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News Releases - Statewide

Dec. 1, 2022
VDOT ANNOUNCES RESILIENCE PLAN TO PROVIDE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE FOR TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS AND INFRASTRUCTURE
The comprehensive plan prepares the state agency for regional and global challenges

Nov. 17, 2022
VDOT HELPS GRATEFUL GOBBLERS GET GOING FOR HOLIDAY TRAVEL
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

Sept. 30, 2022
VDOT PREPARED FOR IMPACTS OF HURRICANE IAN
Agency at statewide readiness to handle impacts before, during and after severe weather

Sept. 15, 2022
VDOT’S CHATHAM BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT NAMED NATIONAL FINALIST FOR AMERICA’S TRANSPORTATION AWARDS
Vote online for the project to win the People’s Choice Award

Aug. 25, 2022
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES TO TAKE THE HARD WORK OUT OF LABOR DAY TRAVEL
VDOT to provide traffic and travel information to plan ahead

July 7, 2022
VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK THROUGH TWO SURVEYS
Survey data will guide how transportation investments are made in Virginia

June 29, 2022
INTERSTATE 81 ADVISORY COMMITTEE SCHEDULED TO MEET JULY 7 IN ROANOKE

June 24, 2022
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES FOR SMOOTH CRUISE TO SUMMER SUN AND FIREWORKS FUN
VDOT to provide traffic and travel information to plan ahead

June 21, 2022
REMINDER: FULL ACTIVATION OF I-95 NORTHBOUND VARIABLE SPEED LIMITS STARTS TOMORROW
Beginning Wednesday morning, speed limits will vary between exit 110 (Ladysmith) and exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg) in response to real-time conditions

June 15, 2022
VARIABLE SPEED LIMITS TO BEGIN ON I-95 NORTHBOUND
Speed limits will vary between exit 110 (Ladysmith) and exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg) in response to real-time conditions to help travelers safely navigate the road ahead

May 20, 2022
VDOT LIFTS MOST LANE CLOSURES TO EASE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TRAVEL
VDOT provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

May 11, 2022
VDOT CELEBRATES 20 YEARS OF 511 SERVICE TO VIRGINIA TRAVELERS

April 11, 2022
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD INVITES PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, INITIATIVES
Public encouraged to provide input on projects that are recommended for funding

April 11, 2022
VIRGINIA COMMEMORATES NATIONAL WORK ZONE AWARENESS WEEK
As work zone fatalities increased from 2020 to 2021, week of April 11 - 15 recognizes VDOT employees and contractors who risk their lives each day to keep Virginia moving

April 8, 2022
VDOT LIFTS LANE CLOSURES TO KEEP EASTER TRAVEL HOPPING
VDOT provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

April 1, 2022
Independent Review of Commonwealth’s Response to January 3 Snowstorm Released

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 areas will remain open at all times, with temporary restrooms through September 2023

March 12, 2022
MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN VIGILANT WITH SNOW, HIGH WINDS AND LOW TEMPERATURES ACROSS MOST OF THE COMMONWEALTH
Extreme weather affects travel conditions

March 11, 2022
VDOT PREPARES AS SNOW RETURNS TO VIRGINIA
Heavy snowfall rates, high winds, sub-freezing temperatures to make travel risky

Jan. 28, 2022
WINTER WEATHER PREPARATIONS CONTINUE
Crews stand ready; Area motorists should stay off roads during storm

Jan. 27, 2022
VDOT PREPARES FOR WEEKEND WINTER WEATHER
Snow to impact roads statewide

Jan. 20, 2022
MOTORISTS MUST STAY OFF ROADS WHILE WINTER STORMS CONTINUE
Refreeze and icy conditions will make roadways dangerous beginning midday Friday through weekend

Jan. 19, 2022
MOTORISTS MUST PREPARE FOR MULTIPLE WINTER STORMS EXPECTED THIS WEEK
Weather events to impact roads statewide; VDOT crews prepare for changing conditions across the Commonwealth

Jan. 17, 2022
LOW OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES TO BRING REFREEZE, ICY ROADS TO TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTES
Slick, slippery roads will create hazardous travel conditions

Jan. 17, 2022
ICY ROADS WILL IMPACT MONDAY COMMUTES
Cold temperatures cause slippery conditions

Jan. 16, 2022
REMAIN OFF ROADS AS SNOW AND ICE CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN VIRGINIA
Motorists should not travel during or immedi ately after the storm

Jan. 15, 2022
STAY HOME SUNDAY – HEAVY SNOW AND ICE TO HIT VIRGINIA
Mix of precipitation to create treacherous travel conditions across the state

Jan. 13, 2022
WINTER STORM TO IMPACT STUDENTS’ SEMESTER RETURN
Motorists urged to avoid travel during and immediately following snow, ice

Jan. 13, 2022
VDOT BRIEFS COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD ON WINTER STORM FRIDA
Extreme weather event affected entire Commonwealth, 58,000 miles of roadway

Jan. 9, 2022
ICE RISK OVERNIGHT AND FOR MONDAY COMMUTE
Wet spots should be considered ice in low-temperature regions

Jan. 9, 2022
RISKS OF ICE ON ROADWAYS REMAIN SUNDAY MORNING
Motorists should exercise caution traveling during a.m. hours

Jan. 8, 2022
FREEZING RAIN, ICE TO IMPACT VIRGINIA ROADWAYS
Driving in impacted areas should be avoided

Jan. 7, 2022
VDOT URGES COMMUTERS TO EXERCISE CAUTION FOLLOWING STORM
Overnight precipitation and low temperatures may have caused icy spots on treated roads

Jan. 6, 2022
VDOT URGES MOTORISTS TO PREPARE FOR WINTER WEATHER
Crews pre-treating interstates, primary and secondary roadways; Continue to clear remnants of Monday’s storm

Jan. 5, 2022
CREWS CONTINUE TO CLEAR PRIMARY, SECONDARY ROADS
Motorists urged to exercise caution as downed trees and power lines remain a risk; black ice and refreeze expected as temperatures drop and winter weather continues

Jan. 3, 2022
TRAVEL REMAINS HAZARDOUS THROUGHOUT COMMONWEALTH
Snow-clearing operations may be impacted by crashes and downed trees on major roadways

Jan. 2, 2022
WINTER STORM EXPECTED TO IMPACT TRAVEL STATEWIDE
Accumulating snow expected overnight Sunday into Monday; Motorists urged to monitor local conditions

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