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29 update on 29th: VDOT slates June 29 virtual update on rehab of Cub Run Bridge (Rt. 29 north )

Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a virtual construction update Wednesday, June 29 starting at 7 p.m. on work to rehabilitate northbound Route 29 (Lee Highway) bridge over Cub Run to improve driver and pedestrian safety and extend the overall life of the bridge. The bridge was originally built in 1954, some 68 years ago.

Delegate Anderson announces third year for Future Delegate program

During the 2015 legislative session this January and February, State Delegate Richard Anderson (R-51) will host his third annual “51st House District Future Delegate Program” at the Virginia State Capitol. Details at October meeting.

VDGIF asks for public’s comments on hunting, trapping regulations by Oct. 1

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) is inviting the public to suggest changes to hunting, trapping and non-game regulations for the 2015-2016 season.

VDOT probing mishap with road stripes at Centreville

he temporary pavement markings that peeled from the roadway and created confusion on the eastbound I-66 bridge over US 29 have been replaced and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is now focusing on what went wrong.

Third lane for US 50 widening project will start opening eastbound late tonight, Aug. 26

By Thursday, August 28, drivers on US 50 will have three lanes eastbound between Poland Road in Loudoun County and VA 28 in Fairfax County.

Two Virginia IT projects finalists for national award

Two state information technology (IT) initiatives have been selected as finalists in the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) State IT Recognition Awards program. Virginia Department of Transportation’s “Outside VDOT” is a finalist in the “Improving State Operations” category. Virginia Information Technologies Agency (VITA) program “Barring Open Doors to Threats” is a finalist in the “Cybersecurity” category.

Three public meetings scheduled to discuss charitable gaming in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Office of Charitable and Regulatory Programs announced Aug. 22 it will hold several public meetings to identify and discuss possible amendments to the charitable gaming statute and the charitable gaming regulations.

Virginia students outperform students nationally on ACT

Virginia students outperformed their peers nationwide by significant margins on the ACT this year as the number of the commonwealth’s high school seniors taking the college-admissions examination continued to grow, according to a news release from the Virginia Department of Education.

Virginia reaches temporary agreement to allow safe, regulated operation of Uber and Lyft

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Aug. 6 that the Commonwealth of Virginia has reached an agreement with transportation network companies Uber and Lyft.

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