Highlights of Project Construction

Transurban leadership, local elected officials and other project members break ground on the 495 Express Lanes project in the summer of 2008. The groundbreaking marked the start of the most significant package of improvements to the Beltway in a generation. Drivers, carpoolers and transit riders will enjoy congestion relief and new access points into Tysons Corner and Merrifield when the Express Lanes open.

Jan 9, 2012

When it opens, the nearly $2 billion, 14-mile 495 Express Lanes will bring new travel choices and congestion relief to drivers on the Beltway. Here are photos from some of the milestones along the way.