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Michelle Holland 703-586-0487


April 9, 2021

Overnight Closures and Traffic Stoppages on I-495 South at I-66 Planned April 12-14 for Overhead Bridge Demolition

FAIRFAX – Overnight lane closures and traffic stoppages are planned on I-495 South approaching I-66 Monday, April 12, through Wednesday, April 14, for overhead bridge work and partial demolition of the I-66 West bridge over I-495 South. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project, which is reconstructing the I-66/I-495 Interchange.

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

Details include:

Monday, April 12, through Wednesday, April 14
I-495 South from Route 7 (Leesburg Pike) to I-66

  • The I-495 South general purpose lanes will be reduced to a single travel lane approaching I-66 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow demolition activity over I-495 travel lanes.
  • Drivers should expect periodic stoppages of up to 20 minutes between midnight and 4 a.m.
  • All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.

Find additional information about demolition activity at the I-495 Interchange here

Additionally, bridge beam installation over I-66 West is planned that will impact traffic on I-66 West and I-495 ramps. Find details about work planned April 9-10 here and work planned April 12-16 here.

Message boards on I-495 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. To receive project updates automatically by email, sign up here.   



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