Public Meetings

Public Meetings

Public Information Meeting #2

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a public information meeting on May 20, 2019, at Cooper Middle School in McLean, regarding plans to extend the I-495 Express Lanes by approximately three miles from the Dulles Toll Road interchange toward the Maryland line in the vicinity of the American Legion Bridge. The meeting was held from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m., and featured an open house period for the public to review displays and ask questions, followed by a presentation at 7 p.m., and a question-and-answer session.

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May 20, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Cooper Middle School Cafeteria
977 Balls Hill Road, McLean, VA 22101

Meeting summary

Meeting and comment summary report


Public Information Meeting Brochure (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Public Information Meeting Comment Sheet (PDF, 307 KB)


Public Information Meeting Presentation (PDF, 4 MB)


Public Information Meeting Q&A Transcript (PDF, 166 KB)

Meeting Exhibits


File Size


PDF, 307 KB

About the 495 Express Lanes Northern Extension Study

PDF, 1.2 MB

Potential Express Lanes Access

PDF, 241 KB

Background and History - I-495 Express Lanes

PDF, 5.4 MB

Bicycle and Pedestrian Facility Improvements

PDF, 5.6 MB

Preliminary Concept - Design Year (2045)
(A minor revision was made to the first page on July 22, 2019, and is available here, PDF 4.8MB)

PDF, 4.7MB

Preliminary Concept - Interim Year (2025)

PDF, 3.8 MB

Environmental Assessment

PDF, 681 KB

Environmental Analysis Process

PDF, 92 KB

Northern Virginia Express Lanes Network

PDF, 2.7 MB

P3 Process and Status

PDF, 95 KB


PDF, 125 KB

Study Area

PDF, 758 KB

Design Concept for Overpasses

PDF, 4.9 MB

Traffic Analysis

PDF, 2.4 MB

Typical Section: Mainline

PDF, 305 KB

Improved Travel Times (Preliminary Draft Results)

PDF, 121 KB

Traffic Analysis - Intersections

PDF, 1.2 MB

Increased Person Throughput (Preliminary Draft Results)

PDF, 84 KB

Reduced Travel Delays (Preliminary Draft Results)

PDF, 153 KB

Reduced Travel Delays (Preliminary Draft Results)

PDF, 165 KB

Maryland Exhibit: Recommended Alternatives for Study

PDF, 1.9 MB

Maryland Exhibit: Potential Program Phasing

PDF, 569 KB

Questions and Feedback

PDF, 94 KB

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