Motorists Urged to Use Alternate Routes

As part of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project, construction activities will require ramp and lane closures throughout the week of September 5 in the Capital Beltway (I-95/495 South) Telegraph Road area. No closures are scheduled on Labor Day, Sept. 6.

OVERNIGHT on Wednesday, Sept. 8, installation of a sign structure will narrow the Capital Beltway Outer Loop between the Eisenhower Connector and Telegraph Road. The Outer Loop entrance ramp at the Eisenhower Connector will be closed as well as the Outer Loop exit ramps to Telegraph Road.

Milling and paving activities will require the closures of Telegraph Road North between the Capital Beltway and Pershing Avenue overnight, Friday, Sept. 10 and continue through Saturday, Sept. 11. All lanes on Telegraph Road North will be closed as of 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10. Pershing Avenue West will remain open.

At approximately 7 a.m., Saturday Sept. 11, crews will open the leftmost lane on Telegraph Road. All work is expected to be complete by 5 p.m., Saturday Sept. 11, at which time all lanes on Telegraph Road will be restored.

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

Capital Beltway Outer Loop (I-95/495 North) – Night Work

Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning:

  • The Outer Loop will be narrowed to one lane between the Eisenhower Connector and Telegraph Road.
    • Detour: Motorists can exit at the Eisenhower Connector and take Eisenhower Avenue East, turn left onto Mill Road and to Telegraph Road or the Beltway.
  • Both exits from the Outer Loop to Telegraph Road North/South will be closed.

Capital Beltway (I-95/495) – Day Work

Tuesday, Sept. 7 from noon to 1 p.m.:

  • Both the Inner and Outer Loops of the Beltway will be narrowed to two lanes.

Telegraph Road – Night Work

Friday, Sept. 10 through Saturday, Sept. 11 from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. the following morning:

  • Telegraph Road North will be closed between the Capital Beltway and Pershing Avenue.
    • Detour: Motorists accessing the Beltway should take Huntington Avenue East to Route 1 North. Motorists wishing to access Telegraph Road North can take the temporary detour to the ramp from Telegraph Road North to Eisenhower Avenue, continue straight onto Stovall Street, make a left onto Pershing Avenue, and turn right onto Telegraph Road North.

Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Sept. 9 from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning:

  • Telegraph Road South will be narrowed to one lane between Mill Road and Huntington Avenue.
  • Telegraph Road North will be narrowed to one lane between Huntington Avenue and Duke Street.
  • Telegraph Road South to the Inner Loop (I-95/495 South) will be closed.
    • Detour: Motorists should take Telegraph Road South to Mill Road to Eisenhower Avenue, then turn left at the Eisenhower Connector to link up with the Inner Loop.

Telegraph Road – Day Work

Tuesday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Sept. 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to noon:

  • Telegraph Road South will be narrowed to one lane between Mill Road and Huntington Avenue.
  • Telegraph Road North will be narrowed to one lane between Huntington Avenue and Duke Street.
  • Telegraph Road North to the Outer Loop (I-95/495 North) will be closed.
    • Detour: Motorists should take Telegraph Road North to the Inner Loop (I-95/495 South) ramp to Telegraph Road South to the ramp to the Outer Loop.

Saturday, Sept. 11 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • Telegraph Road North will be narrowed to one lane between the Capital Beltway and Pershing Avenue.

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 our website at www.wilsonbridge.com.

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