VDOT News - Northern Virginia

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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
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NOVA-161067

May 28, 2020



Overnight Closures of I-66 East and West at Route 123 Planned for Next Week for Bridge Beam Installation

FAIRFAX – Bridge beam installation for the new Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) overpass at I-66 will require closures of I-66 in both directions during the overnight hours Monday, June 1, and Tuesday, June 2, from 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Drivers will be directed to follow signed detours using the exit ramps at the interchange and should expect delays if traveling in this area.

Details include:
Monday, June 1, and Tuesday, June 2:
I-66 East and West at Route 123 

  • Full closure of eastbound and westbound I-66 at Route 123 from 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
  • Drivers on I-66 East will be directed to take the exit for Route 123. At the traffic signal, follow police direction to continue across Route 123 to the ramp back to I-66 East.
  • Drivers on I-66 West will be directed to take the exit for Route 123 South. At the traffic signal, follow police direction to continue across Route 123 to the ramp back to I-66 West.  
  • Route 123 North and South will remain open with police direction.
  • All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, June 3, and Thursday, June 4, are back up nights, if needed.

All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur.

The Route 123 Interchange is being rebuilt as part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project. The new interchange will include Express Lanes access, shared-use path, and room for future mass transit in the median of I-66.

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA. To receive project updates automatically by email, sign up here.  

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Beam installation along I-66 West for the new Route 123 bridge on May 28, 2020.



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