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Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel

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Top Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Articles

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  • 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...
  • 4:30 p.m.: Accident on I-64

    I-64 eastbound from mile marker 277 to mile marker 284, the HOV system is opened to all traffic because of an earlier accident at the Virginia Beach Boulevard Overpass in Norfolk. The left lane is closed. Expect delays. I-64 westbound at the Hampton...
  • Get the kids out of the house

    Get the kids out of the house
    It's another winter Monday and the schools are closed. At a loss for what to do with the kids? Getting bored of the same old activities? Having a hard time finding something that's open on a federal holiday? We have some off-the-beaten-path...
  • New Gloucester AD learned the ropes from predecessor

     New Gloucester AD learned the ropes from predecessor
    When Jon Hatch decided he was retiring after 17 years as Gloucester's athletic director, he had a favorite in mind for his ideal replacement. It wasn't a mystery, really. She had worked out of the same office and essentially was his right hand....
  • DP Buzz: Peninsula's worst traffic spot

    Editors' Note: "DP Buzz" is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here is...
  • 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...
  • 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...