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REMINDER: Weekend Overnight Detours and Lane Closures for Silver Line Construction Dec. 1 - Dec. 3

Dec. 1, 2017
 
 
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                    Marcia.McAllister@dullesmetro.com
 
REMINDER: Weekend Overnight Detours and Lane Closures
for Silver Line Construction
Friday, Dec. 1 at 10 p.m. - Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 p.m. - Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 a.m.
On or about Friday, Dec. 1 at 10 p.m. through Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 a.m., and Saturday, Dec. 2 at 10 p.m. through Sunday, Dec. 3 at 6 a.m., drivers using the westbound Dulles Toll Road (DTR) and Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH)  will experience lane closures, detours and 20-minute stoppages while Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project crews construct pedestrian bridges that will provide access over the highways to the Silver Line's Reston Town Center Metrorail Station. See details below and on the next page.
 
WESTBOUND DTR and DIAAH:  Friday, Dec. 1, 10 p.m. to Saturday, Dec. 2, 6 a.m.
  • From 10 p.m. to 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).
 
 
Figure 1: Traffic on the WB DIAAH will be diverted to the WB DTR near mile marker 8.3.
 
  • Westbound traffic to the airport will return to the DIAAH via the slip ramp at mile marker 3.3 with no toll payment required (see Figure 2).
 
 
Figure 2: Airport traffic will re-enter the WB DIAAH at mile marker 3.3.
 
  • From 2:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, the three left lanes on the westbound DTR will be closed between Wiehle Avenue and the Fairfax County Parkway.  All westbound traffic will use the right lane (see Figure 3).
  • Between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., 20-minute stoppages will occur on the westbound DTR and on the ramp from the Reston Parkway to the westbound DTR.
 
Figure 3: A triple left lane closure and 20-minute stoppages will occur on the westbound DTR.
 
WESTBOUND DIAAH:  Saturday, Dec. 2, 10 p.m. to Sunday, Dec. 3, 6 a.m.
  • From 10 p.m. to 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 on page 1).
  • Westbound traffic to the airport will return to the DIAAH via the slip ramp at mile marker 3.3 with no toll payment required (see Figure 2 on page 2).
All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
Drivers are asked to use caution and pay attention to all signage and barricades. 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 Phase 2 Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project construction-related issues: 844-385-7245. For general project information: www.dullesmetro.com or 703-572-0506.