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News Releases for July 2022


Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 31-August 5, For the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

UPDATE (7/29/2022): The ramp from the 495 Express Lanes North to I-66 West will be closed Saturday, July 30, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving. Overhead variable message boards will direct traffic to an alternate route.

FAIRFAX – Temporary ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours next week at the following I-66 interchanges as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Closure of Braddock Road/Walney Road over Route 28 in Centreville Planned August 1

UPDATE (8/2/2022): This work has been rescheduled to a later date.

FAIRFAX – Braddock Road and Walney Road between Newton Patent Drive and Cabells Mill Drive will be closed during the overnight hours Monday, August 1, for crews to perform overhead sign work. The ramps from I-66 West and Route 28 North to Braddock Road/Walney Road will also be closed. Traffic will be detoured using Westfields Boulevard. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Full Weekend Closure of the Ramp from I-66 East to Route 50 West Planned Next Weekend, August 5-8, for Ramp Reconstruction

UPDATE (8/3/2022): This work has been rescheduled to the weekend of August 12-15.

FAIRFAX – The ramp from I-66 East to Route 50 West will be closed next weekend, beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, August 5, continuously through 5 a.m. Monday, August 8. 

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges Next Week, July 24-29, For the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – Temporary ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours next week at the following I-66 interchanges as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Full Closure Of I-66 West in Centreville for Bridge Beam Installation at Route 28 Planned This Weekend, Saturday, July 30

FAIRFAX – I-66 West is scheduled to be closed at Route 28 during the overnight hours this Saturday, July 30, to allow for installation of bridge beams for a ramp from the future westbound I-66 Express Lanes to Route 28 North. 

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I-66 East Travel Lanes between Blake Lane and Nutley Street to Shift to New Roadway Configuration on or about Wednesday, July 27

UPDATE (7/26/2022): Due to tonight's forecasted rain, this work is being rescheduled to tomorrow night, Wednesday, July 27. The roadway shift will be in effect Thursday morning. 

FAIRFAX – Travel lanes on I-66 East between Blake Lane and Nutley Street will be shifted to a new, long-term configuration beginning during the early morning hours on or about Wednesday, July 27. 

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Overnight Closures at the I-66/I-495 Interchange This Saturday through Monday, July 23-25, for Overhead Bridge Beam Installation

UPDATE (7/25/2022): Overnight closures of the ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North have been extended through July 28.

FAIRFAX – The ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North will be closed nightly, Saturday, July 23, through Monday, July 25, to allow for installation of bridge beams necessary to widen the ramp for connections from the future I-66 Express Lanes. The northbound 495 Express Lanes will also be closed in conjunction with this work.

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Overnight Closures at the I-66/I-495 Interchange This Saturday through Monday, July 16-18, for Overhead Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – The ramp from I-66 East to I-495 North will be closed nightly, Saturday, July 16, through Monday, July 18, to allow for installation of bridge beams necessary to widen the ramp for connections with the future I-66 Express Lanes. The northbound 495 Express Lanes will also be closed in conjunction with this work.Detours will be posted. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Ramp from I-66 East to Route 50 West Planned to Close Next Weekend, July 22-25, for Ramp Reconstruction

UPDATE (7/19/2022): This closure has been rescheduled to the weekend of August 5-8.

FAIRFAX – The ramp from I-66 East to Route 50 West will be closed next weekend beginning at 10 p.m. Friday, July 22, continuously through 5 a.m. Monday, July 25, to allow reconstruction of the ramp. Traffic will be detoured farther east to Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North, stay to the left and turn left at the traffic signal onto Route 123 North, stay right to I-66 West, then follow signs to Route 50 West. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Overnight Ramp Closures at Multiple I-66 Interchanges This Weekend, July 15-16, and Next Week, July 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 the following I-66 interchanges as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Stringfellow Road Closed at I-66 During Overnight Hours Next Week, July 18-19, for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Continued overhead bridge beam installation for new I-66 bridges over Stringfellow Road will require lane closures and overnight detours of Stringfellow Road on July 18 and 19. Northbound Stringfellow Road will be reduced to a single travel lane at I-66 continuously from 9 p.m. Monday, July 18, through 5 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, for placement of a large crane needed to lift the bridge beams into place. Stringfellow Road North and South approaching I-66 will be closed between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday nights. Drivers traveling on Stringfellow Road will be directed to a detour route and should allow extra time. 

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Overnight Closure of the Ramps from I-66 West to Nutley Street North and South Planned Wednesday, July 13, for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – The ramps from I-66 West to Nutley Street North and South will be closed during the overnight hours Wednesday, July 13, from midnight to 4 a.m. for overhead gantry installation. Traffic will be directed farther west to the exit to Vienna/Fairfax/GMU Station, stay to the right onto Country Creek Road, continue onto Virginia Center Boulevard, then at the traffic signal turn left to Nutley Street North or turn right to Nutley Street South. 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 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 the following I-66 interchanges as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Stringfellow Road Closed at I-66 During Overnight Hours Sunday, July 10, for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Continued beam installation for new I-66 bridges over Stringfellow Road will required Stringfellow Road North and South approaching I-66 to be closed during the overnight hours Sunday, July 10. A detour route will direct drivers around the closure. Extra time should be allowed for those traveling in this area. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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Extended Left Lane Closure, Travel Impacts Planned on I-66 West between Gainesville and Centreville Beginning on or about Wednesday, July 13, For I-66 Express Lanes Final Paving

FAIRFAX – Drivers should expect possible delays on I-66 West due to an extended closure of the left lane between Route 29 (Lee Highway) in Gainesville and Route 29 in Centreville beginning on or about Wednesday night, July 13. This section of westbound I-66 will be reduced to three travel lanes with the left lane (HOV lane) closed around-the-clock for approximately six days. Additional lane closures will occur in this area during the overnight hours. These lane closures will allow crews to complete this section of roadway paving for the future I-66 Express Lanes Outside the Beltway Project. Extending the single lane closure for multiple days will enable crews to work more efficiently, reducing traffic impacts from additional paving during the coming months. 

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Extended Closure of the I-66 Ramps at Stringfellow Road Beginning on or about Monday, July 11, for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

Update (08/25/22): The ramps at Stringfellow Road will remain closed through Saturday, September 17.

FAIRFAX – The ramps from I-66 West to Stringfellow Road and from Stringfellow Road to I-66 East are scheduled to close for about eight weeks beginning on or about Monday, July 11, for continued construction of the new configuration of the ramps. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. 

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Stringfellow Road Closed at I-66 During Overnight Hours Next Week, July 6-8, for Overhead Bridge Work

FAIRFAX – Overhead bridge beam installation for new I-66 bridges over Stringfellow Road will require lane closures and detours of Stringfellow Road July 6-8. Northbound Stringfellow Road will be reduced to a single travel lane at I-66 beginning at 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, continuously through 5 a.m. Friday, July 8, for placement of a large crane necessary to lift bridge beams into place. During the overnight hours Wednesday, July 6, through Friday, July 8, Stringfellow Road North and South approaching I-66 will be closed nightly. A detour route will direct drivers around the closure. Extra time should be allowed for those traveling in this area.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 5-9, For the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project

FAIRFAX – Temporary ramp closures are scheduled to occur during the overnight hours next week at the following I-66 interchanges as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

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