VDOT News - Northern Virginia

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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
Michelle.Holland@vdot.virginia.gov

NOVA-173637

Jan. 22, 2021



Temporary Lane Closures on Ramp from I-495 South to I-66 West Starting on or about Thursday, January 28, through Mid-March 2021
Overnight closure of the ramp from I-495 South to I-66 West planned for January 27 and 28 to implement lane shift

FAIRFAX – Beginning on or about Thursday, January 28, the ramp from I-495 South to I-66 West will be temporarily reduced to one lane for construction of a new ramp as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. The lane closure will be in place through mid-March 2021. 

A full closure of the ramp is planned between 10:30 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly on Wednesday, January 27, and Thursday, January 28, for crews to implement the change.

Details on the overnight closure and detour needed to implement the change include:

Wednesday, January 27, and Thursday, January 28
Ramp from I-495 South to I-66 West  

  • The ramp will be closed from 10:30 p.m. to 4 a.m. nightly for crews to implement a lane shift and install barrier.
  • Traffic will be detoured farther south on I-495 to exit toward Route 50 East, stay to the right to toward Fairview Park, then take the left fork for Fairview Park North and bear left following signs to I-495 North and I-66 West.

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

Drivers should always use caution and pay attention to lane markings and roadway signs in construction zones. 

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA. To receive project updates automatically by email, sign up here.   

 

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