2015 News Releases - Northern Virginia

Dec. 22, 2015
OLD CAROLINA/JEFFERSON BRIDGE OVER I-66 TO RE-OPEN WEDNESDAY

Dec. 15, 2015
ALL LANES TEMPORARILY CLOSING ON I-395 NORTH AT SEMINARY ROAD, FRIDAY NIGHT, 12/18
Lane closures needed for steel beam placement

Dec. 9, 2015
COMMONWEALTH TRANSPORTATION BOARD APPROVES MCAULIFFE ADMINISTRATION’S PROPOSAL TO TRANSFORM I-66 INSIDE THE BELTWAY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Project will reduce congestion, improve reliability and enhance travel choices

Dec. 8, 2015
BRADDOCK/PLEASANT VALLEY WORK NEXT TWO SATURDAYS

Dec. 7, 2015
OVERNIGHT ROUTE 27/110 CLOSURES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK
Short-term closures on Route 110 Northbound, Southbound and ramps for bridge rehabilitation

Dec. 3, 2015
BRENTSVILLE ROAD BRIDGE REOPENED

Dec. 1, 2015
BRADDOCK/PLEASANT VALLEY WORK THIS SATURDAY

Nov. 6, 2015
ASHTON AVENUE WORK CONTINUES
Road closure through Nov. 18 for emergency culvert replacement

Nov. 5, 2015
BRADDOCK/PLEASANT VALLEY WEEKEND WORK
Saturday lane closures scheduled the next three weeks

Oct. 29, 2015
ARLINGTON RIDGE ROAD RAMP CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND
Milling and paving of ramps linking South Arlington Ridge to I-395, Route 27

Oct. 27, 2015
MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS TO ROUTE 7 CELEBRATED
Truck-climbing lane, safety and operational improvements

Oct. 26, 2015
HAYMARKET COMMUTER PARKING LOT LOCATION TO BE RECONSIDERED
VDOT and partners to consider alternate locations for proposed park and ride near Route 15 in Haymarket

Oct. 23, 2015
BALLS FORD RD TO CLOSE TOMORROW FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS
Detour in place during railroad crossing replacement

Oct. 21, 2015
ASHTON AVENUE DETOUR STARTS MONDAY
Two-week closure planned for emergency culvert replacement

Oct. 21, 2015
LANE SHIFT PLANNED FOR ALL LANES OF I-95 NEAR TRIANGLE
Weekly lane closures planned for emergency repairs until December 2015

Oct. 16, 2015
ASHTON AVENUE DETOUR STARTS NEXT WEEK
Two-week closure planned for emergency culvert replacement

Oct. 16, 2015
OLD WATERFORD ROAD TO CLOSE OCTOBER 24
Detour in place during emergency bridge work

Oct. 15, 2015
ROUTE 15 TO CLOSE SUNDAY FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS
Detour in place during railroad crossing replacement

Oct. 13, 2015
FULL CLOSURES ON I-66 TONIGHT
Late night closures of up to 30 minutes each between I-495 and Route 123

Oct. 5, 2015
LATE NIGHT FULL CLOSURES ON I-66 TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
Closures between I-495 and Route 123; expect major delays eastbound Wed. morning

Oct. 1, 2015
N. VA VDOT CREWS ON-ALERT, CHECKING DRAINS, AND MAKING PREPARATIONS FOR THE COMING STORM
More than 500 crewmembers plus 300 contract employees ready to clear roads from expected heavy rains, fallen trees and other debris

Oct. 1, 2015
DRY MILL ROAD CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Detour in place during emergency pipe repairs

Oct. 1, 2015
HAMILTON STATION ROAD CLOSED INDEFINITELY
Detour in place during emergency pipe repairs

Sept. 25, 2015
BULL RUN POST OFFICE ROAD CLOSURE STARTS MONDAY
Paving of gravel surface will occur over five weeks

Sept. 25, 2015
ROUTE 27/110 OVERNIGHT CLOSURES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Nighttime short-term closures for bridge rehabilitation

Sept. 18, 2015
PAGELAND LANE TO CLOSE NEXT WEEK
Detour in place during emergency pipe replacement work

Sept. 17, 2015
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT TO RECONSTRUCT & WIDEN BELMONT RIDGE ROAD
Construction between Gloucester Parkway and Hay Road begins next spring

Sept. 14, 2015
I-66 ACTIVE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO LAUNCH WEDNESDAY
Improved safety and incident management between DC and Route 29 in Gainesville

Sept. 10, 2015
Governor McAuliffe Dedicates New Washington Boulevard Bridge Over Columbia Pike in Arlington
~ New bridge named Freedmans Village Bridge, honoring historic local community ~

Sept. 9, 2015
DULLES TOLL ROAD BRIDGES REHABILITATION MEETING THURSDAY
September 10 at Herndon Middle School Cafeteria

Sept. 4, 2015
I-66 OVERNIGHT FULL CLOSURES TUESDAY
Rolling 15-minute closures to test Active Traffic Management System

Aug. 25, 2015
DRY MILL ROAD POTHOLE PATCHING NEXT WEEK
Expect delays during flagging operation

Aug. 17, 2015
ALL LANES OF SOUTHBOUND I-395 TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT
Traffic detoured through Seminary Road rotary, Exit 4, back to I-395 South

Aug. 17, 2015
RIXLEW LANE TO CLOSE TOMORROW FOR RAILROAD REPAIRS
Detour in place during railroad crossing replacement

Aug. 14, 2015
INTERNATIONAL DR/SPRING HILL RD PAVING BEGINS MONDAY
Weekday lane and intersection closures

Aug. 14, 2015
PUBLIC MEETING TO BE HELD ON P3 PROCUREMENT OPTION FOR I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY IMPROVEMENTS

Aug. 12, 2015
PLEASANT VALLEY ROAD TO GO ON ANOTHER “ROAD DIET” NEXT WEEK
New striping for SB bike lane from Smithfield Pl/Martins Hundred Dr to Wetherburn Ct

Aug. 7, 2015
I-66/ROUTE 15 INTERCHANGE “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING WEDNESDAY
August 12 at Ronald W. Reagan Middle School in Haymarket

Aug. 4, 2015
NB I-95 LANE CLOSURES NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM PKWY., EXIT 158 RESCHEDULED FOR TONIGHT AND THURSDAY, AUG. 6
Closures include 20-30 minute total stoppages after midnight for sign placement

July 31, 2015
NB I-95 LANE CLOSURES NEAR PRINCE WILLIAM PKWY., EXIT 158
Closures include 20-30 minute total stoppages after midnight for sign placement

July 30, 2015
NORTHBOUND I-395 RAMP CLOSURE SCHEDULED
Ramp scheduled to close temporarily on Sunday and Monday night, August 2-3

July 28, 2015
EB I-66 EMERGENCY ‘X’ LANE CLOSURE THRU WED. A.M. RUSH
Closure needed between Nutley Street and I-495 for emergency roadway repair

July 27, 2015
GLEBE RD AND I-395 BRIDGE REHABILITATION MEETING TUESDAY
July 28 at Gunston Middle School

July 16, 2015
PUBLIC INFO MEETINGS ON ROUTE 28 SAFETY AND OPERATIONS STUDY
Join VDOT July 20 and July 22

July 10, 2015
NIGHTTIME LANE CLOSURES ON I-66 NEAR ROUTE 15 IN HAYMARKET
Closures planned for week of July 13 for steel placement on new bridge

July 9, 2015
GAINESVILLE IMPROVEMENTS OPEN TO TRAFFIC
State and local officials celebrate new interchange separating Route 29, Linton Hall Road and Norfolk Southern Railroad

June 30, 2015
KINGSTOWNE VILLAGE PARKWAY PAVING BEGINS JULY 7
New striping for bike lanes from Hayfield to Beulah

June 23, 2015
ROUTE 28 NIGHTTIME CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND
Detour in place during storm sewer line work

June 22, 2015
GALLOWS ROAD BRIDGE REHABILITATION MEETING WEDNESDAY
June 24 at Luther Jackson Middle School

June 18, 2015
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO ROUTE 7 OVER DULLES TOLL ROAD
Construction to widen and rehabilitate twin bridges begins this winter

June 16, 2015
ROUTE 28 NIGHTTIME CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND
Detour in place during installation of storm sewer line

June 15, 2015
BRENTSVILLE ROAD TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
“Pardon Our Dust” meeting June 17 at Brentsville District High School

June 2, 2015
JOIN VDOT FOR INFO MEETING ON WALKER ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
June 3 at Forestville Elementary School

May 20, 2015
MAJOR MILESTONES IN GAINESVILLE
Route 29 shifts to new bridge, I-66 ramp re-opens, Linton Hall signal removed

May 19, 2015
MAJOR TRAFFIC SWITCH AT RT. 27/244 THURSDAY NIGHT
New ramp and traffic signal at S. Queen Street, reconfigured S. Quinn Street intersection

May 12, 2015
PAVING BRINGS OPPORTUNITY FOR BICYCLE IMPROVEMENTS
New striping for bike lanes and other enhancements at 20+ locations

April 30, 2015
HISTORIC ADEN BRIDGE TO CLOSE TOMORROW
Inspection reveals further deterioration; rehab project begins this summer

April 26, 2015
LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE TONIGHT ON I-95 NORTH
Two right lanes closed near Dale Boulevard for emergency milling and paving

April 15, 2015
FINAL MILLING/PAVING BEGINS AT STRINGFELLOW PROJECT
Daytime lane and intersection closures

April 8, 2015
HARMONY CHURCH ROAD TO CLOSE TONIGHT
Detour for emergency pipe replacement through weekend

April 6, 2015
BRADDOCK/PLEASANT VALLEY ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION STARTS THIS MONTH
“Pardon our Dust” meeting April 14 at Stone Middle School

April 3, 2015
JOIN VDOT FOR GAINESVILLE UPDATE APRIL 9
Project team will share upcoming traffic shift, final construction plans at Sup. Lawson’s town hall meeting

March 25, 2015
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON WASHINGTON BOULEVARD BRIDGE NEAR PENTAGON
New bridge to feature shared-use path, higher clearance, medallions honoring military

March 25, 2015
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 SOUTH LATE TONIGHT
Dale Boulevard collector/distributor lane closures up to 20 minutes

March 24, 2015
FLAGGING ON EVERGREEN MILLS THIS WEEKEND
Box culvert replacement

March 20, 2015
IMPROVING RIDES, FROM PATCHING TO PAVING
10,000 potholes down and still rolling in advance of $168 million paving season

March 19, 2015
CREWS UP FOR A LATE WINTER STORM
Drivers be alert; trouble spots pre-treated for morning rush

March 18, 2015
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 SOUTH LATE TOMORROW NIGHT
Dale Boulevard collector/distributor lane closures up to 20 minutes

March 12, 2015
PLANS TO TRANSFORM I-66 INSIDE THE BELTWAY LAUNCHED
Virginia Secretary of Transportation and project leaders kick off project to provide congestion relief and support multimodal improvements

March 10, 2015
BUSES TO USE I-66 SHOULDER INSIDE THE BELTWAY
Pilot aims to improve reliability for riders; drivers asked to be aware of buses merging

March 6, 2015
ONE MORE NIGHT OF REFREEZE
Crews on overnight to handle remaining ice, finish cleanup in subdivisions

March 6, 2015
ICE-COVERED ROADS CONTINUE TO BE A PROBLEM TODAY, TONIGHT
Extremely low pavement temperatures, rapid refreeze and minimal thaw on roads

March 6, 2015
DELAY COMMUTES IN N. VA. THIS A.M.
With deep freeze, expect slush, icy patches or black ice

March 5, 2015
AFTERNOON UPDATE: NORTHERN VA ROADS
Road conditions remain treacherous, extreme freeze coming overnight

March 4, 2015
ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR THURSDAY’S MAJOR STORM
N. Va. drivers asked to prepare for several days of difficult road conditions, frigid temps

March 3, 2015
CREWS STAGING BY NOON FOR DIFFICULT AFTERNOON RUSH
Roads pre-treated for sleet/snow and possible early releases

March 2, 2015
OVERNIGHT I-66 CLOSURES TONIGHT
Lanes will close for up to 30 minutes

March 1, 2015
ICY PATCHES REMAIN OVERNIGHT, CREWS ON THROUGH MONDAY RUSH
Drivers asked to take it slow, use caution and remain alert

Feb. 28, 2015
DRIVERS ASKED TO STAY TUNED TO SUNDAY STORM
N. Va. roads pre-treated, crews reporting in a.m. for another wintry mix

Feb. 25, 2015
FULL CLOSURES ON ROUTE 644 LATE TOMORROW NIGHT
Intermittent closures at I-95 interchange will last up to 30 minutes

Feb. 23, 2015
OVERNIGHT I-66 CLOSURES SCHEDULED TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY
Lanes will close for up to 30 minutes

Feb. 22, 2015
EXPECT WIDE RANGE OF ROAD CONDITIONS TODAY
Check 511 and vdotplows.org for area updates

Feb. 21, 2015
HEAVY TRAFFIC HAMPERS PLOWS
Roads will remain treacherous overnight

Feb. 20, 2015
CREWS PREPARE FOR SNOWY, SLEETY SATURDAY
Drivers asked to monitor forecasts and avoid driving during height of storm

Feb. 17, 2015
NOON UPDATE ON NORTHERN VIRGINIA ROADS
Crews focus on neighborhoods and overnight refreeze

Feb. 17, 2015
DRIVERS ASKED TO DELAY TRAVEL IN N. VA. THIS MORNING
Many roads still snow-covered; VDOT crews working to clear snow and treat icy conditions

Feb. 16, 2015
N. VA ROAD CREWS MOBILIZING FOR MAJOR STORM
Motorists urged to stay off roads while crews work

Feb. 14, 2015
CREWS DEPLOY FOR SNOW, FRIGID TEMPS, HIGH WINDS
Prepare for changing road conditions later today

Feb. 6, 2015
OVERNIGHT I-66 CLOSURES SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK
Lanes will close for up to 30 minutes Monday, Wednesday night

Feb. 4, 2015
NEW LANE ON I-395 NORTH NOW OPEN
Congestion relief between Duke St and Seminary Rd in time for tomorrow morning rush

Feb. 4, 2015
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 SOUTH CONTINUE TONIGHT
Full closures in Dale Boulevard collector/distributor lanes will last up to 15 minutes

Feb. 3, 2015
OVERNIGHT EASTBOUND I-66 CLOSURES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK
Lanes will close for up to 30 minutes Wednesday, Thursday night

Jan. 30, 2015
LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 SOUTH LATE MONDAY NIGHT
Full closures in Dale Boulevard collector/distributor lanes will last up to 15 minutes

Jan. 26, 2015
LOOKING AHEAD TO TUESDAY RUSH HOUR
Crews ramp up for overnight snow, drivers asked to plan for a.m. commute

Jan. 25, 2015
DRIVERS ASKED TO PREPARE FOR NEXT 36 HOURS
Next three rush hours impacted by snow and ice

Jan. 23, 2015
CREWS PRETREATING FOR WINTRY WEEKEND
Overnight and Saturday morning expected to be main concern for drivers

Jan. 6, 2015
NORTHERN VIRGINIA ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING
Drivers asked to remain cautious tonight and tomorrow morning

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