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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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Crews Prep Roads Ahead of Friday Evening Commute

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Crews are using opportunities between rush hours today and Friday, while temperatures are favorable, to treat roads with anti-icing materials in Northern Virginia in anticipation of potential winter weather during the Friday afternoon rush hour and on Saturday. Drivers are encouraged to monitor the National Weather Service’s forecast by visiting weather.gov. Throughout Fairfax, …

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I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway: Morning Statistics

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The new 66 Express Lanes inside the Beltway opened to traffic for the first time today, 5:30 a. m. to 9:30 a. m. from I-495 to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn. During the four-hour period, about 11,000 vehicles passed through the Dulles Connector Road merge to the eastbound 66 Express Lanes, which is …

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I-66 Inside the Beltway Express Lanes to Open Dec. 4

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced that the express lanes on I-66 from I-495 to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn are scheduled to “go live” on Monday morning, Dec. 4. During weekday rush hours, single-occupant drivers will have a new option to use this stretch of I-66 by paying a toll, while vehicles …

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Blackburn Road and Rippon Boulevard Public Meeting, Dec. 6

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation is holding a public information meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6 on plans to improve the intersection of Blackburn Road and Rippon Boulevard to improve traffic operations and safety. The project plans include a new traffic signal with turn lanes and pedestrian improvements at the Blackburn and Rippon intersection. The …

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Road Closures for Christmas Parade, Saturday, Dec. 2

Provided by Manassas City Police Department On Dec. 2, 2017, the Manassas City Police Department will begin road closures at 8:00 a. m. for the 72nd Annual Greater Manassas Christmas Parade. We anticipate all roads to be back open by 1:30 p. m. The Manassas City Police Department is encouraging residents to be aware of the closures and plan alternate …

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Ground Broken on I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project

Provided by Commonwealth of Virginia Governor’s Office Governor Terry McAuliffe joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Rail and Public Transportation, federal, state and local partners, and the Commonwealth’s private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), to break ground on the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project, which will deliver about $3.7 billion worth of transportation improvements …

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