January 6, 2015 - Industry News
The Port of Virginia is delaying the implementation of the motor carriers’ appointment system at Norfolk International Terminals until this spring.
Tags: Virginia, Ports, Port Trucking
November 11, 2014 - Industry News
One of the nation’s largest truckstop chains will soon have one less location and truckers will reportedly lose nearly 130 parking spaces along the Interstate 81 corridor.
Tags: drivers, Virginia, Truckstops, I-81, Interstate 81, Travel Centers of America, Truck Parking
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
Pilot Flying J is leasing six locations from Speedway to expand its network of stores in Virginia. The stores will be Pilot branded and operated in conjunction with Speedway.
Tags: Diesel, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Speedway, Virginia
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
Exports moving across Port of Virginia facilities in September helped drive a high amount of cargo through port terminals but officials concede truck wait times could be shorter.
Tags: Virginia, Ports, Port Trucking, Intermodal
July 14, 2014 - Industry News
The Port of Virginia set a new mark for volume in fiscal 2014, handling more than 2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent units in the twelve months ending June 30, eclipsing the previous fiscal year record by 140,476 TEUs.
Tags: Economy, Virginia, Ports, Port Trucking
May 27, 2014 - Industry News
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Commonwealth Transportation Board has passed a resolution to increase transparency and competition and to better evaluate the public’s risk for projects delivered under public-private partnerships.
Tags: Virginia, Highway Funding, Public-Private Partnerships
May 23, 2014 - Industry News
The Virginia Department of Transportation announced that drivers traveling on I-95 in Northern Virginia should prepare for more lane closures and traffic impacts this summer.
Tags: I-95, Interstate 95, Virginia, Road Construction
March 2, 2014 - Industry News
PHH Arval, a global fleet management services provider, opened its commercial truck center in Virginia Beach, Va. Commercial Truck Center of Virginia is the company's first in the country to focus on used light, medium and heavy-duty trucks.
Tags: PHH Arval, Expansion, Dealers, Used Trucks, Virginia
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
The Port of Virginia has announced the formation of the Motor Carrier Task Force to focus on issues at the state-controlled marine terminals that are affecting the ability of truck drivers to efficiently move cargo in and out of the terminals.
Tags: drivers, Virginia, Fleets, Port Trucking
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
On Feb. 21 the Virginia Department of Transportation will conduct an overnight traffic switch on the Zion Crossroads diverging diamond interchange project on Route 15 in Louisa County.
Tags: Virginia, Road Construction
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Initial tolls on the Midtown/Downtown tunnels in Hampton Roads, Va. will be half the amout originally expected, with tolling beginning Feb. 1.
Tags: Tolls, Virginia
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded $168 million worth of transportation projects. Construction will soon begin on projects to replace bridges and widen and improve roads in several areas of the state.
October 17, 2013 - Industry News
Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation will have major roadway closures in place this weekend along the I-395/95 corridor from the Washington D.C. line to Garrisonville Road (Route 610) in Stafford County.
October 16, 2013 - Industry News
Weather permitting, this Friday night, Oct. 18 and Saturday night, Oct. 19 starting at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 south just before Marine Corps Base Quantico Russell Road to Garrisonville Road progressing to a full closure of I-95 south from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Tags: Virginia, Road Construction, I-95
August 29, 2013 - Industry News
Both lanes of southbound Interstate 81 between mile markers 120 and 125 in Montgomery County near Blacksburg, Va., are open to traffic. The lanes reopened before 5 p.m.
Tags: Virginia, I-81, Road Construction
August 27, 2013 - Industry News
Both lanes of southbound Interstate 81 between mile markers 120 and 125 near Blacksburg, Va., remain closed due to an unstable slope. As a safety precaution, traffic is being detoured until enough unstable material can be brought down to stabilize the slope, according to the Virginia DOT.
Tags: Virginia, Highway Construction, I-81, Interstate 81
August 22, 2013 - Industry News
On Friday during overnight hours, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close all lanes on I-95 south at the Fairfax County Parkway to place a 109-ton steel box beam across the lanes that will support a flyover ramp for the new 95 Express Lanes.
Tags: Virginia, Road Construction, I-95, Interstate 95
July 18, 2013 - Industry News
Weather permitting, on Friday night, July 19, through Sunday night July 21, starting each night at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 south near Exit 148, Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Tags: Virginia, I-95, Interstate-95, Highways
July 17, 2013 - Industry News
Tags: Virginia, Highway Construction
May 20, 2013 - Industry News
Lawmakers in the North Carolina House have voted to allow tolls for I-95, but only for any new lanes that are built.
Tags: Tolls, Virginia, I-95, Interstate 95
May 13, 2013 - Industry News
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed legislation Monday raising billions of dollars for transportation that includes new taxes on fuel. They may go even higher depending on what happens to legislation on Capitol Hill.
Tags: Fuel Tax, Virginia, Diesel Tax, Gasoline Tax, Highways, Infrastructure Funding, I-95, Tolls
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
The Virginia Department of Transportation is beginning work to remove an unstable area of soil on Afton Mountain above Interstate 64 at milepost 100.3. The emergency work will require intermittent closing the right lane of westbound I-64 from milepost 103 to milepost 100.
Tags: Virginia, Highways, I-64
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation passed late last week by Maryland lawmakers that would increase fuel taxes is expected to be signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Similar plans have been progressing in other states.
Tags: Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, Taxes, Diesel, Gasoline
February 25, 2013 - Industry News
The Virginia General Assembly passed a landmark transportation package that replaces the per-gallon fuel tax with a wholesale tax, plus other revenue raisers, and addressed the controversial issue of adding tolls to I-95.
Tags: Infrastructure, Tolls, Virginia, MAP-21
February 7, 2013 - Industry News
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett this week introduced a plan to week that would rely on a tax of oil companies to inject billions of dollars into the state’s transportation system while cutting taxes at the gas pump.
Tags: Infrastructure, Fuel Prices, Pennsylvania, Virginia
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