I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Nov. 3

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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. Current activities include (new or updated items are bolded):

What’s Happening

  • Demolition of Vaden Drive bridge over Metrorail Orange Line tracks
  • Small charge dynamite operations along I-66 East in Centreville west of Route 28, along I-66 West in Centreville east of Route 28, and at the Route 29 Centreville Interchange
  • Constructing bridge foundations at Compton Road, Route 28, Route 123, and I-495
  • Bridge deck work for new Bull Run Drive overpass, collector-distributor road over Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) and new Route 28 bridges over I-66
  • Relocating waterlines at Northbourne Drive and Stringfellow Road
  • Constructing new utility duct bank and relocating underground utilities along I-66 East between Jermantown Road and Cedar Lane
  • Paving for new E.C. Lawrence Park access road
  • Retaining wall construction 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 Groveton Road to Route 29 Gainesville
Monday, Nov. 4, through Thursday, Nov. 7: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three right lanes will be closed for demolition work on a portion of the University Boulevard bridge over I-66.
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.     
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
I-66 East from Compton Road to Route 29 Centreville 
Monday, Nov. 4, through Thursday, Nov. 7: 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two right lanes will be closed for paving operations.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 29 Centreville
Monday, Nov. 4, through Thursday, Nov. 7: 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Temporary ramp closure for paving operations. Traffic will be detoured farther east to Route 28 North to Westfields Boulevard West, stay to the right for Route 28 South, then follow signs to Route 29.
Route 28 North between Route 29 and I-66
Sunday, Nov. 3, and Monday, Nov. 4: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed on northbound Route 28 for bridge work. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North
Sunday, Nov. 3, and Monday, Nov. 4: 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North will be closed for overhead bridge work on Sunday night. 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. On Monday night, 20-minute stoppages are planned.
I-66 East and West between Route 29 Centreville and Stringfellow Road
Ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 West
Ramp from Route 29 North to I-66 East
Ramp from Route 29 Centreville to I-66 East
Monday, Nov. 4, through Friday, Nov. 8: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic on I-66 East and West for blasting operations east and west of Route 28. Additionally, stoppages will occur on the ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 West, the ramp from Route 28 North to I-66 East, and the ramp from Route 29 Centreville to I-66 East starting at 11:00 a.m.
I-66 East at Compton Road
Route 29 North at Stone Road
Route 29 South at Trinity Parkway
Ramp from I-66 West to Route 29
Thursday, Nov. 7, and Friday, Nov. 8: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic on I-66 East and on Route 29 North and South for blasting operations. Additionally, stoppages will occur on the ramp from I-66 West to Route 29 starting at 11:00 a.m.
ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY)
Stringfellow Road between Fair Lakes Boulevard and Village Square Drive
Ongoing through late November
The right lane of southbound Stringfellow Road will be closed for underground utility relocation. The lane will be reopened weekdays between 3:00 and 9:00 p.m. to accommodate the evening rush.
ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.     
ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX
I-66 East and from Route 123 to Blake Lane
I-66 West from Cedar Lane to Blake Lane
Thursday, Nov. 7: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three lanes will be closed on eastbound and westbound I-66 for Cox Communications to perform overhead line work at Blake Lane. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages.
ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA
I-66 East from Blake Lane to Nutley Street
Sunday, Nov. 3: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Demolition of the Vaden Drive bridge over I-66 East will require lane closures. All through lanes of I-66 East will be closed between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. with traffic diverted to the eastbound collector-distributor road. All lanes will be reopened by 5:00 a.m.
I-66 East from Blake Lane to Nutley Street
Monday, Nov. 4, and Tuesday, Nov. 5: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Demolition of the Vaden Drive bridge over the Metrorail Orange Line tracks will require two lanes to be closed. All lanes will be reopened by 5:00 a.m.
I-66 West from Cedar Lane to Blake Lane
Wednesday, Nov. 6, and Thursday, Nov. 7: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Demolition of the Vaden Drive bridge over the Metrorail Orange Line tracks will require two lanes to be closed. All lanes will be reopened by 5:00 a.m.
I-66 West from Cedar Lane to Blake Lane
Saturday, Nov. 9: 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Demolition of the Vaden Drive bridge over I-66 West will require lane closures. All through lanes of I-66 West will be closed between 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., with traffic diverted to the collector-distributor road.
I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY)
I-66 West from I-495 to Gallows Road
Ramp from I-495 North Express Lanes to I-66 West
Monday, Nov. 4, through Friday, Nov. 8: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two left lanes will be closed on westbound I-66 for new Gallows Road bridge construction in the center median. The ramp from the northbound I-495 Express Lanes to westbound I-66 will be closed with traffic detoured to I-66 East to Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) West, make a left at the traffic signal, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 West.

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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