In addition to an increase in overall traffic volume on Virginia’s highways,14 deaths occurred over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. That’s six more deaths than last year’s three day weekend.
A Front Royal man died in a Sunday afternoon crash on a county roadway with a history of accidents.
A diesel fuel leak from a tanker truck closed about 20 miles of northbound Interstate 81 between Woodstock and Middletown for a few hours on Wednesday morning.
FRONT ROYAL – The Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority hopes to help aid businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic by reactivating its USDA loan program.
The Virginia Department of Transportation closed most facilities to the public Friday but district road projects remain on schedule.
The first accumulation of snow for the season in the Northern Shenandoah Valley is possible this morning.
STEPHENS CITY — Preparations for sleet and snow begin in August for Virginia Department of Transportation officials.
Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.
Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.
A gate meant to protect motorists from driving into hazardous, high-water conditions on and around the Morgan Ford bridge in Warren County was left open on Sunday evening, leaving one man stranded in his vehicle on the bridge.
A driver died in a vehicle crash near Middletown on northbound Interstate 81 on Monday night.
Doug Baker, superintendent of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Berryville headquarters, stands in front of this 1966 Oshkosh snowblower outside the Stephens City VDOT headquarters on Tuesday. VDOT was showing off its fleet of vehicles during an annual winter snow news conference. …
A dump truck with a raised truck bed struck a bridge and closed Interstate 81 and Spring Street in Woodstock for several hours early Monday morning.
A transportation coalition has called for the second round of meetings for the public to hear more about improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor.
The new Morgan Ford bridge, which opened to traffic in January, will remain closed through at least Friday due to damage incurred after recent high waters.
A Strasburg man died in a single-car crash late Thursday afternoon on U.S. 11 around Mt. Hebron Road near Strasburg.
The new Va 675 (Stoney Creek Road) bridge in Shenandoah County is scheduled to open to traffic on Tuesday.
RICHMOND – Beginning next year, Virginia will join more than a dozen states that prohibit children under the age of 2, or children who are below the manufacturer’s suggested weight limit, to be placed in a forward-facing car seat.
Law enforcement agencies were busy responding to crashes as drivers took to the roads, even one that involved a Virginia State Patrol trooper.
STRASBURG – For the first time in the 35-year history of Strasburg’s Mayfest, U.S. Route 11 will be closed for vehicle traffic.
A fire truck and pickup truck were involved in an accident Friday morning on Blue Mountain Road in Warren County about 3/10 of a mile north of Howellsville Road.
STRASBURG – Motorists can expect delays on U.S. 11 starting next week as crews work on the bridges over Cedar Creek.
FRONT ROYAL – Construction on improvements to three roads in the Shenandoah Farms Sanitary District in Warren County begin this week, officials said Wednesday.
Drivers can expect lane closures on U.S. 11 at the Cedar Creek Bridge north of Strasburg beginning Monday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to impose restrictions that prohibit pedestrians, bicycles, mopeds and slow-moving vehicles from Va 37 in Frederick County.
A proposed truck ban on Reliance Road moved a step forward in Frederick County this week.
Traffic drives around fallen debris from work being done on the Interstate 81 bridge over Water Plant Road south of Middletown on Tuesday. Rich Cooley/DailyA construction worker stands above this section of the bridge that crews were jackhammering Tuesday afternoon over Water Plant Road in M…
The state’s new scoring system for transportation projects has left out Warren County again.
STRASBURG – State transportation officials say construction on a new U.S. 11 bridge over Cedar Creek should begin this spring.
Proposed changes to a state transportation initiative could delay or cut funding to many Warren County road projects.
A crane operator lifts this crane pan out from inside this coffer dam at the Morgan Ford bridge construction site in Warren County on Monday. A small excavator is digging inside the dam for this bridge pier along the south side of the bridge. Rich Cooley/DailyAn excavator digs inside a coffe…
Commuters who use the park-and-ride lot in Linden will find more spaces available starting this morning.
Some Warren County leaders say too many tractor-trailers travel Reliance Road but Frederick County officials remain unconvinced.
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.
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/DailyAaron Vance, VDOT supervisor at Steph…
Motorists can expect changes at a Frederick County intersection and site of a fatal crash over the summer.
A three-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 near Woodstock on Friday afternoon caused the death of a 4-year-old girl.
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.
FRONT ROYAL – A regional agency plans to offer bus service to commuters when major construction begins on Interstate 66.
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/…
An effort by the Winchester-Frederick County Metropolitan Planning Organization could bring public transportation to Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown.
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.
Area police will be watching for drivers who don’t stop for school buses.
State transportation officials warn motorists that driving more than 80 mph in 70-mph zones can lead to stiff penalties.
Three members of a highway work crew were hospitalized early Wednesday as a result of a vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 81 near Mount Jackson.