|September 14, 2016
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
Blasting Starts Tomorrow, Sept. 15, Along Dulles Greenway Affecting Early Afternoon Traffic
Lane Closures, Brief Traffic Stops on Greenway and Old Ox Road (Route 606) Expected on Tuesdays and Thursdays for several weeks
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.