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VDOT has finally made it official — signs posted on Routes 211 and 522 warn that large tractor-trailer trucks are now prohibited from using narrow Ben Venue Road unless they have a local purpose. Residents reached out to VDOT in 2018, complaining about the number of large trucks using the wi…

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…



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