VDOT News - Northern Virginia
May 31, 2023
I-395/Route 1 Southbound Exit 8C Friday Night Closures in Arlington Begin June 2
Ramp to close every Friday night through this fall for bridge repairs project
ARLINGTON – Starting Friday night, June 2, the southbound I-395/Route 1 Exit 8C bridge will be closed every Friday night through this fall for work related to the I-395/Route 1 Southbound Exit 8C Bridge Repairs Project, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
The southbound I-395/Route 1 Exit 8C ramp will be closed from midnight to 7 a.m. every Friday night through this fall. Saturday nights will be used as backup dates with the same closure times.
Traffic will be detoured via southbound I-395, South Glebe Road (Route 120, Exit 7), northbound I-395, South Hayes Street (northbound I-395 Exit 8C), 18th Street South, South Eads Street and 20th Street South back to southbound Route 1 (Richmond Highway).
The bridge weight limit is posted at 20 tons.
The I-395/Route 1 Southbound Exit 8C Bridge Repairs Project includes retrofitting and spot painting structural steel, as well as replacing the catcher beam system and strip seal at the joint. The project is scheduled for completion this fall.
Drivers are reminded to use caution when traveling in active work zones. Be alert to new traffic patterns and limit distractions.
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