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Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Extensive lane closings tonight in Tysons area

Drivers on the western side of the Capital Beltway in Virginia and around Tysons Corner are likely to encounter travel delays overnight because of the many lane and ramp closings scheduled on the high-occupancy toll lanes and in connection with Dulles Metrorail projects. These are the closings scheduled to occur between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.

HOT lanes

• Three right lanes of I-495 north at Exit 47 (Route 7) will close for bridge demolition.

• The left lane of Route 7 west at I-495 will close for bridge demolition.

• Three left lanes of I-495 north at Exit 51 (Route 650) will close for bridge work.

• The right lane of Route 650 south at I-495 will close for storm drain installation. Expect full road closures of up to 20 minutes after midnight.

• Two right lanes of I-495 north at the Heming Avenue underpass will close for restriping.

• Route 267 west at I-495 will close for bridge work. Traffic will be directed to take I-495 north to Exit 44 (Route 193 west), stay to the left and follow signs to I-495 south and take Exit 45 (Route 267 west).

• Jones Branch Drive at the McLean Hilton hotel in Tysons Corner will close for sewer line installation. Through traffic will be directed to follow detour signs. Access to the hotel will be maintained.

• The collector-distributor road of I-495 south at Exit 47 (Route 7) will close for bridge demolition.

• The ramp from I-495 north to Exit 45A (Route 267 west) will close for bridge work. Traffic will be directed to continue north to Exit 44 (Route 193 west), stay to the left and follow signs to I-495 south, then take Exit 45A (Route 267 west).

• The ramp from I-495 north to Exit 47A (Route 7 west) will close for bridge demolition. Traffic will be directed to continue north to Exit 46A (Route 123 south), make a right onto International Drive south and follow signs to Route 7 west.

• The ramp from Route 7 east to I-495 north will close for bridge demolition. Traffic will be directed to continue east, make a U-turn at George Marshall Drive onto Route 7 west and follow signs to I-495 north.

• The ramp from the right side of I-495 north to Exit 49A (I-66 west ) will close for bridge demolition. Traffic will be directed to take Exit 49C (I-66 west).

• The ramp from Route 650 south to I-495 south will close for bridge work. Before the work zone, traffic will be directed to take Route 50 east and follow signs to I-495 south.

Dulles Metrorail

• The left lane of I-66 east from just west of the Route 267 overpass to the Great Falls Street overpass will close for retaining-wall work.

• Two lanes of Route 7 west from Westpark Drive to Spring Hill Road will close for utility work.

• Two lanes of Route 7 east from Route 267 to Westwood Center Drive will close for utility work.

• The right lane of Route 123 south from Route 267 to Scotts Crossing Road will close for bridge work.

• The ramp from Route 123 south to I-495 south will close for pier work. Traffic will be directed to continue south, make a right onto International Drive, right onto Galleria Drive, right onto Tysons Boulevard, left onto Route 123 north and then follow signs to I-495 south.

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Categories:  Tysons Corner

 
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