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Mike Murphy
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Mike McGurk
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NR19-017

March 7, 2019



495 Express Lanes Southbound, Jones Branch Connector Closures Continue This Weekend
Detours in place during Jones Branch Connector project work


TYSONS – The southbound 495 Express Lanes between the Jones Branch Connector (Scotts Crossing Road) off-ramp and the Jones Branch Connector on-ramp, the eastbound Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) ramp to the southbound 495 Express Lanes, and the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Jones Branch Connector between Jones Branch Drive and the 495 Express Lanes will be closed (weather permitting) from 5 a.m. Saturday, March 9 to 4 a.m. Monday, March 11 for bridge deck work  as part of the Jones Branch Connector project, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The following detours will be in place:

  • Southbound 495 Express Lanes: Jones Branch Connector off-ramp, Jones Branch Connector and Jones Branch Connector on-ramp back to the southbound 495 Express Lanes.
  • Eastbound Dulles Toll Road to southbound 495 Express Lanes: I-495 southbound general purpose lanes, Route 123 (Exit 46A), Tysons Boulevard, Galleria Drive and Westpark Drive back to the southbound 495 Express Lanes.
  • Northbound Jones Branch Drive to 495 Express Lanes via eastbound lane of Jones Branch Connector: Jones Branch Drive, Westbranch Drive and Westpark Drive back to the 495 Express Lanes.
  • Southbound Jones Branch Drive to 495 Express Lanes via eastbound lane of Jones Branch Connector: Jones Branch Drive and Westpark Drive back to 495 Express Lanes.
  • Southbound Route 123 to 495 Express Lanes via westbound Scotts Crossing Road: Route 123, Tysons Boulevard, Galleria Drive and Westpark Drive back to the 495 Express Lanes.
  • Northbound Jones Branch Drive to Route 123 via eastbound lane of Jones Branch Connector: Jones Branch Drive, Westbranch Drive, Westpark Drive, Galleria Drive and Tysons Boulevard back to Route 123.
  • Southbound Jones Branch Drive to Route 123 via eastbound lane of Jones Branch Connector: Jones Branch Drive, Westpark Drive, Galleria Drive and Tysons Boulevard back to Route 123.

The northbound 495 Express Lanes ramp to the Jones Branch Connector will remain open, but drivers will only have the option of turning right toward Route 123 via eastbound Scotts Crossing Drive.

The Jones Branch Connector partially opened to traffic in December with final completion in fall 2019.
                           
On Twitter, follow VDOT Northern Virginia at @vadotnova, and the 495 and 95 Express Lanes at @VAExpressLanes.

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