CTB Awards 23 Contracts, $167.5M

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved 23 contracts at their monthly meeting Wednesday totaling $167.5 million for projects and paving in the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Culpeper, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Northern Virginia, Richmond, Salem and Staunton Districts. Warrenton Southern Exchange Project will increase safety and reduce congestion in VDOT’s Culpeper District A $19.6 million contract […]

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Governor Announces I-95 Express Lanes Extension Deal

Generates $277M for I-95 Corridor Improvements Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Commonwealth has accepted Transurban’s proposal to deliver the extension of the 95 Express Lanes south to Fredericksburg. The accepted proposal will not require any upfront taxpayer investment for construction, and will provide $277 million by the time the express lanes are open […]

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VTCA Contractor Safety Awards

VTCA is seeking submissions from contractor members for the 2018 VTCA Contractor Safety Awards. VTCA proudly encourages its members to implement and maintain programs providing a safe work environment for their employees as well as the general welfare of the public who travel through their work zones.  Through the annual VTCA Transportation Contractor Safety Award […]

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Governor Elect Northam Names Transportation Leadership Team

Governor-elect Ralph Northam has announced his selection of Shannon Valentine as Virginia’s next Secretary of Transportation. Governor-elect Northam also announced other key appointments for senior leadership positions within the transportation secretariat. Quintin Elliott will be joining the Northam administration as a Deputy Secretary. Nicholas Donohue will continue serving as Deputy Secretary and Director of the […]

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I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project Breaks Ground

Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Rail and Public Transportation, federal, state and local partners, and the Commonwealth’s private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), to break ground on the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project, which will deliver about $3.7 billion worth of transportation improvements benefiting Northern […]

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Susan Shaw Honored by AASHTO

Susan N. Shaw, the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Northern Virginia Megaprojects Director, has received the Alfred E. Johnson Achievement Award from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.  The Award recognizes an outstanding contribution in the field of highway engineering or management. As Megaprojects Director, Susan oversees major design-build and public-private partnership (P3) […]

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VDOT Inspector Training – Fall Classes

The Community College Workforce Alliance has announced the fall training schedule for VDOT inspector training classes.  The collaboration between CCWA and VDOT will provide certification training for VDOT required inspector training classes.  The classes are available through CCWA and comply with VDOT procedures and specifications.  Additionally, all classes in this series are approved for the Workforce […]

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