Telegraph Road Closures and Work
Weekend of June 4-6; Week of June 6

Traffic Realignment and Pile Driving Expected

As part of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, traffic realignment and pile driving throughout the Telegraph Road interchange of the Capital Beltway (I-95-495) will require ramp and lane closures the weekend of June 4-6. Additionally, roadway construction will require closures along Telegraph Road the following week.

From 10 p.m. Friday, June 4 through 6 a.m. Saturday, June 5 Telegraph Road South and all associated ramps to the Capital Beltway (I-95/495) will be closed for realignment and restriping of Telegraph Road South. Crews will also switch the merge portion of the ramp from Inner Loop (I95/495 South) to Telegraph Road South to a yield area during this work. Pile driving is scheduled to occur during the day on Saturday, June 5 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. on the Beltway bridge over Cameron Run.

For the week of June 6, Telegraph Road will be narrowed to one lane both night and day, and the ramp from Telegraph Road South to the Outer Loop (I-95/495 North) will be closed during the day for roadway construction.

The detailed lane/ramp closures and corresponding detours are found below:

Telegraph Road – Night Work

Friday, June 4 to Saturday, June 5 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next morning:

  • All lanes of Telegraph Road South will be closed between Duke Street and Huntington Avenue.
  • Detour: Motorists should take Duke Street East to Route 1 South to Huntington Avenue West back to Telegraph Road South.
  • Telegraph Road North to the Inner Loop (I-95/495 South) ramp will be closed.

Detour: Motorists should continue on Telegraph Road North to Pershing Avenue to Stovall Street to Eisenhower Avenue and re-enter the Inner Loop at the Eisenhower Connector.

Inner Loop (I-95/495 South) to Telegraph Road South ramp will be closed.
Detour: Motorists should take the U.S. Route 1 South exit to Huntington Avenue West to Telegraph Road South.

Nightly, Sunday, June 6 through Friday, June 11 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning:

  • Telegraph Road North will be narrowed to one lane between Huntington Avenue and Pershing Avenue.
  • Telegraph Road South will be narrowed to one lane between Mill Road and Huntington Avenue.

Telegraph Road – Day Work

Daily, Monday, June 7 through Thursday, June 10 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., and Friday, June 11 between 9 a.m. and noon:

  • Telegraph Road North will be narrowed to one lane between Huntington Avenue and Pershing Avenue.
  • Telegraph Road South will be narrowed to one lane between Mill Road and Huntington Avenue.
  • Telegraph Road South to the Outer Loop (I-95/495 North) ramp will be closed.

Detour: Motorists should take Telegraph Road South to Huntington Avenue and turn left at U.S. Route 1 to access the Outer Loop.

Motorists are urged to seek alternate routes to their destinations to avoid delays. Please use caution when traveling in this area. All construction-related work and dates are subject to change, depending on weather, material and contractor availability or other unforeseen conditions.

For more information about the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project visit the project website at www.wilsonbridge.com.

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