Megaprojects: I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension
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Notice of Willingness to Accept Public Comment: Proposed Limited Access Change
Location and Design Public Hearing: September 2017
The location and design public hearing was held for this project on September 25, 2017, at Stafford High School in Stafford County.
Public Information Meetings: March 2017
Public information meetings were held in March 2017 in Prince William and Stafford counties to share details on a study of the Interstate 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
The meetings were held:
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
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I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension Corridor 2017 Traffic Data
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This project will 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).
Two reversible high-occupancy toll lanes will be built in the existing median of I-95.
The lanes will connect to the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project and the I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.
Additional access to the I-95 Express Lanes will be added near the Route 17 and Route 630 (Courthouse Road) I-95 interchanges in Stafford, and near the Russell Road interchange at Quantico Marine Corps Base in Prince William County.
Transurban is leading construction of this design-build project. You can find the company's brochure about how the Fredericksburg Extension Express Lanes will operate by clicking here. The design-build contractor is a joint venture between Branch Civil and Flatiron. For more information, please visit the Fredericksburg Extension project page on the Express Lanes website.
American Legion Road Overpass Replacement and Detour
I-95 overpasses on Truslow Road and American Legion Road in Stafford County are being replaced with new overpasses as part of this Express Lanes project. New bridges must be built to accommodate construction of two reversible Express Lanes in the I-95 median.
The new Truslow Road overpass is complete, and opened to traffic on April 9, 2021.
A date has not been set yet for when construction will begin to replace the American Legion Road overpass.
Learn more about all of the major projects underway on I-95 in the Fredericksburg area through 2024 to build a better ride.
The project will:
· Reduce congestion and accommodate travel demand more efficiently
· Provide greater reliability of travel times on I-95 Express Lanes
· Expand travel choices by increasing the attractiveness and utility of ridesharing and transit usage, while also providing an option for single- and double-occupant vehicles to bypass congested conditions
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 − July 2019
Truslow Road detour begins for overpass reconstruction − January 2020
Truslow Road overpass completion and road reopening − April 9, 2021
95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension Contract Commencement Date − Late 2022, project tracking behind, schedule is under review.
Contract Construction Completion Date − 2023
Robert Ridgell, P.E., VDOT MegaProjects Engineer
Darragh Frye, VDOT Senior Communications Specialist
Other relevant links:
Noise Barrier Information Materials
Final Interchange Justification Report (IJR)
Revised Environmental Assessment: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)
UPC: 110527, 114620, and 112046
State ID: 0095-089-739
Lat/Long: 38.346413, -77.485448
Locality: Prince William and Stafford