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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, Ferrovial Agroman US and Allan Myers VA Inc.

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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Project News

Governor McAuliffe Announces USDOT Approval of Federal Loan for I-66 Public-Private Partnership

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) issued their approval to provide a $1.2 billion Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for the I-66 Outside the Beltway public-private partnership transportation project.

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The I-66 Outside the Beltway project is a prime example of how working collaboratively and creatively with all parties can achieve major transportation improvements that benefit and protect Virginia taxpayers. Governor Terry McAuliffe
Commonwealth of Virginia
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