Research Park Alerts

When a situation arises in which the research park determines that immediate action is required or if information impacts the park and employees, a notification will be posted on this web page. In addition to this method, announcements may also be shared via the following (depending on the news item): 1) Scrolling banner on main website, 2) Facebook, and 3) Twitter.
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Posted March 28, 2018

The VTCRC Facilities Team will conduct Fire Alarm Testing during the month of April 2018. Please check your building door for this sign to indicate when your building will have the test conducted.

Fire alarm testing

Posted: March 23, 2018

The Blacksburg Transit will have a minor detour beginning March 26, 2018 due to the road work taking place on Research Center Drive.

BT route

Posted: March 21, 2018

VDOT plans to close the intersection of Research Center Drive/Smoot Drive on March 26, 2018 after 9:00 a.m. This closure will be in effect until the re-construction of the intersection is completed. Signage will be in place to direct traffic. Flagging operations will occur as needed for pedestrian traffic through construction area. Pedestrian traffic should use caution in this area. {View Map}

For access to the businesses on Innovation Drive, see below:

From South Main Street to Research Center Drive to Businesses:

Continue to second intersection and turn left
Turn left at Research Center Drive/old Innovation Drive
Turn left into appropriate business

From South Main Street to campus:

Continue to second intersection and turn left
Turn right onto Research Center Drive

From Campus to South Main Street:

Turn left onto Innovation Drive
Turn right onto Smoot Drive (old Research Center Drive)

From Businesses to South Main Street:

Turn right onto Research Center Drive/ old Innovation Drive
Turn right onto Smoot Drive (old Research Center Drive)

Updates will be provided as new information is made available by VDOT.

Posted: March 21, 2018

The VTCRC Administrative Office is on a delay due to the weather and will open at 10:00 a.m.

Posted: March 12, 2018

UPDATE: The VTCRC Administrative Office is now closed for 3/12/18. If tenants should require immediate assistance, please visit www.vtcrc.com/after-hours-assistance.

Original notice: The VTCRC Administrative Office will open today (3/12/18) at 11:00 a.m. Please check our website for any updates to this that may occur.

The facilities staff is working to clear parking lots and sidewalks at the research park. With the amount of snow that is falling the staff is making their best efforts, but it is becoming problematic. Please use caution when pulling into all parking lots and walking on sidewalks and in the parking lots. With this amount of snow and cold temperatures there will be icy spots.

 Please visit the National Weather Service Blacksburg to keep current on the latest weather announcements at www.weather.gov/rnk/.  

Posted: October 19, 2017

VTCRC Notice: A look ahead for the winter weather season for parking lots and sidewalks {details}