August 2, 2016
CONTACT: Marcia McAllister
REMINDER: Aerial Guideway Construction Returns to Autopilot Drive at Dulles International Airport
On or about August 3, Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews will continue setting concrete girders and constructing the deck of the Silver Line's aerial guideway across Autopilot Drive near the Rudder Road intersection. Weather permitting, construction activities will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. on weeknights, and will continue south towards the cargo area.
In the coming weeks, lane and road closures will occur on Autopilot Drive (see Figure 1) and Rudder Road (see Figure 2) at night while equipment is mobilized, girders are set, and deck concrete is poured. Traffic will be detoured around the work area, and access to all car rental and other tenant facilities will be maintained throughout the operations. The full closures of Autopilot Drive and Rudder Road will be utilized separately, not simultaneously.
NOTE: Traffic entering the airport from Old Ox Road may experience delays on Ariane Way, Materials Road, and southbound Autopilot Drive overnight and during the early morning hours
Figure 1: Detours of Autopilot Drive will occur during the aerial guideway construction.
Figure 2: Rudder Road traffic will be detoured to Package Court during construction of the aerial guideway.
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.