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Feb. 22, 2022



Demolition of Old I-66 Ramp Retaining Walls at Stringfellow Road to Continue During Overnight Hours This Week, February 22-24, and During Daytime and Overnight Hours This Weekend, February 25-28
Stringfellow Road North reduced to one lane, ramps to I-66 East/from I-66 West to be closed

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the old retaining walls along the I-66 ramps at Stringfellow Road will continue this week and throughout the weekend, February 22-28. For crews to safely perform this demolition, the I-66 ramps to and from Stringfellow Road will be closed nightly Tuesday, February 22, through Thursday, February 24, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., and beginning at 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 25, continuously through 5 a.m. Monday, February 28.  Stringfellow Road North approaching I-66 will be reduced to a single travel lane during this period. 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 retaining walls adjacent to the I-66 ramps at Stringfellow Road. This work will occur during the overnight hours Tuesday, February 22, through Thursday, February 24, and during the daytime and overnight hours, beginning Friday night, February 25, continuously through Monday morning, February 28.
  • Demolition of the retaining walls involves breaking up the old concrete using jackhammers and hoe rams, and removing earth with excavators and other machinery.
  • 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 22, through Thursday, February 24
Ramp from I-66 West to Stringfellow Road
Ramp from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East

  • The ramps will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly.

Friday, February 25, through Monday, February 28
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 retaining walls along the ramps beginning at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, February 25, continuously through 5 a.m. Monday, February 28.
  • Stringfellow Road North will be reduced to a single travel lane approaching the I-66 overpass beginning at 10:30 p.m. Friday, February 25, continuously through 5 a.m. Monday, February 28.
  • All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Monday.

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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