95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension (Fred Ex)

The express version

  • On December 8, the Lanes will open new entries and exits serving I-95 near Quantico, Courthouse Road, and the northbound I-95 local lanes near Fredericksburg.
  • The entry and exit ramps to the Extension that opened in August 2023 will continue to offer access to a connected corridor for nearly 50 miles.
  • Head here to learn more about the new Extension and plan your trip. 

The Fredericksburg Extension partially opened in summer 2023 and will open the final entry and exit points on December 8, 2023. Learn more and take your trip today!



The 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension partially opened in summer 2023 and will open all access points on December 8, 2023. Learn more about how to travel the new Extension. 


  • From where the 95 Express Lanes currently end near Garrisonville Road in Stafford County to near Route 17
  • Additional improvements in Prince William County
  • Locality: Prince William and Stafford

Project benefits

  • Creates an estimated 9,000 jobs and $1 billion in economic activity during the project
  • Increases I-95 roadway capacity by 66% during rush hour periods
  • Provides new access points for faster and easier access to Quantico and the area's 28,000 workers
  • Offers time-saving travel and improvements to drivers on the regular I-95 lanes adjacent to the Express Lanes

More info

To learn how to jump on the new Lanes, head here.

Community grant program

The Fred Ex Community Grant Program is our way of being a good neighbor by giving back to them. Grants of $500 to $3,000 will be awarded throughout construction to help support the local environment and neighborhoods.

Head over to the About page to apply online.

For any questions, read our Express Lanes Community Grant Program Overview and Guidelines for the full scoop on grant opportunities.

About the project

The Extension partially opened in August 2023 and will open its final entry and exit points on December 8, 2023. Head here to learn more and plan your trip!

Noise barriers


Three noise barriers have been proposed as part of the 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension (Fred Ex) Project. Learn more about the noise barriers and the process for approving them:

  • Noise Barrier Maps – This document shows where the location for the three proposed walls are
  • Noise Barrier Presentation – This presentation provides an overview of how the noise barrier process works, who is eligible to vote, and what voting community members can expect as the process gets underway
  • Noise Barrier Frequently Asked Questions – This document answers some of the questions we hear most often about noise barrier specifications and the voting process.
  • Fred Ex Project Factsheet – This document offers a snapshot of Fred Ex, as well as projects benefits.

If you have questions or would like to schedule a briefing with project officials at your upcoming community association meeting, please contact:

Brent McKenzie, 95 Express Lanes Community Outreach Manager


Darragh Frye, Communications Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation



For information about this project and how it may affect your community, get in touch with Amanda Allen at AAllen@transurban.com


Want to know more about how VDOT is working closely on this project? Reach out to Darragh Frye, VDOT’s Communications Manager at 540-907-8409 or darragh.frey@vdot.virginia.gov.

Fred Ex news

March 11, 2024

Southern stretch of 95 Express Lanes will close during overnight periods in March

Plan for overnight closures on the 95 Express Lanes south of Joplin Road later this month.Read more

November 30, 2022


Northbound traffic will be reduced to a single lane over multiple evenings, with a temporary traffic pattern installed during the day,as a new interstate bridge opens over the Rappahannock RiverRead more