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April 3, 2015
Transurban Donates Nearly $80,000 to Local Fire and Rescue Organizations
Transurban Donates Nearly $80,000 to Local Fire and Rescue Organizations

In late March 2015, Transurban announced the results of Drive to Donate, a program designed to give back to local fire and rescue heroes who put their lives on the line to keep us all safe – both on and off the road.

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April 1, 2015
North Van Dorn Street Lane Closures at Seminary Road, Traffic Detoured
North Van Dorn Street Lane Closures at Seminary Road, Traffic Detoured
March 9, 2015
I-495 NORTH, INNER LOOP NIGHTTIME CLOSURES PLANNED
I-495 NORTH, INNER LOOP NIGHTTIME CLOSURES PLANNED

Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation will close all lanes of northbound I-495 just north of the Dulles Access Road during nighttime hours on Monday, March 9, for overhead sign erection as part of the I-495 Shoulder Lane Use project.

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March 5, 2015
495 and 95 Express Lanes Announce Drive to Donate Program to Support First Responders
495 and 95 Express Lanes Announce Drive to Donate Program to Support First Responders
February 13, 2015
Express Lanes Safety Enhancements at Springfield Interchange
Express Lanes Safety Enhancements at Springfield Interchange

In an effort to help drivers and provide safe travels on the Express Lanes, new safety enhancements have been implemented at the 495 Express Lanes entry point at the Springfield Interchange.

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February 9, 2015
RICHMOND HIGHWAY (ROUTE 1) LANE SHIFT FOR BARRIER PLACEMENT
RICHMOND HIGHWAY (ROUTE 1) LANE SHIFT FOR BARRIER PLACEMENT

On Monday, Feb. 23, all lanes on Richmond Highway (Route 1) in southern Fairfax County will be shifted to accommodate the placement of traffic barriers to separate the construction zone from the traffic.

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February 6, 2015
MULTIPLE LANES CLOSED ON I-95/395 NORTH THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, FEB. 7 FOR LANE STRIPING REMOVAL
MULTIPLE LANES CLOSED ON I-95/395 NORTH THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, FEB. 7  FOR LANE STRIPING REMOVAL

This Saturday night, Feb. 7, to Sunday morning, Feb. 8, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close multiple lanes on I-95 north at Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Rt. 286) and on I-395 north, near Edsall Rd., at Turkeycock Run for the removal of pavement markings.

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January 28, 2015
ALL LANES CLOSED TEMPORARILY TONIGHT ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE CITY TRUCK STOP
ALL LANES CLOSED TEMPORARILY TONIGHT ON I-95 NORTH NEAR DALE CITY TRUCK STOP

This Wednesday night, Jan. 28, until Thursday morning, Jan. 29, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close multiple lanes on I-95 North near the truck rest area, mile marker 154.5, just south of Dale City (exit 156), leading up to a full road closure for up to 15 minutes after midnight

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January 15, 2015
Fort Belvoir's Commuter Center Caters to Carpoolers
Fort Belvoir's Commuter Center Caters to Carpoolers

Now that the 95 Express Lanes are open, commuting to Fort Belvoir has never been easier.

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December 31, 2014
Starting Monday, December 29, the tolling and E-ZPass requirements on the 95 Express Lanes went into effect
Starting Monday, December 29, the tolling and E-ZPass requirements on the 95 Express Lanes went into effect

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December 23, 2014
Holiday Lane Closure Schedule
Holiday Lane Closure Schedule

VDOTs holiday lane closure restrictions will be in effect beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 24.

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January 15, 2015
COMMUTER CONNECTIONS POOL REWARDS PROGRAM
COMMUTER CONNECTIONS POOL REWARDS PROGRAM

For those looking to carpool on the I-95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia, there are now 230 reasons why. The Commuter Connections Program will offer a cash incentive for new carpoolers -- $230. Officials see new lanes as a major opportunity to increase ridesharing in the Washington region as the 95 Express Lanes open this month. 

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December 18, 2014
NORTHBOUND I-395 LANE CLOSURES AT SEMINARY ROAD DEC. 19-23, TRAFFIC DETOURED OVERNIGHT

In the overnight hours  Friday, Dec. 19 through Tuesday, Dec. 23, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close multiple lanes of I-395 North at Seminary Road for bridge demolition. Motorists should expect delays.

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December 18, 2014
95 Express Lanes open with no tolls for the first two weeks, Dec. 15, 2014
95 Express Lanes open with no tolls for the first two weeks, Dec. 15, 2014
December 17, 2014
I-395 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES AT SEMINARY ROAD SCHEDULED OVER THE NEXT TWO NIGHTS FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION

For the next two nights, Wednesday, Dec. 17 and Thursday, Dec. 18, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the multiple lanes of I-395 at Seminary Road for a bridge demolition operation.

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December 12, 2014
Major Lane Closures on I-95/395 This Weekend, Dec. 12-14
MAJOR LANE CLOSURES ON I-95/395 THIS WEEKEND, DEC. 12-14

FAIRFAX - 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. 


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December 12, 2014
95 EXPRESS LANES OPENING OPERATIONS
95 EXPRESS LANES OPENING OPERATIONS

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.

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December 10, 2014
95 EXPRESS LANES TOLLING BEGINS DECEMBER 29, NEW RAMPS OPENED DECEMBER 14
95 EXPRESS LANES TOLLING BEGINS DECEMBER 29, NEW RAMPS OPENED DECEMBER 14

Alexandria, Va. - The 95 HOV lanes on I-95 will transition to Express Lanes with tolling and new rules in effect starting Monday, December 29. Roadway improvements have been completed early and the new ramps and the new ramps and lanes on I-95 opened Sunday, December 14 to allow travelers to benefit from the additional capacity during the holiday season without having to a pay a toll. Standard HOV rules will continue to be in effect during rush hour until tolling begins on December 29. 

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December 9, 2014
NORTHBOUND I-95 CLOSURES NEAR DUMFRIES ROAD, ROUTE 234, LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT
NORTHBOUND I-95 CLOSURES NEAR DUMFRIES ROAD, ROUTE 234, LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT

FAIRFAX - Weather permitting, all northbound lanes on I-95, (near the truck-weigh station, mile marker 154.1, just north of Dumfries Road/Route 234), will close between midnight, Wednesday, Dec. 10 and 5 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, for the installation of an overhead sign structure. 

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December 4, 2014
I-95/395 WEEKEND HOV LANE CLOSURES RESUME
I-95/395 WEEKEND HOV LANE CLOSURES RESUME

FAIRFAX- Weather permitting, this Friday night, Dec. 5, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from Boundary Channel Drive (just north of the Pentagon) to the end at Dumfries Road (Route 234), beginning at 11 p.m., through 4 a.m. Monday, Dec. 8, when they will reopen to traffic heading in the northbound direction for the morning rush hour. 

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