State transportation officials think a psychological approach can help improve driver behavior and reduce deadly crashes.
Interstate 81 traffic is backed up for about 4 miles Friday morning, after a tractor-trailer crash closed southbound lanes in Roanoke County.
Despite ongoing work to stabilize the slope following a large rock slide, officials still are looking at roughly a month and a half's worth of work, weather permitting, before they can reopen a currently closed portion of Rockfish Gap Turnpike.
Locke White has been seeking to get the speed limit lowered on Deercroft Drive outside Blacksburg for seven years. Finally, he's getting some results.
A portion of the Virginia Capital Trail will be closed for two to three weeks, starting as early as May 10, the Virginia Department of Transportation said in a news release this week. The 52-mile bicycle and pedestrian trail connects Virginia’s past and present state capitals of Jamestown, Williamsburg and Richmond along Scenic Route 5. The wooden bridge near Jamestown High School between ...
An influx of tax revenues provided $4.1 million for Roanoke County to increase its current school and capital budgets.
A waterline break caused the Sunday mudslide near the West Virginia border, where three lanes remain closed.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is gearing up to maintain roads during and after a heavy does of ice and snow expected to begin Wednesday night.
Following a towing spree two weeks ago that left many drivers outraged, Roanoke County and the Virginia Department of Transportation have placed warnings against parking on Old Catawba Road near McAfee Knob.
Why did Roanoke County police order 18 cars towed near the McAfee Knob trailhead Saturday? Cars parked along Virginia 311 — in view of NO PARKING signs — were left untouched, while cars on a nearby side street, with no warning sins, were towed.
After years of planning, the Commonwealth Transportation Board in Salem approved a project to realign a stretch of S-curves on U.S. 460 East in Bedford County, VDOT announced this week.
Zimmerman Road (Virginia 603) in southeastern Botetourt County will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday for six to eight weeks.
Botetourt County will build a new access road in the Greenfield industrial park with the help of a state grant.
Virginia Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner have requested federal funding for improving Interstate 81.
BUENA VISTA — Columbia Gas of Virginia broke ground on its new facility in Buena Vista’s industrial park, which has been vacant for more than …
RICHMOND — Lawmakers got rolling on proposals during the first week of the General Assembly session about how to produce the billions of dolla…
UPDATE: VDOT announced at 9:30 a.m. that the crash site had been cleared. All lanes and exits are now reopened.
I love those things we used to call traffic circles. My wife despises them. Meanwhile, more and more if them are sprouting in the Roanoke and New River valleys.
Raw sewage had been leaking onto some property owned by Ed Toomey and his son since February. It was coming from a neighboring property, but nobody wanted to take responsibility for it. Toomey made dozens of phone calls to nine different entities before the problem was fixed last week.
A variety of factors are responsible for regular backups on U.S. 220 south of Roanoke. Basically, at evening rush there are too many cars and signals and not enough pavement on U.S. 220 and Electric Road. And it's likely to remain that way.