VDOT News - Northern Virginia

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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
Michelle.Holland@VDOT.Virginia.gov

NOVA-157809

Feb. 28, 2020



Bridge Demolition and Lane Closures at Route 123 and Fairfax County Parkway for Transform 66 Project for the Week of March 1

FAIRFAX – Demolition continues during overnight hours next week on the ramp from I-66 West to Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) South over I-66, and on portions of the I-66 bridges over Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286). Lane closures on I-66 East and West and Fairfax County Parkway North and South will be required nightly to safely accommodate this work. 

Demolition Progress During Week of Feb. 23:

  • Demolition of the ramp from I-66 West to Route 123 South over I-66 began on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Demolition of the four bridge spans finished on Feb. 25, with removal of the two of the three old bridge piers along eastbound and westbound I-66 nearly complete.
  • Partial demolition of the I-66 bridges over Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286) began on Thursday, Feb. 13. Demolition of three of the six spans is nearly complete.  

What’s Planned Around Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road): 

  • Demolition of the remaining piers for the Route 123 exit ramp bridge over I-66 East is planned for Friday night, Feb. 28, and from Sunday night, March 1, through Wednesday night, March 4 (if needed).
  • Nighttime ramp demolition over I-66 at Route 123 will be complete when the remaining piers are removed, which is anticipated to occur in early March.
  • Overnight lane closures for demolition will occur on I-66 East and West between Route 50 and Blake Lane with occasional 20-minute stoppages between midnight and 4 a.m. (5 a.m. on weekends). 

What’s Planned Around Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286):

  • Demolition of I-66 spans over the Fairfax County Parkway is planned for Friday night, Feb. 28, and from Monday night, March 2, through Friday night, March 6. 
  • Work during overnight hours includes removal of the concrete bridge deck for each span, followed by removal of the bridge girders. 
  • Nighttime partial demolition of the I-66 bridges over Fairfax County Parkway is anticipated to be complete around by late March.
  • Nightly lane closures for demolition will occur on Fairfax County Parkway approaching I-66, with occasional 20-minute stoppages between midnight and 4 a.m. (6 a.m. on weekends).

Work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur. Find additional details on planned traffic closures at www.Transform66.org.   

 All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur.

 For updates, visit www.Transform66.org.              

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