VA Eyes Allowing Big Trucks in I-66 HOT Lanes outside the Beltway

The Washington Post reports, “Virginia transportation officials are now open to the possibility that tractor-trailers could use I-66 high-occupancy toll lanes outside the Capital Beltway, which would be a first for Virginia’s HOT lanes.” VDOT secretary Aubrey Layne told the Commonwealth Transportation Board this week, “People in the trucking industry are interested in the HOT lanes’ potential to improve travel times. . . .”