Road kill: VDOT spraying ignites controversy
Published on Aug 15th, 2013
32 comments The controversy over the Virginia Department of Transportation’s plan to spray herbicide on Albemarle County roadsides continues to churn as the spraying dates— August 26 and 27— loom closer. Leading...
Commuter information
Published on Apr 2nd, 2012
Snap: Striped road for snow
Published on Jan 29th, 2010
4 comments Speak softly and carry... a lot of deicing compound that you can stripe on the roads. That seems to be the mantra of VDOT this time around. In anticipation of a snowstorm, this is how Route 29 looked...
VDOT surprise: Potty stimulus in Valley
Published on Jul 28th, 2009
1 comments The Harrisonburg paper has the story of an unintended consequence of the state's decision to save money by closing rest stops:  brisker trade at convenience stores.
Historical Society hit with Hatton tab
Published on Jul 12th, 2009
5 comments The Albemarle Supervisors agreed to fund up to $9,300 to keep the VDOT-chopped Hatton Ferry running for the rest of this season, but apparently the the burden will really land on the Albemarle...
Unpoled citizens: Closure call surprises Hatton Ferry fans
Published on May 22nd, 2009
9 comments Ashley Pillar helps two youngsters cross the James. FILE PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Would the state really close the famous hand-poled Hatton Ferry? Plying the James River at a site near Scottsville, it...