|September 8, 2016
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
Blasting Operations to Begin Along the Dulles Greenway Tuesdays, Thursdays On or About Sept. 15
Lane Closures and Brief Traffic Stoppages on the
Dulles Greenway and Old Ox Road (Route 606) Expected
On or about Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, and continuing into October, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews will begin intermittent blasting to remove heavy diabase (hard rock) from the median of the Dulles Greenway at the site of the Silver Line's future Loudoun Gateway Station near the Old Ox Road overpass (mile marker 11.0). One blast per day will take place between 1:30 p.m. and 2:20 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September and October.
What to expect:
Police will be present for safety. Drivers should exercise caution, pay attention to signage, and obey all police and flagger instructions. This work is weather dependent and subject to change.
A 24/7 emergency hotline is available for Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project construction-related issues: 844-385-7245.
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