Under Construction: I-395/Route 1 Southbound Exit 8C Bridge Repairs in Arlington County
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Please note: Starting Friday night, June 2, the bridge will be closed every Friday night from midnight to 7 a.m. through this fall; Saturday nights will be used as backup dates with the same closure times.
The bridge weight limit is posted at 20 tons.
Some day and overnight single-lane closures may be scheduled.
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Please note: Starting Friday night, June 2, the bridge will be closed every Friday night from midnight to 7 a.m. through this fall; Saturday nights will be used as backup dates with the same closure times. The bridge weight limit is posted at 20 tons.
Traffic Alert - #Arlington: Beginning this Fri night 6/2, the SB I-395 ramp to SB Rt 1 (Exit 8C) will be closed every Fri night from midnight-7 am through this fall for bridge repair work. Please follow detour signs. @DDOTDC— VDOT Northern VA (@VaDOTNOVA) June 1, 2023
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This project is repairing the southbound I-395/Route 1 Exit 8C bridge that carries southbound Route 1 over the 395 Express Lanes, the northbound I-395 general purpose lanes and northbound Route 110.
The repair work includes retrofitting and spot painting structural steel, as well as replacing the catcher beam system and strip seal at the joint.
The bridge was originally built in 1976 and rehabilitated in 1999. It averages 20,000 vehicles a day.
Preliminary Engineering - $1 million
Construction - $3 million
Total - $4 million
The project is financed with federal and state funding.
This project will improve safety and extend the overall life of the bridge.
Begin Preliminary Engineering - January 2021
Begin Construction - December 2022
Final Completion - Fall 2023
Yusaf Masud, P.E.
Other relevant links:
Construction Underway News Release - December 2022
Programmatic Categorical Exclusion -
Major funding source: Federal
Phase: Under Construction
UPC: 118400, 121827
State ID: 0001-000-920, B624, P101
Federal ID: NHPP-BR09 (310); BR-5B01 (304)
Lat/Long: 38.866109, -77.050439