Susan Shaw, Megaprojects Director, Virginia Department of Transportation, delivers opening remarks at the summer travel media briefing held at the new Fairfax County Flyover Ramp in Springfield, VA.
On July 10, 2014 95 Express Lanes project partners hosted a summer travel media briefing and 95 Express Lanes project update at the new Fairfax County Flyover ramp in Springfield.
Susan Shaw announces to media attendees that construction on the 95 Express Lanes project is more than 80 percent complete and that the project is on-schedule.
Walter J. Lewis III, Project Director, Fluor-Lane 95, provides a construction update and what I-95 drivers can expect during the final months of construction. Over the past year, crews have built nine new bridges – including four new flyovers – placed 170 bridge girders and installed all 30 toll gantries.
Kevin Ginnerty, Director – Project Delivery, Transurban, alerts I-95 drivers that significant lane closures will take place throughout the summer in order to continue installing and testing the tolling and traffic management system – a critical piece to operate the Express Lanes and keep them free-flowing.
A reporter interviews Transurban’s Mike McGurk on how drivers can get prepared for the opening of the 95 Express Lanes.
Media attendees conduct interviews with project staff before the summer travel briefing.
A reporter informs viewers that all drivers will need an E-ZPass or E-ZPass Flex to travel on the 95 Express Lanes and how they can obtain a transponder.