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.
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…
The following is the second installment of excerpts from a wide-ranging interview with John W. McCarthy, who retired June 30 after 30 years as Rappahannock County’s chief administrator, and zoning administrator. McCarthy sat down July 1 with Rappahannock News editor Roger Piantadosi, at a pi…
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 …
Schools closed again tomorrow: Rappahannock County Public Schools are closed Tuesday, January 26.
This is the first big one, according to VDOT officials, in reference to the winter storm system that will move in tomorrow (Friday), when over one foot of snow is predicted to fall in about 24 hours.
Attorney David Konick and four other supporters of his nearly year-long legal challenge of “beautification” projects by the town of Washington and its largest business, the Inn at Little Washington, have filed an appeal in Rappahannock County Circuit Court of the Commonwealth Transportation …
The Virginia Department of Transportation will close the eastbound and westbound left lanes on Interstate 66 in Fauquier County from 7 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly, tonight (Monday, Aug. 10) through Thursday night, for work to the bridges over Broad Run.
The following highway work by VDOT’s Culpeper District is scheduled, weather permitting, in Rappahannock County during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. (NEW) or (UPDATE)indicate revisions since last week’s report.
Next Tuesday (July 28), the Virginia Department of Transportation says it will close a segment of Route 601 (Nethers Road) for two days while crews restore a section of eroded riverbank on the Hughes River, which runs alongside Route 601 at the Rappahannock/Madison county line.