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🚧 Traffic Advisory: Lane Reduction on Eastbound Route 3 in Stafford for Emergency Gas Line Repair
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Travelers on Eastbound Route 3 in Stafford, Virginia, should anticipate delays today due to an emergency gas line repair operation that will begin at 9 am. This repair will necessitate the reduction of traffic to a single lane between the Blue and Gray Parkway intersection and the Washington Sq. Plaza shopping center. For the latest updates on this situation and potential impacts on traffic, please visit https://t.co/aT9733KARX. Commuters are advised to plan their routes accordingly or allow additional travel time to accommodate for potential delays.
The coldest February in Fredericksburg history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
27-year-old Woman Killed By Car In Virginia Survived By 2 Young Daughters
Mocobizscene – Support is growing for the two little kids who lost their 27-year-old mother over the weekend in Prince William County. About 11:35 p.m., Carla Mejia, also known as Casey, was walking in the westbound lane of Minnieville Road in Woodbridge when a car struck her. Prince William County police reported Saturday, February 24.
🚦 Traffic Alert: Signal Outage at Route 3 and Ferry Road Intersection in Stafford
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Local residents and commuters are advised of a signal outage currently impacting the intersection of Route 3 (Kings Hwy) and Ferry Road in Stafford, Fredericksburg. Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) traffic signal crews have been dispatched and are en route to address the issue. Drivers approaching the intersection should exercise caution and treat the signal outage as a four-way stop, following standard traffic rules for uncontrolled intersections until the signal is restored.
Stafford Woman Faces Felony DUI and Child Endangerment Charges after Hit and Run Incident
A 37-year-old woman from Stafford was charged with multiple felonies after colliding with a parked Tesla and leaving the scene. The event took place on February 25th at 8:46 p.m. on Lansberry Park Drive. The Tesla's camera recorded the incident, showing a Jeep backing into the vehicle and then departing.
Stafford Teen Arrested for Drunk, Reckless Driving in Underwear on Richmond Highway
An 18-year-old man from Stafford was arrested on charges including reckless driving while wearing minimal clothing. The arrest took place on Richmond Highway near Enon Road on February 24th, around 1:41 a.m. A caller reported a vehicle driving erratically without headlights, nearly running a red light and crossing three lanes of traffic.
DUI-Related Crash on Richmond Highway Under Investigation
A car accident took place on Saturday morning, February 24th, involving two young men, aged 20 and 19. The incident occurred at the intersection of Richmond Highway and Coachman Circle. Deputy B.W. Gildea responded to the scene where a damaged Prius was found with two unconscious males inside.
Man arrested for fourth DUI in 10 years in Stafford County
STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. (DC News Now) — A man was arrested for driving while under the influence for the fourth time in 10 years in Stafford County. The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office said on Wednesday around 3 p.m., a sergeant observed the driver of a pickup truck make an illegal turn to try and get […]
🚨 Traffic Advisory: Lane Closure on Poplar Road Due to Vehicle Accident in Stafford County, VA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Stafford County, VA. The local transportation authorities have reported a lane closure on Poplar Road in Stafford County, VA, as a result of an automobile accident. At this time, motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through the affected area and to expect potential delays. Further details on the accident, such as the specific lane closed and anticipated duration of the closure, have not been provided. The local transportation agency is handling the situation, and emergency services are likely to be on the scene to assist and manage the incident. Drivers are advised to seek alternate routes if possible and stay tuned for updates on this developing situation.
🚧 Traffic Delays on I-95 Northbound Near Exit 148 in Fredericksburg, VA Due to Crash
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Motorists traveling on I-95 northbound near Fredericksburg, Virginia, should anticipate delays following a vehicle crash at mile marker 147, just before Exit 148 (Quantico). As of the latest update, the center and left lanes are currently blocked, with traffic being allowed through in the right lane only. As a result, there are traffic backups extending approximately 4.5 miles. Authorities, including Stafford County, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VaDOT), and the Virginia State Police (VSP), are actively managing the situation. Drivers are advised to exercise caution in the area and to consider seeking alternative routes if possible. Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.
Virginia post office to consider name change
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Newly introduced legislation could mean a name change for a post office in Virginia. Rep. Abigail Spanberger announced a bill on Thursday that would rename a Fredericksburg post office after Gladys P. Todd, a prominent leader in the Fredericksburg civil rights movement. “This Black History Month,...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.16 and $3.35 in Stafford as of 2024-02-29. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.319, a week ago the price is $3.270 , according to AAA.
🚧 Traffic Alert: Southbound Route 17 Lane Shift in Spotsylvania, VA
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Drivers navigating Route 17/Mills Drive in Spotsylvania are advised of a new traffic pattern. Southbound lanes are being slightly shifted to the right to allow the crossing over the new I-95 overpass. This adjustment is meant to provide ample space for construction crews to safely work on completing the median of the new four-lane interstate overpass. Motorists should be mindful of the shift while commuting and are encouraged to exercise caution when driving through the construction zone.
Local Middle School Assault Under Investigation: Four Students Involved
A school resource officer is investigating an assault at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School involving four students. The incident happened on February 29 at 12:07 p.m., leaving one student injured and treated by the school nurse.
Stafford County administrator Randal Vosburg stepping down
Stafford County administrator Randal Vosburg will resign effective April 5, the county announced on Wednesday. Vosburg, who became administrator in the summer of 2022, said in a news release that he was proud of his work enhancing the quality of life for residents. “I depart knowing that the organization is...
Man Pointed Gun At Drivers, Terrorized Car Dealership In Charles County, Sheriff Says
Waldorf resident Rodriguez Cornelius Hagens was arrested following a strange scene that played out along Crain Highway and then inside the showroom of the dealership, sending some employees fleeing while others were forced to barricade in offices for fear of their safety. Officers from the Charles County Sheriff's Office were...
Lifeguard Hiring Event THIS SUNDAY!
With lifeguard jobs filling up quickly, there are only two work locations left: Veterans Memorial Park and SplashDown Waterpark. Are you up for the challenge of becoming a lifeguard? If so, sign up for the swim test today. Don’t miss the Lifeguard Job Fair this Sunday, March 3 from 5 to 6:30 pm. This event will be held at Chinn Aquatics & Fitness Center in Woodbridge.
Local Southern Maryland Resident Wins $41,780 Jackpot from FAST PLAY Gold Fish® Ticket Sold at Newburg's Hardesty’s Drive-In Liquors
A player from Southern Maryland won a $41,780 jackpot on a FAST PLAY Gold Fish® ticket. This is the seventh winning ticket in the game. It was sold on February 28 at Hardesty’s Drive-In Liquors in Newburg, Charles County. The store will receive a $417 bonus from the Lottery for selling the ticket.
‘The Voice’ Winner Huntley Cancels Gig Over Ticket Prices: “I’d Rather Play For Free”
Fans love “The Voice” season 24 winner Huntley for his undying humility as much as his gravelly vocals. Since taking home the crown in December, the alt-rock powerhouse has brought joy to fans experiencing homelessness and ceded his spotlight to the “strong women” working behind the scenes.
Luxurious Dumfries Home Sells for $975K
Located in the sought-after community of Potomac Shores near Dumfries, Virginia, a remarkable 3-story house recently changed hands for $975,000 on February 26. Situated at 17238 Miss Packard Ct, Dumfries, VA, 22026, this stunning property offers a total of 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, making it an ideal family home. Boasting a spacious interior of 4796 square feet, the house sits on a generous lot size of 8529 square feet, providing ample space for outdoor activities and relaxation.