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Michelle T. Holland 703-586-0487 (cell)


Sept. 13, 2019

Major Lane Closures Continue This Weekend on I-395 South between King and Duke Streets for Bridge Improvement Work
Bridge work part of larger 395 Express Lanes project

ARLINGTON, Va. – Motorists are advised that lane closures will continue this weekend on southbound I-395 from King Street (Exit 5) to Duke Street (Exit 3) for bridge rehabilitation work. Closures will begin on Saturday night, Sept. 14 through Monday morning, Sept. 16, with all lanes open, including the HOV lanes in the northbound direction, in time for Monday morning’s commute.

Drivers traveling out of D.C. this weekend are urged to use alternative routes or plan extra travel time. Local traffic may still use the general purpose lanes, but should expect closures.

What Drivers Should Expect:

  • Lane closures on southbound I-395 will begin at 10 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Monday.
  • Only one lane will remain open on the southbound I-395 general purpose lanes during overnight hours, starting at 11 p.m. Saturday night and at 9 p.m. Sunday night.
  • At 9 a.m. on Sunday, one HOV lane will open in the southbound direction, with both lanes opening in the southbound direction at 6 p.m. By 4 a.m. on Monday, the HOV lanes will be reversed to the northbound direction.
  • Weekly updates with specific closure information will be available at: Expresslanes.com and VDOT's 395 Express Lanes Web Page.
  • The reversible 95 Express Lanes, from near Edsall Road to past Garrisonville Road in Stafford, will operate according to their normal schedule.

The 395 Express Lanes, an eight-mile extension of the 95 Express Lanes to the Washington D.C. line, are scheduled to open this fall. Learn how Express Lanes work and how to get an E-ZPass at www.ExpressLanes.com.                                                            

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