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Georgetown Pike Beltway Bridge replacement on near horizon

As early as this week, work crews will begin replacing the existing Georgetown Pike Beltway Bridge, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said. The work is part of the I-495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) Project, which will...

Grants available to support organizations in in ‘495 Next’ corridor

Transurban, developer and operator of the Interstates 495, 95 and 395 Express Lanes, is launching a competitive grant program to benefit the local community as part of the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project in Fairfax County. The...

Civic group seeks ‘signature’ bridge span over Beltway

When the construction dust settles, the orange cones are gone and work crews have relocated to snarl traffic elsewhere after completion of the 495 NEXT Project, the Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) hopes an extra-nice-looking bridge will take Georgetown...

Local, state leaders pin hopes on ‘495 NEXT’ success

It’s only just begun and needs a major assist from Maryland to reach its potential, but the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (aka 495 NEXT) project kicked off March 14 with a groundbreaking ceremony 11 stories up on The...

VDOT moving forward with ‘495 NEXT’ efforts

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said Feb. 2 that current or soon-to-begin activities for its I-495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project will involve surveys, geotechnical test borings, tree inventories and identification of utility locations. Test borings continue...

Deal inked for $600M ‘495 NEXT’ project

Officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Transurban have executed a comprehensive agreement for the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project, VDOT announced Oct. 5. Transurban also has chosen Lane Construction as the project’s design-build...

Supervisors, in split vote, back 495 NEXT initiative

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 8-2 April 13 to endorse the Virginia Department of Transportation’s 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project and expressed hope that Maryland officials would expand highway capacity on their side of...
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