I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of March 17

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

Lane closures and traffic changes for the I-66 Outside the Beltway Project during the week of March 17 are listed below:

What’s Happening

As weather conditions allow, crews will continue corridor-wide roadway maintenance and address issues as needed, with daily multi-lane closures during daytime and overnight hours on I-66 East and West. Additional activities include:

  • Constructing bridge foundations at I-495, Route 28, and Route 234 Business interchanges and the Bull Run Drive overpass
  • Constructing retaining walls along I-66
  • Clearing trees and brush, grading, and drainage installation at the Route 28, Route 123, Route 50, and I-495 interchanges, and other work zone locations along the corridor
  • Paving in the median at the Route 123 interchange
  • Clearing trees and brush at the future Manassas Park and Ride Lot near Balls Ford Road
  • Grading and drainage installation at the future University Boulevard Park and Ride Lot
  • Grading and excavating for the new E.C. Lawrence Park Access Road
  • Relocating underground and overhead utilities along I-66 and Route 28

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 and South at E.C. Lawrence Park

  • Thursday, March 21: 9:00 p. m. to 1:00 a. m.
  • Temporary outage of the traffic signal at Route 28 North and South at E.C. Lawrence Park for power relocation. The left turn lane from Route 28 North into E.C. Lawrence Park and the left turn lane from E.C. Lawrence Park to Route 28 North will be temporarily closed. Right turns into and out of E.C. Lawrence Park will remain open.

ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY)

  • No significant traffic impacts scheduled.

ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX

Ramp from Route 50 West to I-66 West

  • Monday, March 18, and Tuesday, March 19: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a. m.
  • Temporary closure of the ramp. Traffic will be detoured farther west to Route 608 (West Ox Road) South, then directed to stay to the right for Route 50 East, then follow signs to I-66 West.

ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX

I-66 East from Route 123 to Cedar Lane

  • Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on eastbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

Ramp from Route 123 South to I-66 West

  • Friday, March 22: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a. m.
  • Temporary closure of the ramp. Traffic will be detoured farther south to I-66 East, stay to the right for Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North, and then follow signs to I-66 West.

ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA

I-66 West from I-495 to west of Cedar Lane

  • Monday, March 18: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

I-66 West from Gallows Road to Route 243 (Nutley Street)

  • Tuesday, March 19: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

I-66 East from Route 123 to Cedar Lane

  • Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on eastbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY)

I-66 West from I-495 to west of Cedar Lane

  • Monday, March 18: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

I-66 West from Gallows Road to Route 243 (Nutley Street)

  • Tuesday, March 19: 9:00 p. m. to 5:00 a. m.
  • Three lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 with periodic 20-minute stoppages between 12:00 midnight and 4:00 a. m. to remove overhead gantry supports.

Ramp from I-66 East to I-495 Express Lanes North and South

  • Tuesday, March 19: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a. m.
  • Temporary closure of the ramp from eastbound I-66 to the northbound and southbound I-495 Express Lanes. Traffic will be directed to use the I-495 general purpose lanes.

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 busalternatives.

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