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A driver traveling the wrong direction on Interstate 495 Thursday afternoon hit another car head-on and caused a chain-reaction crash.
More people are using the 495 Express Lanes in Virginia but the increase in traffic in the lanes' first six months has been slow.
Drivers are starting to venture out on the Capital Beltway's new toll lanes in Virginia more frequently.
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Beginning this January, the Fairfax Connector bus service will provide a public transportation option on the 495 Express Lanes to help commuters avoid Beltway traffic.
Santa Claus will kick off the opening of Virginia's 495 Express Lanes as well as the start of the holiday shopping season when he travels to Tysons Corner Center in McLean on Friday morning.
Due to inclement weather on Sunday August 25, the VDOT closures scheduled to take place this past weekend will take place on Monday August 26.