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Weekend Detour for Pedestrian Bridge Installation Friday, Sept. 22 at 10 p.m. through Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6 a.m.

Sept. 18, 2017
 
 
CONTACT:  Marcia McAllister                                                                
                    T: 703-572-0506                                                                  
                    C: 571-730-9117
                    Marcia.McAllister@dullesmetro.com
 
Weekend Detour for Pedestrian Bridge Installation  
Friday, Sept. 22 at 10 p.m. through Saturday, Sept.
 
23 at 6 a.m.
On or about Friday, Sept. 22 at 10 p.m. through Saturday, Sept. 23 at 6 a.m. (with a backup date of Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, Sept. 24 at 6 a.m. if necessary), the westbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) will be diverted to the westbound Dulles Toll Road (DTR). The detour will allow Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews to set a pedestrian bridge that will provide access over the westbound highways to the Silver Line's Reston Town Center Metrorail Station.
 
See details below and on the next page.

Information about additional detours will be forthcoming as the work progresses through the upcoming months. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
 
 
Figure 1:  Traffic on the WB DIAAH will be diverted to the WB DTR near mile marker 8.3.
 
Friday, Sept. 22, 10 p.m. to Saturday, Sept. 23, 6 a.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 two left lanes of the westbound DTR will be closed between Beulah Road and Centerville Road.
  • 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.
  • Stoppages of up to 20 minutes will occur after midnight while equipment is moved.
  • 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).
 
Figure 2:  Airport traffic will re-enter the WB DIAAH at mile marker 1.8.
 
Drivers are asked to use caution and pay attention to all police and flagger instructions, signage, and barricades. Large, slow-moving vehicles may be exiting and entering the highways 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.