DC/VA: ‘Red X’ lanes, tech, transit upgrades: Big changes proposed to help I-95 traffic

Virginia could add “red X” reversible rush-hour lanes to effectively widen almost all of Interstate 95 in the Northern Virginia and Fredericksburg areas, extend toll lanes around the remainder of the Capital Beltway in the state over the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, and have the 95 Express Lanes run both ways under plans approved this month by the Commonwealth Transportation Board.

Those three areas were each identified as recommendations or important topics for more detailed study in the I-95 Interim Corridor Improvement Plan sent to the Virginia General Assembly.