Thursday, February 2, 2023

VDOT is connecting with public in a new way

VDOT has started a Facebook group for the Hampton Roads region. (HNN Daily photo/ courtesy of VDOT).
VDOT has started a Facebook group for the Hampton Roads region. (HNNDaily photo/Courtesy of VDOT).

VDOT is joining the social media craze and starting a Hampton Roads Facebook group.

The group, which is open to the public, provides an online space for residents to learn about, provide feedback on and seek answers to VDOT-related matters within the Hampton Roads District, according to a news release from the department.

The Hampton Roads District covers nine counties and 11 cities, stretching west to Greensville County, north to James City County and east to Virginia Beach and the Eastern Shore.

“I’m excited about this new opportunity for the public to see the many ways our work touches their lives,” said VDOT Hampton Roads district engineer Chris Hall. “This will also provide another great way for people to let us know how and where we can improve as we strive to always do better.”

To join the group, click here.
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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