I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes, Week of Sept. 27

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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.

Significant upcoming traffic impacts include:

  • The current ramp from Route 28 North to I-66 East will close. Drivers on Route 28 North will access I-66 East using a new, temporary ramp located about 250 feet north on the right side of Route 28 North. Details
  • During the overnight hours of September 30-October 2, I-66 West will be reduced to one travel lane with stoppages of up to 20 minutes between Blake Lane and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) for overhead gantry removal. Details
  • There will be overnight closures of the ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) North to Route 28 North (September 26-27), Route 29 South to Route 28 North (September 26-27), Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) to I-66 West (September 27–October 2), and I-66 West to Nutley Street (September 28–October 2). Details

Current activities include:

  • Paving on I-66 East and West in Prince William County and Centreville, and on I-66 East and West in Vienna
  • Constructing bridge foundations at Route 28, Stringfellow Road, Route 50, Jermantown Road, Route 123, and I-495
  • Small charge dynamite operations along Braddock Road, I-66 East and West near Route 28, and on I-66 East and West near Groveton Road in Manassas
  • Bridge deck work for expanded bridges over Compton Road, Cub Run, Bull Run, and Route 29 Centreville
  • Bridge deck work for new bridges at Braddock Road/Walney Road over Route 28, and Waples Mill Road, Route 123, Vaden Drive, Cedar Lane, and Gallows Road bridges over I-66
  • Relocating underground utilities along I-66 East and West
  • 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 (LEE HIGHWAY) / GAINESVILLE

I-66 East between Route 234 (Prince William Parkway) and Groveton Road 
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 11 a.m. to noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
I-66 East from Route 29 Gainesville to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road)
Ongoing
Single and multi-lane closures will be implemented for extended paving operations. The HOV lane will be closed indefinitely. Between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. daily, three travel lanes will be open to traffic. Between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily, two lanes will be closed, leaving two travel lanes open. Between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly, three lanes will be closed, leaving one travel lane open.

ROUTE 234 BUSINESS (SUDLEY ROAD) / MANASSAS

I-66 East between Route 234 and Groveton Road 
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 11 a.m. to noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
Ramp from Route 234 Business North and South to I-66 West
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured north of I-66 to Route 29 South, travel about four miles, then follow signs to I-66 West. As an alternate route, drivers on Route 234 Business can go west on Balls Ford Road, turn right on to Route 234, then follow signs to I-66 West. Details
I-66 East from Route 29 Gainesville to Route 234 Business 
Ongoing
Single and multi-lane closures will be implemented for extended paving operations. The HOV lane will be closed indefinitely. Between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m. daily, three travel lanes will be open to traffic. Between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. daily, two lanes will be closed, leaving two travel lanes open. Between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly, three lanes will be closed, leaving one travel lane open.
I-66 West from Route 234 Business to Groveton Road
Ongoing
Single and multi-lane closures will be implemented for extended paving operations. The HOV lane will be closed indefinitely. Between noon and 8 p.m. daily, three travel lanes will be open to traffic. Between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. nightly, three lanes will be closed, leaving one travel lane open. Between 6 a.m. and noon daily, two lanes will be closed, leaving two travel lanes open.
I-66 West from Cub Run to Route 234 Business
Ongoing, Starting on or about Wednesday, September 30
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.

ROUTE 29 (LEE HIGHWAY) / CENTREVILLE

I-66 East and West between Route 29 Centreville and Stringfellow Road 
Route 28 North and South between Route 29 and Braddock Road
Braddock Road between Newton Patent Drive and Route 28
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 11 a.m. to noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
I-66 West from Route 29 Centreville to Bull Run
Monday, September 28, through Thursday, October 1: 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Friday, October 2: 9:30 p.m. to 8 a.m.
I-66 West will be reduced to one travel lane for paving and survey operations.
I-66 West from Route 29 Centreville to Cub Run
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.
I-66 West from Cub Run to Route 234 Business
Ongoing, Starting on or about Wednesday, September 30
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.

ROUTE 28 (SULLY ROAD) / CENTREVILLE

I-66 East and West between Route 29 Centreville and Stringfellow Road 
Route 28 North and South between Route 29 and Braddock Road
Braddock Road between Newton Patent Drive and Route 28
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 11 a.m. to noon
Temporary 15-minute stoppages of traffic for blasting operations.
Route 28 South at Braddock Road
Sunday, September 27, through Wednesday, September 30: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. 
Route 28 South will be reduced to one travel lane for overhead bridge work.
Route 28 North from Upperridge Drive to I-66
Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Route 28 North will be reduced to one travel lane for crews to restripe roadway and implement a traffic shift.
Ramp from Route 28 North to I-66 East
Beginning on or about Saturday morning, September 26
The current ramp from Route 28 North to I-66 East will close during overnight hours. Drivers on Route 28 North will access I-66 East using a new, temporary ramp approximately 250 feet farther north. Details
Ramp from Route 29 South to Route 28 North
Saturday, September 26, and Sunday, September 27: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (5 a.m. on Sunday night/Monday morning)
The ramp will be closed. Traffic will be directed farther south, follow signs to I-66 East, then follow signs to Route 28 North. Details
Ramp from Route 29 North to Route 28 North
Saturday, September 26, and Sunday, September 27: 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (5 a.m. on Sunday night/Monday morning)
The ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured prior to the closure to I-66 East, then then follow signs to Route 28 North. Details
Route 28 North at I-66
Ongoing 
The right lane of Route 28 North at I-66 will remain closed to provide an extended merge lane for the ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North.

ROUTE 286 (FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY) / FAIR LAKES

Stringfellow Road North and South at I-66
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The right lane will be closed for bridge work.
I-66 West from Route 50 to Route 286 
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for roadway widening work.

ROUTE 50 / FAIRFAX

I-66 East and West between West Ox Road and Jermantown Road 
Wednesday, September 30, through Friday, October 2: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane approaching Waples Mill Road for overhead bridge work.
Route 50 East at I-66 
Ramp from Route 50 East to I-66 East
Ongoing
The left lane will be closed for bridge abutment construction and utility work.
I-66 West from Route 50 to Route 286 
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for roadway widening work.
I-66 East from Monument Drive to Waples Mill Road
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for bridge work.

ROUTE 123 (CHAIN BRIDGE ROAD) / OAKTON – CITY OF FAIRFAX

I-66 East and West between West Ox Road and Jermantown Road 
Wednesday, September 30, through Friday, October 2: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane approaching Waples Mill Road for overhead bridge work.
I-66 West from Blake Lane to Route 123
Wednesday, September 30, through Friday, October 2: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 West will be reduced to one travel lane approaching Route 123 for overhead gantry removal. Drivers should expect periodic stoppages of up to 20 minutes between midnight and 4 a.m. Details
Right Turn Lane from Route 123 South to Rose Forest Drive
Ongoing, through Wednesday, September 30
The right turn lane will be closed for Verizon utility line relocation.
I-66 East from Blake Lane to Gallows Road
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.

ROUTE 243 (NUTLEY STREET) / VIENNA

Ramp from I-66 West to Nutley Street North
Sunday, September 27, through Friday, October 2: Midnight to 4 a.m.
The ramp will be closed. Traffic will be directed to continue farther west to the exit for the Vienna/Fairfax/GMU Metro, stay to the right on to Country Creek Road, continue on to Virginia Center Boulevard, and turn left at the traffic signal on to Nutley Street North. Details
I-66 East from Nutley Street to Cedar Lane
Monday, September 28, and Tuesday, September 29: 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane for crews to implement lane shifts.
Cedar Lane between Hilltop Drive and Cottage Street
Ongoing through November 
Cedar Lane over I-66 will be closed for demolition and reconstruction of the bridge.
I-66 West from Gallows Road to Vaden Drive
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.
I-66 East from Blake Lane to Gallows Road
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.

I-495 (CAPITAL BELTWAY) / DUNN LORING

I-66 West from Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) to Gallows Road
Monday, September 28, and Tuesday, September 29: 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 West will be reduced to one travel lane for overhead bridge work at Gallows Road. Drivers should expect periodic stoppages between midnight to 4 a.m.
Ramp from 495 Express Lanes North to I-66 West
Monday, September 28: 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
The ramp will be closed. Traffic will be detoured to I-66 East, to Route 7, stay to the left and turn left at the traffic signal, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 West. Details
I-66 East from Cedar Lane to Gallows Road
Wednesday, September 30, and Friday, October 2: 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane for overhead bridge work at Gallows Road. Drivers should expect periodic stoppages between midnight to 4 a.m.
Prosperity Avenue at Dorr Avenue
Sunday, September 27, through Saturday, October 3: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Flagging operation for underground utility work.
I-495 North and South Between Route 7 and Route 29 
Monday, September 28, through Friday, October 2: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Two lanes will be closed for bridge construction.
Dorr Avenue at Prosperity Avenue
Ongoing 
Dorr Avenue will be closed at Prosperity Avenue for underground utility work. Traffic will be detoured to Merrifield Avenue, Merrilee Drive, and Prosperity Avenue. Dorr Avenue south of Prosperity Avenue will remain open to local traffic. Details
I-66 West from Gallows Road to Vaden Drive
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.
I-66 East from Blake Lane to Gallows Road
Ongoing
The HOV lane will be closed for paving operations.
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