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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Daily Press Archives: Hampton Roads ferry service timeline

    Here are some key dates in the history of ferry service between the Peninsula and Norfolk: CIRCA 1918: Passenger ferry runs from Old Point Comfort to Willoughby Spit. 1948: Cars line up inside the ferry to Seawells Point in Norfolk. 1952:...
  • Will a Hampton Roads ferry work this time?

    Will a Hampton Roads ferry work this time?
    High-speed ferry service could be coming back to Hampton Roads. Metro Marine Holdings, based in Alexandria, is proposing a public-private partnership that would bring at least five boats to Hampton Roads Harbor, connecting the Peninsula to parts of...
  • Childhood at Fort Monroe included German POWs

    Childhood at Fort Monroe included German POWs
    HAMPTON — It wasn't so much the march of fascism that got Bob Ballou's attention in the 1940s. It was homesick Germans at Fort Monroe who would teach an American child how to play stickball. It was the 8-inch "invaders" who landed with tiny...
  • ODU mining a recruiting pipeline from Phoebus

    ODU mining a recruiting pipeline from Phoebus
    Really, what's not to like? Just a short trip down Interstate 64, across the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Old Dominion football coach Bobby Wilder has found fertile recruiting ground. Wilder will add two players from Phoebus High School, winners of three...
  • Commonwealth Transportation Board looks to cut Hampton Roads interstate funding

    This could prove to be a critical week for transportation issues in Hampton Roads as the Commonwealth Transportation Board considers a plan to strip the region of funding for interstate construction in 2011 and receives its final report on the July 2...
  • It's Hampton-Phoebus week ... but Woodside is playing for the title

    It's Hampton-Phoebus week ... but Woodside is playing for the title
    When the Peninsula District football schedule was released nine months ago, they eye-catcher was that Hampton vs. Phoebus would be on the regular season's final Friday. It marked a rare moment of harmony between head coaches Mike Smith of the Crabbers and...
  • VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula

    VDOT projects are plenty on the Peninsula
    With warmer weather finally here, it's a good time for a status update on VDOT projects that will affect Peninsula traffic and in some cases no longer be a hindrance. The Virginia Department of Transportation has five major road construction or...
  • Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street

    Street Smart: Peninsula pedestrians urged to be cautious when crossing the street
    The Peninsula isn't especially pedestrian friendly, aside from parts of Newport News near Christopher Newport University and Williamsburg in the vicinity of William and Mary. You will probably walk several city blocks before finding a crosswalk on...
  • Kayaks and stripers: Virginia authorities see dangerous trend

    Kayaks and stripers: Virginia authorities see dangerous trend
    A fish is not worth risking your life for. That’s the message authorities in Virginia delivered Friday, a day after rescuing six capsized striper anglers from the chilly waters of the Chesapeake Bay. The incidents, which occurred near the...