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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • This Battle of the Bay will be for more than pride

    This Battle of the Bay will be for more than pride
    NORFOLK — The Battle of the Bay has always been about community pride and bragging rights, but for the past several seasons, the result of the annual clash between Hampton and Norfolk State hasn't exactly had seismic ramifications on the Mid-Eastern...
  • 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...