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Weekend at the Bowl

The Virginia Department of Transportation has published its advisory for this coming weekend's work at the Springfield Interchange. (Note also our posting below that has information about the work on Thursday night that affects traffic on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway at the Mixing Bowl.)

What/Where:9 p.m. Friday until 9 a.m. Saturday; 8 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday. Weather permitting. VDOT will install concrete beams for the new HOV lanes bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks. To perform this operation VDOT will have 8-10 intermittent stoppages, 15-minutes, on I-395 South, south of Edsall Road leading to I-395 South Exits:

Exit 1A: I-395/95 South, CLOSED, on both nights for the duration of work. I-395 South motorists heading to I-95 South must use Exit 1B - Springfield, and merge left to access the I-95 South lanes.

Exit 1B: I-395 South to Springfield
Exit 1C: I-395 South to flyover ramp to Capital Beltway Outer Loop, I-495 East/I-95 North.
Exit 1D: I-395 South to Capital Beltway Inner Loop, I-495 North, toward Tysons Corner.

Motorist Impact: I5 to 20 minute delays. Stoppages will occur between 10 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday and between 9 p.m.Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday.
I-395 South motorists heading to the Beltway Outer Loop, Inner Loop, I-95 South or to Springfield/Franconia Road, Route 644 may consider using an alternate route to include:

A) I-395 South to: Beltway Outer Loop/Inner Loop, I-95 South, or Springfield: Use Duke Street, East or Edsall Road East, right turn onto Van Dorn Street to Outer Loop for WWB or Inner Loop to I-95 South or to Exit 169B/A to Springfield, or continue straight ahead toward Tysons Corner.

B) I-395 South to Beltway Inner Loop: Use "A" above or exit I-395 South at Route 236, Little River Turnpike, West to Inner Loop, north toward Tysons Corner.

C) I-395 South to Springfield, Route 644: Use "A" above or use Edsall Road West to Backlick Road, left turn to reach Springfield.

By Robert Thomson  |  June 22, 2006; 2:08 PM ET
Categories:  Springfield Interchange  
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