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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • 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/...
  • The top 35 things to know about Hampton Roads or you know you live in the 757 zip code 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 boundary is enough to throw the area into chaos. There's a funny e-mail that...
  • Threat leads to heightened security at Hampton Roads tunnels on 9/11, officials investigating

    On the day the nation paused to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Hampton Roads residents found themselves under heightened security measures after threats were called into local police, leaving drivers traveling along...
  • NEWS STORY: The idea of a high-rise bridge

    The Peninsula obsession with the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is spreading south. Lawmakers from across Hampton Roads gathered Thursday to talk about the region's ailing transportation network in the hopes of getting a clearer picture of where they all...
  • FOLLOW-UP NEWS: Road woes draw Peninsula, South Hampton Roads closer

    FOLLOW-UP NEWS: Road woes draw Peninsula, South Hampton Roads closer
    The amazing four-lane high-rise bridge? Transportation meetings last week produced some compelling new road possibilities and triggered some shifting subplots in the General Assembly's quest to smooth Hampton Roads traffic. Ratcheting up road discussion...
  • EDITORIAL: No tunnel vision

    Sometimes, advocating "what we'd never do" is an excellent way to stir up new ideas about a well-worn topic. Consider the suggestion that a high-rise bridge might be the less-expensive alternative to adding lanes in an underwater tube at the Hampton...
  • DIRECTIONS: Create a bridge and send it to the Daily Press!

    • Use the images on this page to start drawing or coloring your own idea for what a high-rise bridge over Hampton Roads would look like. • Mail or e-mail your bridge images by April 30: Daily Press, c/o Dave Schleck, Deputy Features Editor 7505 Warwick...
  • Could a toll pay for HRBT's expansion?

    Del. Phil Hamilton, R- Newport News, wants to know if the private sector can accomplish something that government has failed to do: expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Under that scenario, a contractor would enter into a 50-year agreement to expand...
  • The governor says he'll offer his transportation proposal .

    Gov. Timothy M. Kaine is going to roll out his own roads fix in the next few weeks and nail down a date of a special transportation session in Richmond. Kaine told Hampton Roads civic leaders Thursday that he is still ironing out the proposal, but he...
  • Poll shows support for wider HRBT

    New polling data released Wednesday suggests that the Peninsula lawmakers' fixation on the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel is right in line with the opinions of local commuters. Pollsters from Christopher Newport University found that local voters believe...