Traffic & Transportation
Crosspointe to add shopping area, homes
July 7, 2016
KERNSTOWN – While taxpayers will be paying for a $25 million interchange project designed around one of Frederick County’s largest planned developments in years, Glaize Developments, the firm behind Crosspointe Center, says it expects to spend upward of $40 million on more transportation improvements needed for the commercial and residential development, including an extension of State Route 37.
Teenager on minibike dies in collision
July 5, 2016
A teenaged boy was killed Friday when the electric minibike he was operating collided with a large pick-up truck on a section of private driveway south of Hoover Road in Woodstock.
Community mourns death of Costco worker
June 30, 2016
Area residents are mourning the death of Ronald “Shag” Travis, who was killed Wednesday after a multi-vehicle crash on U.S. Route 522 at the intersection with Lake Frederick. Travis, 66, died a few hours after his Chrysler sedan struck a utility pole when he tried to avoid vehicles involved in the crash. He is survived by his partner of nearly 50 years, Liz Jordon, and their two sons.
Front Royal man killed in crash
June 29, 2016
A Front Royal man died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash on U.S. Route 522 at the intersection of Lake Frederick Drive in Frederick County on Wednesday morning.
Work begins on new Morgan Ford bridge
June 28, 2016
Construction crews have taken out approximately 75 feet of the old Morgan Ford bridge on the northern section to create room for the bridge’s first pier. The project is scheduled for completion by June 2018.
Three-vehicle crash sends four to hospital
June 10, 2016
STRASBURG – Four people, two of them Warren County High School students and one a recent graduate, were transported to hospitals after a three-vehicle crash on state Route 55 Friday afternoon.
Utility pole falls on vehicle
June 9, 2016
A woman was transported to the hospital Wednesday after a utility pole fell on her car in Warren County.
Front Royal man dies in crash
June 2, 2016
A two-vehicle accident Tuesday evening on Remount Road resulted in the death of a Front Royal man.
Front Royal police stepping up patrol next week
May 19, 2016
Front Royal Police officers will be among area police departments monitoring the streets during the nationwide Click It or Ticket campaign that starts next week.
Police prepare to buckle down on safety
May 12, 2016
WOODSTOCK – Area law enforcement will be taking extra steps to make sure drivers are buckled in for the national Click It or Ticket campaign.
VDOT to hold hearing on Monday
May 10, 2016
The Virginia Department of Transportation has invited the public to comment on projects recommended for funding through the state’s new scoring process.
VDOT to study Va. 55 East
May 2, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – State transportation officials say a study might help Warren County get money to improve John Marshall Highway.
Woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter
April 27, 2016
A Circuit Court jury Wednesday convicted Brooke Nicole Spindle of involuntary manslaughter in the traffic death of her friend Holly Anne Smedley, 25.
Vehicle strikes school bus near Maurertown
April 27, 2016
State police are investigating a crash involving a Shenandoah County school bus that occurred Wednesday morning.
Tractor cab transporting diesel catches fire
April 26, 2016
Traffic on John Marshall Highway near Linden was closed off for three hours Tuesday afternoon as Warren County Fire and Rescue Services units responded to a tractor trailer cab that had caught fire.
Overturned mulch truck halts traffic
April 22, 2016
Both sides of Va. 55 were closed off for nearly two hours Friday morning after a tractor-trailer carrying mulch overturned near Bobcat Lane.
Bus accident site is a VDOT focus project
April 19, 2016
When two charter buses carrying E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School students collided Monday afternoon in Warren County, a number of officials identified the scene as a problem area.
Crash in Woodstock pushes car onto guide wire
March 29, 2016
A motor vehicle incident on Saturday caused damage to a telephone pole near W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock.
Official: Entire D.C. Metro to shut down for inspections
March 15, 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — The rail system that serves the nation’s capital and its Virginia and Maryland suburbs will shut down for a full day after a fire near one of the system’s tunnels, the system’s general manager announced Tuesday, posing a potentially disastrous commute for hundreds of thousands of workers in the federal government and private sector alike.
Cement truck overturns off I-81
March 11, 2016
Interstate 81 northbound lanes were temporarily closed off Friday morning after a single-vehicle crash near mile marker 292.