Traffic Overnight I-95 Express Lanes Closures Continue
Weather permitting, at 11 p.m. Friday night, August 15, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-395/95 from the Washington D.C., line to the end at Dumfries Road (Route 234) until 8 a.m. Saturday, August 16, and again on Saturday night at 11 p.m. until 8 a.m., Sunday morning, August 17. The closures are needed for overnight construction on the 95 Express Lanes Project.
Schedule of HOV hours of operation:
1. Saturday morning, August 16 by 8 a.m.:
HOV lanes open in the southbound direction from Washington, D.C. to the exit at Turkeycock (Edsall Road) where all motorists must exit the lanes and merge onto the I-395 south general purpose lanes.
HOV lanes closed between Turkeycock (Edsall Road) and the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289).
HOV lanes open to southbound traffic south of the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289) to Dumfries Road (Route 234). Traffic can re-enter the HOV lanes just after the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289) via a left lane slip ramp.
During this work, there will be no direct access to I-95 south HOV lanes via the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289).
north from Turkeycock exit (Edsall Road) to Washington, D.C.
5. Sunday morning, August 17, by 8 a.m.: Entire HOV facility will open northbound.Send news and photos to Potomac Local
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