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A deer crosses at a "deer crossing" sign.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia DOT Wants To Turn Roadkill Into Plant Food

The Virginia Department of Transportation is working to turn highway carcasses into plant food.

01/07/2015

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VDOT to Suspend Highway Work Zones Over New Year’s

The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will suspend most highway work zones for several days over the New Year’s holiday.

12/30/2014

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Va. Highway Officials Warn of Deer Crashes

Virginia highway officials are urging motorists to be on the lookout for deer crossing the state’s highways.

12/02/2014

Cameras installed on all VDOT snow plows. Streams real-time street level road conditions back to headquarters, and can be viewed by residents online. (Photo by Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

Northern Va. Residents Able to Track GPS-Equipped Snow Plows

Northern Virginia won’t be left wondering when their street will be cleared this winter.

11/18/2014

A convoy of plow trucks clear a path on Interstate 66 during a major snowstorm February 13, 2014 in Manassas, Virginia. The biggest storm of the season dumped a thick snow blanket on the Washington, DC area overnight and early Thursday, shutting down the federal government, local schools, courts and government offices, airports and Metros bus service. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

VDOT Sets Snow Removal Budget

The Virginia Department of Transportation has set its initial snow-removal budget for the upcoming winter.

10/28/2014

New York City Prepares For 10th Anniversary Of September 11 Attacks

Va. to Honor Transportation Workers Killed on Job

A vigil will be held this week in Albemarle County to honor transportation employees killed in roadway work zones.

04/06/2014

A convoy of plow trucks clear a path on Interstate 66 during a major snowstorm February 13, 2014 in Manassas, Virginia. The biggest storm of the season dumped a thick snow blanket on the Washington, DC area overnight and early Thursday, shutting down the federal government, local schools, courts and government offices, airports and Metros bus service. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Goes Over Budget on Highway Snow Removal

Virginia highway officials say the state is likely to exceed its $157 million snow removal budget by more than $100 million.

03/05/2014

A convoy of plow trucks clear a path on Interstate 66 during a major snowstorm February 13, 2014 in Manassas, Virginia. The biggest storm of the season dumped a thick snow blanket on the Washington, DC area overnight and early Thursday, shutting down the federal government, local schools, courts and government offices, airports and Metros bus service. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Storm Causes More Than 1,000 Accidents, 2 Deaths in Va.

The severe winter weather has resulted in more than 1,000 traffic accidents in Virginia over an 18-hour span, state police say.

02/13/2014

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Snow Plow Driver Killed In Ashburn

A VDOT worker was killed Thursday morning when he was struck by another dump truck in Loudoun County.

02/13/2014

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VDOT in Full Snow-Fighting Mode

VDOT says more than 12,000 plows are clearing snow-covered interstates and primary roads.

02/13/2014

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