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I-95 Overnight Lane Closures in Prince William, Feb. 28

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The two right lanes of northbound and southbound I-95 between Cardinal Drive and the Dale City cars-only rest area will be closed the night of Tuesday, Feb. 28 between 10:00 p. m. and 4:30 a. m. for inspection of the bridges over Neabsco Creek, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Crews will …

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PRTC Submits Proposed FY18 Budget

Provided by Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) Board of Commissioners voted February 9 to submit the agency’s proposed FY18 budget to its six member jurisdictions for their consideration. The member jurisdictions are Prince William, Stafford and Spotsylvania Counties and the Cities of Manassas, Manassas Park and Fredericksburg. PRTC provides commuter and local …

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Comstock Statement on Joint Resolution to Establish the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after cosponsoring the joint resolution to establish the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission: “Safety is our number one priority for Metro and that is why I joined my regional delegation colleagues in a joint resolution to give Congressional consent to the formation of the Washington Metrorail Safety …

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Old Centreville Road Down to One Lane at Bull Run

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Old Centreville Road has been reduced to one lane on the bridge over Bull Run to allow for rehabilitation work behind a concrete barrier, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Bridge traffic is now alternating each way via temporary signals. Drivers should expect delays and are advised to use alternate routes. The …

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Comstock Statement On Metro Safety Commission

Provided by Congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s Office Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-VA) released the following statement after the announcement by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) on temporarily withholding FTA grant funds due to the Metro Safety Commission not yet being operational: “I spoke to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao yesterday and received her commitment to work with us to reform Metro and make …

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New officers appointed to PRTC for 2017

Provided by Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) At its February 9 meeting, the Board of Commissioners for the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) appointed a new slate of officers for 2017. For the second consecutive year, PRTC’s chairman is Frank J. Principi, a member of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors representing the Woodbridge District. “The Commission …

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Route 1 Daytime Pile Driving Begins Feb. 10

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Beginning Friday, Feb. 10, pile driving will occur along Route 1 for construction of the new bridge over Marumsco Creek just north of Marys Way for approximately two weeks, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The pile driving will occur between 7:00 a. m. and 5:00 p. m. each day. All work …

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Road Crews Return Overnight for Tuesday Rush

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Please keep eyes on an evolving forecast, asks the Virginia Department of Transportation, as a chance of snow showers in Northern Virginia repeats for Tuesday’s a.m. commute. Tonight, crews will load salt and sand, and stage roadside by 3:00 a. m. They will remain on duty through Tuesday to treat roads as needed, …

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Snow Showers Likely for Monday Rush

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Drivers in Northern Virginia are asked to monitor forecasts and plan for snow showers to impact tomorrow morning’s commute. Please watch for slow-moving trucks today as they pretreat roads through the region. Crews will spray brine on interstates and main roads to help prevent snow from sticking when it begins to fall overnight. …

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