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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office

    Virginia politics: Sen. Warner opens Hampton Roads office
    Maybe it was the 1980s-era software he saw at the Hampton VA hospital, maybe the four-mile traffic jam heading into the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, but when Sen. Mark Warner came to open his Hampton campaign office, his inner policy wonk was in full...
  • Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment

    Volunteer drivers help Peninsula cancer patients to appointments, treatment
    Sometimes the biggest challenge with cancer treatment is getting there. The American Cancer Society works to overcome this barrier through its "Road to Recovery" program that uses volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients. "It relieves them and...
  • Region's main transportation planning arm launches traffic survey

    CHESAPEAKE — If you've become disgruntled about idling in traffic or wonder why the region's tunnels seem so congested at random times, then the region's main transportation planning organization wants to hear from you. The Hampton Roads...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The opening of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel tied a divided region together

    The opening of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel tied a divided region together
    Fifty-six years ago this November the vast expanse of water that divided Hampton Roads was finally spanned in a way that made this sprawling, geographically fractured region feel noticeably smaller and more closely knit. In just a few hours, in fact,...
  • Traffic Clone Test for Redesign Project

    Traffic Clone Test for Redesign Project
    On I-64 at the HRBT, westbound traffic is backed up 5-1/4 miles to Bay Avenue because on earlier accident at the tunnel. Eastbound traffic is backed 2 miles to Mallory Street. On I-64 westbound past the Hampton River Bridge, an accident is blocking...
  • VDOT schedules late January Interstate 64 hearings

    VDOT schedules late January Interstate 64 hearings
    The Virginia Department of Transportation has scheduled two public meetings in late January to discuss possible expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. The meetings come in conjunction with a public comment period - that runs through Feb. 13 -...
  • VDOT: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel tide gate testing coming Dec. 2

    VDOT: Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel tide gate testing coming Dec. 2
    Because its the HamptonĀ  Roads Bridge-Tunnel, you really can't get the word out too early regarding the potential for a traffic delay. Today, the Virginia Department of Transportation announced it will conduct routine tide gate testing at the Interstate...