HAMPTON ROADS - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and its contractor crews have completed debris-removal on state-maintained primary and secondary roadways in the following Hampton Roads counties: Greensville, James City County, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, and York County. Vegetative debris removal began after Hurricane Irene, on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2011, and was completed on Dec. 7, 2011.
Crews removed 224,849 cubic yards of vegetative debris and covered more than 2,611 lane miles of state-maintained right-of-way. Debris that remains in state-maintained right-of way is now the responsibility of the homeowner. Should arrangements for additional debris removal need to be made, citizens should contact county offices to schedule removal.
VDOT’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623) has agents available 24 hours a day to answer customer questions and record any reports of any road hazards.