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News Releases for October 2021


Demolition Activity on Old Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 Continues Next Week, October 31-November 5

FAIRFAX  Pre-demolition activities on the old Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 will continue during the overnight and daytime hours next week, Sunday, October 31, through Friday, November 5, with multi-lane closures on I-66 East and West. The Gallows Road Bridge is being replaced as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges, October 31-November 6, 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 Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 West in Oakton Area Continue Tonight, Friday, October 29, and Next Week, November 1-6, for Overhead Bridge Work at Jermantown Road

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 West approaching Jermantown Road in Oakton will continue tonight, Friday, October 29, and next week, Monday, November 1, through Saturday, November 6, for continued installation of bridge beams and overhead bridge work for the widening of Jermantown Road over I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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New Loop Ramp from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North to I-66 West Opening on or about Tuesday Night, November 2

FAIRFAX – A new loop ramp from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North to I-66 West is planned to open on or about Tuesday night, November 2. The temporary left-turn and connector ramp from Route 123 North to I-66 West will close and the ramp from Route 123 South to I-66 West will be modified as part of the work. The Route 123 interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Lane Closures and Stoppages on I-495 North and I-66 East and West This Weekend, October 29 and 30, for Continued Overhead Bridge Work at the I-66/I-495 Interchange

FAIRFAX – Lane closures, traffic stoppages, and ramp closures on I-495 North, I-66 East, and I-66 West continue during overnight hours Friday, October 29, and Saturday, October 30, as bridge beam installation continues at the I-66/I-495 Interchange as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Demolition Activity on Old Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 to Begin on or about October 25; Gallows Road South Traffic Shifts to New Bridge on Sunday, October 24

FAIRFAX Pre-demolition activities on the old Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 will begin during the overnight hours on or about Monday, October 25, with multi-lane closures in both directions on I-66. The Gallows Road Bridge is being replaced as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges, October 24-30, 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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Full Closure of I-66 West at I-495 Next Monday, October 25, for Continued Overhead Bridge Work at I-66/I-495 Interchange
UPDATE: This work will take place TONIGHT, Tuesday, October 26.

FAIRFAX – All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) will close Monday night, October 25, for continued bridge beam installation at the I-66/I-495 Interchange. Traffic will be detoured using Route 7 and I-495. Multiple lanes of I-495 North approaching I-66 will be closed, along with a full closure of the 495 Express Lanes North and associated ramps at the interchange so that this work may be implemented.  

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Overnight Lane Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West in Oakton Area Continue Saturday, October 23, and Next Week, October 25-29, for Overhead Bridge Work at Jermantown Road

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages on I-66 East and West approaching Jermantown Road in Oakton will continue Saturday, October 23, and Monday, October 25, through Friday, October 29, for installation of bridge beams for the widening of Jermantown Road over I-66. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Ramp from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East Closed This Weekend, October 22-25

FAIRFAX – The ramp from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East will be closed beginning around 10 p.m. Friday, October 22, through 4 a.m. Monday, October 25, so that crews can perform drainage work in the median of I-66. Drivers should use Route 286 (Fairfax County Parkway) or Route 28 to access I-66 East.

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Gallows Road South Shifts to New Alignment at I-66 on or about October 21; Demolition of Old Gallows Road Bridge Planned to Begin October 23

FAIRFAX – Southbound Gallows Road travel lanes will shift to a new Gallows Road bridge over I-66 during the daytime hours on or about Thursday, October 21. Pedestrian access will also shift to the east side of the new bridge, with detours using the crosswalks at Cottage Street and Avenir Place/Bellforest Drive. 

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Overnight Full Closures of I-66 in Centreville Continue Through October 22 for Route 28 South Bridge Demolition

FAIRFAX – Full closures of I-66 in the Centreville area will continue nightly through October 22 as crews remove beams as part of demolition of the old Route 28 South bridge over I-66. The Route 28 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, October 17-23, 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 Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East and West in Oakton Area Week of October 18 for Overhead Bridge Work at Jermantown Road

FAIRFAX – Lane closures and traffic stoppages are planned during overnight hours next week (October 18 through October 22) on I-66 East and West approaching Jermantown Road in Oakton, as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project. Crews will be installing bridge beams for the new, wider Jermantown Road bridge over I-66.

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Full Closure of I-66 West at I-495 During Overnight Hours Next Week, October 18-21, for Continued Overhead Bridge Work at I-66/I-495 Interchange

FAIRFAX – All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) will close nightly, Monday through Thursday, October 18-21, for continued bridge beam installation at the I-66/I-495 Interchange. Traffic will be detoured using Route 7 and I-495. Additionally, multiple lanes will be closed on the northbound I-495 general purpose lanes near I-66, as well as a full closure of the 495 Express Lanes, and associated ramps at the I-66 and I-495 interchange so that this work may be implemented. Crews are installing beams for a new flyover ramp from I-495 North to I-66 West, as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Paving Work to Reduce I-66 East in Vienna Area to Three Lanes During Daytime and Evening Hours on Saturday, October 16; Single Lane Open During Friday and Saturday Overnight Hours

FAIRFAX – I-66 East in the Vienna area will be reduced from four to three travel lanes during daytime and evening hours on Saturday, October 16, and will be reduced to a single lane on Friday and Saturday nights, October 15 and 16.

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Northbound Gallows Road Travel Lanes Shift to New Alignment at I-66 on or about October 14

FAIRFAX – Northbound Gallows Road travel lanes will shift to a new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66 during the daytime hours on or about Thursday, October 14. The southbound travel lanes are planned to shift to the new span during the week of October 18. The Gallows Road Bridge is being replaced as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Full Closures of I-66 in Centreville for Route 28 South Bridge Demolition Planned This Weekend and Next Week, October 15-22

FAIRFAX – Following the upcoming shift of traffic to the new Route 28 South Bridge over I-66 (planned for on or about October 14), I-66 East and West will close for multiple nights to allow for demolition of the old Route 28 South Bridge over I-66. I-66 West will close at Route 28 Friday night, October 15, followed by closure of I-66 East at Route 29 (Lee Highway) Saturday night, October 16. I-66 West closures will resume Sunday night, October 17, and continue through Friday night, October 22. Multiple I-66 ramps to/from Route 28 and Route 29 will also be closed during these nights. The Route 28 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Route 28 South Shifts to New Bridge Over I-66 on/about Night of October 13

FAIRFAX Route 28 South will be shifted to a new bridge over I-66 during the overnight hours on or about Wednesday, October 13. The new alignment for Route 28 South is slightly west of the existing southbound crossing over I-66. The I-66/Route 28 Interchange is being rebuilt at part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.  

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges, October 11-16, 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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Full Closure of I-66 West at I-495 Next Week, October 12-14, for Overhead Bridge Work at I-66/I-495 Interchange

UPDATE (10/13/2021): The hours for the full closures of I-66 West at I-495 and the ramp from I-495 North to I-66 West have been extended for tonight, Wednesday, October 13, until 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

FAIRFAX – All lanes of I-66 West approaching Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) will close nightly October 12-14 for continued bridge beam installation at the I-66/I-495 Interchange. Traffic will be detoured using Route 7 and I-495. The ramp from I-495 North to I-66 West, as well as the 495 Express Lanes North, and multiple lanes of I-495 North approaching I-66 will also be closed so that this work may be implemented.  

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Overnight Closures of I-495 South Planned Next Weekend, October 8-10, for Bridge Beam Installation at I-66/I-495 Interchange

FAIRFAX – A full closure of I-495 South (Capital Beltway Outer Loop) at I-66 is planned during the overnight hours Friday, October 8, through Sunday, October 10, for continued bridge beam installation at the I-66/I-495 Interchange. Traffic will be detoured around the closure via I-66 West and Nutley Street. The 495 Express Lanes South will also be closed, as will the ramp from I-66 West to I-495 South and several 495 Express Lanes ramps.

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges, October 3-9, 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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