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VDOT LIFTING LANE CLOSURES TO EASE EASTER TRAVEL
511 app offers current traffic conditions and more
RICHMOND, Va. – If you have plans to travel for the Easter holiday, the Virginia Department of Transportation wants to make your trip a little easier by suspending most road closures from noon Friday, April 19, until noon Tuesday, April 23.
Secretary Of Transportation Announces Leadership Changes
RICHMOND – Today Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine announced important leadership changes within the Transportation Secretariat.
CTB Announces Launch of Interstate 95 Corridor Study
RICHMOND – Today, at the monthly meeting of the Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB), Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine announced the launch of the Interstate 95 Corridor Improvement Plan.
WORK ZONE SAFETY: VDOT REMINDS YOU TO DRIVE LIKE YOU WORK HERE
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 8-12, 2019
Governor Northam Proclaims April as Highway Safety Month in Virginia
As pedestrian deaths reach decade high, Governor urges all who use the Commonwealth’s roads to work together to prevent fatalities
RUCKERSVILLE—Governor Ralph Northam today proclaimed April as Highway Safety Month in the Commonwealth of Virginia. While the total number of crash deaths in Virginia was down in 2018, pedestrian fatalities in the Commonwealth were at a ten-year high. Governor Northam is calling attention to the rise in pedestrian casualties in the Commonwealth and nationwide to elevate awareness of dangerous behaviors and help save lives.