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News Releases for August 2020


Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 Near Route 50 Continue this Week for Waples Mill Road Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages on I-66 near Route 50 in Fairfax are planned to resume tonight, August 4, for bridge beam installation for the new Waples Mill Road Bridge. The bridge is being reconstructed as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. Drivers should expect delays if traveling in this area during these times and should consider using alternate routes. 

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East Near Route 50 Continue This Weekend and Next Week for Waples Mill Road Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages of up to 20 minutes on I-66 East near Route 50 in Fairfax are planned to continue tonight, Friday, August 7, through next week for bridge beam installation and overhead bridge work for the new Waples Mill Road Bridge. The bridge is being reconstructed as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. Drivers should expect delays if traveling in this area during these times and should consider using alternate routes. 

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Route 28 in Centreville Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction During Overnight Hours Next Week (August 10-13) for Continued Braddock Road/Walney Road Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Route 28 in Centreville will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction for about one mile during overnight hours Monday, August 10, through Thursday, August 13, as bridge beam installation continues for the new Braddock Road/Walney Road Bridge over Route 28. Two-way traffic will run on Route 28 North so that crews can safely install bridge beams over the southbound lanes of Route 28.  Work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Ramp Closures Next Week for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – Temporary ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours next week at several I-66 interchanges so that crews can perform various construction activities for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Overnight Lane Closures, Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East in Vienna Next Week for Bridge Beam Installation at Cedar Lane

FAIRFAX – I-66 East in Vienna will be reduced to a single travel lane with multiple 30-minute traffic stoppages nightly during overnight hours Monday, August 10, through Thursday, August 13, for crews to lift bridge beams in place for the new Cedar Lane bridge over I-66. 

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Braddock Road to Close Between Newton Patent Drive and Route 28 for Paving Next Weekend, August 14-17

FAIRFAX – Braddock Road will be closed between Newton Patent Drive and Route 28 from Friday night, August 14, through early Monday morning, August 17, for paving operations. 

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Route 28 North Reduced to One Lane Between Braddock Road and Westfields Boulevard to Complete Paving Operation Today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

FAIRFAX – Route 28 northbound will be reduced to one lane between Braddock Road and Westfields Boulevard today beginning at 11 a.m. for crews to complete a paving operation that was temporarily delayed last night due to weather.

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 at the I-495 Interchange Friday Night, August 14, and Next Week for Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and stoppages of up to 20 minutes on I-66 East at the I-495 Interchange are scheduled to occur Friday night, August 14, for bridge beam installation for the new I-66 Express Lane ramps.

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Route 28 in Centreville Reduced to One Lane in Each Direction During Overnight Hours Next Week for Continued Braddock Road/Walney Road Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Route 28 in Centreville will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction for about one mile during overnight hours Monday, August 17, and Tuesday, August 18, as bridge beam installation continues for the new Braddock Road/Walney Road Bridge over Route 28. 

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Gallows Road Bridge Beam Installation Over I-66 Begins Next Weekend

FAIRFAX – Major construction work to install bridge beams for the new Gallows Road bridge over I-66 will begin Saturday, August 22, as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. Work is anticipated to last approximately two weeks and will include multiple nights of traffic stoppages on I-66 and extended lane closures on Gallows Road at I-66. 

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Major Lane Closures on Gallows Road This Weekend for Bridge Construction Over I-66

FAIRFAX – Installation of bridge beams for the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 will require reducing Gallows Road over I-66 to one travel lane in each direction from 11 a.m. Saturday, August 22, through 8 a.m. Monday, August 24. Northbound and southbound Gallows Road traffic will run on Gallows Road South during this period. From around noon on Saturday, August 22, through 10 a.m. Sunday, August 23, flaggers will alternate northbound and southbound Gallows Road traffic in a single lane over I-66. These temporary lane closures on Gallows Road are necessary to allow space for the large crane that is needed to set the beams for the new Gallows Road Bridge.  

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Overnight Ramp Closures Next Week for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – Temporary ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours next week at several I-66 interchanges so that crews can perform various construction activities for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Route 29 in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 This Weekend for I-66 Bridge Beam Installation Flaggers will direct single lane traffic during overnight hours

FAIRFAX – Installation of beams for the new I-66 bridges over Route 29 in Centreville will require reducing Route 29 (Lee Highway) under I-66 to a single travel lane in each direction starting at 9 p.m. Friday, August 21, continuing through 5 a.m. Monday, August 24. 

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Gallows Road Bridge Work Continues This Week With Overnight Lane Closures on I-66 and Gallows Road

FAIRFAX – Bridge beam installation for the new Gallows Road Bridge will continue this week, requiring overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West each night, Monday, August 24, through Friday, August 28.

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Extended Single-Lane Closure on Bull Run Drive over I-66 in Centreville for Bridge Inspection and Repair Work

FAIRFAXBull Run Drive over I-66 was reduced to a single travel lane earlier today, Wednesday, August 26, for bridge and safety inspection following identification of a damaged beam. Bull Run Drive northbound and southbound traffic will be flagged with alternating travel in a single lane over I-66 until a temporary traffic signal is put in place to direct traffic. This temporary traffic pattern, which does not affect I-66, will remain in place until necessary repairs are completed. 

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Installation of I-66 Bridge Beams Over Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Continues This Weekend, August 28-31; Route 29 Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66

FAIRFAX – Installation of bridge beams for the new I-66 bridges over Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville continues this weekend and will require reducing Route 29 under I-66 to a single travel lane in each direction starting at 9 p.m. Friday, August 28, continuing through 5 a.m. Monday, August 31. 

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Overnight Lane Closures, Traffic Stoppages on I-66 West in Vienna Next Week, August 31 – September 5, for Bridge Beam Installation at Cedar Lane

FAIRFAX – I-66 West in Vienna will have reduced travel lanes and multiple stoppages of up to 20 minutes during overnight hours Monday, August 31, through Saturday, September 5, as bridge beam installation over I-66 and Metrorail’s Orange Line continues for the new Cedar Lane Bridge. There will also be lane closures on I-66 East nightly. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Overnight Lanes Closures on I-66 Near Gallows Road Next Week for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures are planned next week on I-66 East and West between Nutley Street and I-495 for overhead bridge work at Gallows Road. Work is over the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Metrorail Station platform and I-66 West, and will require periodic brief traffic stoppages on I-66 West each night. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Lane Closures, Periodic Stoppages on I-66 West Near Waples Mill Road on Wednesday, September 2, for Overhead Sign Removal

FAIRFAX – Three left lanes on westbound I-66 between Jermantown Road and Waples Mill Road will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Wednesday, September 2, for overhead gantry removal.

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Route 29 in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 During Overnight Hours This Week for I-66 Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Continued bridge beam installation for the new I-66 bridges over Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville will require reducing Route 29 under I-66 to a single travel lane in each direction during overnight hours Monday, August 31, through Friday, September 4. Two-way traffic will run in the southbound lanes of Route 29 between 9:30 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.  

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