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VDOT to Host Incident Management Open House Nov. 11

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) To kick off Federal Highway Administration’s National Traffic Incident Response Week, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is hosting its first-ever Incident Management Open House on Nov. 11 from 10:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. at the Northern Virginia District Office, 4975 Alliance Drive, Fairfax, to make the equipment, systems, and staff …

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Design Public Hearings Scheduled for Transform 66 Outside the Beltway

Provided by Transform66.org The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), in partnership with I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), will host Design Public Hearings on the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project regarding plans for the 22.5 mile corridor from I-495 to University Boulevard in Gainesville. Public Hearing Dates and Locations: All hearing times are from 6:00 p. m. until 8:30 p. m. A …

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Old Centreville Road Bridge Repairs Complete

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Rehabilitation of the nearly 50-year-old Old Centreville Road bridge over Bull Run has been completed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Construction began in January, with bridge traffic reduced from two lanes to one. Traffic was controlled via temporary traffic signals, which allowed the project to be completed more quickly. The bridge …

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Design Public Hearing on Future University Blvd. Park & Ride Lot

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and project partner I-66 Express Mobility Partners will host a Design Public Hearing on a planned park & ride lot at University Blvd. in Gainesville (northeast corner of I-66 and U.S. Route 29 interchange). Hearing Date and Location:  Tuesday, Oct. 10,, 6:00-8:00 p. m. Piney Branch Elementary School Cafeteria/Gym 8301 Linton Hall …

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VDOT Northern Virginia 13th Annual Career Fair is Oct. 5

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation Northern Virginia District will hold its 13th annual Transportation Career Fair Thursday, Oct. 5 from 9:00 a. m. to 1:00 p. m. at the Prince William County Fairgrounds, 10624 Dumfries Road, Manassas. Around 1,700 high school students will be able to network with about 100 engineering firms, organizations, …

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Transform 66 Outside the Beltway

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and project partner I-66 Express Mobility Partners will host a Design Public Hearing on a planned park & ride lot at University Blvd. in Gainesville (northeast corner of I-66 and Route 29 interchange). Hearing Date and Location Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 6:00-8:00 p. m. Piney Branch Elementary School Cafeteria/Gym 8301 Linton …

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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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