Prince William Chamber of Commerce

CHAMBER APPLAUDS BOCS FOR SUPPORTING CONGESTION MITIGATION ON RT. 28

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Press Release

Date:  9/6/17

Contact:   Andrea Short, Director of Marketing & Communications

Prince William Chamber of Commerce

mailto:ashort@pwchamber.org; 571-765-1876

 

PRINCE WILLIAM CHAMBER APPLAUDS COUNTY BOARD FOR SUPPORTING CONGESTION MITIGATION ON ROUTE 28

MANASSAS – The Prince William Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Jim Elliott, issued the following statement following a vote to initiate an amendment to Prince William County’s Comprehensive Plan to include congestion mitigation solutions for Route 28:

“We are glad to see the Board of County Supervisors working towards alleviating congestion on Route 28. Transportation infrastructure weighs heavily on the minds of businesses in our region and plays a significant role in economic development. Moving forward, we hope that the Board of County Supervisors and the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, led by Chairman Marty Nohe, will continue this momentum and work to secure the necessary funding for whichever project is selected.”

A public meeting about the Route 28 Corridor Feasibility Study will be held on Thursday, September 7 at the Manassas Park Community Center, 99 Adams Street, Manassas Park.

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, NVTA, is hosting the meeting to discuss alternative alignments for Prince William County’s portion of the road. The session will be held from 6:30 – 8 p.m. with a presentation starting at 7 p.m. More information is available at Route28study.com.

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The Prince William Chamber of Commerce is the strongest voice for the business community in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region. Together with our diverse membership, representing nearly 70,000 employees we work to create an environment where business and people thrive. To accomplish this, we focus our efforts in the key areas of business growth, economic development, advocacy, education and community outreach. In this way, we are building a solid foundation for the success of our business members and our community. For more information, visit our website at www.pwchamber.org or call the Prince William Chamber at 703-368-6600.

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