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Multiple Overnight Ramp Closures Next Week on I-66 West

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Lane and ramp closures are scheduled to occur during overnight hours Tuesday, July 24 at the I-66 interchange with I-495 and on Thursday, July 26 on the ramp from westbound U.S. Route 50 to westbound I-66. Closures are needed to allow crews to set barrier wall along previously shifted travel lanes and for …

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Lane Closures, Periodic Stoppages on I-66 Overnight this Weekend

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Drivers can expect overnight lane closures and periodic stoppages on eastbound and westbound I-66 between I-495 and Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) Friday and Saturday nights, July 20 and 21, for crews to remove overhead gantries. Details include: Friday, July 20: Westbound I-66 Between I-495 and Route 123 Temporary closure of the three left …

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Calling for Submissions for the Journal of Prince William County History

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Provided by Prince William County The Prince William Historic Preservation Division, the Prince William Historic Commission and Historic Prince William are looking to scholars, teachers, researchers, historians and history buffs to contribute to the “Journal of Prince William County History.” The journal will focus on any topics regarding local history, including biographies and events, as well as histories of institutions …

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Volunteer Opportunities in Greater Prince William

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Manassas Museum is gearing up for their Annual Manassas History Weekend on Aug. 25 and 26.  Volunteers are needed at both the museum in Old Town and at Liberia Plantation.  Duties include handing out information and helping with children’s activities.  There are two shifts – 9:00 a. m.-1:00 p. m. and 1:00 p. m.-5:00 p. m. both days.  Please call Doug …

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Manassas Co-Work Space Wins Statewide Award

Provided by City of Manassas CenterFuse, a co-work space and small business incubator located in Historic Downtown Manassas, took home top honors in the Outstanding Business of the Year category at the recent Virginia Main Street (VMS) Conference in Harrisonburg. CenterFuse is a cooperative/collaborative work space that offers professional services and support to start-up businesses and emerging ventures. It also …

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HyQuest Consulting Awards Scholarships

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HyQuest Consulting Solutions, LLC has awarded scholarships to two outstanding students through its HyQuestHOPE program. The awards were made at Battlefield High School during the school’s annual Senior Awards Night presentations. The two scholarship awardees are: Destiny Ball, who received the High Caliber “HCS” Book Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. She will attend Hampton University and plans to major in cellular …

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County Receives Additional Funding for Transportation Projects

Provided by Prince William County Prince William County recently got word that it will be receiving $244 million from the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) for transportation projects over the next six years. The money will help with seven projects across the county, said Rick Canizales, director of the county’s Department of Transportation. “It is a great piece of news …

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Prince William County: More than Just a Battlefield

By John Cowgill Prince William County is home to a number of historic sites and parks. A visit to any of these sites would be a great way to spend a few hours. Probably the best-known local attraction is the Manassas National Battlefield, where two major battles of the Civil War took place.  Two miles south on Virginia Business 234, …

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Major Lane Closures on I-395 July 20-22

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation Drivers are asked to plan for major lane closures on the I-395 general purpose lanes in Virginia this weekend, from 10:00 p. m. Friday, July 20 through Sunday afternoon, July 22 for crews to safely work on several bridges between the Springfield Interchange and the Washington, D.C. line. Drivers are encouraged to use alternate …

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