VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Michelle Holland 703-586-0487


Sept. 8, 2023

Overnight Full Traffic Stops Beginning Next Week at Georgetown Pike and I-495 in McLean
Stoppages to occur between midnight and 5 a.m. for signal work

FAIRFAX, VA – Two nights of intermittent traffic stoppages are scheduled to occur next week beginning Monday, Sept. 11 on the ramps connecting Georgetown Pike and I-495 South as well as at the intersection of Georgetown Pike and I-495 South for traffic signal work related to the 495 NEXT project. These stoppages, which may be up to 30 minutes each, will occur between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m.

Stoppages are planned on Monday and Tuesday nights (Sept. 11 and 12). If work is delayed due to weather conditions, it would be rescheduled for Wednesday night, Sept. 13.

Following each stoppage, the ramps and intersection will reopen to clear traffic before the next stoppage is implemented. Drivers are urged to slow down and use caution when traveling through the 495 NEXT work zone.

The I-495 Express Lanes Northern Extension (495 NEXT) project is extending the existing 495 Express Lanes from the Dulles Corridor interchange to the George Washington Memorial Parkway near the American Legion Bridge.

Visit 495NEXT.org for the latest construction and lane closure information. 

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