VDOT News - Northern Virginia

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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
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April 29, 2022



Overnight Full Closures Of I-66 in Centreville Area This Weekend, April 29-30, and Next Week, May 2-4, for Continued Bridge Beam Installation at the I-66/Route 28 Interchange
I-66 traffic detoured via Route 28 each night

FAIRFAX – Full closures of I-66 East and West at Route 28 are planned during the overnight hours this weekend and the first half of next week for continued bridge beam installation for new access ramps to and from the future Express Lanes at the I-66/Route 28 Interchange. I-66 East will be closed at Route 28 during the overnight hours Friday, April 29. Full closures of I-66 West at Route 28 are scheduled to occur nightly Saturday, April 30, and Monday, May 2, through Wednesday, May 4. The Route 28 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

The detour for both closures will reroute drivers to Route 28 North, exit to Westfields Boulevard West, stay right to Route 28 South and then follow signs to return to I-66 East or I-66 West. 

Drivers traveling on I-66 during this time should expect delays and consider using alternate routes.

Friday, April 29
I-66 East at Route 28

  • Three lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. all eastbound lanes will be closed at Route 28.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit to Route 28 North, travel to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, stay to the right to Route 28 South, then follow signs to I-66 East.
  • The ramp from Route 28 North to I-66 East will remain open.
  • All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m.

Saturday, April 30, and Monday, May 2, through Wednesday, May 4
I-66 West at Route 28

  • Three lanes will be closed Saturday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., and Monday through Wednesday nights from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Between 11 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. each night, all westbound lanes will be closed approaching Route 28.
  • All traffic will be directed to exit to Route 28 North, travel to the Westfields Boulevard West exit, stay to the right to Route 28 South, then follow signs to I-66 West. Drivers traveling to Route 28 South will follow the same detour route.  
  • The ramp to Braddock Road/Walney Road from I-66 West will remain open. 
  • All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. Sunday, and by 5 a.m. weekdays. 

I-66 East at Route 28

  • Three lanes will be closed Saturday night from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., and Monday and Tuesday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. On Wednesday night two lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Drivers should expect periodic stoppages Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday nights between 10:30 p.m. and 4 a.m.
  • All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m. Sunday, and by 5 a.m. weekdays.

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

The Route 28 Interchange is being reconstructed to improve traffic flow on I-66 and Route 28, and provide access to and from the future I-66 Express Lanes. The I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes, which span from I-495 to Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Gainesville, are expected to open in December 2022.

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA.    

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All lanes of I-66 East approaching Route 28 will be closed during the overnight hours Friday, April 29, for installation of bridge beams for a new Route 28 South Bridge over I-66 and new Express Lanes access ramps. All traffic will be detoured around the closure via Route 28 North.

All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 28 will be closed during the overnight hours Saturday, April 30, and Monday, May 2, through Wednesday, May 4, for installation of bridge beams for a new Route 28 South Bridge over I-66 and new Express Lanes access ramps. All traffic will be detoured around the closure via Route 28 North.



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