Under Construction: I-395/Route 1 Southbound Exit 8C Bridge Repairs in Arlington County
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Please note: The bridge is closed every Friday night from midnight to 7 a.m. through this fall; Saturday nights are backup dates with the same closure times.
The bridge weight limit is posted at 20 tons.
Some daytime and overnight single-lane closures may be scheduled.
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Please note: The bridge is closed every Friday night from midnight to 7 a.m. through this fall; Saturday nights are 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
More info: https://t.co/bu2oBiACIT #DMVTraffic pic.twitter.com/PnHInGy7oA
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
- Replacing the catcher beam system
- Reconstructing the deck expansion joint
- Installing a preformed joint seal
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
Other relevant links:
Construction Underway News Release - Dec. 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