News Releases - Northern Virginia

May 26, 2015
STRINGFELLOW ROAD IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETE
VDOT and Fairfax County celebrate major improvements, increased capacity

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 13, 2015
WB 66 LANE CLOSURES IN ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH TOMORROW NIGHT
From Lee Highway to the Dulles Airport Access Road

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

May 5, 2015
VDOT, DRPT SEEK PUBLIC INPUT ON I-66 OUTSIDE THE BELTWAY PROJECT
Public hearings scheduled for environmental assessment and latest design concepts with reduced impacts

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 20, 2015
WASHINGTON BOULEVARD REDUCED TO TWO LANES STARTING APRIL 27
Crews replacing and widening 74-year-old bridge through 2018

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

April 1, 2015
WALNEY ROAD BRIDGE DETOUR BEGINS APRIL 13
Closure through Sept. 1 for bridge replacement

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
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR MAJOR RT. 1 UTILITY PROJECT
Join VDOT March 9 at O.W.L. Volunteer Fire Department

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
VDOT ASKS DRIVERS TO PLAN FOR THURSDAY A.M. COMMUTE
Crews pre-treating roads, preparing for snow

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. 23, 2015
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR MAJOR RT. 1 UTILITY PROJECT
Join VDOT Feb. 26 at O.W.L. Volunteer Fire Department

Feb. 23, 2015
WB 66 LANE CLOSURES IN ARLINGTON FEB. 23-25
Crane lifting steel bridge beams for three nights

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. 21, 2015
TREACHEROUS ROAD CONDITIONS IN N. VIRGINIA
Drivers asked to avoid driving until conditions improve

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

Feb. 18, 2015
SNOW SQUALLS COULD MAKE P.M. RUSH DIFFICULT
Expect slippery roads, low visibility

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. 9, 2015
TONIGHT’S I-66 CLOSURES RESCHEDULED
Closures will now occur Tuesday, Wednesday night

Feb. 9, 2015
VDOT INFO MEETING ON I-395 SOUTH WIDENING
Feb. 10 at Holmes Middle School

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

Feb. 5, 2015
VDOT TO HOST “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING FOR FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY/ROLLING ROAD INTERCHANGE
Join the project team February 9 at Rolling Valley Elementary School

Feb. 4, 2015
TRAFFIC STOPS AT ROUTE 7/BELMONT RIDGE ROAD BEGIN TOMORROW
Expect a 15-minute stop each Tuesday, Thursday through March 24

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. 30, 2015
WB 66 LANE CLOSURES IN ARLINGTON FEB. 5-7
Crane lifting steel bridge beams for three nights

Jan. 29, 2015
WIDENED SECTION OF LEE ROAD NOW OPEN
Expanding from two to four lanes eliminates choke point

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

Jan. 26, 2015
VDOT ASKS DRIVERS TO PREPARE FOR AFTERNOON RUSH
Plan ahead for an earlier commute if possible

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. 20, 2015
VDOT CREWS PREPPING FOR WINTRY MIX
Drivers asked to be aware of changing road conditions during morning rush

Jan. 13, 2015
SNOW & ICE WILL IMPACT BOTH RUSH HOURS TOMORROW
Crews are preparing, drivers need to plan for commute

Jan. 11, 2015
VDOT ASKS DRIVERS TO DELAY TRIPS MONDAY
1,450 trucks prepared to handle freezing rain and wintry mix in northern Virginia

Jan. 8, 2015
VDOT ASKS DRIVERS TO PREPARE FOR FRIDAY COMMUTE
Expect slick conditions in neighborhoods

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

Jan. 5, 2015
VDOT CREWS PREPPING FOR TUESDAY SNOW
Drivers asked to be aware of changing road conditions during morning rush

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