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Important Notices


95 EXPRESS LANES OPENING

Opening Preparations


Beginning today, December 12 through Sunday, December 14, all Express Lanes signage will be unveiled.  All HOV lanes will be closed starting the evening of Friday, December 12 until the evening of Sunday, December 14. Mobile lane closures on the regular lanes of I-95/I-395 also will take place.

Roadway Opening

The evening of Sunday, December 14 the new roadway improvements will open including:
Nine-mile extension from Dumfries to Garrisonville Road
Third lane from Prince William Parkway to the vicinity of Edsall Road on I-395
All new entry and exit points

From December 14 - 28, when the new capacity is open, HOV rules will continue to be in effect.  The HOV regulatory signs will remain in place and dynamic message signs (DMS) will communicate the HOV rules. 

Click here for more info regarding gate operations and day 1 tolling. 


MAJOR LANE CLOSURES ON I-95/395 THIS WEEKEND, DEC. 12-14
Closures needed for opening new 95 Express Lanes roadway improvements; drivers should expect delays

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announces that all HOV lanes on I-95/395 will be closed starting the evening of Friday, December 12 until the evening of Sunday, December 14, as crews prepare to open the new 95 Express Lanes roadway improvements. Additionally, there will be lane closures on the regular lanes of I-95 North and South, including mobile closures that will move throughout the entire 29-mile corridor, which extends from near Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to Edsall Road in Fairfax County.

Click here to read full release.

General Lane Closure Info

The Lane Closure Bulletin provides commuters like you a weekly heads-up on what to expect around major construction areas in the Northern Virginia area. It lets you know about closures related to the I-95 Express Lanes project, the Dulles Metrorail project, the I-95 Shoulder Improvement project, and any other notable construction-related closures in the region.

While much of the Virginia Megaprojects' construction takes place behind barriers, lane closures are necessary at certain times. Generally no lane closures will occur during rush hours - 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays. Nighttime closures occur between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and between 11 p.m. and 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights unless otherwise noted. Daytime closures occur Monday through Thursday  between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and Friday between 9:30 a.m. and noon unless otherwise noted.

95 Express Lanes project- Northbound Daytime closures occur Monday through Thursday  between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., and Friday between 9 a.m. and noon unless otherwise noted.
95 Express Lanes Project Southbound Daytime closures occur Monday through Thursday  between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Friday between 8 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. unless otherwise noted.

Weekly Lane Closure Bulletins

Update Bulletin 327 12/12/2014

Update Bulletin 326 12/05/2014

Update Bulletin 325 12/01/2014
Update Bulletin 324 11/21/2014
Update Bulletin 323
11/14/2014
Update Bulletin 322
11/07/2014
Update Bulletin 321
10/31/2014
Update Bulletin 320
10/24/2014
Update Bulletin 319
10/17/2014
Update Bulletin 318
10/10/2014

Previous Bulletins


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Safety Tips

Many large transportation construction projects are taking place in Northern Virginia.
Although orange cones and barrels are a common sight throughout the area,
it's important never to become complacent when driving through a work zone.
If you spot an unsafe condition, call the Highway Helpline 1-800-367-ROAD or State Police #77