I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Sept. 22

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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 beam 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
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 234 (Prince William Parkway) South
Tuesday, Sept. 24: 12:00 Midnight to 4:00 a.m.
Overnight ramp closure for crews to shift lanes on the ramp. Traffic will be detoured farther east to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road), make a left at the traffic signal onto northbound Sudley Road, follow signs to I-66 West, and then exit onto Route 234 (Prince William Parkway).
ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS
I-66 East from Route 234 Business to Route 29 Centreville
Monday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28: 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 Route 234 Business
Sunday, Sept. 22: 9:00 p.m.to 5:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28: 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for paving operations.
ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE
I-66 East from Compton Road to east of Route 28
Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North
Sunday, Sept. 22, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Three lanes will be closed with periodic 30-minute stoppages on I-66 East at Route 28 nightly between 11:00 p.m. and 4:00 a.m. for crews to lift bridge beams into place over I-66. The ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured farther east to Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, then 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
Tuesday, Sept. 24, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 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 farther east to Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) North, then follow signs to I-66 West back to Route 28 North.
Route 28 South between Braddock Road and I-66
Tuesday, Sept. 24, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Two lanes will be 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 nightly from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Traffic will be detoured farther south to Route 29 (Lee Highway) North, stay right for Route 28 North, then follow signs to I-66 East.
I-66 East from Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) to Route 29 Centreville
Monday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 27, through Saturday, Sept. 28: 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 Route 234 Business
Sunday, Sept. 22: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept. 26: 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 27, and Saturday, Sept. 28: 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
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, Sept. 22, through Friday, Sept. 27: 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 center median. The ramp from the northbound I-495 Express Lanes to westbound I-66 will be closed nightly. 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.
Ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North
Wednesday, Sept. 25, and Thursday, Sept. 26: 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Single lane closure for bridge work. Drivers should expect occasional 20-minute stoppages and slowdowns on the ramp.
Ramp from I-66 West to I-495 South
Saturday, Sept. 28 12:00 Midnight to 5:00 a.m.
Overnight ramp closure for crews to set concrete barrier. Traffic will be detoured farther west to Nutley Street South, stay to the right for I-66 East, then follow signs to I-495 South.
Ramp from I-495 North Express Lanes to I-66 East
Saturday, Sept. 28: 12:00 Midnight to 5:00 a.m.
Overnight ramp closure for crews to shift lanes. Traffic will be detoured to I-66 West to Nutley Street South, stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

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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