VDOT News - Northern Virginia



Michelle Holland 703-586-0487

July 23, 2018

Multiple Overnight Ramp Closures Next Week on I-66
Closures and lane shifts planned at interchanges with I-495 and US Route 50

FAIRFAX, Va. -  Lane and ramp closures are scheduled to occur during overnight hours Tuesday, July 24 at the I-66 interchange with I-495 and on Thursday, July 26 on the ramp from westbound US Route 50 to westbound I-66. Closures are needed to allow crews to set barrier wall along previously shifted travel lanes and for construction activities for the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway project. 
Details include:
Tuesday night, July 24: Westbound I-66 between Route 7 and I-495 Interchange
  • Right lane closure on westbound I-66 between Route 7 and the I-495 interchange between 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Temporary closure of the ramps from westbound I-66 to southbound I-495 regular and express lanes from 11 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Travelers will be detoured to the exit for southbound Nutley Street, then take the ramp for eastbound I-66 back toward I-495.
  • Narrowing and single lane closures on the ramp from northbound I-495 to westbound I-66 with occasional 15-minute stoppages and slowdowns.


Thursday night, July 26Ramp from Westbound US Route 50 to Westbound I-66
  • Temporary closure of the ramp from westbound US Route 50 to westbound I-66 from midnight to 4 a.m. 
  • Drivers will be detoured on Route 50 to the West Ox Road (Route 608) interchange, where they will exit onto southbound West Ox Road, and then make a right-hand exit onto eastbound Route 50 to westbound I-66.


All work is weather dependent and will be rescheduled if inclement weather occurs.
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