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Governor McAuliffe Announces 95 Express Lanes Extension, Additional Upgrades to 95 Corridor

Provided by Transurban Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the Commonwealth has accepted Transurban’s proposal to deliver the extension of the 95 Express Lanes south to Fredericksburg. “When I took office four years ago, I made a commitment to radically change how we do transportation in Virginia,” said Governor McAuliffe. “Virginians spent $300 million on the U.S. Route 460 project that …

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PWC Board Objects to Shifting of Transportation Funds

Provided by Prince William County During its Jan. 9, 2018 meeting, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors strongly objected to Governor McAuliffe’s plan to redirect monies from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) to fund Metro, in a resolution stating the Board’s position. “The Governor raised taxes on Northern Virginia residents to fund road construction that the Commonwealth was not …

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Overnight Snow Forecasted to Fall on Below-Freezing Roads

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virginia Department of Transportation and contract crews will mobilize late Friday night to treat roads for a potential snow storm. VDOT asks drivers to be aware that the week of below-freezing temperatures means any precipitation will quickly create slick road conditions, and encourages drivers to stay off the roads. Crews have taken the …

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Commonwealth Transportation Board Public Hearing Jan. 4

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) will hold a public hearing Thursday, Jan. 4 on transportation projects to be funded by the concession fee to the Commonwealth as part of the financial agreement with Express Mobility Partners for additional improvements to I-66. The public is invited to learn about and comment on the following …

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Transportation Department Provides Mobility Report for the County

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently received an update from the county’s Department of Transportation on the status of projects to show how the county is doing in reaching the mobility goal of the current Strategic Plan. The goal states, “The community will have an accessible, comprehensive, multi-modal network of transportation infrastructure that …

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Share your ride and avoid I-66 tolls

Provided by PRTC High tolls on I-66 have made national news, but hundreds of savvy commuters know how to get a faster trip without having to pay a toll. They use transit or rideshare! Single occupant vehicles are now allowed to use I-66 Inside the Beltway during rush hours but only if they pay a toll. The toll cost varies …

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Road Crews Ready for More Wintry Weather This Week

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virginia Department of Transportation crews are carefully watching the forecast for a chance of precipitation during the following periods this week: Tuesday evening, beginning during rush hour, temperatures in the teens Wednesday evening/overnight, beginning during rush hour, temperatures in the 20s Friday morning, highest chances during morning rush hour, temperatures at or below …

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Road Crews Preparing for Slick Roads Tuesday Morning

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virginia Department of Transportation crews are preparing for more winter weather, this time during Tuesday morning rush hour. Crews reapplied anti-icing treatment on the roads Monday. The storm is currently forecasted to arrive very early Tuesday morning, and crews will mobilize around midnight to treat problem areas with salt and sand as needed …

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First Snow to Impact Roads Starting Friday Evening

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Virginia Department of Transportation and contract crews are preparing for Northern Virginia’s first dose of winter weather, from Friday evening through Sunday morning. Crews will complete two days of anti-icing of the roads by midday Friday. Where the storm is currently forecasted to arrive late Friday, there is the potential to see precipitation …

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66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway Toll Analysis

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) After nearly four full days of Express Lanes on I-66 Inside the Beltway being underway, the Virginia Department of Transportation reports that morning and afternoon commutes on Monday, Dec. 4, were faster than the same time last December.  The average round-trip toll price during peak hours was $14.50, with the average morning toll …

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