Prince William

Citizens for Balanced Growth

Category: Status of Major Transportation Projects (page 2 of 3)

“Prince William supervisors delay vote on Tri-County Parkway”

Prince William Board of County Supervisors unanimously delays vote Tuesday that would have reaffirmed the county’s support for a proposed Bi-County Parkway (BCP)/Tri-County Parkway (TCP) , in another victory for BCP/TCP opponents. Virginia Assembly Delegate Bob Marshall notes that widening VA 28 is alternative. Map of BCP. Read More

“Plans to bypass battlefield and close roads dubbed ‘New Manassas’ “

Amid widespread opposition to Tri-County Parkway/Bi-County Parkway, Virginia State Assembly Delegate Bob Marshall calls it "a developers’ road," saying he "would like to know who currently owns the property that would be purchased for the right-of-way, and who has taken options to purchase property along the right-of-way. I believe that it is primarily developers and that rather than helping create a road to move traffic in a timely manner, this would be an opening for extensive development which would only create more traffic problems." Read More

“Letter”: “Tri-County Parkway invades the battlefield”

Residents voice "anger" at Tri-County Parkway cutting through Manassas Battlefield, Rural Crescent, local farmland; may open up area to residential development; VDOT, National Park Service behavior criticized Read More

Local road projects on schedule; ‘hubs’ eyed for future”

"On-schedule" future local transport projects include VRE extension to Gainesville/Haymarket, I-66 widening from US 29 to US 15; Gov. McDonnell-sponsored state initiative seeks to expand public transit in Northern Virginia Read More

“Some pro, some con on plans to divert future Manassas Battlefield traffic”

VDOT, US Park Service "nearing agreement" on Manassas Battlefield Bypass, which would link up with Tri-County Parkway north of battlefield; critics fear the bypass and parkway would "damage the battlefield's historic character and trigger more development and traffic" Read More

“The Tri-County Parkway is looking like a done deal for Loudoun, Prince William counties”

Tri-County Parkway nearing approval by VDOT, US Park Service, and Loudoun and Prince William counties; would run north-south, west of Manassas Battlefield, and connect I-66, Rte 50. Battlefield "preservation groups are stunned", say VDOT protections "inadequate to protect the Manassas National Battlefield Park, one of the Commonwealth’s most sacred Civil War landscapes" and that the parkway would only spread more sprawl and traffic. Read More

Feb 2012: Gainesville “Interchange is 17 percent done, on budget and on time for June 2015 completion”

by Sudha Kamath, Bull Run Observer

17 February 2012, p. 4

“One of the biggest overhauls by the Virginia Department of Transportation is moving ahead in 2012.…

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Gainesville District Supervisor’s Message May 2011

Supervisor Stirrup reports on status of western county road projects May 2011 Read More

“Interchange work could move up”

Work on I-66-US 29-Linton Hall interchange in Gainesville could be moved up to 2011; right-of-way costliness, complexities viewed Read More

“Road Upgrading on County Books”

Status of road projects in western county: Linton Hall Rd. complete Aug 2009; Rte. 28; US 15; Old Carolina Rd. Read More
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