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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
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June 5, 2020



Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-66 East Near Vienna Metro Station Next Week for Vaden Drive Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – I-66 East will be reduced to a single travel lane with multiple 30-minute traffic stoppages between Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) and Nutley Street during overnight hours Monday, June 8, through Saturday, June 13, for crews to lift beams in place for the new Vaden Drive bridge over I-66. Drivers should expect delays and total traffic stoppages of up to 30 minutes in this area, and should consider using alternative routes.

Details include:

Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11
I-66 East between Route 123 and Nutley Street

  • I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. nightly
  • On the nights of Tuesday, June 9, and Thursday, June 11, drivers should expect periodic 30-minute stoppages for crews to lift bridge beams into place
  • On the nights of Monday, June 8, and Tuesday, June 9, lane closures are planned to extend past Nutley Street to include additional work areas for removal of an overhead sign gantry (Monday night) and utility relocation (Tuesday night) located east of Nutley Street
  • All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.

Friday, June 12
I-66 East between Route 123 and Nutley Street

  • I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • All lanes will reopen by 6 a.m.

Saturday, June 13
I-66 East between Route 123 and Nutley Street

  • I-66 East will be reduced to one travel lane from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Drivers should expect periodic 30-minute stoppages for crews to lift bridge beams into place
  • All lanes will reopen by 9 a.m.

Message boards on I-66 East are providing advance notice of lane closures and traffic stoppages. 

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

Vaden Drive bridge over I-66 is being reconstructed as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.  

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA. To receive project updates automatically by email, sign up here.   

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