I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Oct. 6

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Provided by Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)

What’s Happening

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
Starting Monday, Oct. 7, for approximately six months
Long-term closure of the right lane on northbound University Boulevard over I-66 for crews to demolish barrier and widen the bridge deck to accommodate future access ramps for the Express Lanes.
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
Ramp from Route 234 Business North to I-66 East
Monday, Oct. 7, and Tuesday, Oct. 8: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 
One lane will be closed on the ramp for crews to implement lane shifts. Drivers should expect occasional 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns.
Ramp from Route 234 Business South to I-66 West
Monday, Oct. 7, and Tuesday, Oct. 8: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
One lane will be closed on the ramp for crews to implement lane shifts. Drivers should expect occasional 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
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
Monday, Oct. 7, through Friday, Oct. 11: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
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.
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North
Sunday, Oct. 6, through Thursday, Oct. 10: 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
The ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North will be closed nightly for crews to lift bridge beams into place. 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. All lanes will reopen by 5:00 a.m.
Route 28 North between Route 29 and I-66
Sunday, Oct. 6, through Thursday, Oct. 10: 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 Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, stay to the right for I-66 West, then follow signs to Route 28 North.
Route 28 South between Braddock Road and I-66
Sunday, Oct. 6, through Thursday, Oct. 10: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two left through lanes will be closed each night for crews to install bridge beams over Route 28. Additionally, the ramp and two left turn lanes from Route 28 South to I-66 East will be closed nightly from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Traffic will be detoured farther south to Route 29 (Lee Highway) North, stay to the right for Route 28 North, then follow signs to I-66 East.
I-66 East from Compton Road to Route 29 Centreville
Sunday, Oct. 6: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 7, through Thursday, Oct. 10: 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving operations.
I-66 West from Route 29 Centreville to Compton Road
Monday, Oct. 7, through Friday, Oct. 11: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two right lanes will be closed for crews to construct new bridge abutment and drive piles on Compton Road to support the widening of the I-66 bridge over Compton Road.
ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY)
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX
No significant traffic impacts scheduled.
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)
I-66 West from I-495 to Gallows Road
Ramp from I-495 North Express Lanes to I-66 West
Sunday, Oct. 6, through Saturday, Oct. 12: 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 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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