UPDATE: The southbound Route 28 traffic shift has been moved up and is now planned for tonight (May 2). The eastbound I-66 traffic shift between Route 50 and Route 123 remains as scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights.
OVERNIGHT CLOSURES AND LANE SHIFTS THIS WEEK FOR THE TRANSFORM I-66 PROJECT
Southbound Route 28 between Westfields Blvd. and Braddock Rd. Wednesdaynight, 5/2;
I-66 East between U.S. Route 50 and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Rd)
Friday and Saturday nights, 5/4 and 5/5
FAIRFAX, Va. – Overnight lane closures on southbound Route 28 between Westfields Boulevard and Braddock Road are scheduled to occur Wednesday night, May 2. On Friday and Saturday nights, May 4 and 5, overnight lane closures are scheduled on eastbound I-66
between U.S. Route 50 and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road). Crews will shift travel lanes and set up work zones for construction on the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project. Details are:
Southbound Route 28 between Braddock Road and Westfields Boulevard will be shifted to allow for barriers to be set up along the outside shoulders for upcoming construction activity.
- Wednesday, May 2: Overnight, two left two lanes will close on southbound Route 28 in the vicinity of Willard Road to Braddock Road starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday.
I-66 East between Route 50 and Route 123
Lanes on eastbound I-66 between U.S. Route 50 and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) will be shifted toward the inside median to support upcoming construction activity.
Closures are scheduled to occur overnight beginning at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5:
- Single lane closure at 9 p.m. on eastbound I-66 near Monument Drive
- Multi-lane closure at 10 p.m. on eastbound I-66 near U.S. Route 50
- Closure of one of two lanes on the eastbound and westbound Route 50 ramp to eastbound I-66 at 10 p.m.
Drivers are advised that once this lane shift is implemented, the “red X” signs between U.S. Route 50 and Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road), which are part of VDOT’s Active Traffic Management (ATM) system, will be transitioned out of service. The signs will remain operational east of Route 123.
Four travel lanes will be available during peak periods throughout construction of the Transform 66 Project.
All work is weather dependent, and will be rescheduled if inclement weather occurs.
The I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes are expected to open in December 2022.
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