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Feb. 26, 2021



Overnight Full Closures of I-66 in Centreville for Route 28 South Bridge Demolition Planned Next Weekend, March 5-8

FAIRFAX – I-66 East and West will close for multiple nights from March 5-8 to allow for partial demolition of the Route 28 South Bridge over I-66. I-66 West will close at Route 28 Friday night, March 5, and Sunday night, March 7. I-66 East will close at Route 29 (Lee Highway) during the overnight hours Saturday, March 6, through Monday, March 8. Multiple I-66 ramps to/from Route 28 and Route 29 will also be closed during these nights. The Route 28 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

The I-66 West detour will direct drivers to Route 28 North to Westfields Boulevard, then have them take Route 28 South to I-66. The I-66 East detour will have drivers exit to Route 29 North, then proceed to Route 28 North to reach I-66.

Drivers traveling on I-66 during this time should expect delays and consider using alternate routes.

During the nightly closures, demolition crews will remove portions of the Route 28 South Bridge that are over I-66 travel lanes. Up-to-date information and lane closures related to this bridge demolition work can be found at the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project’s Route 28 webpage.

What Neighbors Should Expect:

  • Demolition work will occur Friday night, March 5, and Saturday night, March 6, through mid-day Sunday, March 7, with removal of the concrete bridge deck using jackhammers, saw cutters, and hoe rams.
  • Following removal of the concrete bridge deck, the steel bridge beams will be removed during overnight hours Sunday, March 7, and Monday, March 8.

What Drivers Should Expect This Weekend:

Friday, March 5
I-66 West at Route 28

  • I-66 West will be closed at Route 28 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit at Route 28 North, continue north to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, stay to the right to Route 28 South, then follow signs to I-66 West.
  • All lanes will reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday.

Ramp from I-66 West to Route 28 South

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit the interstate at Route 28 North, continue north to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, then stay to the right to Route 28 South.

I-66 East from Route 29 Centreville to Route 28

  • Two lanes will be closed approaching Route 28 from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
  • All lanes will reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday.

Saturday, March 6
I-66 East at Route 29 Centreville

  • I-66 East will be closed at Route 29 in Centreville from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit at Route 29, stay to the right to Route 29 North, continue north to the ramp to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.
  • All lanes will reopen by 9 a.m. Sunday.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 29 South

  • The spur ramp to southbound Route 29 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to stay to the right to Route 29 North, then stay to the left and make a U-turn from the left-most left turn lane at the Trinity Parkway/Centrewood Drive traffic signal on to Route 29 South.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit the interstate (prior to the Route 28 North exit) at Route 29 North, stay to the right and follow signs to Route 28 North.

I-66 West from Stringfellow Road to Route 28

  • Two lanes will be closed approaching Route 28 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • All lanes will open by 6 a.m.

Ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday night through mid-day Sunday to allow for continued demolition.
  • Traffic will be directed farther south to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Ramp from Route 29 North and South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Southbound Route 29 traffic will be detoured farther south, stay to the left and make a U-turn at O’Day Drive on to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.
  • Northbound Route 29 traffic will be directed farther north to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Sunday, March 7
I-66 West at Route 28

  • I-66 West will be closed at Route 28 from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit the interstate at Route 28 North, continue north to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, stay to the right to Route 28 South, then follow signs to I-66 West.
  • All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. Monday

Ramp from I-66 West to Route 28 South

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit at Route 28 North, continue north to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, then stay to the right to Route 28 South.

I-66 East at Route 29 Centreville

  • I-66 East will be closed at Route 29 in Centreville from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit at Route 29, stay to the right to Route 29 North, continue north to the ramp for Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.
  • All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 29 South

  • The spur ramp to southbound Route 29 will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to Route 29 North, stay to the left and make a U-turn from the left-most left turn lane at the Trinity Parkway/Centrewood Drive traffic signal on to Route 29 South.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit the interstate (prior to the Route 28 North exit) at Route 29 North, stay to the right and follow signs to Route 28 North.

Ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed farther south to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Ramp from Route 29 North and South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Southbound Route 29 traffic will be detoured farther south, stay to the left and make a U-turn at O’Day Drive on to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.
  • Northbound Route 29 traffic will be directed farther north to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Monday, March 8
I-66 East at Route 29 Centreville

  • I-66 East will be closed at Route 29 in Centreville from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit at Route 29 (prior to the Route 28 North exit), stay to the right to Route 29 North, continue north to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 28 North

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit the interstate at Route 29 North (prior to the Route 28 North exit), stay to the right and follow signs to Route 28 North.

Ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed farther south to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Ramp from I-66 East to Route 29 South

  • The spur ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed to exit to Route 29 North, stay to the left and make a U-turn from the left-most left turn lane at the Trinity Parkway/Centrewood Drive traffic signal on to Route 29 South.

I-66 West from Stringfellow Road to Route 28

  • Two lanes will be closed approaching Route 28 from 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • All lanes will open by 6 a.m.

Ramp from Route 29 North and South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Southbound Route 29 traffic will be detoured farther south, stay to the left and make a U-turn at O’Day Drive on to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.
  • Northbound Route 29 traffic will be directed farther north to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

Ramp from Route 28 South to I-66 East

  • The ramp will be closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be directed farther south to Route 29 North, stay to the right to Route 28 North, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

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

The Route 28 Interchange is being reconstructed to improve traffic flow on I-66 and Route 28, and provide access to and from the future I-66 Express Lanes. The I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes, which span from I-495 to Route 29 in Gainesville, are expected to open in December 2022.

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA.   

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All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 28 will be closed during overnight hours Friday, March 5, and Sunday, March 7, for partial demolition of the Route 28 South Bridge over I-66. All traffic will be detoured around the closure via Route 28 North.

All lanes of I-66 East approaching Route 28 will be closed during the overnight hours Saturday, March 6, through Monday, March 8, for partial demolition of the Route 28 South Bridge over I-66. All I-66 East traffic will be detoured around the closure via Route 29 (Lee Highway) North in Centreville.



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