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VIDEO: Imposter pranks TV anchors by saying he’s with VDOT, referring to prostitutes, drug deals

VIDEO: Imposter pranks TV anchors by saying he’s...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Feb 03, 2016

The recent winter storm that hit the East Coast disrupted everything in the region, but one prankster was more of ...

VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday travel

VDOT’s 511 app helps drivers plan for holiday...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Dec 22, 2015

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but the joy of the holiday season doesn't necessarily roll ...

Excavator operator killed after machine tumbles down Virginia mountainside

Excavator operator killed after machine tumbles down...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 11, 2015

An excavator operator part of a crew on a highway job in Virginia was killed late last month when his ...

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds for road work

Virginia DOT gets $55.5 million in extra federal funds...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Oct 08, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently reallocated $55.5 million in federal funds to Virginia that will go toward repaving 400 miles ...

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards

FHWA announces winners of the 2015 Transportation...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 23, 2015

The Federal Highway Administration recently honored eight transportation projects from across the country with the 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards. The award, ...

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work zones than any other state

Texas sees more traffic deaths in construction work...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 12, 2015

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse has released the latest data tally of deaths in motor vehicle traffic crashes in construction ...

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down 19 percent from 2013

Texas leads U.S. equipment purchases in Q3, sales down...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Nov 21, 2014

If you believe everything is bigger in Texas, than it should come as no surprise that the state also needs ...

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

More states ban ET-Plus guardrail system

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 24, 2014

The list of state department of transportations to have removed the controversial guardrail end-terminal model (ET-Plus) from its approved highway-products ...

MnDOT up a creek without a paddle due to mine expansion

MnDOT up a creek without a paddle due to mine expansion

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Oct 22, 2014

  The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is now paying for a decision it made nearly a half century ago. Back ...

Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves 6-year program allocating $13.1 billion for transportation projects

Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board approves...

Posted by EQW Staff on Jun 19, 2014

Virginia’s Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved the state’s Six-Year Improvement Plan, which allocates $13.1 million to transportation improvements over a ...

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Texas leads U.S. with largest road repair debt

Posted by EQW Staff on Apr 25, 2014

How much does your state need each year to fund necessary road repairs through 2017? Texas needs $4,636 million annually, making ...

Don’t mess with the toll roads; Virginia man racks up $250K bill

Don’t mess with the toll roads; Virginia man racks up...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 27, 2013

That’s one heck of a bill for going through tolls without paying. A Virginia man didn’t realize that he had to ...

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