The Future of Transportation in Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation conducts numerous projects and studies to determine the need, costs and impacts of proposed highway projects across the commonwealth. These projects are financed through the Six-Year Improvement Program. Learn more about how the projects are financed.

Projects and Studies by Region

Notable Projects and Initiatives

Route 29 Solutions
Eight projects will improve travel on the busiest north-south corridor in the Charlottesville / Albemarle County region.

On I-66 Outside and Inside the Beltway in Northern Virginia, work is underway to implement multimodal improvements with new travel choices.

Route 460 Project
VDOT worked closely with the Army Corps of Engineers to recommend a preferred alternative.

I-64 Widening
The Interstate 64 Widening Project will reduce congestion along one of the most heavily traveled highways on the Virginia Peninsula. 

I-64/I-264 Interchange Improvements
Improvements to this busy interchange will provide additional capacity and reduce  congestion while improving safety in Southside Hampton Roads.

Connect Route 7
Route 7 improvements will decrease congestion, increase capacity, improve safety, and expand mobility for cyclists and pedestrians.

SMART SCALE equitably matches funds to projects in areas in need statewide.
See the SMART SCALE Dashboard.

Hampton Roads Crossing Study
VDOT and the Federal Highway Administration have initiated work on a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to reevaluate the Hampton Roads Crossing Study.

Atlantic Gateway
The Atlantic Gateway is a multi-modal suite of project focused on the I-95 corridor between Washington, D.C., and Fredericksburg. 

Paving Schedule
Find out where paving has been scheduled in your area.

Projects and Studies by Corridor


Transportation Planning

Engineering and Studies

Transportation Program

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Page last modified: April 20, 2017