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I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway: Morning Statistics

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The new 66 Express Lanes inside the Beltway opened to traffic for the first time today, 5:30 a. m. to 9:30 a. m. from I-495 to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn. During the four-hour period, about 11,000 vehicles passed through the Dulles Connector Road merge to the eastbound 66 Express Lanes, which is …

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I-66 Inside the Beltway Express Lanes to Open Dec. 4

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) announced that the express lanes on I-66 from I-495 to U.S. Route 29 in Rosslyn are scheduled to “go live” on Monday morning, Dec. 4. During weekday rush hours, single-occupant drivers will have a new option to use this stretch of I-66 by paying a toll, while vehicles …

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Express Lanes to open in early December on I-66 Inside the Beltway

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Soon, anyone can travel these lanes during rush hour. If driving alone, you’ll need to pay a toll with an E-ZPass. If carpooling as HOV-2+, you can travel for free with an E-ZPass Flex. When riding a bus, you will have more options and a more reliable trip. Express Lanes are opening on I-66 from …

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VDOT Unveils Website for I-66 Express Lanes Inside the Beltway

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) With express lanes opening this December on I-66 Inside the Beltway, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) unveiled a new website, 66ExpressLanes.org, to educate travelers about how tolling will work, the necessity of getting an E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex, and other changes coming to the highway. The express lanes, which will be in …

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Full Closures on Eastbound Dulles Connector Road Rescheduled for March 10-11

Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Starting at 9:30 p. m., Friday, March 10, the right eastbound lane of the Dulles Connector Road (Route 267 at mile marker 27, east of Chain Bridge Rd.) will be closed to mobilize a crane that will lift an overhead toll gantry. Full closures of up to 20 minutes each will occur between …

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Some Drivers Still Unclear Regarding E-ZPass® and Express Lanes Basics

Provided by O’Keeffe & Company Alexandria, Va. – The 95 Express Lanes today announced that according to new research, while 95 Express Lanes customers are experiencing clear benefits from traveling on the 95 Express Lanes, some area drivers remain confused about the basic rules of the road and how to use E-ZPass. Drivers are largely positive about the 95 Express …

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New Rules on I-95 Will Affect Travelers Who Use the HOV Lanes

Provided by VDOT 95 Express Lanes opening in December, bringing new rules of the road FAIRFAX, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) today issued a reminder of the changing rules that will go into effect when the 95 Express Lanes open in December.  All drivers, including hybrid vehicles with clean fuel plates and carpoolers, will need an E-ZPass® …

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GATE TESTING TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEKEND NOV. 7-9, DURING SCHEDULED HOV CLOSURES

Provided by VDOT Gates will Open and Close for Mock Operations and Sign Testing FAIRFAX –Weather permitting, 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), beginning at 11 p.m. Friday night, November 7, through 5 a.m. Monday, November 10, …

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95 Express Lanes Signage to begin Unveiling in Coming Weeks

Provided by VDOT New Travel Option Opening in December; Drivers Encouraged to Get Ready Alexandria, Va. – Today, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the 95 Express Lanes announced that select sign unveiling will start over the next few weeks in preparation for the opening of the Express Lanes, currently on schedule to open in December.  The new Express …

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