Beltway, Braddock Road and Route 7 Weekend Closures

495 Express Lanes Project to cause several road closures Jan. 28 and 29.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has several road closures and detours scheduled this weekend for work on the Hot Lanes project, reported in "The Cook Advisory."

VDOT will close Exit 47A, I-495 to Route 7 west (Leesburg Pike) on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

During that time, I-495 north traffic exiting to Route 7 west will be directed to continue to I-495 north to Exit 46A, Chain Bridge Road south (Route 123) and follow signage to I-495 south to Exit 47A, Route 7 west.

Motorists traveling to can access the mall by using Route 123 south. 

Additionally the left lane of Route 7 will be closed in both directions on Saturday. The eastbound lane will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and the westbound lane will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

VDOT will close the three right-most lanes on eastbound Braddock Road and two left lanes on westbound Braddock Road at the I-495 interchange from 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, to 9:00 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 29.

After midnight motorists should prepare for all lanes on Braddock Road east and west to be closed for up to 30 minutes to install an overhead sign structure and remove the existing overhead signage.


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