Colonial Pipeline restarted operations at 5 p.m. Wednesday as panic-induced gas shortages swept across the East Coast and Gulf coast states.
Gov. Ralph Northam has issued a state of emergency to address gasoline supply disruptions in Virginia following a rise in gas prices and some panic buying after a temporary shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline, which supplies much of the fuel for the East Coast.
As of 5 p.m. Sunday, routes 211 and 522 in Rappahannock were mainly clear of snow and ice, with highway crews turning their attention to many of the county’s secondary roads.
VDOT says motorists can expect to encounter the following road work and construction this coming week, Jan. 11-15, in Rappahannock County:
The Virginia Department of Transportation will offset the left-turn lanes in both directions on Route 211 (Lee Highway) at Route 229 (Rixeyville Road) in Culpeper County starting next week.
“Sixty-four percent — 16 of 25 cases… of the speed tickets — have been given to non-local drivers, drivers who are residents of the zip codes of at least 30 miles away from this location..."
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…
Late Monday afternoon, County Administrator Garrey Curry received official word that the Commissioner of Highways, Stephen C. Brich, had approved the Board of Supervisors’ request that Ben Venue Road be restricted to through trucks.
Word just in: The pipe replacement project on Route 647 (Crest Hill Road) in Rappahannock County will continue this next week of March 4, meaning the road will be closed again.
Due to anticipated winter weather, the pipe project on Route 647 (Crest Hill Road) in Rappahannock County has now been postponed until the week of Feb. 25, VDOT has advised the Rappahannock News.
The bridge at the Whiteoak Canyon parking area, which was severely damaged during recent heavy rains and flooding, remains closed.
Four local airports will receive federal funding boosts to improve airport infrastructure through the joint Department of Transportation-Federal Aviation Administration Airport Improvement Program.
Three-dozen Rappahannock community leaders and residents attended last Sunday’s Foothills Forum community discussion surrounding rural transportation challenges. The forum, held at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church in Sperryville, followed reporter Randy Rieland’s two-part special report — “G…
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…
When it comes to transportation services for the elderly and needy in rural areas, the entire country will be looking to emulate the successful model operating right here in Rappahannock County.
Route 211 is the main highway through Rappahannock County. Its formal name is US 211, that is, United States Highway 211. It deserves some recognition.