Virginia Announces Deals for Distribution Facility, Plant Expansion
Virginia has unveiled a new economic development plan, boosted by the capture of a $61.6 million deal to establish an East Coast distribution facility and a $9 million plant expansion near two freight corridors.January 6, 2023
DOT Awards Virginia $97.6 Million in Loans to Improve I-81
Virginia has $97.6 million in two new low-interest federal loans to improve safety and traffic flows along its rolling Interstate 81 that cuts through rural mountain areas in a main trucking route linking southern economic areas and northeast markets.December 15, 2022
Virginia Captures Key Warehousing, Distribution Center Ventures
Beating out other states, Virginia snagged two warehousing and distribution center ventures worth $289 million for a logistics park and a port.November 23, 2022
Virginia Partnership Aims to Recruit, Train Drivers in the State
The Virginia Trucking Association is partnering with a public-private partnership on an initiative to recruit and train drivers for trucking jobs in the state.
USDOT Approves TIFIA Loan for Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Project
A tunnel project critical to the Virginia Beach region’s mobility grid is receiving a boost from the federal government.
Virginia DOT Rolls Out EV Charging Location Information
The Virginia Department of Transportation on July 7 introduced a new feature to help drivers locate electric vehicle charging stations.July 8, 2021
Virginia Board Approves Six-Year Improvement Program for Transportation
The Commonwealth Transportation Board recently approved Virginia’s transportation improvement program, which aims to advance projects on schedule despite the financial ramifications of COVID-19.December 14, 2020
Virginia Launches $3.8 Billion Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Project
Virginia leaders recently gathered to break ground on expansion of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel, the largest infrastructure project in the state’s history.November 2, 2020
Mack Launches Initial Production of New Medium-Duty Models
Mack Trucks reported initial production of its MD Series of medium-duty trucks has begun at its Roanoke Valley Operations facility in Salem, Va.July 27, 2020
Semi-Tough: Watch 185-Pound Football Player Pull 22,000-Pound Truck
Canadian Football League player Lucky Whitehead pulled his pickup truck, which sparked a friendly competition and led to a tractor-pull challenge.