More than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth residents sign up to receive toll relief
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More than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth residents sign up to receive toll relief

Program will ease the financial pressure of Elizabeth River Tunnels tolls on residents most impacted PORTSMOUTH – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Friday, Feb. 24, more than 2,000 Norfolk and Portsmouth residents will receive financial assistance for Elizabeth River Tunnels tolls beginning Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Toll Relief, the first program of its kind in the … Continue reading

McAuliffe announces $756 million project to expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
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McAuliffe announces $756 million project to expand Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Richmond, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Wednesday, Nov. 16, that financing is complete to build an additional two-lane tunnel under the Thimble Shoal Channel, west of the existing Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT). The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel Commission will finance the $756 million project primarily through federal and state bonds. “This new tunnel will … Continue reading

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Is there light at the end of the tunnel?

by Aegious Perkins Machiavelli once said “Tardiness often robs us of opportunity, and the dispatch of our forces.” Unfortunately, it’s an all-too-common occurrence for Norfolk State University students commuting to campus through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. “It is kind of frustrating,” said NSU Junior Tiana Dillard. “When I am creating my schedule for the … Continue reading

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Out-of-state E-ZPass holders wrongly charged for Va. tunnels

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some out-of-state motorists were charged additional fees for traveling through tunnels between Norfolk and Portsmouth because the transponders on their E-ZPass accounts were not read correctly, according to Elizabeth River Crossings. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1B1XYUG ) the company in charge of the electronic tolling system at the tunnels says it fixed … Continue reading

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Out-of-state E-ZPass holders wrongly charged for Va. tunnels

  NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Some out-of-state motorists were charged additional fees for traveling through tunnels between Norfolk and Portsmouth because the transponders on their E-ZPass accounts were not read correctly, according to Elizabeth River Crossings. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1B1XYUG ) the company in charge of the electronic tolling system at the tunnels says it … Continue reading