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Creditors are taking over operations of a state-owned toll road outside Richmond that is run by the same company that runs the 495 Express Lanes, though a representative of the company denies that there are any problems regarding the Beltway lanes.
The speed limit on the 495 Express Lanes will go up to 65 mph later this month after a study from the Virginia Department of Transportation concluded it would not pose a safety risk to drivers.
As the Virginia Department of Transportation unveils more travel times on I-66, the agency tells WTOP similar information near the 495 Express Lanes could be years away.
Drivers will get a chance to use the Beltway Express Lanes for free this April 6 and April 7, a move the lanes' operating company hopes will allow drivers to become more familiar with the toll lane.
Less than three months since the Beltway Express Lanes opened in Fairfax County, listeners are telling WTOP that prices seem to be going up, even outside of rush hour.
A change the Virginia Department of Transportation hopes to make in the spring will give Capital Beltway drivers a better idea of whether it's worth their time and money to take the 495 Express Lanes.
All eyes will be on the Beltway this weekend, as the 495 Express Lanes make their debut between Braddock Road and the Dulles Toll Road in advance of the Monday morning rush hour.
With Virginia's new Beltway Express Lanes due to open a week from Saturday, WTOP answers your questions about using E-ZPass.
Fairfax County is moving quickly on transportation projects and the head of the county board of supervisors says it should all pay off for commuters.
Virginia's transportation chief says the fast- moving Beltway Express Lanes project will be a model not just for the country -- but the rest of the world as well.
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