VDOT lifts lane closures for holiday season

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The Virginia Department of Transportation announced they would suspend most highway work and lift most lane closures on major roads in Virginia during the holidays to help with traffic flow.

Work will be suspended starting at noon on Friday, December 23 until noon on Tuesday, December 27.

Then it will be suspended again from noon on Friday, December 30 until noon on Tuesday, January 3.

HOV restrictions and rush hour tolls will be lifted for 66’s express lanes from Monday, Dec 26 through Monday, January 2nd.

While lane closures will be lifted, semi-permanent work zones will remain in place during the selected times.

VDOT’s travel-trends map and the free mobile 511 app will continue to keep motorists up to date throughout the holiday season.

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VDOT promises a clear cruise holiday weekend

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is promising a Clear Cruise this Memorial Day weekend.

To make travel safer and easier VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift most lane closures on interstates and major roads from noon Friday May 28 until noon Tuesday June 1.

Motorist may still encounter semi permanent work zones and you are asked to plan ahead to ensure safe travels.

A full listing of all closures that might remain are found here.

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