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Thursday, April 21, 2005; Page PG43

The Dulles Toll Road (Route 267), owned and operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation, is an eight-lane, 14-mile highway between the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) and the Dulles Greenway's main toll plaza near Route 28. The toll-free Dulles Airport Access Road runs in the median of the toll road and is restricted to airport traffic.

The toll road operates rush-hour HOV carpool lanes eastbound from 6:30 to 9 a.m. and westbound from 4 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays.

Tolls for cars are 25 cents (35 cents at Route 28) at the on/off ramps and 50 cents at the main toll plaza near Spring Hill Road. Effective May 22, the 25-cent and 35-cent tolls for two-axle vehicles will rise to 50 cents, and the 50-cent toll to 75 cents. For more information, call 703-383-2700 or visit www.virginiadot.org/comtravel/faq-toll.asp or https://www.smart-tag.com/dulles_toll_road.htm.

The Dulles Greenway is a privately owned 14-mile toll road connecting the Dulles Toll Road with Leesburg. It starts at Route 28 near Washington Dulles International Airport and ends at Route 15 in Leesburg. Tolls for cars range from $1.35 to $2.75, with varying discounts for SmarTag traffic.

For more information, call 703-707-8870 or visit www.dullesgreenway.com/cgi-bin/dginfo.cfm.

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