Traffic & Transportation

Deadly crash occurs on Interstate 66

August 5, 2016

A motorist was killed Friday morning when his car collided with a roll back tow truck on the side of the road in the eastbound travel lanes of Interstate 66 in Warren County at mile marker 14.4.

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

Ronald "Shag" Travis

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

Tim Cooper, senior construction inspector for the Virginia Department of Transportation, walks along a section of the Morgan Ford bridge project on Tuesday. Construction crews have taken out approximately 75 feet of the old bridge on the northern section to create room for the bridge's first pier. The bridge abutment will be where the framing stands in the background. The project is scheduled for completion by June 2018.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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

Two damaged vehicles sit in the intersection of State Route 55 and Fort Valley Road after a three-vehicle crash on Friday afternoon. Rachel Mahoney/Daily

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.

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.

Tractor cab transporting diesel catches fire

The remains of a tractor trailer cab belonging H. N. Funkhouser & Co. rest on John Marshall Highway on Tuesday after Warren County Fire and Rescue squads extinguished what they believe to be a mechanical fire.  Photo courtesy of Warren County Fire and Rescue

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.