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Any motorist in Rappahannock County knows our highways and byways are being paved and repaved in earnest as we speak. While steering in single file past all the road construction you might have noticed Tom Golliday of Augusta, W.V., seen here on his asphalt sweeper near Woodville. Golliday a…

Once again VDOT shows its infinite wisdom by closing the bridge on Fodderstack Road during the school year and the approaching tourist season with the fall colors. Inconvenience to locals is expected, but makes no sense to force the school bus to turn around and go all the way back around Fl…

It’s a matter of pride that Rappahannock County is so rural that it doesn’t have a single stoplight. Well, that is no longer true, at least for a few months. In May, VDOT installed a three-way traffic signal at U.S. 522 and Oaklands Lane just north of Flint Hill while crews rehabilitate the …

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