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VDOT Unveils Website for I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) With express lanes opening this December on I-66 Inside the Beltway, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) unveiled a new website, 66ExpressLanes.org, to educate travelers about how tolling will work, the necessity of getting an E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex, and other changes coming to the highway. The express lanes, which will be in …

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Public Input Sought for Transportation Initiatives

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)   The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold nine public meetings across the commonwealth from August through October on various transportation initiatives, including proposed changes to Virginia’s project prioritization process (known as SMART SCALE), recently funded projects in the Six-Year Improvement Program, Virginia’s Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, VTrans Multimodal Transportation Plan, scenario planning, …

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Study Underway to Improve Traffic Flow and Safety on Routes 29 and 15

Provided by Prince William County The Department of Transportation is conducting a traffic study to review feasible options to improve traffic flow and safety on the U.S. 29-U.S. 15 corridor, which would minimize impacts to the Buckland Historic area and surrounding historic, cultural, scenic and environmental areas. Prince William County Transportation Planner George Phillips  said the goal of the study …

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Express Lanes Launch Campaign to Award One Year of Free Travel

Provided by Transurban Transurban, operator of the 495 and 95 Express Lanes, announced the launch of its “Go the Billionth Mile” contest.  Between September 8 and September 23, Transurban anticipates that someone will drive the billionth mile on the 495 Express Lanes.  To celebrate this milestone, Transurban is awarding a lucky winner one full year of free travel on the …

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Chamber Applauds Board Support of Congestion Mitigation on Route 28

Provided by Prince William Chamber of Commerce The Prince William Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Jim Elliott, issued the following statement following a vote to initiate an amendment to Prince William County’s Comprehensive Plan to include congestion mitigation solutions for Route 28: “We are glad to see the Board of County Supervisors working towards alleviating congestion on Route 28. Transportation infrastructure …

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Express Lanes Prepare for Heavy Travel over Labor Day Weekend

Provided by Transurban The 95 Express Lanes expect to handle a substantial increase in traffic later this week, as drivers head out of town to enjoy the tail end of summer.  Last year, customers took 228,910 trips on the 95 Express Lanes leading up to and during Labor Day weekend. Customers saved about 30 minutes in travel time on an …

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Transportation Study Underway for Route 28

Provided by Prince William County The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, or NVTA, through the City of Manassas and Prince William County, has funded a Route 28 Corridor Feasibility Study. The goals for the study are to identify infrastructure projects that will improve travel times and network reliability within the Route 28 Corridor through Prince William County and the cities of Manassas …

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Logmill Road Closure

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Update: Please note that due to inclement weather earlier this week, the pipe replacement on Logmill Road has been postponed until further notice. The road has reopened to traffic. Logmill Road (Route 701) between Route 234 and Shelter Lane (Route 601) will be closed to through traffic, weather permitting, from 7:00 a. m. Monday, …

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Old Centreville Road Bridge Back to Two Lanes Sat. August 26

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Old Centreville Road bridge over Bull Run will reopen to traffic in both directions Saturday morning, Aug. 26, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Since February, traffic has been reduced to one lane and has been controlled in both directions by temporary traffic signals. The signals will be removed Saturday, and …

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VDOT Finishes Divergent Diamond Intersection

Provided by Prince William County The last of the orange and white traffic barrels have been moved and the finishing touches at the diverging diamond intersection at Interstate 66 and U.S. 15 are now done. Officials from Prince William County, the Virginia Department of Transportation, or VDOT, and the Town of Haymarket recently cut a ribbon for the diverging diamond …

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