A local activist group, Concerned Residents of Landmark, maintains that pollution from the emptying out of the coming northbound Interstate 395 HOT lanes just south of Alexandria will result in increased pollution in the area.
The group commissioned an independent study that showed increased air pollution from the proposed project will result in serious, negative health impacts in surrounding communities. The Virginia Department of Transportation holds that its study of the corridor found pollution levels would be within federal limits.
The HOT lanes would empty onto northbound I-395 at Turkeycock Run, south of Duke Street.
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