495 Express Lanes: Gallows Road Closed Overnight – Starting at 10 p.m., Saturday, June 9

Gallows Road (Route 650) will close at I-495 on Saturday night, June 9, from 10 p.m. until 9 a.m., Sunday, June 10, for overhead sign installation for the 495 Express Lanes Project. The closure will be set-up on the Inner Loop (northbound) side of I-495 and Gallows Road.

Emergency vehicles will be permitted through the work zone maintaining access to INOVA Fairfax Hospital. I-495 motorists using Exit 51, Gallows Road will also have access to the hospital. The following overnight Gallows Road detour routes will be in effect.

Detour Routes

Gallows Road south traffic heading toward Annandale will be directed to take I-495 north to Exit 50B, Arlington Blvd. (Route 50) east to Graham Road south, right onto Annandale Road south and follow signs to Gallows Road. To view a map of the detour click here.

Gallows Road north traffic heading toward I-495 north/Merrifield will be directed to take Gallows Road south, to right onto Annandale/Hummer Road, right onto Little River Turnpike (Route 236) west and follow signs to I-495 north. To view a map of the detour click here.

The detour may add an additional 10-20 minutes onto a trip during overnight hours.

Should inclement weather occur, this work will be rescheduled for Sunday night, June 10.

The 495 Express Lanes, two new high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes in each direction, from the Springfield Interchange to just north of the Dulles Toll Road, will provide faster, more direct options for high-occupancy vehicles and toll-paying customers. Whether you travel by car, carpool, or bus, these lanes will provide greater control over your commute on the Beltway.