I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of April 5

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

What’s Happening

Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow.
Significant upcoming traffic impacts include:
  • Overnight closures of the ramp from Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) North and South to I-66 East (April 6 – April 10), the ramp from I-66 East and West to/from Monument Drive (April 7), and the ramp from I-66 East to 495 Express Lanes South (April 7 – April 9) Details
  • The I-66 West HOV lane will be closed from Jermantown Road to Route 50 for bridge pier work in the median through Monday, April 20
Current activities include:
  • Bridge demolition at Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286)
  • Barrier demolition at Nutley Street
  • Constructing bridge foundations at Route 29, Route 28, Route 50, Waples Mill Road, Jermantown Road, Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road), Vaden Drive, and I-495
  • Small charge dynamite operations along Route 28, I-66 East and West near Route 28, and I-66 West near Route 234 Business
  • Bridge deck work for new collector-distributor road over Route 234 Business, expanded bridge over Compton Road and Cub Run, new Route 28 bridges over I-66, and new Poplar Tree Road bridge over Route 28
  • Relocating water lines at Stringfellow Road, Cedar Lane, and Gallows Road
  • Relocating underground utilities along I-66 East
  • Constructing retaining walls along I-66 and Route 28
  • Corridor-wide roadway maintenance as needed

Upcoming Lane Closures and Traffic Changes

The following planned lane closures are expected to have significant traffic impacts. All work is subject to change based on weather and schedule. Find the latest information on travel conditions and work zones by visiting 511virginia.org or downloading the Virginia511 app.
ROUTE 29 / GAINESVILLE
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
I-66 West near Bull Run 
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute traffic stoppages for blasting operations.
Ramp from Route 234 Business North and South to I-66 East
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
The ramp will be closed for crews to set barrier and perform drainage work. Northbound Route 234 Business traffic will be directed farther north to Route 29 North, turn right and continue past the Route 29 Centreville interchange. At the intersection with Trinity Parkway/Machen Road, stay to the left and use the left-most left-turn lane to make a U-turn at the traffic signal, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East. Southbound Route 234 Business trafic will be detoured to turn right on Balls Ford Road, turn left on Miramar Drive, turn left on Coverstone Drive, and then turn left onto northbound Route 234 Business and follow the northbound detour.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
Route 28 Ramp to I-66 East
Through Monday, April 6, at 3:00 p.m.
The ramp from Route 28 North and South to I-66 East will be narrowed from two lanes to one lane for retaining wall work.
I-66 East and West between Route 29 Centreville and Stringfellow Road 
Route 28 North and South between Route 29 and Braddock Road
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West, and Route 28 North and South for blasting operations.
Route 29 Centreville North and South at I-66
Turn lanes from Route 29 Centreville South to I-66 West 
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 11: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Single lane closures on northbound and southbound Route 29 at I-66 for bridge pier construction. The turn lanes from Route 29 South to I-66 West will also be narrowed to a single lane.
Route 28 South from Westfields Boulevard to Braddock Road
Thursday, April 9, and Friday, April 10: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving.
ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY) / FAIR LAKES
Stringfellow Road North and South from Westbrook Drive/Village Square Drive to Fair Lakes Boulevard
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 3:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The right lane will be closed for utility relocation.
Route 286 North and South from Lee Highway (Route 29) to Fair Lakes Parkway 
Monday, April 6, through Thursday, April 9: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday, April 10: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for overhead demolition of I-66 bridges over Route 286. Drivers should expect occasional 20-minute stoppages.
Ramp from I-66 East and West to/from Monument Drive
Tuesday, April 7: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Ramp will be closed for pavement work.
ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX
Route 50 East at I-66
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Single lane closed for bridge abutment construction.
I-66 East from Monument Drive to Waples Mill Road
Wednesday, April 8, and Thursday, April 9: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes will be closed for overhead gantry removal. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m.
I-66 East from Monument Drive to Waples Mill Road
Monday, April 6, and Tuesday, April 7: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two left lanes will be closed for crane mobilization.
I-66 West from Blake Lane to Jermantown Road
I-66 East from Waples Mill Road to Jermantown Road
Friday, April 10: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes of I-66 West and two left lanes of I-66 East will be closed for bridge work at Jermantown Road. Drivers on westbound I-66 should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m.
I-66 West from Jermantown Road to Route 50 
Continuing through Monday, April 20
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier work in the median.
I-66 East from Route 50 to Jermantown Road 
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier work in the median.
ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX
I-66 West from Blake Lane to Jermantown Road
I-66 East from Waples Mill Road to Jermantown Road
Friday, April 10: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes of I-66 West and two left lanes of I-66 East will be closed for bridge work at Jermantown Road. Drivers on westbound I-66 should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m.
I-66 West from Jermantown Road to Route 50 
Continuing through Monday, April 20
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier work in the median.
I-66 East from Route 50 to Jermantown Road 
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier work in the median.
ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA
Cedar Lane from Hilltop Drive to Cottage Street
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flagging operation alternating two-way traffic in a single lane for water line relocation.
I-66 East and West between Cedar Lane and Blake Lane 
Monday, April 6, through Saturday, April 11: 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two right lanes will be closed for barrier wall demolition. The eastbound and westbound collector-distributor lanes at Nutley Street will also be narrowed.
I-66 East and West between I-495 and Blake Lane
Wednesday, April 8, and Thursday, April 9: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three lanes will be closed for overhead utility relocation at Cedar Lane. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m.
I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY) / DUNN LORING
I-495 North from Route 29 to I-66 
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bridge work will close a single lane each day from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and two lanes during overnight hours from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
I-495 South from Route 7 to I-66
Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes will be closed for bridge work. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a.m.
Ramp from I-66 East to I-495 South Express Lanes
Tuesday, April 7, through Thursday, April 9: 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
The ramp from eastbound I-66 to the 495 Express Lanes South will be closed for utility work. Traffic will be directed to use the I-495 South general purpose lanes.
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