feb. 4, 2020
VDOT COMPLETES ASHLAND TO PETERSBURG TRAIL STUDY

Jan. 16, 2020
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON SKIPWITH ROAD (ROUTE 7667) AND PEMBERTON ROAD (ROUTE 157) BRIDGE REHABILITATIONS IN HENRICO
Public invited to learn more about proposed bridge rehabilitation projects on January 23

Jan. 9, 2020
JEFFERSON DAVIS HIGHWAY (ROUTE 1) INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NOW COMPLETE IN CHESTERFIELD
The completed work improves the safety and capacity near Woods Edge Road and Happy Hill Road

Jan. 9, 2020
I-95 NORTH/HERMITAGE ROAD INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT NOW COMPLETE IN RICHMOND
Newly extended deceleration lane will enhance safety and reduce congestion

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