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Headaches on the horizon

As the strong thunderstorms move off, the chance of rain will diminish Thursday night, the Capital Weather Gang says. Here are some reminders about the road work the night owls and early-morning travelers may encounter. See our new construction map of the D.C. region for a wider-ranging review.

Beltway HOT lanes
Weather permitting, this will be part of the HOT lanes construction work between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. In all cases, watch for the detour signs and police direction.

-- I-495 west (inner loop) will close at Exit 169 B/A (Route 644) for steel beam erection.
-- I-495 north at I-66 will close for steel beam erection.
-- Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) west at I-495 will close for concrete beam erection.
-- Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) east will close for concrete beam erection.

I-95 widening project
Multiple lanes of I-95 north will close from just north of Lorton Road (Route 642) to the Pohick Road overpass from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for milling, paving, and restriping.

Dulles Metrorail
This work is scheduled for 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.
-- Left lane of I-66 east at the Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) will close for lane shift.
-- Multiple lanes on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) east from Spring Hill Road to Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) will close for utility work.
-- Left and right turn lanes from Dolley Madison Boulevard (Route 123) north to Colshire Drive will close for utility work.
-- Left lane closed on Dulles Toll Road (Route 267) east from Beulah Road to Trap Road for barrier movement.
-- Left lane closed on Dulles Access Road west from Hunter Mill Road to the W&OD Trail for barrier movement.

By Robert Thomson  | June 3, 2010; 7:15 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories, Capital Beltway, Congestion, Construction  | Tags:  Dr. Gridlock, Headaches on the Horizon  
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