I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of May 24

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

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 following ramps: I-66 East to Route 28 North (Continuing through June 14), I-66 West to Route 28 North (May 28), I-66 East to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) North and South (May 26), Route 234 Business South to I-66 East (May 27 – 29), and Route 29 (Lee Highway) North and South in Centreville to I-66 East (May 27 – 29)
  • The right lane on the ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North remains closed for bridge pier construction
  • The left lane on I-66 West remains closed from Route 234 Business to Route 29 Gainesville for an extended paving operation
  • Detours remain in place following the permanent closure of the two left-turn lanes from Route 28 North to Braddock Road, and the spur ramp from I-66 West to Braddock Road. Traffic on Route 28 North will be temporarily directed farther north to Westfields Boulevard to access Braddock Road.

Current activities include:

  • Bridge demolition at Cedar Lane
  • Paving on I-66 West in Prince William County, and on Route 28 North and South in Centreville
  • 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 expanded bridge over Compton Road, Cub Run, new Route 28 bridges over I-66, and new Poplar Tree Road bridge over Route 28
  • Relocating water lines at Cedar Lane and Gallows Road
  • Relocating underground utilities along I-66 East and West
  • 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

I-66 West from Route 234 Business to Route 29 Gainesville
Ongoing
Single and multi-lane closures will be implemented for extended paving operations. The HOV lane will be closed indefinitely. Between 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m. daily, three travel lanes will be open to all traffic. From 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. nightly, three lanes will be closed, leaving one travel lane open. Between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon daily, two lanes will be closed, leaving two travel lanes open.
I-66 East and West from Route 29 Gainesville to Prince William Parkway (Route 234 Bypass)
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for overhead bridge work at University Boulevard.

ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS

I-66 West from Route 234 Business to Route 29 Gainesville
Ongoing
Single and multi-lane closures will be implemented for extended paving operations. The HOV lane will be closed indefinitely. Between 12:00 noon and 8:00 p.m. daily, three travel lanes will be open to all traffic. From 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. nightly, three lanes will be closed, leaving one travel lane open. Between 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon daily, two lanes will be closed, leaving two travel lanes open.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 234 Business North and South
Tuesday, May 26: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
The ramp will be closed for drainage installation. Traffic will be directed to exit prior to the closure at Exit 44 (Route 234 Bypass) South, turn left on to Balls Ford Road to Route 234 Business.
Ramp from Route 234 Business South to I-66 East
Wednesday, May 27, through Friday, May 29: 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
The spur ramp from southbound Route 234 Business to eastbound I-66 will be closed for drainage installation. Traffic will be directed to continue farther south, stay to the left and make a U-turn at the traffic signal for Balls Ford Road, then follow signs to I-66 East.
I-66 West near Bull Run
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
Vandor Lane from Route 234 Business to Rest Area
Ongoing between 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flagging operation for utility work.

ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE

Ramp from Route 29 North and South to I-66 East
Wednesday, May 27, through Friday, May 29: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a.m.
The ramp will be closed for drainage work. Traffic will be directed to Route 28 to access I-66 East.
I-66 East and West between Route 29 Centreville and Stringfellow Road
Route 28 North and South between Route 29 and Braddock Road
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North
Nightly through June 14
Monday through Friday: 9:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
The ramp will be closed nightly to haul material. Traffic will be detoured farther east to Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, stay to the right for I-66 West, then follow signs to Route 28 North.
Ramp from I-66 West to Route 28 North
Thursday, May 28: 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
The ramp will be closed for sign removal. Traffic will be detoured to Route 28 South, stay to the right for Route 29 North, continue to stay to the right and follow signs to Route 28 North.
Route 28 North from Braddock Road to Westfields Boulevard
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 8:00 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving.
Route 28 South from Westfields Boulevard to Braddock Road
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving.

ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY) / FAIR LAKES

No significant impacts scheduled.

ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX

Route 50 East at I-66
Ramp from Route 50 East to I-66 East
Ongoing
The left lane will be closed for bridge abutment construction and utility work.
I-66 West from Jermantown Road to Route 50
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier construction.
I-66 East from Route 50 to Jermantown
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier construction.
I-66 East from Monument Drive to Waples Mill Road
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three lanes will be closed for bridge construction at Waples Mill Road.

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

I-66 West from Jermantown Road to Route 50
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier construction.
I-66 East from Route 50 to Jermantown
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge pier construction.
I-66 West between Nutley Street and Jermantown Road
Tuesday, May 26: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three 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 between Waples Mill Road and Route 123
Wednesday, May 27: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three 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 and West between Nutley Street and Jermantown Road
Thursday, May 28, and Friday, May 29: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for sign removal.

ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA

Cedar Lane between Hilltop Drive and Cottage Street
Ongoing through November
Cedar Lane over I-66 will be closed for demolition and reconstruction of the bridge.
I-66 West from Gallows Road to Cedar Lane
Thursday, May 28: 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday, May 29: 9:30 p.m. to 11:00 a.m.
A single lane will be closed during the daytime hours on Thursday and Saturday from 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. for bridge work. Two lanes will be closed during the overnight hours on Thursday and Friday from 9:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
I-66 East from Nutley Street to Cedar Lane
Thursday, May 28: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Saturday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m., through 12:00 noon on Sunday, May 31
A single lane will be closed for bridge demolition at Cedar Lane.
Saintsbury Drive from Vaden Drive to Blake Lane
Continuing through Friday, May 29: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flagging operation for utility work.

I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY) / DUNN LORING

Ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North
Ongoing
The right lane of two will be closed for bridge pier construction.
I-66 West at I-495
Wednesday, May 27, through Friday, May 29: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
A single lane will be closed for crews to implement a traffic shift.
I-495 North from Route 29 to I-66
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for bridge construction.
I-495 South from Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) to I-66
Tuesday, May 26, through Friday, May 29: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for bridge construction.
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