VDOT Announces Public Hearing on Extension of 495 Express Lane

McLean Hamlet residents should be aware that VDOT has announced the extension of the 495 Express Lanes has advanced to the planning and construction phase. Residents received notices by mail recently from VDOT.

VDOT will hold a virtual (click on this link to attend the meeting) Public Information Meeting on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, beginning at 6:30 p.m. to present the latest updates and information related to the 495 NEXT Project. The project is advancing to the design and construction phase, following more than three years of environmental study and traffic analysis, and the receipt of a “Finding of No Significant Impact” from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and National Park Service on its environmental assessment, and an approval from FHWA on its interchange justification report.