Are ferry, gondola, high-speed rail ideas for D.C. region realistic or fantasy? – The Washington Post

Plans for new transit options face trials — chiefly funding and getting the region to agree to them. How about a high-speed ferry to transport commuters from Woodbridge to the D.C. waterfront in under an hour? Or a gondola to carry people through the skies over Rosslyn to Georgetown in less than five minutes? A …

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UPDATE: Night Paving by VDOT (9/23 thru 9/16)

Directly from the Virginia Department of Transportation re: upcoming night paving on Featherstone and Blackburn Roads: Lane closures for milling and paving will occur nightly on portions of Featherstone Road and Blackburn Road from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 16, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Featherstone Road …

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Leesylvania State Parking: Living Shoreline Project

Recently Governor Terry McAuliffe joined representatives from the Prince William County Department of Public Works, the Northern Virginia Regional Commission, and various federal, state and local agencies and departments to highlight the fantastic work that is ongoing at Leesylvania State Park.  Through the introduction of new plantings, to control sediment and erosion, and offshore rock …

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FEMA Floodplain Study — Could Your Homeowner’s Insurance Be Impacted?

FEMA is reviewing the 100-year floodplain in the Woodbridge Magisterial District and potential changes could impact your homeowner’s insurance.  The map above indicates the areas of study (outlined in red).  Powell’s Creek is not part of the study as it is not part of the Middle Potomac Anacostia Watershed.    Our office will continue to provide updates …

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