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News Releases - Statewide

Nov. 22, 2021
VDOT IS READY TO GO FOR WINTER WEATHER AND SNOW
$211 million budget, staff, materials and equipment prepped

Nov. 18, 2021
VDOT HELPS IMPROVE TURKEY DAY TRAVEL TIME
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

Oct. 7, 2021
OCTOBER KICKS OFF AS VIRGINIA IS FOR LOVERS, NOT LITTER MONTH
Month-long multi-agency campaign for a litter-free Virginia

Sept. 30, 2021
NEW DISTRICT ENGINEER NAMED FOR VDOT’S CULPEPER DISTRICT 
Sean Nelson, P.E., will lead construction, maintenance and operations of nearly 10,500 lane miles

Sept. 22, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES ADDITION OF INTERSTATE CORRIDOR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAMS INTO 2022-2027 SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Aug. 27, 2021
VDOT HELPS EASE TRAFFIC FOR END-OF-SUMMER TRAVEL
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

July 23, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES RAIL INDUSTRIAL ACCESS GRANT TO NORFOLK TERMINAL, LP, AND POLICY FOR PROGRAM TO INCENTIVIZE TRANSIT RIDERSHIP

July 7, 2021
511 VIRGINIA ROLLS OUT LOCATION INFORMATION FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS
Recent update to traveler information app helps drivers find compatible places to charge up

June 25, 2021
VDOT MAKES WAY FOR FOURTH OF JULY TRAVEL TO FIREWORKS, FAMILY AND FUN
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

June 24, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES 2022 - 2027 SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

June 24, 2021
VDOT CELEBRATES VIRGINIA POLLINATOR WEEK WITH FIRST LADY PAMELA NORTHAM

June 16, 2021
VDOT FACILITIES REOPEN TO PUBLIC
COVID-19 restrictions for visitors lifted

June 14, 2021
VDOT NAMES NEW NORTHERN VIRGINIA DISTRICT ENGINEER
John Lynch, P.E. will lead construction, maintenance and operations for VDOT in northern Virginia

May 27, 2021
CELEBRATE TRANSPORTATION TODAY
Virginia’s third annual celebration highlights multimodal transportation and Virginia is for Lovers, Not Litter campaign

May 24, 2021
VDOT LAUNCHES TOWING AND RECOVERY INCENTIVE PROGRAM ON INTERSTATE 81 CORRIDOR
Program’s goal is to help with quicker clearance of commercial vehicle crashes

May 21, 2021
VDOT SUPPORTS YOUR CLEAR CRUISE TO MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUTS
VDOT lifts most lane closures; provides traffic and travel information to plan ahead

April 27, 2021
INTERSTATE 81 ADVISORY COMMITTEE SETS VIRTUAL MEETING FOR APRIL 28

April 26, 2021
SPRING BRINGS INCREASE IN ROAD WORK ACROSS VIRGINIA
Work Zone Awareness Week Reminds Motorists to Drive Safely in Highway Work Zones

April 23, 2021
Governor Northam Declares April as Highway Safety Month in Virginia
Virginians reminded to buckle up for safe travel in every seat, every time

April 22, 2021
VDOT RECOGNIZES EARTH DAY WITH CALL FOR LITTER-FREE ROADWAYS

April 21, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD INVITES PUBLIC FEEDBACK ON TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS, INITIATIVES
Public encouraged to provide input on projects that are recommended for funding at virtual public meetings, online, by email, and by mail

March 19, 2021
VDOT Receives International Award for Public-Private Partnerships
Office of Public-Private Partnerships recognized for leadership in innovative project delivery

Feb. 17, 2021
VDOT PREPARED FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTER WEATHER
Significant snow, ice expected to impact much of Virginia

Feb. 14, 2021
STORM CAUSES MAJOR IMPACTS TO SOUTH-CENTRAL VIRGINIA
Long term recovery effort underway, avoid travel if possible throughout the Richmond region

Feb. 13, 2021
VDOT: ICE CAUSING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS IN VIRGINIA
Motorists urged to delay travel until conditions improve

Feb. 11, 2021
SLICK, ICY CONDITIONS COULD POSE HAZARD ON ROADS
VDOT advises drivers to plan ahead and exercise caution

Feb. 6, 2021
VDOT PREPARED FOR WEEKEND STORM
Winter weather expected to impact many regions in Virginia

Jan. 31, 2021
WINTER WEATHER IMPACTING VIRGINIA
Crews at work; motorists should avoid unessential travel

Jan. 30, 2021
VDOT BRACING FOR WINTER STORM
Widespread snow and frozen precipitation expected across Virginia

Jan. 21, 2021
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD RELEASES DRAFT SMART SCALE PROJECT SCORES
Priorities will be reviewed with final vote in June 2021

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