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Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the Week of September 11 - September 17

September 9, 2016
 
CONTACT:  Marcia McAllister
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                     marcia.mcallister@dullesmetro.com
 
Important Lane and Ramp Closures for the
Week of September 11 - September 17
 
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, Dulles Greenway, Route 28, Centreville Road, Sunrise Valley Drive and Sunset Hills Road during the week of Sept. 11 - Sept. 17.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, 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.
Construction activities on Autopilot Drive and Rudder Road at Dulles International Airport will continue overnight from Sept. 12 through Sept. 16 with various lane closures and detours occurring each night. Drivers should remain alert, pay attention to all signs, and follow police and flagger instructions. All cargo and car rental facilities will be accessible.
 
See below for more detailed information.  All work is weather permitting. 
 
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Dulles Toll Road (DTR) East
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. to 3 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 (DTR) West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 3 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:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
             Saturday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 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. 12, to Friday, Sept. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
             Saturday, Sept. 10 - Sunday, Sept. 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 3.3 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 7:30 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 7:30 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 7:30 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
             Saturday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 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. 
 
Autopilot Drive North and South
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 p.m. to 4 a.m.
             Saturday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 10 p.m. to 8 a.m.
What:    Full closure of northbound and southbound lanes OR single lane closures will occur
Where:  From Rudder Road to 700 feet north of Rudder Road (near the Hertz car rental facility).  Follow detour.
Why:      Aerial guideway construction
 
Rudder Road West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 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
 
Rudder Road East and West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Eastbound and westbound lanes closed
Where:  From Autopilot Drive to Air Freight Lane. Follow detour to Package Court.
Why:      Aerial guideway construction
 
Dulles Greenway East
 
When:   Thursday, Sept. 15, 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 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. 12 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 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
 
Dulles Greenway West
 
When:   Thursday, Sept. 15, 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. 12 - Saturday, Sept. 17, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
             Saturday, Sept. 17 - Sunday, Sept. 18, 6 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
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Wednesday, Sept. 14, 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
What:   Right lane closed
Where:  From mile marker 11.4 to 11.0 (from 4/10 mile before the Old Ox Road overpass to the Old Ox Road overpass)
Why:     Barrier movement
 
Old Ox Road East
 
When:   Thursday, Sept. 15, 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:   Thursday, Sept. 15, 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. 12 - Thursday, Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
             Friday, Sept. 16, 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 East
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Thursday, Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
             Friday, Sept. 16, 9:30 a.m. to noon
What:    Right lane narrows
Where:  From 700 feet west of Dulles Station Boulevard to Dulles Station Boulevard
Why:     Water line installation
 
Sunrise Valley Drive West
 
When:   Monday, Sept. 12 - Thursday, Sept. 15, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
             Friday, Sept. 16, 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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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.