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Feb. 14, 2022



Demolition of Old I-66 Ramp Retaining Walls at Stringfellow Road to Continue During Overnight Hours This Week, February 15-17, and During Daytime and Evening Hours This Weekend, February 18-22
Stringfellow Road North reduced to one lane, ramps to I-66 East/from I-66 West to be closed

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the old barrier and retaining walls along the I-66 ramps at Stringfellow Road will continue throughout this week and next weekend, February 15-22. For crews to safely perform this demolition, the I-66 ramps to and from Stringfellow Road will be closed nightly Tuesday, February 15, through Thursday, February 17, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night, and beginning at 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 18, continuously through 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 22. Stringfellow Road North approaching I-66 will be reduced to a single travel lane during these time periods. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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

What Neighbors Should Expect:

  • Crews will continue to demolish the old barrier along the I-66 East ramps and the retaining walls adjacent to the I-66 ramps at Stringfellow Road. This work will occur during the overnight hours Tuesday, February 15, through Thursday, February 17, and during both the daytime and overnight hours beginning Friday night, February 18, continuously through Tuesday morning, February 22. (Note that this “weekend work” will be extended by a day due to the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 21.)
  • Demolition of the old barrier and retaining walls involves breaking up the old concrete using jackhammers, saw cutters, and hoe rams.
  • All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur.
  • Information about traffic impacts and demolition progress will be posted on outside.transform66.org/stringfellow.

What Drivers Should Expect:

Tuesday, February 15, through Thursday, February 17
Ramp from I-66 West to Stringfellow Road
Ramp from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East
Stringfellow Road North between Westbrook Drive and Fair Lakes Boulevard

  • The ramps will be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Stringfellow Road North will be reduced to a single travel approaching the I-66 overpass nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • All work will be cleared by 5 a.m.

Friday, February 18, through Tuesday, February 22
Ramp from I-66 West to Stringfellow Road
Ramp from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East
Stringfellow Road North between Westbrook Drive and Fair Lakes Boulevard

  • The ramps will be closed for demolition of the old I-66 bridge abutments and retaining wall beginning at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, February 18, continuously through 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 22.
  • Stringfellow Road North will be reduced to a single travel approaching the I-66 overpass beginning at 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 18, continuously through 5 a.m. Tuesday, February 22, for demolition of the old I-66 bridge abutments and retaining wall.
  • Note that this “weekend work” will be extended by a day due to the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, February 21.
  • All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Demolition Progress to Date:

  • Crews completed demolition of the old I-66 bridge abutments and the old barrier along I-66 West during the weekend of February 4.
  • Demolition of the old barrier along I-66 East began during the week of February 7, continued last weekend, and resumes this week.

The I-66 bridges over Stringfellow Road are being widened to accommodate the new I-66 Express Lanes and provide room for any future mass transit along I-66. 

Weekly updates will be available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA. To receive project updates automatically by email, sign up here.  

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