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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 17, 2014
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, JULY 18-20
EXTENDED I-395/95 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND, JULY 18-20

  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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June 10, 2014
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS: DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS: DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS DISCUSSED AT DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING,
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11- Project Will Provide Connections on Idylwood Road and Chain Bridge Road
Near I-495 in Fairfax County.

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June 9, 2014
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS DISCUSSED AT DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS DISCUSSED AT DESIGN PUBLIC HEARING, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11

Calling all Bicyclists, Walkers and Joggers! Join us, for our Design Public Hearing Wednesday, June 11, from  6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., learn about plans to improve facilities for bicycles and pedestrians, near I-495 in Fairfax County. 

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June 6, 2014
I-95/395 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND
I-95/395 HOV LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND

FAIRFAX – Tonight, June 6, at 11:00 p.m. through Saturday morning 10:00 a.m. June 7, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-95/395 from the Washington D.C. line to Dumfries, just south of Exit 152 (Route 234).
On Saturday, June 7, between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. the northern section of the HOV lanes between the Washington D.C. line and the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289) will remain closed. Southbound I-95/395 motorists may access the HOV lanes south at Newington, (near mile marker 169) just south of the Springfield Interchange.

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May 30, 2014
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON I-495 SHOULDER-USE PROJECT
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON I-495 SHOULDER-USE PROJECT

FAIRFAX - The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced today that construction is scheduled to begin this Sunday night, June 1 on the I-495 North Shoulder-Use project. 

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May 30, 2014
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE ON I-95/395 DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE ON I-95/395 DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS THIS WEEKEND

Closures required for work on 95 Express Lanes and Shoulder Widening Improvements:
FAIRFAX – This Friday night, May 30, through Sunday morning, June 1, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-95/395 from the D.C. line to Dumfries, just south of Exit 152 (Route 234). The HOV lanes will close at 11:00 p.m. on Friday night through 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning, and again on Saturday night, opening Sunday morning by 10:00 a.m. heading north. 

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May 23, 2014
CHECK OUT MEGAPROJECT'S E-NEWS, FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE 95 EXPRESS LANES
CHECK OUT MEGAPROJECT'S E-NEWS, FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE 95 EXPRESS LANES

Megaproject's E-News has arrived - Check out our E-News publication for the latest Information on lane closures during the Memorial Day Weekend, for construction related closures on I-95 during the summer months, I-495 bicycle and pedestrian trail improvements in Fairfax County, and more information on the recently launched educational  "Make A Plan" campaign. 

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May 22, 2014
VDOT TO LIFT LANE CLOSURES FOR MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL
VDOT TO LIFT LANE CLOSURES FOR MEMORIAL DAY TRAVEL

RICHMOND - Construction and maintenance work on most Virginia interstates and highways will pause during the Memorial Day holiday weekend to keep travel lanes open and traffic flowing. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will lift lane closures from noon Friday, May 23, until noon Tuesday, May 27.

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