From 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 through 4 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, the ramps from eastbound and westbound I-66 to southbound Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286) will be closed for paving as part of the ongoing interchange project at Fair Lakes and Fairfax County Parkway.
The following signed detours will direct drivers:
From westbound I-66: Route 29 (Exit 52) north to access the Fairfax County Parkway. See a map of the route.
From eastbound I-66: Route 50 west (Exit 57B) to southbound West Ox Road (Route 608) to the Fairfax County Parkway. See a map of the detour route.
Drivers may also take the northbound Fairfax County Parkway (Exit 55), turn right on Fair Lakes Parkway, and right on West Ox Road back to the Fairfax County Parkway. Click here to see a map of the route.
Through the weekend, the Fairfax County Parkway will also be reduced to one lane southbound between Fair Lakes Circle and the Route 29 interchange (about 4300 feet). Drivers are asked to use alternate routes through this area to avoid delays.
The entire project is scheduled for completion in 2013.
The $69.5 million interchange at Fairfax County Parkway and Fair Lakes Parkway will improve pedestrian and cyclist access, widen more than three miles of the Fairfax County Parkway, and improve traffic flow by separating local and Parkway traffic through this busy area.
See the VDOT project page for more details.
Information provided by VDOT.