495 Express Lanes closure and detour week of October 11

October 12, 2021

The express version

  • There will be a complete closure of the SB 495 Express Lanes
  • Multiple overnight ramp closures will affect NB 495 Express Lanes drivers
  • Detours will be in place
  • There will be a complete ramp closure from I-66 EB to the SB and NB 495 Express Lanes
  • There will be a complete ramp closure from the SB 495 Express Lanes to I-66 WB

There will be a complete closure of the SB 495 Express Lanes. This closure will affect 495 Express Lanes southbound drivers if they plan to enter the SB Express Lanes from the following entries:

  • Main SB entrance
  • Dulles Road  
  • Jones Branch Connector
  • Westpark Connector
  • Leesburg Pike (Route 7) 
  • I66 EB to the SB 495 Express Lanes 
  • I66WB to the 495 Express Lanes SB & NB

A detour will be in place that will direct drivers to the regular lanes. Weather permitting, closures will take place at the following times:

  • Tuesday, October 12: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 13: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 14: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Friday, October 15: 11 p.m.-9 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 16: 11 p.m.-9 a.m.

Multiple overnight ramp closures will affect NB 495 Express Lanes drivers. A detour will be in place to direct road users to the regular lanes.There will be a complete closure of the following ramps from the NB 495 Express Lanes:

  • Gallows Rd NB
  • Braddock Rd NB
  • 495 SB Express Lanes main entrance to the I-66 interchange

Weather permitting, closures will take place at the following times:

  • Wednesday, October 13: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 14: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

There will be a complete ramp closure from I-66 EB to the SB and NB 495 Express Lanes. The ramp closure will affect 495 Express Lanes SB and NB customers if they are attempting to access the entrance ramps to the Lanes from I-66 EB. A detour will be in place, drivers will be directed to the next exit at Route 7 and rerouted to the Express Lanes. Weather permitting, closures will take place at the following times:

  • Wednesday, October 13: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 14: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.

There will be a complete ramp closure from the SB 495 Express Lanes to I-66 WB. The ramp closure will affect SB 495 Express Lanes customer attempting to exit onto I-66 WB. A detour will be in place, drivers will be directed to the next exit at Gallows Rd. and rerouted to I-66 WB. Weather permitting, closures will take place at the following times:

  • Wednesday, October 13: 10 p.m.-5 a.m.
  • Thursday, October 14: 10 p.m.-5 a.m

Safe travels,

The Express Lanes team