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*TRAFFIC ADVISORY* Telegraph Road South Closed Tonight (8/24)! (Ramps Too)

Weather permitting, the Woodrow Wilson Bridge Project will continue ramp and road closures in the Telegraph Road/Capital Beltway interchange area this weekend (8/24 – 8/27) and next week. This work will cause significant local traffic impacts and motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Variable message signs will be posted to alert drivers and provide detour information.

Following is the most recent update on the schedule, roughly in chronological order:

Friday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. CONTINUOUSLY through Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10 p.m.:

  • The exit ramps from the Outer Loop LOCAL to Telegraph Road South, Huntington Avenue and N. Kings Highway will be closed. Detour: Motorists should continue to U.S. Route 1 South to Huntington or N. Kings Highway West to Telegraph Road.

Friday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. CONTINUOUSLY through Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10 p.m.; ALSO Monday, Aug. 27 through Thursday, Aug. 30 DAILY from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and NIGHTLY from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning:

  • The ramp from Telegraph Road to N. Kings Highway will be closed. Detour: Motorists should take the Huntington Avenue ramp to Huntington Avenue East to U.S. Route 1 South to N. Kings Highway.

Friday, Aug. 24 at 8 p.m. CONTINUOUSLY through Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10 p.m.; ALSO Monday, Aug. 27 through Thursday, Aug. 30 NIGHTLY from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning:

  • The ramp from Telegraph Road to Huntington Avenue will be closed. Detour: Motorists should take the ramp to N. Kings Highway to U.S. Route 1 North to left on Huntington Avenue. Note that this ramp will remain open if the N. Kings Highway ramp noted above is closed and vice versa.

Friday, Aug. 24 OVERNIGHT from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the next morning:

  • Telegraph Road South will be completely closed between Duke Street and Huntington Avenue. Detours: Motorists traveling Duke Street West should continue to the Van Dorn interchange to Van Dorn South to Franconia Road East to Telegraph Road South. Motorists traveling on Duke Street East should continue to U.S. Route 1 South to Huntington Avenue West to Telegraph Road South.
  • The exit ramp from the Inner Loop to Telegraph Road South will be closed. Detour: Motorists can exit early at U.S. Route 1 South to Huntington Avenue West to Telegraph Road South, or can continue on the Inner Loop to the Van Dorn interchange to Van Dorn South to Franconia Road East to Telegraph Road South.

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.  Go to www.wilsonbridge.com for the latest traffic and project information.

 

Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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