Traffic & Transportation

VDOT bans walkers, slow vehicles from Route 37

February 9, 2017

The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to impose restrictions that prohibit pedestrians, bicycles, mopeds and slow-moving vehicles from state Route 37 in Frederick County.

Counties debate truck ban on road

November 30, 2016

Some Warren County leaders say too many tractor-trailers travel Reliance Road but Frederick County officials remain unconvinced.

Truck driver dies in crash

November 28, 2016

A Mount Jackson man driving a tractor-trailer with a tanker filled with gasoline died in a fiery crash Thursday night on Interstate 81 near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.

VDOT now prepped for winter weather

Cliff Balderson, Edinburg VDOT residency administrator, leans on a wing plow truck that will be used to clear area roads this winter. VDOT held its winter weather preparedness news conference Tuesday at the  Stephens City district office. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 15, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – State transportation officials say the agency remains ready to handle whatever nature brings to Virginia this winter.

Child dies in interstate crash

October 28, 2016

A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 near Woodstock Friday afternoon caused the death of a 4-year-old girl.

Two hurt in Sunday crash

October 17, 2016

A Stephens City woman and her passenger were injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon when the SUV she was driving ran off the road on U.S. 50 in Frederick County.

Bridge work moving forward

Tim Cooper, a VDOT bridge inspector, walks over the wooden timbers that remain on half of the existing Morgan Ford Bridge in Warren County. The new bridge, constructed by Orders Construction Company Inc., of St. Albans, West Virginia, is scheduled to be completed in spring 2018. Rich Cooley/Daily

September 27, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Low river levels and little rain are helping construction crews build a new Morgan Ford Bridge in Warren County.

Area gas prices rise alongside state average

September 21, 2016

Drivers in the Northern Shenandoah Valley may still see gas prices inch higher even as the Colonial Pipeline starts using a bypass around an Alabama gas leak.

VDOT signs warn of speed limits

September 19, 2016

State transportation officials warn motorists that driving more than 80 mph in 70-mph zones can lead to stiff penalties.