Dulles Toll Road Connector to I-495 North Being Realigned

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Looking south at the Dulles Toll Road and I-495. (VDOT Photo)

On Sunday, Sept. 11, the exit ramp from the Dulles Toll/Connector Road (Route 267) east to I-495 north will be realigned to provide room for ramp work. Motorists are encouraged to use caution in this area as the merge onto the realigned northbound I-495 ramp will be moved slightly to the right.

This traffic pattern will be in place until early 2012 as part of the Capital Beltway High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes Project.

In Tysons Corner and along Route 267 drivers will continue to experience unavoidable impacts in these areas, including overnight roadway closures and changing lane conditions primarily affecting drivers traveling east on the Dulles Toll/Connector Road to eastbound I-66 and northbound I-495.  The construction effort of building 17 new bridges in a tight area is made more challenging due to its location between two highly traveled roadways – I-495 and Route 267.

Bridge work is underway along all the Capital Beltway’s interchanges inside the HOT Lanes Project work zone between the Springfield Interchange and just north of the Dulles Toll Road. These new bridges and interchange connections are part of the $260 million infrastructure replacement in support of the $1.4 billion Capital Beltway HOT Lanes project.  The project is on schedule for completion by late 2012.

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