Traffic & Transportation

Heavy traffic expected for holiday travel

November 25th, 2014

Thanksgiving is almost upon the Shenandoah Valley, so expect traffic congestion around I-66 and I-81 Sunday, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

VDOT shifts creek bridge plans

November 20th, 2014

State transportation officials heeded preservationists and went back to the drawing board on a bridge project for Shenandoah County.

VDOT ready for winter weather

Clifton M. Balderson, Edinburg Residency administrator for VDOT, speaks during a news conference Monday about the department's  snow removal operations for upcoming winter months. Rich Cooley/Daily

November 12th, 2014

WHITE POST — The Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up for winter snow and ice, officials said at a

Watch out for that deer

November 12th, 2014

It’s that time of the year again. The days are getting shorter, the temperatures are getting cooler and the deer

Traffic outlook for this week

October 31st, 2014

Look out for southbound left lane closures on Interstate 81 this week, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Traffic to slow Sunday in Frederick County

October 30th, 2014

The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced there will be both northbound and southbound “slow roll” lane closures conducted by Virginia State Police on Interstate 81 in Frederick County on Sunday morning.

VDOT planning to replace guardrails

October 28th, 2014

RICHMOND (AP) — Virginia transportation officials plan to remove installations of a common highway-guardrail system amid safety concerns.

Police cruisers damaged in chase

October 20th, 2014

A Woodstock man was charged with two counts of assault on a law enforcement officer and several related offenses after a chase on Interstate 81 Sunday night that authorities say reached speeds of 120 mph.

Teen accused of stealing police car

October 17th, 2014

Authorities say a 15-year-old boy from Tennessee stole a Frederick County police cruiser while handcuffed and led them on a chase of several miles before crashing and damaging two other police cars Friday morning.

Rain turns area roads treacherous

October 15th, 2014

Heavy rains Wednesday morning contributed to several crashes that clogged traffic on area interstates and secondary roads.

Developer seeks VDOT money

October 10th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL – A developer wants the state to help build a bridge and extend a road in its Warren County shopping center.