This week's traffic dramas in McLean and Tysons Corner are brought to you by the simultaneous construction of the HOT Lanes and the Metro construction.
Overnight Closures of Eastbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH)
Dulles Corridor Metrorail construction will close the eastbound Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) overnights next week. These closures are necessary to complete work on the aerial guideway (flyover bridge) that crosses over the DIAAH and the Dulles Toll Road. Traffic is not allowed to flow under active construction for public safety reasons.
Overnight crews will implement a full closure of the eastbound DIAAH from Centreville Road (Route 657) to the merge past the main toll plaza from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, June 24, and Monday, June 25.
Traffic will be detoured from the eastbound DIAAH on to the eastbound Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) at Centreville Road ( Herndon). Motorists will use the Toll Road for the remainder of the route, through the main toll plaza. IMPORTANT: Tolls will be levied at the main toll plaza.
The full closures will be followed by single left or right lane closures on the eastbound DIAAH at Leesburg Pike (Route 7) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, and Wednesday, June 27. During the single lane closures, all traffic on the eastbound DIAAH will be temporarily stopped for approximately 15 minutes after midnight. Police will be onsite for motorist safety during the closures.
I-495 south from Exit 44, Georgetown Pike (Route 193) to Oak St. overpass - Three lanes closed Monday – Saturday nights for overhead sign and paving work. Expect intermittent full road closures of up to 30 minutes after midnight.
Lewinsville Rd. between Balls Hill Rd. and Swinks Mill Rd. - Road closed Friday and Saturday nights for traffic shift. Southbound traffic will be directed to make a left onto Swinks Mill Rd., a right onto Old Dominion Dr., a right onto Balls Hill Rd. and make a left onto Lewinsville Rd. south. Northbound traffic will be directed to make a right onto Balls Hill Rd., left on Old Dominion Dr., left onto Swinks Mill Rd. and make a right onto Lewinsville Rd. north.
Dulles International Airport Access Hwy. east and west at Leesburg Pike (Route 7) - Single lane closed Tuesday night for sign work. Expect intermittent full road closures of up to 30 minutes after midnight.
Dulles Toll Rd. (Route 267) east from Leesburg Pike (Route 7) to Spring Hill Rd. - Two left lanes closed Sunday night for sign installation. Expect intermittent full road closures of up to 30 minutes after midnight.
Left Turns from Eastbound Route 7 onto Spring Hill Road to Close Overnights
The left turn lanes from eastbound Route 7 onto Spring Hill Road will close overnights next week, due to precast concrete installation at the nearby future Spring Hill (Tysons West) Station. These lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday, June 24, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, through Thursday, June 28, and from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday, June 29, and Saturday, June 30.
The left thru lane of eastbound Route 7 will also be closed between Westwood Center Drive and Spring Hill Road during this time. Please note that two left thru lanes will be closed on Sunday, June 24 and Saturday, June 30 only.
Left Turns from Westbound Route 7 onto Westwood Center Drive to Close Overnights
Acoustical panel installation will cause the left turn lanes from westbound Route 7 onto Westwood Center Drive to close nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday, June 25 through Thursday, June 28, and from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m., Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30.
The left thru lane of westbound Route 7 will be closed from approximately 1500 feet east of Spring Hill Road and Westwood Center Drive during this time.
Turns from Route 123 onto Tysons Boulevard Closed Overnights
Turn lanes onto Tysons Boulevard from northbound and southbound Route 123 will be closed overnights from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. Sunday, June 24, through Friday, June 29, to allow for overhead station work in the area.
Detours around this closure will be in place. Please use extreme caution, pay attention to signage, and obey police direction if traveling around this intersection.
Left Turns from Northbound Route 123 to Capital One Drive Closed Overnights Next Week
Dulles Corridor Metrorail construction will close the left turn lanes from northbound Route 123 onto the Capital One campus from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, through Thursday, June 28. Please use the alternate entrance via Scotts Crossing Road.