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Gov. Mcauliffe Breaks Ground on I-395 Express Lanes Extention

August 14, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

RICHMOND - Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and its private partner and operator of the I-95 Express Lanes, Transurban, to break ground on the start of construction of an eight-mile extension of the I-395…

The Virginia Department of Transportation Partners with Keep Virginia Beautiful to Promote the Adopt-A-Highway Program

May 8, 2017 - in Transportation

RICHMOND, Virginia – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) recently partnered with Keep Virginia Beautiful to help support the agency’s…

New Virginia DOT Signs Will Alert Drivers to Reckless Driving Law

September 15, 2016 - in Transportation

RICHMOND, Va. – In an effort to reduce speeds and increase safety, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will be posting signs along portions…

Avens Bridge Project Receives Partnered Project of the Year Award

RICHMOND, Va.—The International Partnering Institute (IPI) presented the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and its partners a Ruby-level Partnered Project of the Year Award at a ceremony last month in San Francisco. The award recognized the project…

VDOT Named Transportation Owner of the Year by Design-Build Institute of America

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) recognized the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) as Transportation Owner of the Year this month at the DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference in Charlotte, N.C. “VDOT is a…

VDOT Brings Out the Pothole Hunter

April 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

RICHMOND, Va. – Spring flowers are in bloom and so are potholes. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is using humor to provide awareness on how to report potholes by bringing out their own “spokesperson,” Pothole Hunter Phil Itkwik. Itkwik…

VDOT Pollinator Project Receives Virginia Green Travel Star Award

March 15, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) received a Virginia Green Travel Star Award for Most Innovative Green Project for a commitment to green tourism practices through its Pollinator Habitat Program at Virginia Welcome Centers…

VDOT’s Pollinator Habitat Program Moves Toward Statewide Implementation

September 30, 2015 - in Uncategorized

DALE CITY—Monarch butterflies appear to flutter carefree with the breeze, but their survival is under constant threat due to dwindling habitats and food supplies. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Dominion Virginia Power teamed up with…

Virginia Terminates the Contract for Route 460 While Development Continues

April 16, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

NORFOLK , April 15, 2015—The McAuliffe administration announced today that the Commonwealth has issued a notice to terminate its contract with US 460 Mobility Partners regarding the delivery of the Route 460 project in southeastern Virginia. “The Virginia…