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August 22, 2014
HOV LANES TO CLOSE AT 8PM AUGUST 23 AS EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE
HOV LANES TO CLOSE AT 8PM AUGUST 23 AS EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE

Fairfax, VA- Weather permitting, at 11 p.m. Friday night, August 22, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from the Washington, D.C., line to the end at Dumfries Road (Route 234) until 8 a.m. Saturday, August 23, and again on Saturday night at 8 p.m. until 8 a.m., Sunday morning, August 24, for overnight construction work on the 95 Express Lanes Project.

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August 20, 2014
I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road Project Public Information Meeting
I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road Project Public Information Meeting

To find out more about the I-395 HOV Ramp at Seminary Road, a public information meeting is being held Monday, Aug. 25 at the Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library in Alexandria.

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August 19, 2014
East-West Throughway Opens in Fairfax County
East-West Throughway Opens in Fairfax County

On August 19, an important transportation link in southern Fairfax County opened, connecting Richmond Highway to Telegraph Road.

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August 15, 2014
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 15 -17
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND AUGUST 15 -17

FAIRFAX - Weather permitting, at 11 p.m. Friday night, August 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from the Washington D.C., line to the end at Dumfries Road (Route 234) until 8 a.m. Saturday, August 16, and again on Saturday night at 11 p.m. until 8 a.m., Sunday morning, August 17.

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August 8, 2014
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, AUGUST 8-10
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, AUGUST 8-10

 FAIRFAX - Weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from Turkeycock (Edsall Road) to Dumfries Road (Route 234), beginning this Friday night, August 8 at 11 p.m. until Saturday, August 9 at 8 a.m. 

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August 5, 2014
DETOUR PLANNED AT I-95 HOV LANES AND FRANCONIA-SPRINGFIELD PARKWAY INTERCHANGE
DETOUR PLANNED AT I-95 HOV LANES AND FRANCONIA-SPRINGFIELD PARKWAY INTERCHANGE

FAIRFAX: Beginning on or about Friday, August 8, VDOT is planning to close all left turns connecting the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289) and the I-95 North and South High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes for up to four weeks.

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July 31, 2014
Traffic Change Coming at I-95 HOV and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Interchange
Traffic Change Coming at I-95 HOV and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Interchange

Left-turn Lanes Temporarily Closed at I-95 HOV and Franconia-Springfield Parkway Interchange
As part of the 95 Express Lanes Project, the ramps connecting the I-95 High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes (HOV) and Franconia-Springfield Parkway are being widened to accommodate the future Express Lanes. To safely access the work area and advance important work, crews must close all left turns to and from I-95 north and south and all left turns from the Franconia-Springfield Parkway starting on or about August 8, and continuing for up to four weeks. A detour will be in place and motorists may experience delays of up to five minutes or less in this area during AM and PM rush hours.

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July 28, 2014
SATURDAY METRO SERVICE STARTS SEP. 14
SATURDAY METRO SERVICE STARTS SEP. 14

PRTC will operate Saturday bus service between eastern Prince William County and the Franconia-Springfield Metro Station as of September 14, 2013.

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July 25, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND FOR OVERHEAD SIGN WORK ON I-95, NEAR LORTON ROAD, ROUTE 642
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND FOR OVERHEAD SIGN WORK ON I-95, NEAR LORTON ROAD, ROUTE 642

Crews will continue installing a new overhead sign on I-95 near Lorton Road (Route 642) tonight, Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26. Motorists should expect the I-395/95 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to be closed from the Washington D.C. line to Dumfries Road (Route 234).

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July 24, 2014
BARRIER PLACEMENT ON I-395 NORTH SCHEDULED TONIGHT, JULY 24
BARRIER PLACEMENT ON I-395 NORTH SCHEDULED TONIGHT, JULY 24

Temporary lane barriers to be placed on I-395 North, between Duke Street (Route 236) and Seminary Road (Route 420), during overnight hours tonight, Thursday, July 24.  A single lane will be closed on I-395 North at 9 p.m. tonight, followed by a second lane at 10:30 p.m.

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July 23, 2014
LANE STRIPING ON I-395 NORTH SCHEDULED TONIGHT, 7/23
LANE STRIPING ON I-395 NORTH SCHEDULED TONIGHT, 7/23

FAIRFAX: The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is scheduled to finish restriping lanes on I-395 North, between Duke Street (Route 236) and Seminary Road (Route 420), during overnight hours tonight, Wednesday, July 23. Crews will be working to complete new striping on about 1,500 feet of the far left lane in this area. This lane currently is marked by orange barrels, which were placed temporarily this morning, following last night’s lane-marking work.

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July 23, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95, NEAR LORTON ROAD, ROUTE 642 FOR OVERHEAD SIGN WORK
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95, NEAR LORTON ROAD, ROUTE 642 FOR OVERHEAD SIGN WORK

FAIRFAX -  Closures scheduled to occur Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27; all lanes closed at mile marker 163 after midnight for up to 30 minute periods.

 

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July 18, 2014
LANE CLOSURE HOURS ADJUSTED ON I-495 NORTH SHOULDER PROJECT
LANE CLOSURE HOURS ADJUSTED ON I-495 NORTH SHOULDER PROJECT

Lane closures on I-495 North, from just south of Old Dominion Drive (Express Lanes merge area) to the George Washington Parkway, will not occur for construction until 10 a.m., rather than 9:30 a.m.

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July 31, 2014
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, August 1-3
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, August 1-3

  HOV Lanes between Edsall Road and Franconia-Springfield Parkway closed Saturday

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July 10, 2014
95 EXPRESS LANES CONSTRUCTION ENTERS FINAL MONTHS
95 EXPRESS LANES CONSTRUCTION ENTERS FINAL MONTHS

Lane Closures Continue; Prepare For Express Lanes Opening In Early 2015

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July 8, 2014
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 NORTH NEAR SPRINGFIELD TONIGHT
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 NORTH NEAR SPRINGFIELD TONIGHT

Tonight, starting at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is closing the three right lanes on I-95 North at the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Rt. 289) and three left lanes of I-95 North from a point just south of Pohick Road to the Fairfax County Parkway for overhead sign removal and installation. 

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July 3, 2014
I-95/395 SOUTHBOUND HOV LANES TO OPEN EARLIER
I-95/395 SOUTHBOUND HOV LANES TO OPEN EARLIER

FAIRFAX - Beginning on or about Monday, July 7, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will open the southbound High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-95/395 no later than 12:00 p.m., rather than 1:00 p.m.

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July 2, 2014
Employer Solutions Team Recognized by Commuter Connections
Employer Solutions Team Recognized by Commuter Connections

The Megaprojects' Employer Solutions Team awarded the Employer Services Organization Achievement Award by Commuter Connections. 

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June 26, 2014
THIS WEEKEND: I-95/395 LANE CLOSURES DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS ONLY
THIS WEEKEND: I-95/395 LANE CLOSURES DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS ONLY

FAIRFAX – This weekend, June 27-29, beginning at 11 p.m., lane closures will be in effect during overnight hours only on the I-95/395 HOV and regular lanes.  Closures on the regular lanes will be cleared on Saturday and Sunday mornings by 7:00 a.m., and the HOV Lanes will be opened by 10:00 a.m. on both weekend days. VDOT is limiting closures this weekend on I-95/395 to nighttime hours, to better accommodate summer travel, which is expected to increase this weekend, due to most of the area’s schools being closed for the summer.

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June 19, 2014
I-95/395 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 20-22
I-95/395 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 20-22

FAIRFAX - This Friday night, June 20, at 11:00 p.m. through Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m. June 22, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close portions of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-95/395 from Washington D.C. to Dumfries, just south of Exit 152 (Route 234).

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