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I-66 widening announced as part of toll deal

Virginia lawmakers and Gov. Terry McAuliffe have agreed to widen a stretch of Interstate 66 between the Dulles Connector Road and Ballston as part of a deal to improve the flow of traffic on the major commuter highway that includes tolls on solo drivers during the rush hour.

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