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Mike Murphy

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June 9, 2022



I-395-395 Express Lanes Nighttime Lane Closures at Duke Street in Alexandria June 10-24
Update: Lane closures for Duke Street over I-395 bridge project work rescheduled for June 27-30

Update: The southbound I-395 lane closures scheduled for Friday night, June 24 have been cancelled. Lane closures have been rescheduled as follows, weather permitting:

  • Monday night, June 27 and Tuesday night, June 28: The two right northbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Edsall Road and Duke Street, and the three left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night, with full stoppages of up to 20 minutes each in both directions occurring between midnight and 4 a.m. each night.
  • Wednesday night, June 29: From 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., the three right northbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Edsall Road and Duke Street will be closed, followed by the three left northbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Edsall Road and Duke Street.
  • Thursday night, June 30: From 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., the three right southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed, followed by the three left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street.

ALEXANDRIA – Drivers can expect lane closures and traffic stoppages on the 395 Express Lanes at Duke Street (Route 236), weather permitting, Friday night, June 10 and nightly lane closures on the southbound I-395 general purpose lanes at Duke Street Sunday June 12 through Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19 through Friday, June 24 for bridge work as part of the Duke Street over I-395 Bridge Rehabilitation project, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The lane closures will occur according to the following schedule, weather permitting:

  • Friday night, June 10: Two lanes of the southbound 395 Express Lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m., with two full stoppages of up to 20 minutes each occurring between midnight and 2 a.m. Backup dates are Saturday night, June 11 and Sunday night, June 12 in case inclement weather occurs.
  • Sunday night, June 12 and Monday night, June 13: The two left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
  • Tuesday night, June 14 through Thursday night, June 16: The three left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.
  • Friday night, June 17: The three left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Sunday night, June 19 through Wednesday night, June 22: The three left southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Thursday night, June 23 and Friday night, June 24: The two right southbound I-395 general purpose lanes between Seminary Road and Duke Street will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Drivers should expect delays and are advised to use alternate routes. All Duke Street interchange ramps will remain open.

The work is part of the project to rehabilitate the Duke Street bridge over I-395. The improvements will extend the overall life of the bridge and improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians, and include replacing the concrete bridge deck and beams, upgrading the westbound sidewalk to a shared-use path, and widening the eastbound sidewalk. The project is scheduled for completion in winter 2023/24.

Visit the VDOT project page for more details.

Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are reminded to use caution when traveling in active work zones. Be alert to new traffic patterns and limit distractions.  

You can get real-time traffic, work zone and incident information online at 511virginia.org, via the free mobile 511Virginia app, or by calling 511 in Virginia anywhere anytime.

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