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Overnight Lane Closures and Temporary Stoppages on DIAAH and DTR for Tuesday, August 9 - Thursday, August 11

 
August 1, 2016
 
 
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister                                                                
                  T: 703-572-0506                                                                  
                  C: 571-730-9117
                  Marcia.McAllister@dullesmetro.com
 
Overnight Lane Closures and Temporary Stoppages on the Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) and Dulles Toll Road (DTR)
Tuesday, August 9 - Thursday, August 11, 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.

On or about Tuesday, August 9 through Thursday, August 11, between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m., lane closures on the eastbound and westbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) and Dulles Toll Road (DTR) will occur to facilitate the removal of overhead signs near the main line toll booth at mile marker 1.6The eastbound and westbound operations will take place on different nights, NOT on the same night.

Eastbound DIAAH Overhead Sign Removal

The following lane closures and stoppages will occur during the removal of an overhead sign on the eastbound DIAAH (see Figure 1):

·   A single left lane closure on the eastbound DIAAH will begin at 6 p.m. at mile marker 1.3 and end near mile marker 1.8.

·   Between midnight and 5 a.m., several 20 minute stoppages will occur at mile marker 1.6.

·   The ramp from the eastbound DIAAH to the eastbound DTR at mile marker 1.8 will remain accessible to traffic except during the 20 minute stoppages.

·   All lanes will be reopened to traffic by 5 a.m.

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Figure 1:  Lane closures and stoppages on the eastbound DIAAH will occur.
 

Westbound DIAAH Overhead Sign Removal

The following lane closures and stoppages will occur during the removal of an overhead sign on the westbound DIAAH (see Figure 2):

 

Westbound DIAAH

·   A single left lane closure on westbound DIAAH will begin at 7 p.m. at mile marker 2.3, and will transition to a double left  lane closure at 10 p.m. at mile marker 1.7.

·   Between midnight and 5 a.m., several 20 minute stoppages will occur at mile marker 1.7.

·   All lanes will be reopened to traffic by 5 a.m.

Westbound DTR

·   A single left lane closure on the westbound DTR will begin at 7 p.m. at mile marker 2.7, and will transition to a double left lane closure at 10 p.m. at mile marker 2.1.

·   At least two lanes of through traffic will be maintained on the westbound DTR.

·   Traffic travelling from the westbound DTR to the westbound DIAAH via the ramp at mile marker 1.8 will yield to traffic on the westbound DIAAH.

·   All lanes will be reopened to traffic by 5 a.m.

 

Figure 2:  Lane closures on the westbound DIAAH  and westbound DTR will occur. 20 minute stoppages on the westbound DIAAH will take place between midnight and 5 a.m.

Police will be present along the DIAAH and DTR for safety.  Drivers should exercise caution, pay attention to barrier and signage and obey all police and flagger instructions. 

 
All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
 
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A 24/7 emergency hotline is available for Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project construction-related issues:
844-385-7245.    
 
For general project information: www.dullesmetro.com or 703-572-0506.