VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
Aug. 3, 2018
Nighttime Lane and Ramp Closures on I-66 Saturday Night, 8/4 Through Next Week
Closures needed for work between Route 29 in Centreville and I-495
FAIRFAX, Va. - Lane and ramp closures, and periodic traffic stoppages, are scheduled to occur during nighttime hours on I-66 east- and westbound between Route 29 in Centreville and I-495 beginning tomorrow night, Saturday, 8/4, through next week. Details on the planned closures are below. All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement weather occurs.
Drivers traveling on I-66 are urged to use caution, expect delays, and stay informed by registering to receive updates at Transform66.org.
Lane and Ramp Closure Details:
- Route 28
- Saturday, August 4 - Monday, August 6 - Ramp narrowing and partial closure from Route 28 to I-66 East from 11:30 p.m. - 4 a.m. Intermittent 15-minute stoppages and slowdowns will occur during overnight hours.
- Wednesday, August 8 - Two northbound lanes closed between Route 29 and Walney Road from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m to shift lanes.
- Ramp from US Route 50 West to I-66 West
- Monday, August 6 - Full ramp closure from Route 50 West to I-66 West from midnight to 4 a.m. Drivers will be detoured on Route 50 to the West Ox Road (Route 608) interchange, where they will exit onto southbound West Ox Road, and then make a right-hand exit onto eastbound Route 50 to westbound I-66.
- I-66 West between Route 29 in Centreville and Compton Road
- Sunday, August 5 through Wednesday, August 8 - Three left lanes on I-66 West between Route 28 and Compton Road will close on Sunday, August 5, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.; Monday, August 6 through Wednesday, August 8, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Following this work, all lanes between Route 29 in Centreville and Compton Road will be shifted toward the inside median.
- I-66 East between Route 29 in Centreville and Stringfellow Road
- Sunday, August 5 through Wednesday, August 8 - Three left lanes on I-66 East between Route 29 in Centreville and Stringfellow Road will close from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. This work is needed to shift all lanes between Route 29 in Centreville and Stringfellow Road toward the inside median.
- I-66 East and West between Route 28 and Blake Lane
- Sunday, August 5 through Saturday, August 11 - Nightly multiple lane closures and intermittent stoppages on I-66 East and West at locations between Route 28 and Blake Lane from 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Up to three 15-minute stoppages between midnight and 4 a.m. each night so crews can remove overhead gantries and signs.
- I-66 West between I-495 and Gallows Road
- Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10 - Right lane closure on westbound I-66 between Route 7 and Gallows Road will close on Thursday, August 9, 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. and on Friday, August 10, 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Additionally a single lane on the ramp from northbound I-495 to westbound I-66 and a single lane on the ramp from southbound I-495 to westbound I-66 will closed during overnight hours. This work is needed to shift all lanes between I-495 and Gallows Road toward the inside median.
All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement weather occurs.
The I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes are expected to open in December 2022.
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