Prince William News
Wed., May. 25 - Traffic will be changing on Route 29 overnight beginning Tuesday, May 24.
Wed., May. 25 - Events and happenings around Prince William County.
Wed., May. 25 - The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is hosting the "Virginia is Open for Business: A Look at the Commonwealth's Economy" luncheon with the Commonwealth of Virginia's Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones.
Wed., May. 25 - Converse is holding a Memorial Day grand opening celebration at Potomac Mills Mall that kicks off Thursday, May 26, runs through Monday, May 30.
Wed., May. 25 - On the move for suicide awareness.
Wed., May. 25 - Four years after Prince William County Public School Teachers had their contract day lengthened from seven-hours to 7.5-hours, the Prince William County School Board turned the clock back.
Wed., May. 25 - Man arrested for possession of cocaine Detectives from Prince William-Manassas-Manassas Park Narcotics Task Force arrested Julio Cesar Garcia Cabrera, 24, of Queens, New York, following a vehicle stop which occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the area of Balls Ford Road and Mason King Court in Manassas on March 6. During the stop, detectives recovered cocaine. This arrest was previously held for investigative purposes. He is charged with possession with intent to distribute a schedule I or II narcotic and transporting a controlled substance into the Commonwealth. Cabrera's court date is scheduled for July 8 and his bond information is unavailable.
Wed., May. 25 - Draft proposals on HOV tolls will be presented.
Wed., May. 25 - Ten thousand acres of Prince William County land have been rezoned into a Data Center Opportunity Zone Overlay District across the county.
Wed., May. 25 - Police say Triangle deaths probably weren't random.
Traffic alerts: Route 29 shifts to new bridge, I-66 ramp opens
© Gainesville TimesTraffic will be changing on Route 29 overnight beginning Tuesday, May 24.
Traffic on southbound Route 29 between I-66 and Linton Hall Road will shift onto the new bridge over the railroad tracks.
The ramp from eastbound I-66 to southbound Route 29, at Exit 43A, will be re-opened.
In addition, the traffic signal at Route 29 and Linton Hall Road/Route 55 will be removed, with Linton Hall/Route 55 traffic shifting onto the new overpass.
Following the traffic shift, work will begin to complete the ramps from Route 55 to southbound Route 29 and from northbound Route 29 to Linton Hall.
Detours will be in place while these ramps are under construction. Motorists heading from northbound Route 29 to eastbound Linton Hall and from eastbound Route 55 to southbound Route 29 will be detoured via temporary ramps.
Those on westbound Linton Hall heading to southbound Route 29 will be detoured via Wellington Road and University Boulevard.
The final Gainesville traffic switch is scheduled to occur this summer with the completion of all ramps connecting Linton Hall/Route 55 to Route 29.
The Virginia Department of Transportation’s $230 million Gainesville Improvements project is scheduled for completion this summer.
All activities are weather permitting.