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Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the Week of Feb. 5 - Feb. 11

Feb. 3, 2017
 
 
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
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                      marcia.mcallister@dullesmetro.com
 
 
Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the
Week of Feb. 5 - Feb. 11
 
Phase 2 Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews are continuing road widening, lane shifting, utility work, excavation and other construction activities for the Metrorail Silver Line, Phase 2. Lane, shoulder, road and ramp closures will occur along the Dulles Toll Road (DTR), Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH), Dulles Greenway and surrounding roads during the week of Feb. 5 - Feb. 11.
On or about Friday, Feb. 10, at 9 p.m. and continuing until Saturday, Feb. 11, at 6 a.m., the ramp from the eastbound DIAAH to Aviation Drive will be closed. From 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., Aviation Drive eastbound and westbound will be closed from the ramp to the westbound DIAAH and Saarinen Circle to the ramp to the eastbound DIAAH will be closed. Follow detour signs accordingly:
  • Traffic on eastbound Aviation Drive destined for the eastbound DIAAH and the westbound Dulles Greenway will be detoured to Saarinen Circle and then to the eastbound DIAAH to exit the airport.
  • Traffic to Windsock Drive will be detoured to westbound Aviation Drive, then southbound Cargo Drive and eastbound Commercial Drive. 
  • Shuttle bus traffic will be detoured to Rudder Road, then Autopilot Drive and Aviation Drive to return to the parking garages and the main terminal.
  • Truck deliveries to Gate 141 will use Gate 118.
Drivers are asked to use caution remain attentive to all signage, barricades and speed limits, and obey all police and flagger instructions.
See below for more detailed information.  All work is weather permitting. 
 
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Dulles Toll Road (DTR) East
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 1.3 to 3.3 (from 1/10 mile past the Route 28 overpass to 1/10 mile before the Monroe Street overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 3.3 to 5.2 (from 1/10 mile before the Monroe Street overpass to the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
Dulles Toll Road (DTR) West
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 5.7 to 3.3 (from 5/10 mile before the Reston Parkway overpass to 1/10 mile past the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. to midnight
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 3.3 to 1.5 (from 1/10 mile past the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass to 3/10 mile before the Route 28 overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) East
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Full closure begins at 10 p.m.; follow detour. Road reopens at 5 a.m.
Where:  From Saarinen Circle to mile marker 0.4 (near the Rudder Road overpass)
Why:     Installation of a concrete span across the eastbound DIAAH
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 0.0 to 3.0 (from Saarinen Circle to 4/10 mile past the Centreville Road bridge)
Why:     Construction entrance acceleration/deceleration lane
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 3.0 to 5.7 (from 4/10 mile before the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass to 5/10 mile past the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Construction entrance acceleration/deceleration lane
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 5.7 to 3.0 (from 5/10 mile before the Reston Parkway overpass to 4/10 mile past the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 3.0 to 0.0 (from 4/10 mile past the Monroe Street overpass to 5/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 0.3 to 200 feet past the ramp to Copilot Way, including ramps in the vicinity (from 2/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass to Saarinen Circle past Garage 1)
Why:    Construction entrance acceleration/deceleration lane
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Full closure
Where:  From mile marker 0.3 to Saarinen Circle (from 2/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass to Saarinen Circle near Garage 1), traffic will be diverted around work area.
Why:    Installation of a concrete span across the westbound DIAAH. 
 
When:   Wednesday, Feb. 8, 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  From mile marker 0.0 to 200 feet past the ramp to Copilot Way (from 5/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass to Saarinen Circle past Garage 1)
Why:     Girder installation at Dulles Airport Station
 
Aviation Drive East/West
 
When:   Friday, Feb. 10, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
What:    Full closure of all eastbound and westbound lanes 
Where:  From the ramp to the westbound DIAAH/Saarinen Circle to the ramp to the eastbound DIAAH. Follow detour, road reopens by 6 a.m.  (Ramp from the eastbound DIAAH to Aviation Drive closes at 9 p.m.)
Why:     Aerial guideway construction
 
Rudder Road West
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  From the ramp to the Green Lot to 300 feet past the intersection of Rudder Road and the Blue Lot access road
Why:     Duct bank work
 
Dulles Greenway East
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Saturday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 6 pm.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  Between mile marker 7.6 and 14.0 (from Broadlands Boulevard to the end of the ramp to the eastbound Dulles Toll Road), short lane closures of varying lengths will occur
Why:     Road work
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Saturday, Feb. 11, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two right lanes closed OR two left lanes closed
Where:  From mile marker 11.0 to 12.0 (from the Old Ox Road overpass to 4/10 mile before the mainline toll plaza)
Why:     Aerial guideway construction
 
Dulles Greenway West
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Friday, Feb. 10, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
               Saturday, Feb. 11, 6 a.m. to midnight
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  Between mile marker 12.2 and 7.6 (from 2/10 mile after the mainline toll plaza to Broadlands Boulevard), short lane closures of varying lengths will occur
Why:     Road work
 
When:   Wednesday, Feb. 8 - Friday, Feb. 10, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
What:    Left lane closed
Where:  From mile marker 9.5 to mile marker 9.6 (from 2/10 mile after Loudoun County Parkway overpass, continuing for 1/10 mile)
Why:     Remove barrier
 
Sunrise Valley Drive West
 
When:   Monday, Feb. 6 - Thursday, Feb. 9, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
               Friday, Feb. 10, 9:30 a.m. to noon
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  From Thunder Chase Drive to 200 feet past Hitchcock Drive
Why:     Construction entrance
 
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A 24/7 emergency hotline is available for Phase 2 Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project construction-related issues: 844-385-7245. For general project information: www.dullesmetro.com or 703-572-0506.