VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Michelle Holland 703-586-0487


Oct. 19, 2020

Overnight Closures of I-66 West at I-495 Interchange for Overhead Bridge Work This Weekend, October 23-25

FAIRFAX – I-66 West near I-495 will be closed during the overnight hours, Friday, October 23, through Sunday, October 25, for crews to lift bridge beams in place for a new I-66 Express Lanes ramp. Traffic will be detoured using I-495 and the Route 50 Interchange.

Drivers should expect delays if traveling in this area during these times and consider using alternate routes. 

Details include:

Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Sunday, October 25: 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
I-66 West at I-495

  • I-66 West will be closed Friday, October 23, and Saturday, October 24, from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, and Sunday night, October 25, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Traffic will be detoured to I-495 South, exit to Route 50 East, stay to the right and follow signs to I-495 North, then follow signs to I-66 West.
  • All lanes will open by 6 a.m. (4 a.m. Monday morning, October 25).

Message boards on I-66 are providing advance notice of lane closures and traffic stoppages. 

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

Construction and lane closure updates are available at Transform66.org and on Twitter @VaDOTNOVA.


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