The interchange is intended to help improve traffic flow in the area.
The Virginia Department of Transportation opened the new Fairfax County Parkway bridges over Fair Lakes Parkway and Monument Drive to traffic Thursday morning. Motorists will now have a five-mile stretch without a traffic signal between Popes Head Road and Route 50. The overpass extends from south of Fair Lakes Parkway to north of Monument Drive. The entire project cost $69.5 million and is funded through stimulus, according to a news release. In addition to the overpass, the project widens Fairfax County Parkway from four to six lanes from south of I-66 to north of Rugby Road. The goal with the interchange is to help improve traffic flow in the area by separating local and parkway traffic. Fairfax County Parkway was first built in the …
The road will be paved as part of the ongoing interchange project at the Fair Lakes and Fairfax County Parkways.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
From 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10 through 4 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, the ramps from eastbound and westbound I-66 to southbound Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286) will be closed for paving as part of the ongoing interchange project at Fair Lakes and Fairfax County Parkway. The following signed detours will direct drivers: From westbound I-66: Route 29 (Exit 52) north to access the Fairfax County Parkway. See a map of the route. From eastbound I-66: Route 50 west (Exit 57B) to southbound West Ox Road (Route 608) to the Fairfax County Parkway. See a map of the detour route. Drivers may also take the northbound Fairfax County Parkway (Exit 55), turn right on Fair Lakes Parkway, and right on West Ox Road back to the Fairfax County Parkway. Click here …