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Nightly Ramp Closure from Georgetown Pike to I-495 South in McLean Starting Thursday, Oct. 26 Through Weekend

Motorists should follow posted detour

FAIRFAX, VA - The ramp from Georgetown Pike to I-495 South in McLean will be closed during nighttime hours for drainage work starting on or about Thursday night, Oct. 26 at 11 p.m. and continuing nightly through the weekend. This ramp closure will affect drivers traveling east- and westbound on Georgetown Pike headed for southbound I-495. Drivers should follow the signed detour, and plan extra time if traveling in this area.

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Weekend Lane Closure on I-495 South Collector-Distributor Road to Georgetown Pike in McLean Beginning Tonight, October 20

Exits to George Washington Memorial Parkway and Georgetown Pike Will Remain Open

FAIRFAX, VA - Starting tonight at 8 p.m., and continuing for approximately 48 hours through the weekend, the right lane of the southbound I-495 collector-distributor road between George Washington Memorial Parkway (exit 43) and Georgetown Pike (exit 44) will be closed so crews can build a temporary ramp as part of the 495 NEXT Project. The left lane of the collector-distributor road, including the entry point (from George Washington Memorial Parkway to the southbound I-495 collector-distributor road), and both exits (exit 43 and 44) will remain open. The closure will be continuous from 8 p.m. Friday, October 20 to 8 p.m. Sunday, October 22. The lane closure primarily will affect motorists traveling on southbound I-495 exiting at Georgetown Pike.

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UPDATE: Ramp Closure from Georgetown Pike to I-495 North in McLean Scheduled This Weekend, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Traffic to follow signed detour

UPDATE (Oct. 2, 2023): The ramp closure from Georgetown Pike (Route 193) to I-495 North in McLean will continue tonight between midnight and 5 a.m. for stormwater drainage work. The detour will be the same as listed below.

FAIRFAX, VA - The ramp from Georgetown Pike (Route 193) to I-495 North in McLean toward the American Legion Bridge is scheduled to close during overnight hours this weekend, Friday, Sept. 29 - Sunday, Oct.. 1. A detour will be in place to I-495 South, where drivers can access I-495 North at the Route 123 interchange. This ramp closure is necessary to accommodate stormwater drainage work as part of the 495 NEXT project.

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Last updated: June 4, 2024

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