VDOT News - Northern Virginia
Michelle Holland 703-586-0487
Oct. 21, 2022
Extended Closures of Ramps from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) to I-66 East Next Week, October 26-28
FAIRFAX – The ramps from Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) North and South to I-66 East will be closed continuously for multiple days and nights for final paving next week. Beginning Wednesday morning, October 26, through Friday morning, October 28, the ramp from Route 123 South to I-66 East will be closed. The ramp from northbound Route 123 to I-66 East will then close Friday morning and reopen during the early morning hours Saturday, October 29. During these closures traffic will access I-66 East using the new ramp to the future eastbound 66 Express Lanes. This work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.
Drivers should expect delays if traveling in the area and consider using alternate routes.
Wednesday, October 26, continuously through Friday, October 28
Ramp from Route 123 South to I-66 East
- The ramp will be closed beginning around 6 a.m. Wednesday continuously through 6 a.m. Friday.
- Traffic will stay left when crossing over I-66, then turn left at the traffic signal to the ramp to the future 66 Express Lanes East (prior to the closed ramp) to merge onto the I-66 East general-purpose lanes.
- Traffic on I-66 East should be aware of traffic merging onto the highway from the left.
Friday, October 28
Ramp from Route 123 North to I-66 East
- The ramp will be closed around 6 a.m. Friday through 6 a.m. the following morning.
- Traffic will be directed farther north, stay to the right, then turn right at the traffic signal onto the ramp to the future 66 Express Lanes East and merge onto the I-66 East general-purpose lanes.
- Traffic on I-66 East should be award of traffic merging onto the highway from the left.
All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement conditions occur.
When complete, the reconstructed Route 123/I-66 Interchange will provide direct access to and from the new Express Lanes for both eastbound and westbound travelers. A new shared-use path through the interchange will provide connection between the new I-66 corridor trail and planned trails in the City of Fairfax.
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