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UPDATE: Tower Crane for Herndon Metrorail Station Construction to be Erected in the Median of Airport Access Highway Friday, Dec. 11 through Monday, Dec. 14

 


December 7, 2015

 

CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
                   T: 703-572-0506
                   C: 571-730-9117
                   Marcia.McAllister@dullesmetro.com

UPDATE: Tower Crane for Herndon Metrorail Station Construction to be Erected in the Median of Airport Access Highway Friday, Dec. 11 through Monday, Dec. 14

On or about Friday, Dec. 11, through Monday, Dec. 14, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews will assemble a tower crane in the median of the Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) between the Monroe Street overpass and the Fairfax County Parkway overpass, in the vicinity of the Herndon-Monroe Park & Ride facility. The crane will be used for construction of the Silver Line's future Herndon Station. Work will take place during day and night hours. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.

Friday, December 11, 10 p.m. to Monday, December 14, 5 a.m.

  • Eastbound DIAAH traffic between mile markers 2.7 and 4.0 will be diverted to the left lane of the eastbound Dulles Toll Road (DTR).
  • ​Eastbound DIAAH traffic to the Fairfax County Parkway will be diverted to the Dulles Toll Road at mile marker 1.8. Signage will be in place to inform drivers.
  • Eastbound DTR traffic will be restricted to the two right lanes of the EB DTR.
  • Eastbound DIAAH traffic will return to the DIAAH at mile marker 4.0, just prior to the Fairfax County Parkway overpass and all lanes will be restored for eastbound DTR use.

Saturday, December 12 and Sunday, December 13, 5 a.m. to 3 pm.

  • Left lane of westbound DIAAH between mile markers 3.9 and 3.4 will be closed.

Drivers are asked to use caution and remain attentive to all signage, barricades, adjusted speed limits. Large, slow-moving vehicles may be exiting and entering the highway at various times.
           

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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.