I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension
|Prince William County and Stafford County|
Project at a Glance
Construction estimated to begin spring 2019
Est Completion Date
Lengths and Limits
I-95 from current Express Lanes terminus near Garrisonville Road to Route 17 area in Stafford County, with additional operational and access improvements in Prince William County
Prince William and Stafford
About the Project
This project would extend I-95 Express Lanes approximately 10 miles south of Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) in Stafford County to the vicinity of Route 17 (I-95 Exit 133).
The facility is proposed to connect to the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project, and if funded in the future, the I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.
Additional access and operational improvements along the existing I-95 Express Lanes corridor in Prince William County are also being reviewed.
The Commonwealth Transportation Board voted in January 2017 to include this project in the Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP), allowing preliminary work to proceed to study this project concept.
Tasks underway through summer 2017 will include gathering data for a Revised Environmental Assessment (EA), collecting traffic data and performing technical studies.
Project funding for the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension was included in the Atlantic Gateway grant application. Virginia received a $165 million FASTLANE grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2016 for Atlantic Gateway, a $1.4 billion package of highway, transit and rail projects in the I-95 corridor.
Public information meetings − March 2017
Public hearings − September 2017
Final NEPA decision − January 2018
Issue Request for Proposals (RFP) − Spring 2018
Design-Build contract award − Fall 2018
Construction begins − Spring 2019
Construction complete − 2022
Public Information Meetings: Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22
Due to inclement weather, VDOT has rescheduled public information meetings originally set for Monday, March 13, 2017 and Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Prince William and Stafford counties on a study of the Interstate 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
The meetings have been rescheduled for the following dates:
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Freedom High School
15201 Neabsco Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22191
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Stafford High School
63 Stafford Indians Lane
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
Both meetings will be held in an open house format, with a presentation beginning at 7 p.m. VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the study and answer questions before and after the presentation.
The public can give written comments at the meetings, or mail them by Monday, April 3, 2017, to VDOT Fredericksburg District, Attention: Mr. Krishna Potturi, 87 Deacon Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.
Comments may also be emailed to I95fredex@VDOT.Virginia.Gov. Please reference “I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension Study” in the subject line of all correspondence.