With tolls set to begin on I-395 in October and already underway for more than a year on I- 66 inside the Beltway, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission is set Thursday to consider the next steps of how to spend part of the money.
In addition to ongoing construction work on large projects, Virginia’s transportation innovation head is recommending $30 million in high-tech projects on I-95 roughly from the Capital Beltway to Kings Dominion.
One person is in a hospital after their vehicle went over a bridge on Interstate 66 Monday morning.
In the future, Northern Virginia commuters could be offered cash to change their commutes. Artificial intelligence could analyze traffic in real time. Incentives could be offered to drivers to change the time they leave, their routes or the modes of transportation they use.
An average of 13,946 vehicles with at least two total people inside and an E-ZPass Flex in HOV mode have used the road each day during the expanded hours and an average of 18,279 vehicles pay a toll each weekday, a Department of Transportation review of the first year with the new rules said.
Parts of I-66 in Fairfax County, Virginia, will experience closures and stoppages for three days overnight to remove overhead gantries. Eastbound and westbound lanes on I-66 between I-495 and Monument Drive will be affected from Thursday, Nov. 29 to Saturday, Dec. 1
After a pair of fatal crashes, police are telling drivers that they should do whatever they can to remain inside their vehicles if they need to pull over on a busy highway.
Designs for two HOV or toll lanes each way on Interstate 66 between the Capital Beltway and Gainesville are still going through some significant changes, months after construction began.
Interstate 66 slowed at the height of the morning rush hour this August compared to last, but was faster at other times covered by tolls and HOV rules that expanded last December.
The first crash, involving four vehicles, killed a Manassas man and sent two other drivers to the hospital. A second accident hours later worsened eastbound traffic.
Continuing a trend that suggests the expanded hours are having a larger impact than the toll price, average travel speeds have generally increased in the extended rush hour periods when HOV restrictions did not apply before.
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For the next two months, crews will work to strengthen and repave the right shoulder on eastbound I-66 between the Dulles Connector Road and Fairfax Drive near Ballston. The work is scheduled to close lanes between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night.
Work began Thursday on the Interstate 66 Potomac River Freeway, uncovering a roadside relic and evoking memories of an ambitious and contentious era in highway design.
A significant number of drivers are facing extra fees or fines on Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway because they are using the highway without an E-ZPass during times one is required. So, what have been the traffic impacts since the tolls were implemented?
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