On top of the daily traffic congestion and crashes, there are a dizzying array of reversible, restricted and controlled-access highways across the D.C. area. Here are the rules of the road and reversal times for the high-occupancy highways and reversible parkways across the region.
Tolls for solo drivers and expanded rush-hour periods began Monday, Dec. 4, on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway. WTOP listeners have submitted a series of questions about the complicated rules that we took to state transportation officials.
As plans move forward to add high-occupancy toll lanes to I-395 from Turkeycock Run to the D.C. line, residents in Arlington turned out Monday night to hear an update on the project from state officials.
Virginia’s Department of Transportation apologized to local leaders Wednesday for not letting the public comment on whether to let big rigs use toll lanes to be built outside the Capital Beltway on Interstate 66.
Interstate 66 drivers inside the beltway will pay more on HOT lanes than drivers in the Hampton Roads area.
The toll lanes will operate like the 495 Express Lanes, with tolls rising and falling based on traffic volume, and free rides for people with three or more people in the car and an E-ZPass Flex. But unlike those lanes, trucks may be allowed to use the Interstate 66 HOT lanes.
Plans to add two new express lanes in each direction on Interstate 66 could be shaped by lessons from similar HOV or toll lanes elsewhere in the country.
ROCKVILLE, Md. — With a new governor viewed as road-friendly in Annapolis, one Montgomery County lawmaker hopes toll lanes on Interstate 270 are a possibility. County Councilmember Roger Berliner supports converting the two High Occupancy…
Get ready for the new 95 Express Lanes to begin in Northern
Virginia. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the toll lanes will open to the general
public this Sunday and toll collections will begin Dec. 29.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says it will pursue High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes as the way to solve congestion from the Capital Beltway to U.S. 15.
As the region makes a list of projects it hopes will become reality in the next decades, a conversation is beginning about adding toll lanes into Washington and elsewhere as well.
It\’s the question that drivers on the Virginia side of the Beltway face every day: are the Express Lanes worth it?
Attorney General Doug Gansler tells WTOP his vision for
Maryland\’s future doesn\’t include High Occupancy Vehicle or Toll Lanes between the
Interstate 270 spur and the American Legion Bridge.
One month into his tenure as Maryland Transportation Secretary, Jim Smith has a lot on his to-do list.
Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll
road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495
Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are
problems regarding the Beltway lanes.
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