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I-66 Eastbound Connector Ramp to West Falls Church Metro Station

Constructing a connector ramp between two existing ramps in Fairfax County

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Construction: Spring 2018

Est Completion Date
Late 2020

Preparing to award design-build contract

$3.3 million

Lengths and Limits
Quarter-mile west of Rt 7 to just east of Rt 7


Mark Gibney, P.E., PMP
Amanda Baxter
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About the Project

This project, part of the I-66 Inside the Beltway improvements, will provide direct access from eastbound I-66 to the West Falls Church Metro station by constructing a new ramp connection between two existing ramps (eastbound I-66 to Route 7 and the eastbound I-66 collector-distributor road adjacent to the station's parking garage.) 

Currently, vehicles on eastbound I-66 traveling to the West Falls Church Metro exit from I-66, turn right to head south on Route 7, turn left at the signalized intersection at Haycock Road, and then turn left onto Falls Church Drive. VDOT has identified operational and safety issues with this maneuver, especially during AM and PM peak periods.  

All improvements will be performed within existing VDOT right-of-way.

Award design-build contract: December 2017
Begin construction: Spring 2018
Estimated completion: Late 2020

Estimated Costs
Preliminary engineering: $300,000
Construction: $3 million
Total: $3.3 million


Notice of Willingness (Aug. 2017)
Interchange Modification ReportFHWA Approval (Aug. 2017)
Categorical Exclusion | Documentation of FHWA Review
Conceptual plan sheets: 1 | 2

Project Numbers
Federal: NHPP-066-1 (356)
State: 0066-96A-493, P101, C501, B686
UPC: 110629

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