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August 25, 2015
VDOT Plans 2015 Career Fair
VDOT Plans 2015 Career Fair

Each year, Northern Virginia students are invited to attend the VDOT annual career fair to explore careers in the architectural, engineering, construction, and environmental fields related to transportation.

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August 17, 2015
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON I-395 AND SEMINARY ROAD
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES ON I-395 AND SEMINARY ROAD

Each night this week, August 17-21, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close all lanes on I-395 South at Seminary Road for bridge demolition.

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August 4, 2015
Northbound I-95 Closures Rescheduled Near Prince William Pkwy., Exit 158 for Tuesday and Thursday Nights, Aug. 4, 6
Northbound I-95 Closures Rescheduled Near Prince William Pkwy., Exit 158 for Tuesday and Thursday Nights, Aug. 4, 6

Closures include 20-30 minute total stoppages after midnight for sign replacement
Drivers can expect multiple lane closures on I-95 North near Exit 158 at the Prince William Parkway (Route 289) during overnight hours on Tuesday, Aug. 4, and Thursday, Aug, 6. 

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July 31, 2015
Northbound I-395 Ramp Closure Scheduled at Washington Boulevard
Northbound I-395 Ramp Closure Scheduled at Washington Boulevard

Ramp scheduled to close temporarily on Sunday and Monday night, August 2-3
In the overnight hours on Sunday and Monday, Aug. 2-3, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the ramp from I-395 North to Washington Boulevard, at Exit 8A, for paving and lane striping. 

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July 7, 2015
I-495 NORTH SHOULDER LANE OPENS TODAY
I-495 NORTH SHOULDER LANE OPENS TODAY

New lane to improve travel during rush hours

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June 29, 2015
Planning to Travel on the 95 Express Lanes July 4th Weekend?
Planning to Travel on the 95 Express Lanes July 4th Weekend?

In advance of the July 4th travel weekend,  a special lane reversal schedule on the 95 Express Lanes will be in place.

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June 19, 2015
Public Invited to Provide Input on Plans for New Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility
Public Invited to Provide Input on Plans for New Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility

Public Invited to Provide Input on Plans for New Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility at Route 123 and I-495 in Tysons Corner at Planning Workshop on June 23 and 24.

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June 18, 2015
Purple Lane Striping to be Added to Select Express Lanes Entries
Purple Lane Striping to be Added to Select Express Lanes Entries

Beginning in late-June and continuing through mid-July, purple lane striping will be added to select 495 and 95 Express Lanes entries.

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June 12, 2015
Using an E-ZPass in the Express Lanes is Explained in a Video
Using an E-ZPass in the Express Lanes is Explained in a Video

Check out this video to find out how to properly use your E-Z Pass transponder.

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June 5, 2015
Visit the Megaprojects booth at this weekend's Celebrate Fairfax!
Visit the Megaprojects booth at this weekend's Celebrate Fairfax!

Multi-modal is one of the themes at VDOT’s info table at the Celebrate Fairfax fair this weekend.

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June 3, 2015
I-495 North, Inner Loop Nighttime Closures Planned
I-495 North, Inner Loop Nighttime Closures Planned

The Virginia Department of Transportation will close all lanes of northbound I-495 just north of Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) during nighttime hours on Wednesday, June 3, for overhead sign erection as part of the I-495 Shoulder Lane Use project. The backup date for this work will be Thursday, June 4. Motorists should expect delays.

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May 21, 2015
Megaprojects Information Table at This weekend's Viva Vienna Celebration
Megaprojects Information Table at This weekend's Viva Vienna Celebration
May 19, 2015
Richmond Hwy. Lane Reconfiguration South of Fort Belvoir
Richmond Hwy. Lane Reconfiguration South of Fort Belvoir
May 15, 2015
HOLIDAY LANE CLOSURE RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT NEXT WEEKEND

Expect restrictions on lane closures to go into effect from noon on Friday, May 22, through noon on Tuesday, May 26, on VDOT roadways.

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May 15, 2015
New mobil app for Virginia Railway Express
New mobil app for Virginia Railway Express

Now you can buy and use VRE tickets and passes instantly on your smartphone; anytime, anywhere!

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May 7, 2015
New Fairfax Connector Route Options for Pentagon and Mark Center Commuters
New Fairfax Connector Route Options for Pentagon and Mark Center Commuters

New Route 393 will operate between the Pentagon, Mark Center and Saratoga Park and Ride lot via the 95 Express Lanes and I-395 HOV Lanes.

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April 26, 2015
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE TONIGHT, 4/26 ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE BLVD., EXIT 156
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE TONIGHT, 4/26 ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE BLVD., EXIT 156

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will again close two right lanes on I-95 North near Dale Boulevard, Exit 156, to continue an emergency milling and paving operation. One lane will remain open in this area for northbound traffic.

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April 24, 2015
TWO RIGHT LANES CLOSED TONIGHT, 4/24 ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE BLVD., EXIT 156
TWO RIGHT LANES CLOSED TONIGHT, 4/24 ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE BLVD., EXIT 156

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close two right lanes on I-95 North near Dale Boulevard, Exit 156, to conduct an emergency milling and paving operation. One lane will remain open in this area for northbound traffic.

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April 21, 2015
Between I-395 and N. Van Dorn St., soundwalls are going up, April 2015
Between I-395 and N. Van Dorn St., soundwalls are going up, April 2015
April 21, 2015
The Seminary Rd. overpass at I-395 is being reconstructed, April 2015
The Seminary Rd. overpass at I-395 is being reconstructed, April 2015
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