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UPDATE: Weekend Detours for Silver Line Construction Friday, Aug. 4 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6 a.m.

Aug. 3, 2017
 
 
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UPDATE:  Weekend Detours for Silver Line Construction
Friday, Aug. 4 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 5 at 7 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6 a.m.
On or about Friday, Aug.  4 through Saturday, Aug.  5 and Friday, a detour of the westbound Dulles International Access Highway will occur.  On or about Aug. 11 through Saturday, Aug. 12 (previously scheduled for Aug. 4 through Aug. 5), a detour of Sunrise Valley Drive will occur while a pedestrian bridge is set over the road. See details below and on the next page.
 
Information about additional detours will be forthcoming as the work progresses through August and in the upcoming months. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
 
Friday, Aug. 4, 10 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m.
  • The slip ramp from the westbound DTR to the westbound DIAAH at mile marker 9.0 (2/10 mile past the Beulah Road overpass) will be closed.
  • All westbound DIAAH traffic will be diverted to the westbound DTR via the bus ramp at mile marker 8.3 (See Figure 1).
  • The slip ramp from the westbound DTR to the westbound DIAAH at mile marker 3.3 (1/10 mile past the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass) will be closed.
  • Westbound traffic to the airport will return to the DIAAH via the slip ramp at mile marker 1.8 with no toll payment required (See Figure 2, next page).
 
 
 
Figure 1:  Traffic on the westbound DIAAH will be diverted to the westbound DTR.
 
 
Figure 2:  Airport traffic will re-enter the WB DIAAH at mile marker 1.8.
 
 
Friday, Aug. 11, 10 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 12, 6 a.m.
  • Sunrise Valley Drive will be closed between Dulles Station Boulevard and 600 feet north of Sayward Boulevard. Through traffic will be detoured to Coppermine Road (see Figure 3). All businesses and residences will remain accessible.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Figure 3: Through traffic on Sunrise Valley Drive will be detoured to Coppermine Road.
 
Drivers are asked to use caution, remain attentive to all signage, barricades and speed limits and obey all police instructions. Large, slow-moving vehicles may be exiting and entering the highway at various times. 
 
 
 
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