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
64 Express Lanes
Express Lanes are coming to help ease traffic in Hampton Roads.
495 Northern Extension
An environmental study is under way to extend the 495 Express Lanes.
The Atlantic Gateway is a multi-modal suite of project focused on the I-95 corridor between Washington, D.C., and Fredericksburg.
Connect Route 7
Route 7 improvements will ease congestion, increase capacity, improve safety, and expand mobility for cyclists and pedestrians.
Hampton Roads Crossing Study
VDOT and the Federal Highway Administration conducted a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to reevaluate the Hampton Roads Crossing Study.
This project will expand the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel and I-64 in Hampton and Norfolk to increase capacity and ease congestion.
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.
The Interstate 64 Widening Project will reduce congestion along one of the most heavily traveled highways on the Virginia Peninsula.
Route 29 Solutions
Eight projects to improve travel on the busiest north-south corridor in the Charlottesville / Albemarle County region.