I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of July 14

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

What’s Happening

Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow. Current activities include:
  • Constructing bridge foundations at I-495, Route 28, and Route 234 Business interchanges, and Bull Run Drive overpass
  • Constructing retaining walls along I-66 and Route 28
  • Demolishing of structures
  • Small charge blasting operations at the Route 28 Interchange
  • Clearing trees and brush, grading, and installing drainage throughout the corridor
  • Demolishing closed ramps at Route 123 Interchange
  • Grading and installing drainage at the future park and ride lots at University Boulevard (Gainesville) and Balls Ford Road (Manassas)
  • Grading and excavating for the new E.C. Lawrence Park Access Road and temporary realignment of Braddock Road
  • Relocating underground and overhead utilities 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
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
Route 28 North at ramp to I-66 East
Route 28 South at Braddock Road
Ramps from I-66 West to Route 28 North and South
Turn lanes from Route 28 North and South to Braddock Road
Braddock Road at Newton Patent Drive
Monday, July 15, through Friday, July 19: 11:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary stoppages of up to 15 minutes between 11:00 a. m. and 12:00 noon on Route 28 North and South at the I-66 Interchange, and on Braddock Road at Newton Patent Drive due to small charge blasting at the I-66/Route 28 Interchange. Additionally, the ramps from I-66 West to Route 28 North and South will be temporarily closed for up to 15 minutes beginning at 11:00 a. m.
ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY)
I-66 West from Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) to Route 28
Wednesday, July 17: 9:00 p. m. to 9:00 a. m.
Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a. m. to remove an overhead gantry.
I-66 West from Route 608 (West Ox Road) to Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway)
Thursday, July 18: 9:00 p. m. to 9:00 a. m.
Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 5:00 a. m. to remove an overhead gantry.
ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX
Ramp from Route 50 West to I-66 West
Monday, July 15: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a. m.
The ramp from westbound Route 50 to westbound I-66 will be closed between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. Traffic will be detoured farther west to Route 608 (West Ox Road) South, stay to the right for Route 50 East, and then follow signs to I-66 West.
Ramp from I-66 West to Route 50 East
Monday, July 15: 12;00 Midnight to 4:00 a. m.
The ramp from westboundI-66 to eastbound Route 50 will be closed between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. Traffic will be detoured farther west to Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) South, stay to the right for I-66 East, and then follow signs for Route 50 East.
ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY)
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.

Commuter Alternatives

VDOT and the project team have invested in a broad range of programs to help commuters and others stay mobile and safe during construction. Learn more about carpool, vanpool, telework, and commuter bus alternatives.

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