Starting July 22, motorists leaving I-66 West-123 north-north will take a brand new exit ramp and switch proper on the short-term gentle.
Drivers touring on I-66 West to Freeway 123 (Chain Bridge Highway) North in direction of Oakton will use a brand new short-term exit ramp starting on or round July 22 for about three months. The short-term ramp can have two proper flip lanes and a visitors gentle that can permit drivers to entry Freeway 123 North.
The outdated ramp connecting I-66 West to Freeway 123 North shall be demolished to permit the development of a brand new ramp barely to the east. This modification is required for the development of devoted Specific Lanes ramps and a shared use lane on the Freeway 123 interchange, as a part of the Remodel 66 Exterior the Beltway challenge.
Throughout building, the journey speeds displayed on Route 123 through the I-66 interchange are decreased to 35 miles on the hour (mph), which corresponds to the touring speeds displayed on the street 123 north and south of I-66 interchange. Drivers touring north on Route 123 ought to train warning and be alert to autos coming into the roadway.
Motorists ought to anticipate detours associated to building and adjustments in visitors patterns as work progresses on the interchange of Highways 123 and I-66 over the course of the 12 months. subsequent three years of building. Drivers are reminded to decelerate and take note of lane markings and indicators always.
When it’s accomplished in December 2022, the reconstructed interchange on Freeway 123 / I-66 will present direct entry to new specific lanes for eastbound and westbound vacationers. A brand new shared use path by way of the interchange will join the brand new I-66 Hall Path to the deliberate trails in Fairfax Metropolis.
Be taught extra concerning the I-66 challenge off the system and register to obtain challenge updates and lane closure alerts at Remodel66.org.