I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Sept. 15

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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:
  • Installing bridge beams at the I-66/Route 28 Interchange
  • Constructing bridge foundations at I-495, Route 28, and Route 123 interchanges
  • Constructing retaining walls along I-66 and Route 28
  • Demolishing structures
  • Small charge dynamite operations along I-66 in Prince William County
  • Clearing trees and brush, grading, and installing drainage throughout the corridor
  • Demolishing closed ramps at Route 123 Interchange
  • Bridge work for new Bull Run Drive overpass
  • Bridge work for the new I-66 West collector-distributor road over Route 234 Business (Sudley Road)
  • Continued work at the future park and ride lots at University Boulevard (Gainesville) and Balls Ford Road (Manassas)
  • Continued work on the new E.C. Lawrence Park Access Road
  • Relocating underground and overhead utilities 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 East and West from Route 29 Gainesville to Route 234 (Prince William Parkway)
Monday, Sept. 16, through Thursday, Sept. 19: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations on I-66 East and West between University Boulevard and Route 234 (Prince William Parkway). Stoppages will also occur on northbound Route 234 (Prince William Parkway) just north of the ramp to I-66 East, and on the ramp from Route 29 in Gainesville to I-66 East.
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
I-66 West from Route 29 Centreville to Route 234 Business
Sunday, Sept. 15: 9:00 p.m.to 5:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 16, through Thursday, Sept. 19: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving operations.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
I-66 West at Route 28
Ramp from I-66 West to Route 28 South
Sunday, Sept. 15, through Thursday, Sept. 19: 12:00 Midnight to 5:30 a.m.
There will be a full closure of I-66 West at Route 28 each night for crews to install bridge beams over I-66. The ramp from I-66 West to Route 28 South will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured to Route 28 North to Westfields Boulevard westbound, stay to the right for Route 28 South, then follow signs to I-66 West or continue south on Route 28.
Compton Road at I-66
Monday, Sept. 16, through Friday, Sept. 20: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Occasional 20-minute stoppages on Compton Road under I-66 for crews to perform demolition work needed for widening the I-66 bridge overhead.
I-66 West from Route 29 Centreville to Route 234 Business
Sunday, Sept. 15: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 16, through Thursday, Sept. 19: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving operations.
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
I-66 West from Gallows Road to Nutley Street
Saturday, Sept. 14: 9:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Three lanes will be closed on I-66 West for crews to shift traffic on I-66 near Vaden Drive. Drivers should expect occasional 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns along westbound I-66 and on the ramp from Virginia Center Boulevard to I-66 West.
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, Sept. 15, through Friday, Sept. 20: 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 nightly, with a detour 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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