Jennifer McCord 703-259-1779
Joan Morris 703-259-1799
Oct. 6, 2008
Traffic Advisory: I-66 Eastbound Closed at Haymarket; Detour on Route 29 to Continue Overnight
New: Motorists traveling eastbound on I-66 will be detoured at Haymarket (Exit 40). Turn right at Route 15, left at Route 55 and left onto northbound Route 29.
Route 29 remains closed between Heathcote Boulevard and Route 55. Electronic message boards will detour motorists as follows:
Motorists traveling north on Route 29 in Gainesville will be diverted onto I-66 East to the Route 234 Bypass (Exit 44). Turn left onto Balls Ford Road, turn left at Groveton Road and right on Route 29.
Motorists traveling south on Route 29 will turn left at the signal at Heathcote Boulevard onto the ramp to I-66 West/Route 29 South. Stay to the left and follow signs to southbound Route 29.
The steel beams fell during the demolition of a portion of the abandoned I-66 eastbound span over Route 29. The beams fell onto the shoulder of northbound Route 29 and there was no road damage.
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