Traffic & Transportation
February 26th, 2015
WINCHESTER—Amidst the shiny, new 2015 model sedans at the Don Beyer Volvo dealership sits a 2004 Volvo XC90, which has been from San Diego to New York City to Boston.
But this car hasn’t been driven a mile, because it’s made out LEGOs, a popular children’s modeling brick.
Light snow expected to fall in area today; schools closed
February 26th, 2015
For the second consecutive week, the Northern Shenandoah Valley region will be subjected to snowfall, according to the National Weather Service.
Ride sharing firms could expand into region
February 22nd, 2015
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed legislation into law legalizing and regulating the operation of ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft in the commonwealth.
Crash closes Route 55
February 20th, 2015
A multiple vehicle crash outside of Strasburg temporarily closed a section of Route 55 on Thursday night, according Virginia State Police Sgt. F.L. (Les) Tyler .
Motorists asked to use caution in face of winter storm
February 16th, 2015
With snow accumulation of 4-8 inches predicted for the Shenandoah Valley, the Virginia Department of Transportation and Virginia State Police are gearing up for the winter weather.
What goes down, must come up
February 6th, 2015
After enjoying months of falling gasoline prices, motorists across the commonwealth saw gas price rise 10 to 20 cents a gallon this week, with the average price settling at around $2.04.
VDOT preps for winter weather
February 5th, 2015
Virginia Department of Transportation trucks and contractors pretreated Interstates 81 and 66, as well as primary roads in Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren counties on Wednesday in anticipation of possible snow showers today.
Local businessman dies after Monday car crash
February 3rd, 2015
A car crash on Ox Road in Edinburg on Monday resulted in the death of a well-known local business owner.
Crash causes delays on I-66
January 29th, 2015
A crash involving a tractor trailer Wednesday night continues to cause traffic delays on westbound Interstate 66 in Warren County.
Port Authority enjoys record performance
January 28th, 2015
Port of Virginia has completed its sixth consecutive month of profitable operation.
Local lane closures expected next week
January 16th, 2015
The Virginia Department of Transportation announced Thursday a series of lane closures in the valley next week.
Crash halts traffic on I-81
January 13th, 2015
A crash involving two tractor trailers on southbound Interstate 81 at mile marker 272 near Mount Jackson closed both lanes Tuesday.
The costs of commuting
January 11th, 2015
STRASBURG — Forty-one-year-old Calvin Wallace, a construction superintendent, is a “super commuter.”
Commuting: Where are they going and what are they doing?
January 11th, 2015
Common thought on commuting in the region is that most people are traveling to the Washington, D.C., area to work. While the U.S. Census Bureau data shows this is mostly the case, it is not a general rule of thumb.
Brief lane closures set for Frederick County Sunday
January 9th, 2015
The Virginia Department of Transportation announced there would be “slow roll” lane closures Sunday morning on Interstate 81 in Frederick
Vehicles need extra care in winter
January 8th, 2015
During the winter, the main problems motorists face are torn windshield wipers, blown tires and difficulty turning the engine over on cold mornings.
Storm impacts region’s roads
January 6th, 2015
The first snowstorm of the New Year that dumped 2 or more inches and prompted area public school closures also caused some headaches on valley roads on Tuesday.
Motorists won’t feel gas hike initially, industry insiders say
January 1st, 2015
With gas prices at a five-year low, motorists in Virginia can expect to pay an extra 5 cents at the pump this year due to a hike in the commonwealth’s wholesale gas tax.
Holidays to bring busy highways
December 23rd, 2014
With Christmas only a day away, AAA Mid-Atlantic is telling motorists to expect traffic as more than one third of Virginians will travel 50 miles or more away from home.
Police ID car in pedestrian fatality
December 22nd, 2014
State police have identified and located the driver of the car that they believe struck and killed a 15-year-old boy Friday morning near Clearbrook in northern Frederick County.