VDOT to outline potential solutions to I-66 congestion

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – A meeting Tuesday evening will outline potential solutions to improving of one of the region’s most notoriously congested corridors, Interstate 66.

You’ll have the chance to give your opinion about what needs to be done to improve your commute.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is floating some ideas to improve congestion. They include rapid buses and potentially High Occupancy Toll Lanes, like those being built on the Capital Beltway through Tysons Corner.

Tuesday night’s meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School. It’s located at 7130 Leesburg Pike in Falls Church, Va.

Another presentation will be made from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Arlington County government offices at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.

Ways to improve I-66 are outlined in VDOT’s I-66 Multimodal Study.

WTOP’s Adam Tuss contributed to this report. Follow Adam and WTOP on Twitter.

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