Ask The Trucker

Raising the Standards of the Trucking Industry

Tag Archives: virginia

Closed Rest Areas to Reopen in Virginia

Jan
21,
2010
0

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – As reported by WUSA9.com The Commonwealth Transportation Board has voted to reopen 19 closed Interstate rest stops in Virginia. The board’s unanimous approval Wednesday followed a short appeal by (Republican) Gov. Bob McDonnell, who made good … Continue reading

Share

Virginia DOT Coming Up Broke

Jun
10,
2009
0

The Virginia Department of Transportation ability to build and maintain its roads and highway system is collapsing.  Unless Federal or State legislation comes to the rescue, VDOT may soon find itself unable to maintain the state’s own infrastructure. The Federal … Continue reading

Share

Railroad Bill Introduced to Congress

May
17,
2009
2

We first reported about the plan to build a railroad transportation yard in the state of Virginia, back on April 26th, 2009, and how this is more than likely, the true underlying reason for the planned closings of the rest … Continue reading

Share

Virginia Rest Area Closings – More to the Story?

Apr
26,
2009
3

It has come to my attention that a driving force behind Virginia’s goal to close the rest areas could actually have something to do with the plans of building a railroad transportation yard on U.S. Route 11 in Elliston, VA.  … Continue reading

Share

VDOT Official Addresses Truck Drivers Concerns

Apr
16,
2009
6

Jeffrey Caldwell, Chief of Communitions for VDOT, gave an hour of his time this evening on Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio, to discuss the situation in the State of Virginia, concerning the closings of 25 of the 41 rest … Continue reading

Share

VDOT Special Guest on Truth About Trucking “LIVE”

Apr
15,
2009
0

This evening, April 15th, 2009 at 7 PM EST, Truth About Trucking “LIVE” talk radio show welcomes special guest, Jeffrey Caldwell,  Chief of Communications for the Virginia DOT.  Mr. Caldwell will give as much of his time as possible to … Continue reading

Share
To the top