Skip to main content
Silver Line on Track

Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the Week of March 12 - March 18

March 10, 2017
 
 
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
                      T: 703-572-0506
                      C: 571-730-9117
                      marcia.mcallister@dullesmetro.com
 
 
Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the
Week of March 12 - March 18
 
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, Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and surrounding roads during the week of March 12 - March 18.
On or about Friday, March 17, at 10 p.m. and continuing until Saturday, March 18, at 8 a.m., and from Saturday, March 11, at 10 p.m. and continuing until Sunday, March 12, at 8 a.m., the eastbound Dulles Greenway will be detoured to Exit 8A (Old Ox Road east/Route 606). Follow detour signs along eastbound Old Ox Road and Route 28 south to Dulles International Airport or the Dulles Toll Road. Police will be present for safety.
On or about Saturday, March 18, at 9 p.m. and continuing until Sunday, March 19, at 5 a.m., the eastbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) will be diverted to the left lane of the eastbound Dulles Toll Road at mile marker 2.7.  Follow detour signs.  Traffic will return to the eastbound DIAAH at mile marker 4.9. From mile marker 2.7 to mile marker 4.9, traffic on the eastbound Dulles Toll Road will be restricted to the two right lanes. 
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. 
 
<><><> 
Dulles Toll Road East
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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/Van Buren Street overpass to the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Saturday, March 18, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two left lanes closed
Where:  From mile marker 2.7 to 4.9 (from 2/10 mile past the Centreville Road bridge to 3/10 mile before the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Herndon and Reston Town Center Station construction
 
Dulles Toll Road West
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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 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, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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 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, March 13 - Saturday, March 18, 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:     Aerial guideway construction
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Saturday, March 18, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two left lanes closed
Where:  From Saarinen Circle to mile marker 0.4 (near the Rudder Road overpass)
Why:     Aerial guideway construction
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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:   Saturday, March 18, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Road closed
Where:  From mile marker 2.7 to 4.9 (from 2/10 mile past the Centreville Road bridge to 3/10 mile before the Reston Parkway overpass).  Follow detour to eastbound Dulles Toll Road, returning to the eastbound Dulles Access Highway at mile marker 4.9.
Why:     Herndon and Reston Town Center Station construction
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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/Van Buren Street overpass to 5/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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, March 13 - Saturday, March 18, 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:    Aerial guideway construction
 
Aviation Drive West/East
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Tuesday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What:    Alternating single lane closures
Where:  From 300 feet west of Autopilot Drive to the transition to Cargo Drive
Why:     Survey work
 
Dulles Greenway East
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 10 a.m. to 6 pm.
               Saturday, March 18, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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, March 13 - Saturday, March 18, 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
 
When:   Friday, March 17, 10 p.m. - 8 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 10 p.m. - 8 a.m.
What:    Full closure of all eastbound lanes
Where:  At mile marker 11.0, all traffic will exit the eastbound Dulles Greenway via Exit 8A, Old Ox Road East/Route 606.  Follow detour.
Why:     Aerial guideway construction
 
Dulles Greenway West
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 17, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
               Saturday, March 18, 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
 
Sunrise Valley Drive West
 
When:   Monday, March 13 - Thursday, March 16, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
               Friday, Mar. 17, 9:30 a.m. to noon
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  From Thunder Chase Drive to 200 feet past Hitchcock Drive
Why:     Clearing/excavation
 
                                                                    <><><><><>
 
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.