Fredericksburg Extension

95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension Project Overview

Transurban is currently in negotiations with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to extend the 95 Express Lanes for another ten miles -- from the current southern terminus near Route 610 (Exit 143 - Garrisonville Road) in the north to the vicinity of Route 17 (Exit 133 - Warrenton Road) in the south. When completed, this extension, known as the Fredericksburg Extension (or Fred Ex) Project will operate together with the future 395 Express Lanes as a single, fully-integrated 95 Express Lanes facility between the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers.

95 Fredericksburg Extension Map

Design-Build Procurement

Transurban is seeking to procure a Design-Build Contractor for Fred Ex Project, which includes the following scope:

  • Ten miles of new two-lane reversible Express Lanes (with full shoulders) from the existing southern terminus at Route 610 to Route 17 North (Exit 143 to Exit 133), and approximately 1.5 miles of an additional reversible Express Lane within the existing 95 Express Lanes south of Garrisonville Road (Route 610).
  • New Express Lanes access points, including flyover ramps at the Route 17 terminus and Quantico area and a direct, reversible ramp connection at (Old) Courthouse Road.
  • New Express Lanes bridge structure at Potomac Creek, four flyover ramps and replacement of two existing bridges over I-95 at American Legion Road and Truslow Road.
  • Interface and direct connection with the Department’s Rappahannock River Crossing – Southbound Project, including a new general-purpose lane exit ramp at Route 17.
  • Electronic toll collection system (three new toll locations) including: toll gantries spanning the two reversible travel lanes and two shoulders at each location, tolling equipment, supporting infrastructure (e.g., fiber optic communications network, power, controllers, cabinets, etc.) and associated computer systems and software updates.
  • Comprehensive traffic management system, including the following Intelligent Transportation Systems components: dynamic message signs, microwave vehicle detectors, closed circuit television cameras, automated incident detectors, and supporting infrastructure (e.g., fiber optic communications network, power, controllers, cabinets, etc.) and associated computer systems and software updates.

Anticipated Procurement Timeline

  • RFQ – January 2018
  • RFP – March 2018
  • Contractor Selection – October 2018


Transurban will be conducting two-stage, best-value procurement for a fixed price, lump-sum Design-Build Contract.

The RFQ is open invitation and is scheduled to be released in early January 2018 to companies that are registered. The RFQ registration is open and can be completed as outlined below. A copy of the base RFQ document will be available on this webpage; the full suite of RFQ documents (RFQ, RFQ Forms, RFQ Information Package, and any Addenda) is only available to registered companies via the web-based procurement platform (Ansarada).

Companies can register by completing the registration form and emailing it to the point of contact listed below.

To be eligible to submit a Statement of Qualifications, Offerors must be registered with Transurban.

For more information on this procurement, interested companies are encouraged to attend the RFQ Project Information Meeting which will be held after the release of the RFQ at the following location:

Silverline Center
Conference Center (Ground Floor)
7900 Westpark Drive
Tysons, Virginia 22102

The date and time for the RFQ Project Information Meeting will be noted in the RFQ and posted to this site prior to the meeting.

Point of Contact

For questions about the 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension Design-Build Procurement; please contact Sean Mallipudi at 571-527-8395 or