I am pleased the Governor signed into law the bill I sponsored attempting to alleviate some congestion and back-ups we all experience at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. SB 956 provides incentives to truck drivers who approach the westbound tunnel in an over-height truck to wait until traffic flow permits before blocking traffic in both directions to effect the turn around. It might be of interest to know that this happens on average 3 time/day. I am also working with the Virginia State Police to have additional coverage at the HRBT for better enforcement. ...
Overheight vehicles on the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. Exempts from penalties applicable to overheight vehicles the driver of any vehicle exceeding the prescribed maximum height who is attempting to drive through the westbound tunnel of the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel and who elects to wait until t…
I introduced Senate Resolution 5071 commending each of the Eastern Shore Volunteer Fire Rescue Organizations and others who were involved in keeping Eastern Shore communities safe during the arson spree of 2013. Delegate Robert Bloxom Jr signed on as the Chief Patron in the House of Delegates.
As a means for conveying our thanks to all these First Responders, we presented each with the resolution at the Board of Supervisors meetings in Accomack and Northampton. We cannot say thank you enough to these fine men and woman dedicated to protecting us all.
2014 Virginia Agricultural and Forestry exports set a record at over $3.3 billion, a 14% increase over 2013 that was also a record year.
This week is Virginia Agriculture Week, set aside to show appreciation for the work farmers do to provide not only us with the food we eat, but help feeding the world. I want to extend my gratitude to all the farmers in the 6th District and beyond for all your hard work.
Nice turnout at the Greater Pinewell Civic League at Mary Pretlow Library in Ocean View last night.Thank you President Nate Apatov and the members for the opportunity to discuss the issues and answer their questions. ...
Lynwood Lewis for Senate
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Accomac, VA 23301
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