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Weekend Detours for Silver Line Construction Friday, Aug. 4, 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

July 26, 2017
 
 
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Weekend Detours for Silver Line Construction
Friday, Aug. 4, 10 p.m. - Saturday, Aug. 5, 7 p.m.
On or about Friday, Aug. 4, through Saturday, Aug. 5, detours of the westbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) and Sunrise Valley Drive will take place. See details below.
 
Information about additional detours will be forthcoming as the work progresses. All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
 

Figure 1:  Through traffic on Sunrise Valley Drive will be detoured to Coppermine Road.

Friday, Aug. 4, 10 p.m. to Saturday, Aug. 5, 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 1). All businesses and residences will remain accessible.
 
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 2, next page).
  • 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 3).
Figure 2:  Traffic on the westbound DIAAH will be diverted to the westbound DTR.
 
Figure 3:  Airport traffic will re-enter the WB DIAAH at mile marker 1.8.
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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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.