VDOT News - Northern Virginia
July 18, 2022
Weekend Detours at Lewinsville Road in McLean Begin July 29 - Aug. 1
Lewinsville Road and Brook Road to use alternate routes as crews rebuild the intersection
MCLEAN - Drivers on Route 7, Lewinsville Road and Brook Road will experience weekend detours from 7 p.m. on Friday, July 29, through 5 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 1 while crews continue construction of the new Lewinsville Road intersection. Please see the information below for details.
Friday, July 29, 7 p.m. to Sunday, July 31, 6 a.m.
- Lewinsville Road and Brook Road will be closed at Route 7.
- Drivers will follow the signed detour routes for access between Route 7, Lewinsville Road and Brook Road.
See maps below for details.
Sunday, July 31, 6 a.m. to Monday, Aug. 1, 5 a.m.
- Access between Route 7 and Brook Road will be restored.
- Providence Baptist Church and St. Thomas Episcopal Church will be accessible from Route 7.
- Lewinsville Road will remain closed approximately 200 feet east of Route 7.
- Drivers will follow the signed detour routes for access between Route 7 and Lewinsville Road.
See maps below for details.
Additional weekend detours and traffic changes will take place at the Lewinsville Road intersection in the upcoming weeks as crews build the improvements in this area. Traffic alerts will be sent out in advance of subsequent detours in August.
All residences, businesses and other public facilities will remain accessible via the signed detour routes.
All work is weather-dependent and subject to change.
For information on intersection movements at the completion of construction, please see the interactive map on the project website.
Please note crews are only working within the VDOT right of way and where rights have been acquired from property owners (read more).
As a reminder, the Route 7 speed limit has been reduced to 45 miles per hour in active work zones between Reston Avenue and Jarrett Valley Drive, and Virginia law prohibits the use of handheld cell phones while driving through an active work zone.
Please use caution and be alert to work zone signs, potential flagger or police direction, and watch for traffic shifts. Slow-moving vehicles and equipment may be entering or exiting the road.
You can get Route 7 Corridor Improvements Project updates weekly by visiting the project website.
Sign Up for Route 7 Traffic Alerts on Virginia 511
Get alerts about work zones, accidents and other incidents via web, phone, text message or email. Visit 511virginia.org to create and configure your account.
Expected lane closures and other traffic pattern changes associated with the Route 7 Corridor Improvements Project are also posted each week at connectroute7.org.
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