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Inside the Beltway: VDOT to Spend $2M More for New I-66 Tolls with Flashing Lights

You may have noticed the flashing strobe lights overhead on I-66 and Route 267 inside the beltway. VDOT is at work and is testing the new toll gantries, including their bright flashing features. While other facilities use overhead tolling without … Continue reading

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VDOT I-66 June 2017 Plan Comments Due 6/30

Earlier in June 2017, VDOT unveiled revised plans for I-66 at several public meetings.  These plans include significant changes to the designs at Nutley Street, Vienna and Dunn Loring/Merrifield.  The changes also include a grade elevation increase for I-66 at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5/16: I-66 Meeting with VDOT, Senator Saslaw at Kilmer Middle School Cafeteria, 7:00 PM

What: Dunn Loring/Vienna I-66 Meeting with VDOT and Express Mobility Partners When: May 16, 2017, 7:00 PM Where: Kilmer Middle School cafeteria, 8100 Wolftrap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. There will be a meeting with I-66 Express Mobility Partners and VDOT … Continue reading

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Preliminary I-66 Dunn Loring Flyover Design

The graphic below show VDOT’s partner design for the new flyovers and ramps over the Dunn Loring area.  Note that his design has NOT yet been approved and the designs are preliminary in nature.  However it shows that a lot … Continue reading

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WaPo’s Dr Gridlock Hosting Aubrey Layne for Online Chat, Monday 3/28 12:00 Noon

The Washington Post’s Dr Gridlock will host Virginia Secretary of Transportation, Aubrey Layne, for a live online chat on Monday 3/28/2016.  This is a great opportunity to ask your questions about the status of VDOT’s I-66 Transformation Outside the Beltway … Continue reading

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Attention I-66 Commuters: Orange Line Extension is Not in the Cards!

If you live in the I-66 corridor and were hoping that the Orange Line will be extended any day, it will not happen unless you start demanding it from your County and State government officials. This is what I have … Continue reading

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