Scott Shenk writes about transportation issues affecting Fredericksburg-area residents.
Weekend HOV lane closures scheduled
The Interstate 95 HOV lanes will be closed for periods this weekend for the express lanes project.
The lanes will be closed from Dumfries to the Washington, D.C., line.
The closure will start at 11 p.m. Friday, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. The entire lane closure will last until 9 a.m. Saturday.
Starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, the HOV lanes will open for northbound traffic from Dumfries to the Franconia-Springfield Parkway. Traffic will have to leave the HOV lanes there and will be able to re-enter them at Edsall Road.
At 2 p.m. Sunday, all of the HOV lanes will be open for northbound traffic.
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