NORFOLK — More than 2,000 Southside residents will receive financial relief for trips made through the Elizabeth River Tunnels beginning March 1. The 10-year toll relief program, which is the first of its kind in America, will offer a 75-cent trip refund to some Norfolk and Portsmouth residents. To qualify for the program, a person […]
VIRGINIA BEACH — Entering Virginia Beach from Norfolk on the interstate can be inconspicuous to drivers who look to green signs with miles, arrows and street names to guide the way. The city plans to change that and flex its resort city aesthetic with a new flyover, featuring a familiar font that reads “Welcome to Virginia […]
VIRGINIA BEACH — The outside northbound lane of Northampton Boulevard has been closed to accommodate emergency should repairs, the city’s public works department said. Crews began inspecting the location near Shell Road at Lake Smith on Friday. The repairs are expected to take several days to complete. More information can be found at www.vbgov.com/PublicWorks.
NORFOLK — The section of Newtown Road between Princess Anne Road/Kempsville Road and Center Drive will close for a week, starting Thursday evening at 7 p.m. The road is expected to reopen Thursday, Feb. 23 at 5 a.m. Though Newtown Road’s southbound and northbound median lanes will close, left-hand turn lanes at intersections will remain open, according […]
VIRGINIA BEACH — The city’s strategic growth area staff wants to know transportation needs of people who work at the Bayfront and the Oceanfront with a survey. Depending on the survey results, the city could explore new bus routes and frequencies, ride sharing options, or creative transportation demand management strategies, according to city manager Dave […]
The Virginia Department of Transportation welcomed Farm Fresh to its E-ZPass On-the-Go retail program Friday. Hampton Roads residents can now purchase prepaid E-ZPass transponders at each of the state’s 39 Farm Fresh retailers for convenient passage through the Downtown Tunnel, Midtown Tunnel, South Norfolk Jordan Bridge, Chesapeake Expressway, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Coleman Bridge and Dominion Boulevard Veterans Bridge, […]
VIRGINIA BEACH — A new proposed VB Wave shuttle pilot route could connect Virginia Beach’s northern beach communities to the Oceanfront, if city council blesses it. The city approached Hampton Roads Transit in October 2015 to look into a seasonal service that would connect the Oceanfront to the Bayfront, according to Antoinette White, HRT manager of […]
Emergency repairs caused the North Landing Bridge on Route 165 to close this morning at 8:15 a.m. Repair work is expected to be completed by 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon, according to a tweet from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The bridge is closed to vehicles and boats, and repairs will be made to a […]