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The Department of Economic Development announces two new programs to help Prince William County businesses adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic

The Department of Economic Development is excited to announce two new programs designed to help Prince William County businesses adapt to the challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic. We recognize that it has not only been difficult, but costly for our business community to implement the new standards for public health and safety in order to operate […]

Flashing Chevrons Installed on I-95 Ramps in Woodbridge and Springfield

Flashing chevrons aimed at improving safety have been installed along I-95 ramps in Woodbridge and Springfield, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Several flashing chevrons were added along the ramp from northbound I-95 to northbound Route 123 (Exit 160B) as an innovative way to help guide drivers along the curve, particularly at night. The […]

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Prince William County Receives Virginia Association of Counties Award for Human Rights Student Leadership Council

Prince William County is pleased to announce that the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has recognized it with a Best Achievement Award for the Human Rights Student Leadership Council. The Prince William Human Rights Commission launched the Council, designed for high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, in 2016. Its purpose is to engage students in […]

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County Seeks Feedback on Summit School Road Extension and Telegraph Road Widening Project

The Prince William County Department of Transportation invites the public to watch a virtual presentation for public information and comment on the extension and construction of a section of Summit School Road and improvement of Telegraph Road. The project extends Summit School Road from its current terminus at Kinnicutt Drive and creates a new alignment […]

Department of Economic Development Receives Funding to Provide Business Incentives

The COVID-19 pandemic forced a number of non-essential businesses in the county to close and many small businesses were severely impacted, particularly in the restaurant, retail and travel sectors. In April, the Prince William County Department of Economic Development created the Economic Recovery Task Force to help staff develop recommendations to aid the county’s post […]

Construction on Balls Ford Road and Prince William Parkway Intersection Expected to Begin This Fall

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently approved the final design for the Prince William Parkway Interchange and Balls Ford Road Realignment project. With the final design approved, construction on the project will begin this fall with an expected completion in November 2022. The project will realign roughly 1.9 miles of Balls Ford Road, […]

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Board Seeks Input from Community for Strategic Plan

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors wants input from county residents to help develop the county’s 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. Residents will have the opportunity to participate in several ways, including via an online survey and virtual community conversations. “Community engagement is a vital component of the strategic planning process, and the input provided will […]

Governor Northam Launches Rent and Mortgage Relief Program to Assist Virginians Facing Eviction or Foreclosure

Governor Ralph Northam today launched the Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP), which will provide $50 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for households facing eviction or foreclosure due to COVID-19. RMRP will provide short-term financial assistance on behalf of households in the form of rent and mortgage […]