NEWS & NOTABLES

WASHINGTON, DC–By 2022, the Washington area’s network of Toll Roads and Express Lanes will reach every submarket in Northern Virginia, according to a study by JLL. Some examples of new construction: Last week the I-66 Inside the Beltway rush-hour Express Lanes opened. Construction began on November 20th on the I-66 Outside the Beltway project, which will add two Express Lanes in each direction for 22.5 miles. Work is also underway on adding Express Lanes along I-395 up to the DC line by 2019. Once these projects are complete, they will have an impact on nearby office vacancies, if history is any guide.