VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Feb. 28, 2022
Duke Street Eastbound Daytime Lane Closures at I-395 in Alexandria March 2
Eastbound traffic shift as part of Duke Street over I-395 bridge project
ALEXANDRIA – Lane closures will occur, weather permitting, along eastbound Duke Street (Route 236) between Oasis Drive and South Walker Street Wednesday, March 2 to implement a traffic shift, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Beginning at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, the right lane of eastbound Duke Street will be closed followed by the left lane to install temporary striping for the traffic shift. Around 3 p.m., eastbound traffic along the bridge over I-395 will be shifted to the right until this fall.
The work is part of the project to rehabilitate the Duke Street bridge over I-395. The improvements will extend the overall life of the bridge and improve safety for drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians, and include replacing the concrete bridge deck and beams, upgrading the westbound sidewalk to a shared-use path, and widening the eastbound sidewalk. The project is scheduled for completion in winter 2023/24.
Visit the VDOT project page for more details.
Drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are reminded to use caution when traveling in active work zones. Be alert to new traffic patterns and limit distractions.
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