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Updated Schedule for Overnight Bridge Demolition at I-66/Route 50 Interchange This Week; Full Closure of I-66 West at Route 50 Planned During Overnight Hours July 27 through August 1

FAIRFAX – Continued demolition of the old Route 50 East bridge over I-66 will require all lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 50 to close nightly between Tuesday, July 27, and Sunday, August 1. The I-66 West ramps to/from Route 50 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Route 50 and Route 608 (West Ox Road). The Route 50 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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University Boulevard over I-66 to be Reduced to a Single Travel Lane in Each Direction July 29-31 for Continued Bridge Deck Work

UPDATE (7/27/2021): Due to high temperature forecasted for Thursday, July 29, this work will now begin at 5 a.m. 

FAIRFAX – University Boulevard over I-66 will be reduced to one travel lane in each direction beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 29, through 8 a.m. 

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Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 Next Weekend, July 30 – August 2, for Continued 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 to a single travel lane in each direction starting at 9 p.m. Friday, July 30, continuing through 4 a.m. Monday, August 2. Two-way traffic will run on the northbound side of Route 29 beginning around 9 p.m. Friday through Saturday evening. The traffic pattern will switch around 6 p.m. Saturday, with two-way traffic running on the southbound side of Route 29 for the remainder of the weekend. Closures are needed for crews to safely lift bridge beams into place over Route 29. Work will be on-going throughout the weekend during both daytime and nighttime hours.  

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Overnight Bridge Demolition Continues at I-66/Route 50 Interchange This Weekend (July 23-24) and Next Week (July 25- August 1); Multiple Nights of Closures, Stoppages Planned for I-66 East and West

FAIRFAX – Continued demolition of the old Route 50 East bridge over I-66 will require multiple nights of closures and traffic stoppages on I-66, along with associated ramp closures and detours, this weekend (July 23-24) and next week (July 25-August 1). The Route 50 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Near Vienna July 26-31 for Continued Work on Vaden Drive Express Lane Ramps

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West approaching Vaden Drive in Vienna are planned next week, July 26-31, as bridge beam installation continues for the new Express Lanes access ramps at Vaden Drive. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 25-31, 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 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Closure of the Ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) North to I-66 West in Centreville Planned July 22 for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – The ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) North to I-66 West will be closed Thursday night, July 22, from midnight to 4 a.m. to install an impact attenuator.

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East in Oakton Area This Weekend, July 16-17, and Next Week, July 19-23, for Continued Bridge Beam Installation for New Express Lanes Ramps at Vaden Drive

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West approaching Vaden Drive in Vienna are planned this weekend, July 16-17, and next week, July 19-23, for continued installation of beams for the new Express Lanes access ramps at Vaden Drive. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 18-24, 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 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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I-66 West Travel Lanes Between Route 50 and Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) to Shift to New Roadway Configuration on or about July 24

FAIRFAX – The travel lanes on westbound I-66 between Route 50 and Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) will be to new roadway along the outside of the interstate on or about Saturday night, July 24. To implement the traffic shift, all lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 50 will be closed during the overnight hours that night. The I-66 West ramps to and from Route 50, and the ramps from I-66 West to Monument Drive and Stringfellow Road will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Route 50 and Route 608 (West Ox Road).

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Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 Next Weekend, July 23-26, for I-66 Bridge Beam Installation as Part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – Installation of bridge 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, July 23, continuing through 4 a.m. Monday, July 26. Two-way traffic will run on the northbound side of Route 29 starting around 9 p.m. Friday evening, July 23, through Saturday evening, July 24. The traffic pattern will switch around 6 p.m. Saturday, with two-way traffic on the southbound side of Route 29 for the remainder of the weekend. Closures are needed for crews to safely lift I-66 bridge beams into place over Route 29. Work will be on-going throughout the weekend during both daytime and nighttime hours. 

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Overnight Bridge Demolition Continues at I-66/Route 50 Interchange This Weekend (July 16-17) and Next Week (July 18-24); Multiple Nights of Closures, Stoppages Planned for I-66 East and West

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the old Route 50 East bridge over I-66 in Fairfax will require multiple nights of closures on I-66 West, intermittent traffic stoppages on I-66 East, and closures of multiple ramps this weekend (July 16-17) and next week (July 18-24). Planned traffic impacts include full closure of I-66 West at Route 50 during the overnight hours Saturday, July 17, through Tuesday, July 20, and Saturday, July 24. The I-66 West ramps to/from Route 50 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Route 50 and West Ox Road.

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Updated Schedule for Overnight Bridge Demolition at I-66/Route 50 Interchange This Week; Multiple Nights of Closures, Stoppages Planned for I-66 East and West

FAIRFAX – Continued demolition of the old Route 50 West bridge will require multiple nights of I-66 West closures, I-66 East traffic stoppages, ramp closures, and varied detours this week (July 13-17). 

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New Route 50 East Bridge over I-66 Scheduled to Open on or about Saturday, July 17

FAIRFAX – Traffic on eastbound Route 50 will be shifted to a new bridge over I-66 during the early morning hours of Saturday, July 17. 

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 11-17, 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 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Bridge Demolition Continues at I-66/Route 50 Interchange Tonight (July 9) and Next Week (July 11-16); Multiple Nights of Closures, Stoppages Planned for I-66 East and West

FAIRFAX – Continued demolition of the old Route 50 West bridge will require multiple nights of I-66 West closures, I-66 East traffic stoppages, ramp closures, and varied detours tonight (July 9) and next week (July 11-16). Planned traffic impacts include I-66 East and West approaching Route 50 in Fairfax being reduced to a single travel lane in each direction for about one mile during the overnight hours Monday, July 12, and Wednesday, July 14. Two-way traffic will run on the I-66 West side so that crews can safely demolish the westbound Route 50 bridge span over I-66 East.  The Route 50 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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I-66 West Travel Lanes Between Route 50 and Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) to Shift to New Roadway Configuration on or about July 16

FAIRFAX – The travel lanes on westbound I-66 between Route 50 and Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) will be shifted to new roadway along the outside of I-66 on or about Friday night, July 16. To implement the traffic shift, all lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 50 will close during overnight hours July 16. The I-66 West ramps to and from Route 50, and the ramps from I-66 West to Monument Drive and Stringfellow Road will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Route 50 and Route 608 (West Ox Road).

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Overnight Closure of the Ramps from I-495 North to I-66 East and West Planned Tonight, July 9, and Next Week, July 12-15, for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – The ramps from northbound I-495 to I-66 East and I-66 West are scheduled to be closed Friday night, July 9, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; Monday, July 12, through Wednesday, July 14, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly; and Thursday night, July 15, from midnight to 4 a.m. for paving and implementation of a traffic shift. Drivers will be directed to continue north to Route 7 (Leesburg Pike). Drivers traveling to I-66 East will exit to Route 7 East, travel about one mile, then follow signs to I-66 East. Drivers traveling to I-66 West will exit to Route 7 West, stay to the right to I-495 South, then follow signs to I-66 West.

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East in Oakton Area July 14-17 for Bridge Beam Installation for New Express Lane Ramps at Vaden Drive

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East near Oakton are planned Wednesday, July 14, through Saturday, July 17, for installation of beams for the new Express Lane access ramps at Vaden Drive. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Bridge Demolition Continues at I-66/Route 50 Interchange; Full Closure of I-66 West at Route 50 Planned During Overnight Hours July 6-10

FAIRFAX – All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 50 will close nightly, July 6-10, to allow for continued demolition of the old Route 50 West bridge over I-66. The I-66 West ramps to/from Route 50 will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Route 50 and Route 608 (West Ox Road). The Route 50 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 6 – 11, 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 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Weekend Closure of the Ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) to I-66 East in Centreville Planned July 9 - 12 for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – The ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) North and South to I-66 East in Centreville will be closed throughout the weekend of July 9-12. The closure will begin Friday, July 9, at 10 a.m. and continue through 4 a.m. Monday, July 12, for paving operations. Northbound traffic will be directed to continue about one mile farther north to Route 28 North, then follow signs to I-66 East. Southbound traffic will be directed to continue farther south to the intersection with Stone Road, stay to the left and make a U-turn at the traffic signal on to Route 29 North, travel to Route 28 North, then exit to I-66 East.  

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Overnight Closure of the Ramps from I-495 North to I-66 East and West Planned Next Week, July 6-9, for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – The ramps from northbound I-495 to I-66 East and I-66 West are scheduled to be closed nightly Tuesday, July 6, through Thursday, July 8, from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Friday night, July 9, from midnight to 4 a.m. for paving and implementation of a traffic shift. Drivers will be directed to continue north to Route 7 (Leesburg Pike). Drivers traveling to I-66 East will exit to Route 7 East, travel about one mile, then follow signs to I-66 East. Drivers traveling to I-66 West will exit to Route 7 West, stay to the right to I-495 South, then follow signs to I-66 West. 

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