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April 18, 2014
Governor McAuliffe Announces 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia More Than 70 Percent Complete
Governor McAuliffe Announces 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia More Than 70 Percent Complete

RICHMOND — Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that construction of the I-95 Express Lanes project is more than 70 percent complete, and remains on-schedule to be completed by the end of 2014 and open to traffic in early 2015.

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April 14, 2014
Changes Coming to I-95 - Make a Plan Today
Changes Coming to I-95 - Make a Plan Today

The 95 Express Lanes will provide much needed relief; but will also mean changes to how you use the I-95 HOV lanes. Soon, the HOV lanes will become Express Lanes and new rules will apply. Its critical to learn about the new rules so you can continue to use the HOV lanes after they're converted to Express Lanes.

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April 4, 2014
Weekend HOV Closures on I-95/395 This Weekend
Weekend HOV Closures on I-95/395 This Weekend

Beginning this Friday night, April 4, at 11 p.m., continuing through 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon, April 6, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from the D.C. line to Dumfries, just south of Exit 152 (Route 234). When the HOV Lanes reopen on Sunday they will be heading in the north direction.

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April 3, 2014
Two Left Lanes Closed On I-95 North In Prince William County Friday Night, April 4
Two Left Lanes Closed On I-95 North  In Prince William County Friday Night, April 4

FAIRFAX- On Friday night, April 4, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close two left lanes on I-95 north in Prince William County prior to exit 156, Dale Blvd., between mile markers 156 and 157 to allow crews to erect an overhead sign structure. 

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March 21, 2014
Traffic Shift on Russell Road Under I-95 Near Quantico Monday, March 24 for Bridge Repairs
Traffic Shift on Russell Road Under I-95 Near Quantico Monday, March 24 for Bridge Repairs

FAIRFAX UPDATE: SHIFT DELAYED UNTIL APRIL

Weather permitting, beginning Monday night, March 24, lanes on Russell Road, Exit 148 of I-95, will be reduced and temporarily shifted to accommodate bridge repairs. Russell Road runs underneath I-95 and is a travel route for commuters heading to the Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) Russell Knox Department of Defense building.

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March 21, 2014
New Telegraph Road Bridge Over I-95 at Quantico Opening This Weekend
New Telegraph Road Bridge Over I-95 at Quantico Opening This Weekend

FAIRFAX-  The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced that the new Telegraph Road Bridge that crosses over I-95, near the Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) is scheduled to open on or about this Saturday, March 22. VDOT recently completed paving and finishing work, which was delayed due to weather, on the bridge.

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March 21, 2014
I-395 Lane closures between Duke Street and Seminary Road
I-395 Lane closures between Duke Street and Seminary Road

On Monday, March 24, through Thursday, March 27, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is closing two right lanes on I-395 North between Duke Street (Route 236) and Seminary Road (Route 420) between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.

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March 20, 2014
New Telegraph Road Bridge to Quantico Ready for Action
New Telegraph Road Bridge to Quantico Ready for Action

Commuting near Marine Corps Base Quantico will improve with the opening of a new Telegraph Road bridge over I-95 in Stafford County in the coming days.  The new bridge is scheduled to on or about this weekend (March 22-23).

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March 14, 2014
Multiple Lanes Closed Overnight on I-95 North, Near Exit 156, Dale Blvd
Multiple  Lanes Closed Overnight on I-95 North, Near Exit 156, Dale Blvd.

FAIRFAX- Beginning tonight, Friday, March 14,  Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close two left lanes of I-95 north in Prince William County near exit 156, Dale Blvd., between mile markers 156 and 157.

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March 13, 2014
95 Express Lanes Overhead Toll Gantry Installation Begins
95 Express Lanes Overhead Toll Gantry Installation Begins

FAIRFAX- The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced today that the first six of 30 overhead toll gantries has been installed as part of the 95 Express Lanes Project - opening to traffic in early 2015. The first gantries were placed over the existing I-395 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes near Edsall Road (Route 648).   

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March 10, 2014
Construction Underway on Auxiliary Lane between Duke Street and Seminary Road

Construction began in early March on the auxiliary lane on northbound I-395 between Duke Street and Seminary Road.

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March 6, 2014
HOV Lanes Closed At Turkeycock-South of Duke Street
February 25, 2014
VDOT REPAIRING POTHOLES STATEWIDE

This winters frigid temperatures, winter storms, and snow and ice removal, combined with recent warmer temperatures, have produced the right combination for the onset of potholes.

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February 15, 2014
HOV Lane Closures Saturday Night, Feb. 15 into Sunday

The reversible High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 will close beginning Saturday night (Feb. 15) until approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday (Feb. 16).

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February 14, 2014
Final Beam Bridges Gap on Future 95 Express Lanes Ramp
Final Beam Bridges Gap on Future 95 Express Lanes Ramp

In the overnight hours of Wednesday, Feb. 12, the final beam was  hoisted by cranes to bridge this gap over the northbound lanes of I-395.

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February 10, 2014
VDOT LAUNCHES NEW NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUTER TOOLS ON 511
VDOT LAUNCHES NEW NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUTER TOOLS ON 511

FAIRFAX - Commuters on I-395 and 95 now have a new web tool designed to make their daily trips a little easier.The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has launched the new features for commuters on its 511 mobile app and website at http://www.511virginia.org/nova.

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February 10, 2014
Route 1 Multimodal Alternatives Analysis
Route 1 Multimodal Alternatives Analysis

Learn all about the transportation alternatives being discussed for Richmond Highway (Route 1) in Alexandria at the second public meeting for the Route 1 Multimodal Alternatives Analysis in March.

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February 7, 2014
VDOT TO REPAIR FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY TRAIL
VDOT TO REPAIR FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY TRAIL
February 7, 2014
Beams placed north of Edsall Road for 95 Express Lanes, Detour to HOV Lanes

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is scheduled to lift a steel bridge beam over Interstate 395 north near Exit 2, Edsall Road (Route 648), in the overnight hours tonight, Friday, Feb. 7 and Saturday night, Feb. 8, weather permitting.

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January 30, 2014
I-395/95 HOV LANES SCHEDULED TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND

ALEXANDRIA - This weekend (January 31-February 2), the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the reversible High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes on I-395/95 beginning Friday night and continuing throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday. The HOV lanes will be closed from the D.C. line to Dumfries, just south of Exit 152 (Route 234). These extended daytime closures will continue as needed during most weekends until Memorial Day to accommodate the final year of construction on the 29-mile Express Lanes project corridor.

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