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Headaches on the horizon

Red Line disrupted
From 10 p.m. Friday through the midnight close Monday, the line will be split in two, with the Grosvenor station closed. Free shuttle buses will bridge the gap. Allow 40 minutes of extra travel time to get through the work zone. The Red Line will be whole again at 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Overnight road work
These are the overnight lane and ramp closings for the Capital Beltway HOT lanes construction project. The closings occur between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m.
-- Three lanes of I-495 south (outer loop) will close from Exit 49, I-66 to just beyond Lee Highway (Route 29) for steel beam erection. Expect temporary full outer loop closures up to 30 minutes at a time to begin after midnight.
-- Three lanes of I-495 north at Exit 51, Gallows Rd. (Route 650) will close for bridge work.
-- The ramp from I-66 west will close to I-495 south for steel beam erection. Traffic will be directed to continue west to Exit 62, Nutley St, stay to the right following signs to I-66 east, take I-495 north exit to Exit 47, Leesburg Pike (Route 7) stay to the right following signs to I-495 south.
-- The ramp from I-66 east HOV and the general purpose ramps to I-495 south will close for steel beam erection. Traffic will be directed to take I-495 north exit to Exit 47, Leesburg Pike (Route 7) stay to the right following signs to I-495 south.

Dulles Metrorail project
A single right lane at Leesburg Pike (Route 7) east will close from Spring Hill Rd. to Marshalls Dr. for utility work.

By Robert Thomson  |  January 15, 2010; 7:00 PM ET
Categories:  Advisories  | Tags: Dr. Gridlock, Headaches on the horizon  
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