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Transforming I-66 Outside the Beltway

Work is underway to transform Northern Virginia’s Interstate 66 into a multimodal corridor that moves more people, provides reliable trips and offers new travel options.

The $2.3 billion I-66 Outside the Beltway Project is a public-private partnership between the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), the Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) and private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners, a consortium of Cintra, Meridiam, John Laing Group Plc and APG.

The I-66 Outside the Beltway Project will include:

  • 22.5 miles of new express lanes alongside three regular lanes from I-495 to University Boulevard in Gainesville
  • Express lanes will be dynamically tolled to manage demand for the lanes and provide a reliable, faster trip – available to drivers who choose to pay a toll, and for free to vehicles with three or more people
  • New and improved bus service and transit routes
  • New and expanded park and ride lots providing convenient access to the express lanes and more than 4,000 new park and ride spaces
  • Interchange improvements to enhance safety and reduce congestion, including auxiliary lanes between interchanges, where needed

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Governor McAuliffe and Partners Break Ground on I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project

Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Department of Rail and Public Transportation, federal, state and local partners, and the Commonwealth’s private partner, I-66 Express Mobility Partners (EMP), to break ground on the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes Project, which will deliver about $3.7 billion worth of transportation improvements benefiting Northern Virginia’s I-66 Corridor.

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