Thursday marks the start of a series of public meetings that will focus on plans from Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration to add toll lanes to parts of the Capital Beltway and Interstate 270 in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
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.
Maryland may shift to a tolling structure in an effort to reduce congestion and encourage carpooling on both Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway.
The new toll system along the 66 Express Lanes from Northern Virginia to the District is causing more problems than solutions for some commuters. While some drivers are willing to pay the sometimes steep tolls, other commuters are now faced with major congestion.
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The Hogan administration promised to work with Maryland’s Congressional delegation on a bill that would transfer control of the parkway to Maryland either as part of a sale or trade of property to the Maryland Transportation Authority.
With Maryland’s plans to add toll lanes to the entire length of the Capital Beltway within its borders, Virginia is now looking at possibly extending its existing Beltway toll lanes northward to the Maryland line.
A “managed lanes” study looks to add capacity to Maryland roadways, and Maryland transportation officials are welcoming public comments through May 1.
VDOT, WMATA and construction project teams considered shutting down the Orange Line near Dunn Loring for two months, but decided against it.
WTOP listeners submitted a series of questions about the cost of tolls and how drivers will pay, which WTOP took to state transportation officials.
A $1.2 billion loan has been approved by the federal government, to be used to build new private toll lanes on Interstate 66.
Final public hearings on toll lane plans for Interstate 66 outside the Beltway have now been scheduled. The private company that is designing, building and will ultimately operate the lanes said the designs will be more detailed than those presented in the past.
Final public hearings on toll lane plans for Interstate 66 outside the Beltway are now scheduled for mid-November. The private company that is designing, building and will ultimately operate the lanes the designs will be more detailed than those presented in the past.
The Interstate 66 rush-hour toll system inside the Capital Beltway that is due to begin charging solo drivers in December will cost at least $2 million more up front than previously planned.
The latest design changes to the plans for new toll lanes on Interstate 66 outside the Beltway are being outlined at three public meetings this week.
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