I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Oct. 13

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What’s Happening

The Vaden Drive bridge over I-66 will close on Oct. 18 for about 10 months so that it can be demolished and rebuilt. Find details on detours and upcoming work here.
Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow. Current activities include:
  • Lifting of bridge beams at the I-66/Route 28 interchange
  • Constructing bridge foundations at Compton Road, Route 28, Route 123, and I-495
  • Small charge dynamite operations along I-66 West in Centreville west of Route 28
  • Bridge deck work for the new Bull Run Drive overpass, collector-distributor road over Route 234 Business (Sudley Road), and the new Route 28 bridge over I-66
  • Relocating waterlines at Northbourne Drive and Jermantown Road
  • Constructing new utility duct bank and relocating underground utilities along I-66 East between Jermantown Road and Cedar Lane
  • 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
University Boulevard North over I-66
Monday, Oct. 14, through Saturday, Oct. 19: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Periodic 15-minute stoppages of northbound University Boulevard over I-66. The right lane of northbound University Boulevard over I-66 remains closed for approximately six months for crews to demolish barrier and widen the bridge deck to accommodate future access ramps for the Express Lanes on the east side of the University Boulevard bridge.
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
I-66 West from Stringfellow Road to Route 28
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Tuesday, Oct. 15: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes closed for overhead bridge work.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North
Friday, Oct. 11, Sunday, Oct. 13, Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17: 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 South will be closed for crews to install bridge beams. Traffic will be detoured to the exit for Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, then stay to the right to follow signs to I-66 West back to Route 28 North. All lanes will reopen by 5:00 a.m. each morning.
Route 28 North between Route 29 and I-66
Friday, Oct. 11: 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13: 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
There will be a full closure of Route 28 North at I-66 each night for crews to install bridge beams over Route 28. The ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured to I-66 East to the exit for Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, then stay to the right to follow signs to I-66 West back to Route 28 North.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes closed on northbound Route 28. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns.
Route 28 South between Braddock Road and I-66
Friday, Oct. 11: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Tuesday, Oct. 15: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes closed each night for crews to install bridge beams over Route 28. The ramp and two left turn lanes from Route 28 South to I-66 East will also be closed each night from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Traffic will be detoured south on Route 28 to the Route 29 (Lee Highway) interchange, exit to Route 29 North, then stay right to take Route 28 North to the ramp for I-66 East.
I-66 East from Compton Road to Route 29 Centreville
Tuesday, Oct. 15: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three lanes closed for crews to shift travel lanes. Drivers should expect periodic 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns.
I-66 East from Compton Road to Route 28
Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three left lanes closed for overhead bridge work.
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 Centreville to I-66 East
Wednesday, Oct. 16, through Friday, Oct. 18: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations on I-66 East and West between Route 29 in Centreville and Stringfellow Road. Additionally, stoppages will occur on the ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 West, and the ramp from Route 29 Centreville to I-66 East starting at 11:00 a.m.
ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY)
I-66 East and West between Fairfax County Parkway and I-495
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Mobile double-lane closures along I-66 in both directions for crews to refresh lane striping. Drivers should also expect periodic stoppages and slowdowns on ramps to and from I-66.
ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX
I-66 East and West between Fairfax County Parkway and I-495
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Mobile double-lane closures along I-66 in both directions for crews to refresh lane striping. Drivers should also expect periodic stoppages and slowdowns on ramps to and from I-66.
ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX
I-66 East and West between Fairfax County Parkway and I-495
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Mobile double-lane closures along I-66 in both directions for crews to refresh lane striping. Drivers should also expect periodic stoppages and slowdowns on ramps to and from I-66.
ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA
I-66 East and West between Fairfax County Parkway and I-495
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Mobile double-lane closures along I-66 in both directions for crews to refresh lane striping. Drivers should also expect periodic stoppages and slowdowns on ramps to and from I-66.
Vaden Drive at I-66
Friday, Oct. 18, at 9:30 p.m., continuing through Sept. 2020
Full closure of Vaden Drive bridge over I-66 for crews to demolish the bridge and construct a new bridge.
I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY)
I-66 East and West between Fairfax County Parkway and I-495
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Thursday, Oct. 17: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Mobile double-lane closures along I-66 in both directions for crews to refresh lane striping. Drivers should also expect periodic stoppages and slowdowns on ramps to and from I-66.
I-66 West from I-495 to Gallows Road
Ramp from I-495 North Express Lanes to I-66 West
Sunday, Oct. 13, through Saturday, Oct. 19: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two left lanes closed on westbound I-66 for new Gallows Road bridge construction in center median. The ramp from the northbound I-495 Express Lanes to I-66 West will be closed nightly. Northbound I-495 Express Lanes traffic will be detoured to I-66 East then 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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