395 Lane Closure Content – Week of October 7

October 6, 2019

The express version

  • Weather permitting, there are upcoming closures on the I-395 HOV and regular lanes this week
  • Look out for detours and drive safely

Be prepared for overnight and daytime HOV lane closures

Roadwork along the I-395 HOV lanes will require total overnight closure of the HOV lanes from near Edsall Road to the 14th Street Bridge. Weather permitting, the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 8 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along the I-395 HOV lanes may require daytime, single-lane closures to accommodate project activities. Weather permitting, closures would potentially take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be a full weekend HOV closure beginning at 11 p.m. on Friday, October 11, until 4 a.m. on Monday, October 14.

Also be on the lookout for closures on the regular lanes

Daytime closures are scheduled in the I-395 south right regular lane. Weather permitting, closures will occur during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Daytime closures in the I-395 north left regular lane will occur during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Roadwork along I-395 south will require an overnight, single-lane closure on the right regular ane. Weather permitting, closures may take place on the following nights:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 south will require an overnight, two-lane closure on the left regular lanes. Weather permitting, closures may take place on the following nights:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

There will also be multiple ramp closures this week

Roadwork along I-395 north will require an overnight, single-lane closure on the right regular lanes between Glebe Road and Washington Boulevard. Weather permitting, closures may take place on the following nights:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 South will require overnight total closures of the I-395 SB exit ramp on to westbound Edsall Road (Exit 2B). A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 will require overnight closures of the eastbound Duke Street to I-395 South ramp. A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 South will require overnight total closures of the I-395 SB exit ramp on to Duke Street (Exit 3A). A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork on the King Street to I-395 NB on ramp will require overnight total ramp closures. A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork on I-395 SB will require overnight total closures of the exit ramp on to King Street (Exit 5). A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 will require overnight closures of the Shirlington Circle to I-395 North ramp. A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 will require overnight closures of the South Glebe Road to I-395 North ramp. A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.

Roadwork along I-395 North will require overnight total closures of the I-395 NB exit ramps on to Route 27/Washington Blvd (Exit 8A) and Route 27 North/110 South (Exit 8B). A detour will be in place. Weather permitting the closure will take place during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 12 a.m  to 4:30 a.m.


Due to scheduled work for the I-395 Express Lanes project, ramps will be narrowed at Duke Street and Seminary Road during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 10 a.m  to 3 p.m. if northbound; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. if southbound
  • Tuesday, October 8: 10 a.m  to 3 p.m. if northbound; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. if southbound
  • Wednesday, October 9: 10 a.m  to 3 p.m. if northbound; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. if southbound
  • Thursday, October 10: 10 a.m  to 3 p.m. if northbound; 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. if southbound

Due to scheduled work for the I-395 Express Lanes project, the Quaker Lane approach to Shirlington Circle has been narrowed to accommodate work in this area. During overnight hours, the Quaker Lane approach to Shirlington Circle will be closed, with a detour is in place. Weather permitting, this closure will occur during the following times:

  • Monday, October 7: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Tuesday, October 8: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 9: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 10: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Friday, October 11: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 12: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Sunday, October 13: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Where to go

When it comes to closures, it’s important to drive safely. If you’re travelling through the area during these times, just look out for the on-road signage and stay alert. You can also sign up for e-newsletters and traffic alerts on the Contact Us page.

Safe Travels,
The Express Lanes Team