VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Michelle Holland 703-586-0487


Sept. 13, 2023

Overnight Ramp Closure From Southbound I-495 to George Washington Memorial Parkway Exit 43 on or About September 14-15
Traffic to be detoured to Georgetown Pike Interchange Exit 44 to access Parkway

FAIRFAX, VA – The ramp from southbound I-495 to southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway is scheduled to close during overnight hours Thursday, Sept. 14, and Friday, Sept. 15. The ramp will close between the hours of 11 p.m. and 4 a.m., and traffic will be detoured to the next exit to access the George Washington Parkway. This closure is necessary for crews to conduct stormwater drainage work as part of the 495 NEXT project.

Motorists should follow the below detour:

  1. Continue south on I-495 and take Exit 44 for Georgetown Pike;
  2. At the first Georgetown Pike traffic light, turn left and continue on the bridge over the Beltway;
  3. Turn left at the second traffic light to take the ramp for northbound I-495; and
  4. Continue north on I-495 to Exit 43 for George Washington Memorial Parkway

Drivers are urged to use caution and expect potential delays if traveling through this area. This work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled for the following night in the event of inclement weather.

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



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