Tag Archive: VDOT

Mar 11 2015

Section of Route 65 Closed in Scott County After Cave-In

Flood-01

Officials Estimate Road to Open By Wednesday Repairs are underway to repair a section of Route 65/72 that collapsed last week due to extreme weather. A section of Route 65/72 between Fort Blackmore and Dungannon in Scott County was closed last Wednesday evening due to a section of the road collapsing. The closure is located …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.virginiastar.net/2015/03/section-of-route-65-closed-in-scott-county-after-cave-in/

Mar 05 2015

Section of Rt. 65 Closed in Scott Co. (UPDATE)

Flooding

BRISTOL – A section of Route 65/72 between Fort Blackmore and Dungannon in Scott County is closed due to a section of the road collapsing.  The closure is located about 2.7 miles east of Fort Blackmore. Vehicle traffic should detour using Routes 71 and 680 to access Route 65.  It is recommended truck traffic use …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.virginiastar.net/2015/03/section-of-route-65-closed-in-scot-county/

Feb 25 2015

State Agencies Provide Assistance Following Winter Storms    

Commonwealth agencies continue to support local governments and citizens following a week of freezing temperatures, heavy snowfall, treacherous driving conditions and dangerously low wind chill values. Forecasters are predicting additional snow and wintry precipitation across Virginia this week.   As part of the state of emergency issued by Gov. Terry McAuliffe Feb. 16, the following …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.virginiastar.net/2015/02/state-agencies-provide-assistance-following-winter-storms/

Jan 23 2015

Comments Accepted for Route 224 Curve Improvement Project

Approximately 30 persons stopped by to view some proposed changes to Wadlow Gap Highway during a public hearing held last week. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held the design public hearing Jan. 13 at the Wadlow Gap Ruritan Bingo Building to display plans for a proposed curve improvement project on Route 224 in the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.virginiastar.net/2015/01/comments-accepted-for-route-224-curve-improvement-project/

Jul 03 2013

Hiltons Bridge Re-Opens to Public

A bridge that spans the North Fork of the Holston River in the Hiltons on Route 58 has been replaced and is now open to vehicles. And even though the project wasn’t expected to be completed until later this month, officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation are happy to report it finished ahead of …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.virginiastar.net/2013/07/hiltons-bridge-re-opens-to-public/