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Owls Nest Road Closure July 25-26

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Owls Nest Road (Route 658) between Burwell Road (Route 604) and Manley Road will be closed to through traffic from 8:00 a. m. Tuesday, July 25 to 4:00 p. m. Wednesday, July 26 for stormwater pipe replacement, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Residents within the closure area and emergency vehicles will …

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Connected and Autonomous Vehicle testing on the Express Lanes Network

Provided by 495 and 95 Express Lanes Authorization to begin testing connected vehicles and vehicle automation technologies on the 495 and 95 Express Lanes was approved earlier this week by the Commonwealth Transportation Board. The Commissioner of Highways agreed to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and Transurban, the operator …

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Route 15/Route 55 Lane Closures Tonight (July 20)

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Northern Virginia’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at Interstate 66 and Route 15 will be one step closer to completion once the new traffic signal mast arms are installed at Route 15 and Route 55, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Lane closures at the intersection, as well as intermittent full closures …

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Comstock Statement on Inclusion of Full Funding for WMATA

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10) issued the following statement after this evening’s release of the initial Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which included the full $150 million annual federal funding obligation for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA): “I am pleased that the Appropriations Committee has once again proposed to fulfill the commitment …

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Old Centreville Road Nighttime Closures at Bull Run July 11 & 12

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Intermittent full closures will occur along Old Centreville Road on the bridge over Bull Run the nights of Friday, July 7, Tuesday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 12 between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. each night in order to remove bridge beams, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Each stoppage will …

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Virginia Approves First Scenic Byways in Prince William County

Provided by Prince William Conservation Alliance Thanks to the partnership formed by the Prince William Conservation Alliance, Prince William County Supervisors and the Commonwealth Transportation Board have approved the designation of several important roads in Prince William County as the first Scenic Byways in the county, adding nearly 40 miles to Virginia’s Byways network. “These new Scenic Byways are an …

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Rolling Road in Prince William Closure Extended through July 13

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Rolling Road between Thomas Drive and Glen Court will be closed to through traffic from 8:00 a. m. Tuesday, July 11 to 5:00 p. m. to Thursday, July 13 at 5:00 p. m. for stormwater pipe replacement, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Residents within the closure area and emergency vehicles will …

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The Latest Transportation Updates Around the County

Provided by Prince William County The Prince William County Department of Transportation and the Virginia Department of Transportation recently briefed the Prince William Board of County Supervisors on the status of road projects across the county. Prince William County Department of Transportation projects that are underway or recently completed include: Antietam Sidewalk – Construction on the project began in January …

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Westbound Dale Boulevard at I-95 Closure June 28

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Westbound Dale Blvd (Route 784) between the off-ramp to southbound I-95 and the on-ramp from southbound I-95 will be closed Wednesday, June 28 from 10:30 to 11:00 a. m. to install a traffic signal pole and mast arm, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Drivers on southbound I-95 will still be able …

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Rep. Comstock & Rep. Lipinski Introduce Bill to Protect PublicTransit Riders’ Safety

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Co-chairs of the House Public Transportation Caucus Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) and Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) have introduced the bipartisan Securing America’s Facilities, Equipment, and Rail: Taking Responsibility for American National Security in Transit (SAFER TRANSIT) Act to better secure our country’s public transit systems and the infrastructure we rely on. “I join Congressman …

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