VDOT: Overnight lane closures on I-95, close to Lorton Rd.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) said Wednesday drivers should expect overnight closures starting Wednesday until Sunday on I-95 close to Lorton Road for the installation of a new overhead sign.

VDOT said, the I-395/95 HOV lanes will be closed from the D.C. line to Dumfries Road (Route 234). In addition, authorities said, all of the regular travel lanes on I-95 north and south close to Lorton Road, mile marker 163 will be closed up to 30 minutes after midnight Wednesday until Saturday night.

According to VDOT, the closures will allow crews to install a new overhead sign close to Lorton Road. VDOT said, the new sign will go across all lanes of I-95 and over the future 95 Express lanes.

VDOT stated, the closures will start at 9:30 p.m., with the left lanes closing on I-95 north and south close to Lorton Road. Starting at 10:30 p.m. more lanes will close, VDOT said.

On Wednesday night and Saturday night, traffic will not be able to go through on I-95 north and south, including on the I-95/I-395 HOV lanes for up to 30 minutes between midnight and 5 a.m., VDOT said.

All of the lanes will be open again by 5 a.m. Thursday and Friday mornings and by 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday mornings.

VDOT warns drivers that sections of I-95/395 HOV lanes will be closed throughout the day on Saturday.

Major traffic delays should be expected.

For more information, visit www.vamegaprojects.com and 95ExpressLanes.com.


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