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I-66 Spot Improvements - Spot 2

Westbound from Washington Boulevard in Arlington to the Dulles Access Road in Fairfax

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
January 2014

Est Completion Date
Completed June 2016

$32 million

Lane Construction Corp.

Arlington and Fairfax

Northern Virginia

Charles "Mel" Harvey, P.E.

About the Project

This project connected the Washington Boulevard on-ramp to the off-ramp at the Dulles Airport Access Road, creating a one-mile stretch of auxiliary lane to improve operations and safety on westbound I-66.

A new 12-foot-wide shoulder was also constructed, with full-strength pavement capable of carrying traffic during emergencies.

A similar project (I-66 Spot Improvements - Spot 1) was completed in December 2011, extending the acceleration lane at the Fairfax Drive on-ramp (just west of George Mason Drive) to the deceleration lane at the Sycamore Street off-ramp, creating a continuous auxiliary lane of almost two miles between the two ramps. A new 12-foot-wide shoulder was also constructed.

A third project (I-66 Spot Improvements - Spot 3) between Lee Highway (Exit 72) and Glebe Road is planned but not yet fully funded for construction.


View the project plans.

Pardon Our Dust Meeting Presentation (January 15, 2014)

UPC: 78828   
State Project: 0066-96A-113, C501, B602, B601

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