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  • Street Smart: VDOT: announcement coming Friday on new Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel/James River Bridge work plan

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Street Smart:</b></span> VDOT: announcement coming Friday on new Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel/James River Bridge work plan
    Dennis Heuer, the Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads district administrator under fire since last weekend's traffic nightmare, was not in his normal seat Thursday at the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization's monthly meeting in Chesapeake.
  • VDOT official expects modifications to Virginia's evacuation plan

    VDOT official expects modifications to Virginia's evacuation plan
    State emergency management and transportation officials are in the midst of a 60-day review of Hampton Roads evacuation plans in response to an order from Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads Director Jim Utterback...

    VDOT still plans to use lane-reversal evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads for now

    VDOT still plans to use lane-reversal evacuation strategy for Hampton Roads for now
    A mandated 60-day review of the state's hurricane emergency and evacuation plan is due on Gov. Terry McAuliffe's desk by Aug. 15. The governor ordered the review in May after participating in an emergency exercise, during which he expressed doubts about...

    Our home, our problem

    In Hampton Roads, forecasts of rain — such as the occasionally heavy precipitation Wednesday — almost inevitably mean an expectation of flooding. In places including Hampton, Newport News, Virginia Beach and, of course, Norfolk, streets and...

    The only way forward

    We remain bullish on the promise of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission, despite some coughing and sputtering since its formation. The group was created to handle the funding for the region's most pressing road projects, and we...