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News Releases for December 2020


Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) Bridge Demolition to Begin Next Week with Overnight Lane Closures on I-66

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the old Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North Bridge over I-66 during daytime and nighttime hours is scheduled to begin next week. Demolition of the old bridge will overlap next week with utility work on the new Route 123 Bridge over I-66 and require overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West.

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-495 South at I-66 Next Week for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and periodic traffic stoppages on I-495 South approaching I-66 are scheduled Monday night, January 4, through Wednesday night, January 6, for overhead bridge work. This work is needed to widen the westbound I-66 bridge over I-495 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.





Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Continue the Week of Jan. 3 for Work on New Gallows Road Bridge

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road are scheduled to continue next week from Sunday, January 3, through Friday, January 8, for overhead utility work on the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North Shifts to New Alignment Over I-66 on or about Dec. 30

FAIRFAX – Route 123 North will be shifted to a new bridge over I-66 during daytime hours on or about Wednesday, December 30.

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Continue the Week of December 28 for Work on New Gallows Road Bridge

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road are scheduled to continue next week for overhead utility work on the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66.

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New Cedar Lane Bridge Over I-66 in Vienna to Open Wednesday, Dec. 23

FAIRFAX – The new reconstructed Cedar Lane Bridge over I-66 is scheduled to open on Wednesday, December 23, reconnecting Cottage Street to the north and Route 29 (Lee Highway) to the south. 

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Continue the Week of December 20 for Work on New Gallows Road Bridge

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road are scheduled to continue next week during overnight hours Sunday, December 20, through Wednesday, December 23, for overhead utility work on the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66. Work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Extended Through Dec. 19 for Work on New Gallows Road Bridge

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road have been extended through Saturday, December 19, for overhead utility work on the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66. Work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Loop Ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) South to I-66 West in Centreville Re-Opening to Traffic on or about Wednesday, December 23

FAIRFAX – The loop ramp from Route 29 (Lee Highway) South to I-66 West in Centreville will re-open on or about Wednesday, December 23. Drivers on southbound Route 29 will stay to the right to access the ramp after passing under I-66. The loop ramp has been reconfigured to connect with the realigned I-66 as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project.

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Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 for Continued Bridge Demolition This Weekend, Dec. 18-21

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the remaining I-66 bridge span and piers will require Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville to be reduced to a single lane in each direction between 9 p.m. Friday, December 18, and 5 a.m. Monday, December 21. Two-way traffic will run on the northbound side of Route 29 starting around 9 p.m. Friday, December 18, through Saturday, December 19.  The traffic pattern will switch around 9 p.m. Saturday, with two-way traffic on the southbound side of Route 29 for the remainder of the weekend.

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Overnight Closure of Ramp from Route 50 East to I-66 East Planned Nightly This Week

FAIRFAX – The ramp from Route 50 East to I-66 East will be closed nightly Monday, December 14, through Friday, December 18, between midnight and 4 a.m. for overhead bridge work. Traffic will be directed farther east, stay to the left and use the left-most left turn lane to make a U-turn at the traffic signal at Waples Mill Road, then stay to the right and follow signs to I-66 East.

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Daytime Closure of Ramp from I-66 West to Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North Planned for Sunday, Dec. 13, for Paving Work

FAIRFAX – The ramp from I-66 West to Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North is scheduled to close during the daytime hours Sunday, December 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for paving work as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Closure of 495 Express Lanes South and Multi-lane Closure/Traffic Stoppages on I-495 South General Purpose Lanes at I-66 Next Monday, Dec. 14, for Overhead Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – The southbound 495 Express Lanes are scheduled to be closed during overnight hours Monday, December 14, for overhead bridge beam installation for the widening of the I-66 West bridge over I-495.

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Overnight Closure of Ramp from Route 28 North to Braddock Road/Walney Road Planned for Next Week, December 14-18

FAIRFAX – The ramp from northbound Route 28 to the new Braddock Road/Walney Road overpass will be closed nightly Monday, December 14, through Friday, December 18, between midnight and 4 a.m. for barrier removal.

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East near Vaden Drive in Vienna Next Week, Dec. 16-18, for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East near Vaden Drive in Vienna are scheduled Wednesday night, December 16, through Friday night, December 18, for overhead bridge work for the new Vaden Drive Bridge over I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West near Jermantown Road in Fairfax Next Week, Dec. 14-15, for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West near Jermantown Road are scheduled next Monday, December 14, and Tuesday, December 15, for overhead bridge work for the new Jermantown Road Bridge over I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Lane Closures, Periodic Stoppages on I-66 West Between Route 28 and Route 29 (Lee Highway) Centreville for Overhead Gantry Removal

FAIRFAX - Drivers can expect overnight lane closures and periodic traffic stoppages as crews remove overhead gantries on I-66 West between Route 28 and Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville next week as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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New Ramp from I-66 West to Braddock Road/Walney Road Overpass Opening to Traffic on or about Wednesday, Dec. 16

UPDATE (12/15): Due to forecasted winter weather, this opening is now planned for Friday, Dec. 18.

FAIRFAX The new, permanent ramp from I-66 West to the new Braddock Road/Walney Road overpass over Route 28 will open on or about Wednesday, December 16. Drivers on westbound I-66 traveling to Braddock Road and Walney Road will take the exit for Route 28 North, then stay to the left to access the new ramp to Braddock Road and Walney Road.  

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Dec. 14-17 for Utility Work on New Gallows Road Bridge

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road are scheduled Monday, December 14, through Thursday, December 17, for overhead utility work on the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66.

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Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 for Continued Bridge Demolition This Weekend, Dec. 11-14

FAIRFAX – Demolition of overhead I-66 bridges will require Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville to be reduced to a single lane in each direction between 9 p.m. Friday, December 11, and 5 a.m. Monday, December 14. 

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New Ramp from I-66 West to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) South Opening to Traffic on or about Saturday, Dec. 12

UPDATE: The ramp will open on Tuesday, December 15.

FAIRFAX – A new, permanent ramp from I-66 West to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) South will open on or about Saturday, December 12. 

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Daytime Closure of Ramp from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) South to I-66 East Planned for Thursday, December 10, for Paving Work

FAIRFAX – The ramp from southbound Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) to I-66 East is scheduled to be closed during the daytimehours Thursday, December 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for paving work as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. Traffic will be directed to continue farther south for approximately 500 feet, and at the direction of a flagger, make a U-turn using the median onto Route 123 North, and then move to the right and follow signs to I-66 East. 

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-495 South at I-66 Next Week for Overhead Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and periodic traffic stoppages on I-495 South approaching I-66 are scheduled Monday night, December 7, through Thursday night, December 10, for bridge beam installation for the widening of the westbound I-66 bridge over I-495. 

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges 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 throughout the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project corridor. 

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Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West Continue near Jermantown Road in Fairfax Next Week for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West near Jermantown Road are scheduled to occur nightly Monday, December 7, through Friday, December 11, for overhead bridge work for the new Jermantown Road Bridge over I-66. 

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Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville Reduced to Two Lanes Under I-66 For Bridge Demolition This Weekend, Dec. 4-7

FAIRFAX – Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Centreville will  be reduced to a single lane in each direction at I-66 for demolition of the old I-66 bridges overhead starting at 9 p.m. Friday, December 4, through 5 a.m. Monday, December 7. 

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Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project Delivers Early Milestones, Congestion Relief for Route 28 Corridor

FAIRFAX – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) today announced the completion of key improvements at the Route 28 and I-66 interchange, including the removal of four traffic signals along Route 28 between Westfields Boulevard and Route 29 in Centreville, as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project.

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