VDOT News - Northern Virginia

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Michelle T. Holland
michelle.holland@vdot.virginia.gov

NOVA-153230

Dec. 4, 2019



Offer Input on I-395-Seminary Road HOV Ramp in Alexandria on Dec. 9
Join VDOT and partners for an open house and presentation to learn more about the proposed conversion of the Seminary Road ramp from HOV-only to HOT lanes ramp

WHAT:           The public is invited to learn about and provide input on an operations analysis looking at traffic and safety impacts and benefits of converting the I-395 and Seminary Road HOV-only ramp to a High Occupancy Toll (HOT) or Express Lanes ramp. This south-facing reversible ramp at Seminary Road falls within the limits of and provides access to the newly-opened I-395 Express Lanes facility and currently operates as an HOV and transit-only ramp.

Transurban, VDOT’s private operator of the 395 Express Lanes, has proposed converting this ramp from HOV to a HOT lanes ramp. The ramp would continue to provide access to the 395 Express Lanes, but would be available to vehicles with fewer than three occupants who pay a toll, and for free to vehicles with three or more occupants.

WHEN:           Monday, December 9, 2019

                        6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

                        Presentation begins at 7 p.m.

                        Inclement weather date: Thursday, December 12, 2019

WHERE:         T.C. Williams High School, Minnie Howard Campus

                        3801 West Braddock Road

                        Alexandria, VA  22302

WHY:              Public input and understanding is an important part of VDOT’s project planning and development. Written comments can be submitted at the December 9 meeting, or may be provided in writing by December 31, 2019 (by mail, email or online), to be included in the meeting summary. Visit the 395 Express Lanes project page for more information.

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