Monday, June 26, 2017

Concrete Deliveries This Week May Impact Traffic


The following construction deliveries are scheduled for today, Monday June 26 through Friday, June 30 in support of the MWAA Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility project.


The construction deliveries will be made to the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Rail Yard and Maintenance Facility along U.S. Route 606 (Old Ox Road) and Mercure Circle as detailed below, and may impact traffic in the area.

 

WHAT: Stone delivery (20 trucks) of ballast material at the layup yard.

WHEN: Monday - Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

HOW: Trucks will travel from Chantilly, coming from Route 50, North on Old Ox Rd/Rt. 606 to the project site.  


WHAT: Concrete delivery (10 trucks) for installation at the site track slab, including a 36m pump truck.

WHEN: Tuesday between the hours of 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

HOW: Trucks will travel from the Titan batch plant along Old Ox Rd/Rt. 606 to the project site. 


WHAT: Concrete delivery (20 trucks) for installation at the Transportation & Police Building Deck, including a Z Boom pump truck.

WHEN: Wednesday between the hours of 1 a.m. to 8 a.m.

HOW: Trucks will travel from the Titan batch plant along Old Ox Rd/Rt. 606 to the project site. 

 

WHAT: Precast Panel delivery (8 trucks) in 45 minute increments for installation at the Maintenance of Way Building.

WHEN: Monday - Friday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

HOW: Trucks will travel from Winchester VA, East on Route 7, South on 28, and West along Old Ox Rd/Rt. 606 to the project site, making the U-Turn at Mercure Circle to make the right into the jobsite. 

 

WHAT: Rail delivery (4 80' trucks) to be installed in the Maintenance of Way Track.

WHEN: Monday - Tuesday between the hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

HOW: Trucks will travel from Allentown, PA,  South on 15, East on 267, South  on Route 606/ Old Ox Rd, and will have to turn around at Mercure Circle to make the right into the jobsite. 

 

WHAT: Turnout delivery (3 trucks) for installation in the yard lead track.

WHEN: Monday between the hours of 7 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

HOW: Trucks will  travel from Reading, PA, West on 267, South on Route 606/Old Ox Rd, and will have to turn around at Mercure Circle to make the right into the jobsite.



 

Friday, June 23, 2017

Possible Traffic Delays During Weekend Events

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is advising residents of weekend events that may cause traffic delays in various areas of the county.

The events listed below only include activities where traffic control is being conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office and where traffic may be impacted.

Saturday, June 24
  • An event will be held from 5-11 p.m. in the Lucketts area. The road that may be impacted include is Lost Corner Road.
  • An event will be held 5:30-10:30 p.m. in the Brambleton area. Roads that may be impacted include are Northstar Blvd. and the eastern entrance to the Parking Garage.
  • An event will be held from 7-10 p.m. in the Ashburn area. Roads that may be impacted include are Russell Branch Parkway, Ashburn Village Blvd., Lexington Drive, Ashbrook Place and Atwater Drive.

Motorists are asked to please be patient, drive safely, follow all law-enforcement direction and have a safe weekend.


 

Loudoun County Seeks Public Comment on Route 15 Congestion Relief

Loudoun County is seeking public input on alternatives that have been proposed to relieve congestion on Route 15 north of Leesburg

Additionally, the county is seeking input on safety and operational issues on Route 15 north of Leesburg, between Whites Ferry Road and the Maryland state line.

Comments and questions about the Route 15 project can be sent to Route15@loudoun.gov. Detailed information about the project, including a link to the Route 15 Congestion Report, is online at www.loudoun.gov/Route15.

In addition, two public meetings have been scheduled.
  • Monday, June 26: 7-9 p.m. at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center, 60 Ida Lee Drive N.W., Leesburg. At last check, this session is full. (Search www.eventbrite.com for Route 15.)
  • Saturday, July 8: 9-11 a.m. at Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg. RSVP here.
The meetings will be identical in format and in the information provided. Members of the public may attend one of the public meetings or send comments by email to Route15@louduon.gov. Seating at the meetings is limited. To ensure there is adequate seating so that all attendees can actively participate in facilitated small-group discussion, the county requests that anyone planning to attend RSVP.

Following the presentation of the Route 15 Congestion Report to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors on May 18, the Board directed that public information meetings be held to provide the community with an opportunity to evaluate concepts for solutions to congestion of the roadway.


 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lane Closures and Detours Tonight on the Dulles Toll Road, Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and Surrounding Roads

Night time construction activities will take place tonight, Thursday, June 22, causing lane closures and detours on the Dulles Toll Road, Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and surrounding roads.

 

All work is weather permitting.


Dulles Toll Road East

When:   Thursday, June 22, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Left lane closed

Where:  From mile marker 4.3 to 5.2 (from the Fairfax County Parkway overpass to the Reston Parkway overpass)

Why:     Civil work

 

Dulles Toll Road West

 

When:   Thursday, June 22, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Left lane closed

Where:  From mile marker 4.4 to 3.4 (from 1/10 mile before the Fairfax County Parkway overpass to the Monroe/Van Buren Street overpass)

Why:     Civil work

 

Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) East

When:   Thursday, June 22, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Full closure

Where:  From Saarinen Circle to mile marker 0.3 (near the Rudder Road overpass).  Follow detour.

Why:     Aerial guideway construction

 

Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West

When:   Thursday, June 22, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Left lane closure

Where:  From mile marker 0.0 to 0.2 (from Saarinen Circle to 1/10 mile past the Aviation Drive overpass)

Why:     Aerial guideway construction

 

Autopilot Drive North

When:   Thursday, June 22, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Right lane closed

Where:  Between Rudder Road and Materials Road

Why:     Storm pipe installation

 

Dulles Greenway East

When:   Thursday, June 22 - 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Two right lanes closed 

Where:  From mile marker 10.0 and 12.0 (from 2/10 mile past Loudoun County Parkway overpass to 3/10 mile before the Main Toll Plaza)

Why:     Road work

 

Sunrise Valley Drive West

When:   Thursday, June 22, 9 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What:    Flagging operation

Where:  At intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive and Roark Drive

Why:     Utility work



 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sheriff's Office Seeks Witnesses to Hit and Run

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is seeking witnesses to a reported hit and run of a pedestrian that occurred Tuesday night, June 20, in Sterling.

Loudoun Sheriff's Deputies responded to the area of E. Holly Avenue and N. Fillmore Avenue around 9:50 p.m. where an adult male was reportedly struck by a vehicle. The male was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He remains hospitalized at Reston Hospital.

The vehicle was described as a dark sedan, possibly black or gray.

Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the incident is asked to contact Investigator S. Allen of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Crash Reconstruction Unit at 703-737-8308.


 

Lane Closures and Detours Tonight on the Dulles Greenway and Airport Roads

Nighttime construction activities will take place on Wednesday, June 21, causing lane closures and detours on the Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and airport roads.

 

All work is weather permitting.

 

Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) East

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Full closure

Where:  From Saarinen Circle to mile marker 0.4 (near the Rudder Road overpass).  Follow detour.

Why:     Aerial guideway construction

 

Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Left lane closures

Where:  From mile marker 4.1 to 2.4 (from 1/10 mile before the Fairfax County Parkway overpass to 1/10 mile beyond the Centreville Road/Elden Street overpass)

Why:     Civil work

 

Autopilot Drive North and South

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Right lane closed

Where:  Between Rudder Road and Materials Road

Why:     Storm pipe installation and aerial guideway construction

 

Dulles Greenway East

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Two right lanes closed 

Where:  Between mile markers 10 and 12 (from 2/10 mile past Loudoun County Parkways overpass to 3/10 mile before the Main Toll Plaza)

Why:     Road work

 

Dulles Greenway West

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What:    Right lane closed

Where:  Between mile markers 11.9 to 11.4 (from 5/10 mile to 9/10 mile beyond the Main Toll Plaza)

Why:     Road work

 

Sunrise Valley Drive West

When:   Wednesday, June 21, 9 p.m. to 5 p.m.

What:    Flagging operation

Where:  At intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive and Roark Drive

Why:     Utility work



 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Lane Closures and Detours Tonight on the Dulles Greenway and Airport Roads

Nighttime construction activities will take place tonight, Monday, June 19, causing lane closures and detours on the Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and airport roads.

See below for more detailed information.  All work is weather permitting.

Drivers are asked to use caution, remain attentive to all signage, barricades and speed limits, and obey all police and flagger instructions.
 
Dulles Toll Road East
When:   Monday, June 19, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Alternating left and right lane closures
Where:  From mile marker 4.2 to 5.2 (from Fairfax County Parkway overpass to 3/10 mile before the Centreville Road overpass to 1/10 mile past the Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Roadway striping
 
Dulles Toll Road West
When:   Monday, June 19, 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Right lane closure
Where:  From mile marker 3.0 to 1.6 (from approximately 3/10 mile after the Van Buren/Monroe Street overpass to Wiehle Avenue overpass to 4/10 mile before the Route 28 overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) East
When:   Monday, June 19, 6 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Left lane closure
Where:  From mile marker 3.1 to 5.1 (5/10 mile past the Centreville Road overpass to Reston Parkway overpass)
Why:     Civil work
 
When:   Monday, June 19 - Saturday, June 24, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Full closure
Where:  From Saarinen Circle to mile marker 0.4 (near the Rudder Road overpass).  Follow detour.
Why:     Aerial guideway construction
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West
When:   Monday, June 19, 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Left lane closures
Where:  From mile marker 5.5 to 3.9 (from 3/10 mile before the Reston Parkway overpass to 3/10 mile past the Fairfax County Parkway overpass)
Why:     Civil work

Autopilot Drive North and South
When:   Monday, June 19 - Friday, June 23, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  Between Rudder Road and Materials Road\
Why:     Storm pipe installation and aerial guideway construction

Dulles Greenway East
When:   Monday, June 19 - 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two right lanes closed
Where:  Between mile markers 10 and 12 (from 2/10 mile past Loudoun County Parkways overpass to 3/10 mile before the Main Toll Plaza)
Why:     Road work
 
Sunrise Valley Drive West
When:   Monday, June 19, 9 p.m. to 5 p.m.
What:    Flagging operation
Where:  At intersection of Sunrise Valley Drive and Roark Drive
Why:     Utility work


 

Friday, June 16, 2017

Spinks Ferry Road Nighttime Closures June 19-20

Spinks Ferry Road (Route 657) from Route 15 to Limestone School Road (Route 661) will be closed to through traffic Monday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 20 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night for pipe replacement, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

 

Residents and businesses within the closure area, emergency vehicles and school buses will have access to the closed portion of Spinks Ferry Road, but will not be able to go beyond the points of pipe replacement in either direction.

 

Traffic will be detoured via Route 15, Lucketts Road (Route 662) and Chapel Lane (Route 661) back to Spinks Ferry Road.

 

Message boards are in place to alert motorists. All work is weather permitting. 


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Sobriety Checkpoint Tonight, Friday, June 16

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint tonight, Friday, June 16. The sobriety checkpoint will begin shortly after 10 p.m.


"The sobriety checkpoint is a reminder to residents to make the smart choice, don't drink and drive," said Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman.


Members of the Loudoun Sheriff's Office Auxiliary Unit and volunteers from the Loudoun Chapter of MADD will assist with the checkpoint.

  


Monday, June 12, 2017

Lane Closures and Detours Tonight on the Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and Airport Roads

Nighttime construction activities will take place tonight, Monday, June 12, causing lane closures and detours on the Dulles International Airport Access Highway, Dulles Greenway and airport roads. Drivers are asked to use caution, remain attentive to all signage, barricades and speed limits, and obey all police and flagger instructions.
 
Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH) West
When:   Monday, June 12 - Saturday, June 17, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Full closure
Where:  From mile marker 0.3 to Saarinen Circle (from 2/10 mile past the Rudder Road overpass to Saarinen Circle near Garage 1), traffic will be diverted around work area.
Why:    Aerial guideway construction
 
Autopilot Drive North and South
When:   Monday, June 12 - Friday, June 16, 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  Between Rudder Road and Materials Road
Why:     Storm pipe installation and aerial guideway construction


Dulles Greenway East
When:   Monday, June 12 - Saturday, June 17, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two right lanes closed OR two left lanes closed
Where:  From mile marker 10.0 to 12.0 (from the Loudoun County Parkway overpass to 4/10 mile before the mainline toll plaza)
Why:     Aerial guideway construction


A 24/7 Hotline is available for Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project Phase 2 construction-related issues -- call 844-385-7245.


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Lane Closures and Detours Tonight on the Dulles Greenway and Airport Roads

Nighttime construction activities will take place tonight, Wednesday, June 7, causing lane closures and detours on the Dulles Greenway and airport roads.


Drivers are asked to use caution, remain attentive to all signage, barricades and speed limits, and obey all police and flagger instructions.
 
Autopilot Drive North
When:   Wednesday, June 7 - Thursday, June 8, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Right lane closed
Where:  Between Hertz and National Alamo rental car facilities
Why:     Storm pipe installation


Dulles Greenway (East)
When:   Wednesday, June 7 - Thursday, June 8, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
What:    Two right lanes closed
Where:  From mile marker 10.0 to 12.0 (from 5/10 mile before the Broad Run bridge to 4/10 mile before the mainline toll plaza).
Why:     Aerial guideway construction


All work is weather permitting.