Traffic Delays on Gainesville, June 9, 2011

RELEASE: IMMEDIATE June 9, 2011CONTACT: Joan Morris 703-259-1799

571-238-5030 (cell) joan.morris@vdot.virginia.gov

Jenni McCord - 703-259-1779 571-230-2926 (cell)

jennifer.mccord@vdot.virginia.gov

EXPECT DELAYS IN GAINESVILLE FOR UTILITY WORK

FAIRFAX ? Motorists should expect delays on southbound Route 29 in Gainesvilleover the next two days for emergency utility work according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

One lane will be closed from 9 p.m. Thursday until noon Friday (June 9-10) and from 9 p.m. Friday until noon Saturday (June 10-11). At times, all southbound lanes will be stopped for up to 15 minutes. The closure is between Linton Hall Roadand the railroad tracks.

Northbound Route29 is not affected.

Alternate routes are:

  • Heathcote Boulevardto Catharpin Road to Route 55 or,
  • University Boulevard to Wellington Road to Linton Hall Road.