Week of August 21, 2022

What's Happening Now

Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow.

 

Traffic Pattern Changes

  • A new ramp from I-495 North to I-66 West will open to traffic on/about Thursday morning, August 25. The new ramp is located one-half mile south of the old exit ramp.  Details
  • On the night of August 18 crews began roadway striping and installation of flex post delineators on I-66 between Gainesville and Centreville as part of readying the new I-66 Express Lanes for opening. Details

 

 

Significant Upcoming Traffic Impacts

  • Beginning around 9 p.m. Friday, August 19, continuously through 5 a.m. Thursday, August 25, the left lane of I-66 East between Cedar Lane and I-495 will be closed. Details
  • Beginning at 10 p.m. August 19, continuously through 5 a.m. August 22, the ramp from I-66 East to Route 50 West will be closed for ramp reconstruction. Ramp closure is also planned August 26-29 for continued reconstruction. Details
  • Overnight ramp closures are planned at the following I-66 interchanges: I-495, 495 Express Lanes, Route 50, Route 286, Route 28, and Route 234 Business (Sudley Road).

 

Current Construction Activities

  • Bridge beam installation for Express Lanes ramps at I-495 and Route 28
  • Traffic shifts to permanent general-purpose lanes on I-66 East and West in Fairfax County
  • Paving on I-66 East and West in Prince William County, Centreville, Oakton, and Vienna
  • Constructing bridge foundations for Express Lanes access ramps along I-66 East and West at Route 28 and at I-495
  • Bridge deck work for expanded bridges at University Boulevard, Bull Run, Cub Run, and Compton Road
  • Bridge deck work for new Express Lanes access ramps along I-66 East and West, and new bridges at Waples Mill Road, Jermantown Road, and I-66 bridges at I-495
  • Relocating underground utilities along I-66 East and West
  • Earthwork and drainage along I-66 East and West
  • Constructing retaining walls and noise walls along I-66 and Route 28
  • Corridor-wide roadway maintenance as needed

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