UPDATE ON THE 495 EXPRESS LANES NORTHERN EXTENSION PROJECT

Public Meetings

Location and Design Public Hearing 

UPDATE ON VDOT'S 495 EXPRESS LANES NORTHERN EXTENSION PROJECT
March 12 Location and Design Public Hearing postponed; Public comment period continues; Details on future public involvement to be provided when available

The Location and Design Public Hearing for the I-495 Express Lanes Northern Extension Project (495 NEXT) scheduled for March 12, 2020, at Langley High School in McLean was postponed as a precaution related to spread of the coronavirus. Proposed design plans and findings from the project’s draft environmental assessment (EA) were made available prior to the meeting (see below) and are available for review and comment.

Details on future project public involvement will be provided when available. The deadline for the public to provide formal comments and input has been extended until further notice.

Providing Comment

Public comments on the environmental assessment and proposed design can be submitted the following ways:

Comments should reference “495 Express Lanes Northern Extension Project” in the subject line

Meeting Materials for Public Review and Comment

Proposed design plans, the environmental assessment report, and other documents are available for review below.

Meeting Materials

Document File / Size
Brochure PDF, 900KB
Comment Sheet PDF, 95KB
Online Comment Form Website
Design Boards for Interim Year 2025 PDF, 49.3MB
Design Boards for Design Year 2045 PDF, 50.9MB
General Project Boards PDF, 1.2MB
Typical Sections and Bike/Ped Boards PDF, 2.6MB
Traffic Boards PDF, 3.2MB
Environmental Boards PDF, 2.5MB
Maryland Project Boards PDF, 1.3MB

Proposed Design

Document File / Size
Design Boards PDF, 9.3MB
Design Plans PDF, 51.9MB
Limited Access Lines (Updated 3/3/2020) PDF, 5.1MB
Noise Barrier Roll Plots PDF, 5.8MB

Environmental Documents

Document File / Size
Environmental Assessment Full Report PDF, 59.2MB
Environmental Assessment Without Appendices PDF, 15.7MB
Environmental Assessment Appendices PDF, 44MB
Air Quality Tech Report PDF, 9.7MB
Air Quality Tech Report Appendices PDF, 5.9MB
Alternatives Development Technical Memo PDF, 14.6MB
Hazardous Materials Tech Memo PDF, 1.7MB
Hazardous Materials Tech Memo Appendices PDF, 2.9MB
Indirect & Cumulative Effects Tech Report PDF, 6.2MB
Natural Resources Tech Report PDF, 11.8MB
Natural Resources Tech Report Appendices PDF, 40.7MB
Preliminary Noise Analysis Tech Report PDF, 2.6MB
Preliminary Noise Analysis Tech Report Appendices PDF, 52.4MB
Section 4(f) & Section 6(f) Technical Memo PDF, 11.5MB
Socioeconomic and Land Use Tech Report PDF, 5.7MB
Traffic & Transportation Technical Report PDF, 105.9MB
Traffic & Transportation Technical Report Appendices PDF, 22.4MB
Traffic & Transportation Technical Report Errata (May 7, 2020) PDF, 198KB
Traffic & Transportation Technical Report Errata #2 (June 1, 2020) PDF, 267KB
George Washington Memorial Parkway Visualization Booklet PDF, 84.1MB