Soon to be opened express lanes are empty, left, as northbound traffic is heavy on Interstate 495, the Capital Beltway, near Tysons Corner in Fairfax County, Va., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. The $2 billion, 14-mile, decade-in-the-making Express Lanes are set to open Nov. 17. The four Express Lanes, two northbound and two southbound, supplement the existing eight lanes on the Virginia side of the Beltway. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
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