| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:16 PM
One lane in both the Hampton Roads and the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial bridge-tunnels for traffic headed from the Peninsula to the Southside will be closed overnight through most of next week as Virginia Department of Transportation crews perform...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Street closed after accident
A residential street near Riverside Elementary School in Newport News was blocked off Tuesday morning after a city truck hit a power pole, causing it to catch on fire. Police and firefighters responded to Parkway Drive...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:07 AM
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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:06 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:53 AM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:56 AM
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/...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 AM
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...
| Nov 5, 2013
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,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:38 AM
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...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:44 AM
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 -...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Because its the Hampton 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...