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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487


March 12, 2021

Traffic Stoppages Planned on I-66 East and West near Cedar Lane for Utility Work on Friday Night, March 19

UPDATE: This work is now scheduled for Thursday, March 25.

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages are planned on I-66 East and West approaching Cedar Lane on Friday, March 19, for overhead utility line removal. Traffic on Cedar Lane will be flagged in a single, alternating lane while crossing I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

Drivers should expect delays if traveling in this area and should consider using alternate routes.

Details include:

Friday, March 19
I-66 East and West between Nutley Street and Gallows Road

  • I-66 East and West will be reduced to one travel lane approaching Cedar Lane from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Drivers should expect periodic stoppages of up to 20 minutes between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.

Cedar Lane between Hilltop Road and Cottage Street

  • Flaggers will direct Cedar Lane traffic in a single lane between midnight and 4 a.m.

Message boards on I-66 are providing advance notice of lane closures and traffic stoppages.  

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

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


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