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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge

    Wednesday Traffic: Opening scheduled for James River Bridge
    Congestion continues to back up traffic around much of Hampton Roads this morning, particularly on the southside, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. At the James River Bridge on U.S. Route 17, an opening is scheduled for 11 a.m....
  • Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds

    Hampton Roads Birding column: A duck isn't just a duck when you're looking at birds
    Driving across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel there's a familiar sight out on the water and the old saying pops in your head: "If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck..." Yep, there's a whole group of duck-like birds in an avian flotilla out there,...
  • Virginia State Police await software before using license plate readers

    For those worried about being caught on camera while driving through Hampton Roads, the Virginia State Police is still waiting to install software before firing up the license plate readers placed on the area's bridges and tunnels last year. The State...
  • HRBT comes under fire in public survey

    HRBT comes under fire in public survey
    Traffic snarls at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel received the most comments and drew the most fire from motorists as part of a congestion survey compiled by the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization. The habits of other drivers, poor...
  • Truck crash at Monitor-Merrimac one of many wrecks to snarl traffic in Hampton Roads

    Truck crash at Monitor-Merrimac one of many wrecks to snarl traffic in Hampton Roads
    An accident involving a box truck and a car on the northbound Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel on Wednesday afternoon led to several hours of traffic delays into the beginning of rush hour. The accident, which caused the top of the truck to be...
  • New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects

    New Virginia law aims to take politics out of roads projects
    Relieving congestion is now one of the highest criteria used to evaluate future roads projects in Hampton Roads. Virginia House Bill 2, which became effective July 1, requires the Commonwealth Transportation Board to prioritize projects based on factors...
  • Living Here: You know you live in the 757 when ...

    Living Here: You know you live in the 757 when ...
    Hampton Roads is a funny place. Interstate 64 East goes south — and then west. Things aren't said the way they're spelled: Gloucester, Norfolk, Portsmouth. A rain-snow mix is enough to throw the area into chaos. There's a funny email that has...
  • Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads

    Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads
    Help navigating the region The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a smart phone app with updated information about traffic on the state's interstates and highways. The free app is available through app stores or at http://www.virginiadot.org/...
  • Living Here: Getting around

    Living Here: Getting around
    Transportation and traffic are perennial topics in Hampton Roads, a region laced with interstates and highways and dependent on a range of water crossings, from bridge-tunnels to drawbridges to ferries. The area also has two airports, rail transport and...
  • Peninsula organization raises nearly $20,000 for Israel

     Peninsula organization raises nearly $20,000 for Israel
    More than 200 people from around the Peninsula "stood in solidarity with Israel" Thursday night, raising nearly $10,000 to give shelter, counseling and other aid to Israel as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict continues. So far, the United Jewish...
  • Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay

    Robert Suhay looks to make sailing history on the Chesapeake Bay
    For the past week, Robert Suhay has often imagined sailing the Chesapeake Bay, visualizing various tide patterns, weather conditions and landmarks as he tames the vast body of water. That mental exercise has helped the long-distance sailor keep his...