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Northam Announces Bipartisan Proposal to Toll I-81


Northam Announces Bipartisan Proposal to Toll I-81

Yesterday (1/8/2019) Governor Northam announced a legislative proposal that would fund $2.2 billion in critical improvements along the Interstate 81 Corridor with a toll. The legislation is […]

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Poll Shows Strong Public Support for I-81 Improvements


Poll Shows Strong Public Support for I-81 Improvements

Earlier this week, the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance, in  conjunction with the research firm Public Opinion Strategies, released the results of a poll of 500 registered […]

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I-81 advisory committee meeting

no responses. December 6, 2018 Josh Henry

CTB Approves I-81 Improvement Plan


CTB Approves I-81 Improvement Plan

VDOT confirmed in a release that at the monthly meeting of the Commonwealth Transportation Board yesterday (12/5/18), Secretary of Transportation Shannon Valentine announced the conclusion of the yearlong Interstate […]

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no responses. December 5, 2018 Josh Henry

I-81 Car Crash Causes Explosion, Kills One


I-81 Car Crash Causes Explosion, Kills One

A car crash on Interstate 81 that resulted in an explosion killed one person Monday night. The crash occurred at about 11:20 p.m. on northbound I-81, […]

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Fatal Crash

no responses. October 29, 2018 Josh Henry

Frederick Co. Could Get Needed I-81 Improvements


Frederick Co. Could Get Needed I-81 Improvements

During Frederick County’s fourth annual transportation forum Thursday night, a Commonwealth Transportation Board official told the crowd that there is a good chance I-81 may receive […]

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crossover boulevard bridge

no responses. October 22, 2018 Josh Henry

State Officials Plan I-81 Improvements, Possible Tolls


State Officials Plan I-81 Improvements, Possible Tolls

The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, Virginia Department of Transportation, and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation are in the midst of a study […]

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I-81 advisory committee meeting

no responses. September 10, 2018 Josh Henry

VDOT Cancels I-81 Exit 307 Study


VDOT Cancels I-81 Exit 307 Study

After spending $900,000 on the project, the Virginia Department of Transportation has decided to cancel a study evaluating the interchange at Exit 307 of Interstate 81. […]

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crossover boulevard bridge

no responses. August 13, 2018 Josh Henry

VDOT Announces I-81 Ramp and Lane Closures


VDOT Announces I-81 Ramp and Lane Closures

VDOT has announced ramp and lane closures that will be taking place on the night of Wednesday, August 15th, at three interchanges along Interstate 81 in […]

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no responses. June 20, 2018 Josh Henry

Possible Commercial Truck Toll to Fund I-81 Faces Backlash


Possible Commercial Truck Toll to Fund I-81 Faces Backlash

As Virginia officials are contemplating improvements to I-81 and ways to fund them, they’re facing recent objections against the idea of a commercial truck toll. Major […]

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Traffic Update

no responses. January 17, 2018 News_one

VDOT Warns the Shenandoah Valley of Icy Conditions


VDOT Warns the Shenandoah Valley of Icy Conditions

The Virginia Department of Transportation warns that light snowfall continues to create slick driving conditions on many roads in the Shenandoah Valley. Most areas have received […]

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i-81

no responses. November 11, 2017 News_one

Interstate 81 May Receive Safety Improvements


Interstate 81 May Receive Safety Improvements

After large increases in truck traffic and fatal crashes, the Virginia state government is applying for nearly $53 million in grant funds to make improvements to […]

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traffic alert northbound interstate 81

no responses. November 4, 2017 News_one

I-81 Delays for Winchester Area Sunday


I-81 Delays for Winchester Area Sunday

Both northbound and southbound Interstate 81 drivers can expect brief delays early Sunday morning, November 5, during a series of “slow-roll” closures for utility work in […]

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