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Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the Week of Sept. 18 - Sept. 24

September 18, 2016
 
CONTACT:    Marcia McAllister
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Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the
Week of Sept. 18 - Sept. 24
 
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), Autopilot Drive, Rudder Road, Aviation Drive, Dulles Greenway, Old Ox Road, Sunrise Valley Drive and Sunset Hills Road during the week of Sept. 18 - Sept. 24.
On Tuesday, Sept. 20, and Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, a 10 to 20 minute stoppage will occur between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m. on the eastbound and westbound Dulles Greenway and eastbound and westbound Old Ox Road in the vicinity of the Dulles Greenway/Old Ox Road interchange. Police will be present for safety.
On or about Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 p.m. and continuing until Saturday, Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., and from Saturday, Sept. 24, at 10 p.m. and continuing until Sunday, Sept. 25, 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 the weekend of Sept. 24 - 25 (starting at midnight Friday, Sept. 23, and continuing until Sunday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m.) all traffic on the eastbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) will be diverted to the left lane of Dulles Toll Road (DTR) at mile marker 1.8 and will re-enter the DIAAH at mile marker 2.3. Police will be present for safety.
 
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 East
 
When:   Friday, Sept. 23, at midnight - Sunday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
What:   Two left lanes closed
Where:  From mile marker 1.0 to 2.5 (from 2/10 mile before the Route 28 overpass to the Centreville Road bridge)
Why:    Tower crane removal
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 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:    Jack and bore, duct bank work
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 9 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:    Jack and bore operations
 
Dulles Toll Road West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 Street overpass)
Why:    Jack and bore operations
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 3.5 to 1.5 (from 1/10 mile before the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass to 3/10 mile before the Route 28 overpass)
Why:    Jack and bore operations
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) East
 
When:   Friday, Sept. 23 at midnight - Sunday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
What:   Full closure with detour
Where:  Left lane closure begins around mile marker 1.0 (near the Route 28 overpass).  At mile marker 1.8, all traffic will be diverted to the left lane eastbound Dulles Toll Road. Eastbound DIAAH traffic will re-enter the DIAAH near mile marker 2.3 (2/10 mile before the Centreville Road bridge).
Why:    Tower crane removal
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, September 24, 6 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, Sept. 19, to Friday, Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 2.3 (from Saarinen Circle to 2/10 mile before the Centreville Road overpass)
Why:    Construction entrance acceleration/deceleration lane
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 3.3 to 5.4 (from 1/10 mile before the Monroe Street overpass to 2/10 mile past the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:    Construction entrance acceleration/deceleration lane
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 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 Street overpass)
Why:    Road work
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating right and left lane closures of varying lengths
Where:  From mile marker 3.3 to 0.3 (from 1/10 mile past the Monroe Street overpass to 2/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass)
Why:    Duct bank work
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 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, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 8 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. 
 
Rudder Road West/Autopilot Drive North
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Ramp narrows (right side)
Where:  Along the turn lane/ramp from westbound Rudder Road to northbound Autopilot Drive
Why:    Curb and gutter work
 
Aviation Drive East and West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What:    Right lane closed with flagger for equipment moves
Where:  From the ramp from the eastbound DIAAH to Windsock Drive
Why:    Traffic signal relocation
 
When:   Wednesday, Sept. 21 - Friday, Sept. 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What:    Left lane closed
Where:  Between the ramps to and from the eastbound and westbound DIAAH.
Why:    Traffic signal relocation
 
Rudder Road West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Saturday, Sept. 24, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  From the ramp from the westbound DIAAH to Ariane Way/Blue Lot access road.  Ramp to the Green Lot will be closed from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Traffic will be directed to use next entrance to Economy Parking.
Why:    Duct bank work
 
Dulles Greenway East
 
When:   Tuesday, Sept. 20, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 22, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m.
What:    10 to 20 minute stoppage
Where:  At mile marker 10.5, prior to the ramp to westbound Old Ox Road (Exit 8A)
Why:    Blasting/rock removal
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m. to 8 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, Sept. 19 - Thursday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two right 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:    Installation of a concrete span across the eastbound Dulles Greenway
 
When:   Friday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Sept. 24 at 8 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. - Sunday, Sept. 25 at 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:    Installation of a concrete span across the eastbound Dulles Greenway
 
Dulles Greenway West
 
When:   Tuesday, Sept. 20, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 22, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m.
What:    10 to 20 minute stoppage
Where:  At mile marker 11.3 (3/10 mile before the Old Ox Road overpass)
Why:    Blasting/rock removal
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 23, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., and Saturday, Sept. 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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
 
Old Ox Road East
 
When:   Tuesday, Sept. 20, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 22, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m.
What:    10 to 20 minute stoppage
Where:  Prior to the ramp to the eastbound Dulles Greenway
Why:    Blasting/rock removal
 
Old Ox Road West
 
When:   Tuesday, Sept. 20, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 22, between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m.
What:    10 to 20 minute stoppage
Where:  Prior to the ramp to the westbound Dulles Greenway
Why:    Blasting/rock removal
 
Sunset Hills Road East
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Thursday, Sept. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  Between the Fairfax County Parkway and Reston Parkway
Why:    Excavation
 
Sunrise Valley Drive West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 19 - Thursday, Sept. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  Between Thunder Chase Drive and Hitchcock Drive
Why:    Utility location 
 
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