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Aug. 6, 2019



I-66 East at Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) Scheduled to Close During Overnight Hours of Friday, August 9, for Bridge Work
Nighttime lane closures, traffic stoppages on I-66 in Centreville area continue this week

UPDATE (8/9) -- The planned closure and detour on I-66 East on Friday night, August 9, has been updated and will now consist of lane closures and temporary stoppages on I-66 East between Route 234 Business (ASudley Road) and Bull Run Drive. The three right lanes will be closed between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Temporary traffic stoppages of up to 30 minutes will occur between midnight and 6 a.m. Two westbound lanes will be closed between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Drivers should expect delays and consider taking alternate routes. 

FAIRFAX – Continued work installing bridge beams at Bull Run Drive in Centreville will require an extended closure and detour of I-66 East at Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) Friday night, along with lane closures and stoppages of up to 30 minutes on I-66 other nights this week. Drivers on I-66 in both directions should plan for delays in western Fairfax and eastern Prince William counties during overnight hours. 

On Friday night, August 9, I-66 East will be closed at Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) between midnight and 7 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be detoured to Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) northbound, make a right at the traffic signal onto Route 29 North, then follow signs to I-66 East in Centreville.  

These closures are needed for crews to lift and install beams for the new Bull Run Drive bridge over I-66 that is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.

Details include:

Tuesday, August 6: I-66 between Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) and Compton Road

  • Three left lanes will be closed on I-66 East between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. for crews to move cranes into position.
  • Three left lanes will be closed on I-66 West between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. for crews to move cranes into position.

Wednesday, August 7, and Thursday, August 8: I-66 between Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) and Compton Road

  • Three right lanes on I-66 East will be closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Two left lanes on I-66 West will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Periodic stoppages of up to 30 minutes on I-66 East from Sudley Road to east of Bull Run Drive to lift bridge girders into place between midnight and 4 a.m.

Friday, August 9: I-66 between Route 234 East (Sudley Road) and Compton Road

  • Full closure of I-66 East at Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) from midnight to 7 a.m.
  • Traffic will be detoured to Route 234 Business North, turn right at the traffic signal on to Route 29 North, then follow signs to I-66 East
  • Two left lanes on I-66 West will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Saturday, August 10: I-66 between Route 234 Business (Sudley Road) and Compton Road

  • Three right lanes on I-66 East will be closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Two left lanes on I-66 West will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
  • Periodic stoppages of up to 30 minutes on I-66 East from Sudley Road to east of Bull Run Drive to lift bridge girders into place between midnight and 4 a.m.

All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur.

For additional information about the I-66 Outside the Beltway Project, please visit outside.transform66.org.                       
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