The Virginia DOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon Friday, Sept. 2, until noon Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Based on traffic data, heavy congestion on the most recent Labor Day weekends was most likely to occur from mid-morning to evening on Friday and Monday.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE (HOV) SCHEDULE:
I-95 Express Lanes and I-395 reversible lanes:
- Friday, Sept. 2 – Lanes close at 10 a.m. and reverse to southbound by noon.
- Saturday, Sept. 3 – Lanes close at 2 p.m. and reverse to northbound by 4 p.m.
- Sunday, Sept. 4 and Monday, Sept. 5 – Lanes remain northbound throughout the day.
- Tuesday, Sept. 6 − Lanes remain northbound through morning rush; reversal to southbound begins at 11 a.m.
Drivers are reminded that they need an E-ZPass Flex (for HOV-3 to ride toll-free) or an E-ZPass to use the 95 and 495 Express Lanes at all times.
Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) – Tune to 1680 AM to stay informed on Hampton Roads traffic, travel conditions and construction information.
THREE I-95 REST AREAS AT LADYSMITH, SKIPPERS OPEN WITH TEMPORARY FACILITIES
Three rest areas, two in Caroline County on northbound and southbound I-95 at Ladysmith and another on northbound I-95 in Greensville County at Skippers, were demolished in April and are being reconstructed. While new rest areas are being built, temporary restroom facilities will be available at these sites.
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