Eastern Shore receives restoration funding
Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the Virginia Seaside Bays Restoration project will receive support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to support 55 jobs that will restore oyster reefs, scallops, and seagrass beds on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
posted 06.30.2009No bridge lane closures on July 3
As work continues at the Norris Bridge, motorists can expect the following lane closures during the overnight hours next week. There will be no lane closures on Friday, July 3.
posted 06.27.2009No texting while driving law takes effect July 1
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' (DMV) Virginia Highway Safety Office encourages motorists to avoid distractions, such as texting while driving. Last year 28,395 crashes occurred in the Commonwealth involving driver distraction. Of those, 114 people died and 14,480 were injured.
posted 06.27.2009Marine police step up efforts to catch drunk boaters
This weekend, June 26-28, the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) will team up with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, the Virginia Marine Resource Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard to patrol state waters, looking for those boating under the influence, a charge as serious as driving under the influence.