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VDOT Hopes to Begin Major Bridge-Tunnel Expansion Project in August

Construction crews have been busy prepping the South Island of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT), and the roads leading to it, for the largest transportation project in the history of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)....


Bridge to Nowhere … Long-Finished Span May Open Soon

Five years after Virginia's tallest twin bridges were completed across challenging terrain, they remain closed to traffic — but that may be changing soon. The Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to open the Route 460 Connector bridge that spans Grassy Creek in Buchanan County, connecting southwest Virginia and eastern Kentucky, sometime in 2020....


Virginia DOT, Industry Partners Create Transportation Job Board

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), along with its partners in the transportation construction industry – including the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and the Virginia Asphalt Association (VAA) – announced July 7 an initiative to connect Virginians with available jobs through the Virginia Transportation Construction Job Board....


Upgrades Under Way at U.S. 29 and I-64 Interchange Near Charlottesville

Construction began in late May on two projects along U.S. Highway 29 in the vicinity of Interstate 64, south of Charlottesville, Va. Both projects will improve safety and more efficiently move traffic through the heavily traveled sections of both I-64 and U.S....


Busy Roanoke, Va., Stretch of Roadway Now Set for Improvement

The Salem regional office of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced June 8 the state agency has awarded a $4.5 million contract for a road project to improve a section of VA Route 419 (Electric Road) near Tanglewood Mall on Roanoke's southeast side....


Virginia's CTB Awards $18.2M Contract to Widen Fairfax Pike in Frederick County

Virginia's Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) has awarded an $18.2 million contract to General Excavation Inc. of Warrenton, Va., for the widening of Fairfax Pike (Route 277) in Frederick County, located in the state's northwest region....


VDOT Archaeologist Helped Uncover 'Witch Bottle' From I-64 Work Site

Prior to joining the Virginia Department of Transportation in March 2019, Chris Shephard, the agency's Richmond District archaeologist, made a "bewitching" discovery during the Interstate 64 widening project....


VDOT Supervisor in Salem Volunteers to Save Lives One Pint at a Time

America is filled with ordinary people performing extraordinary acts of service and sacrifice for the benefit of others. Cheri Wood fits that description perfectly. She has felt the call to render assistance ever since a life-changing event more than 40 years ago....


VDOT Named 2019 ACPA Lifetime Pavement Recognition Award Recipient

The American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) has presented its Lifetime Pavement Recognition Award to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in recognition of a section of Virginia State Route 316....


Link-Belt Crane Assists on Multiple Bridge Projects Along the Waterway

i+iconSOUTHEAST of Virginia Beach, Va., rented a new 150-ton 238 HSL lattice crawler from Link-Belt Mid-Atlantic for multiple Virginia Department of Transportation bridge projects on the Blackwater River, near Wakefield, Va....


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