Monday’s Commute

Posted: 8:12 p.m.; Updated: 9:12 p.m.

As the region continues to recover from power outages your morning commute may be affected. Employees with the ability and supervisor approval to telework are encouraged to do so.

The current operating status for area transportation systems:

  • Signal outages – More than 100 traffic signals in Northern Virginia are without power. Drivers should treat these intersections as four-way stops and proceed with caution. Traffic rules during power outages.
  • I-66 HOV - VDOT will lift the high occupancy vehicle (HOV) requirement of two or more passengers on eastbound Interstate 66 inside the Beltway during the a.m. rush hour Monday, July 2. Regular HOV restrictions will remain in effect on I-66 outside the Beltway and on I-95/395.
  • Fairfax Connector bus service is operating per its normal schedule. Check the Connector Web page at www.fairfaxconnector.com for the current operating status.
    • Due to the extreme heat, Fairfax Connector and Metro will allow passengers to carry and consume water on the systems through closing Monday, July 2.
  • For information about FASTRAN, call 703-222-9764, press 8; TTY 711, or online at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/fastran.htm.
  • VDOT 511 – For the latest road closures and traffic alerts.
  • Call 1-800-FOR-ROAD (800-367-7623) with any traffic related issues. Residents can also report issues online 24/7 at www.virginiadot.org/travel/citizen.asp.
  • VRE - Operating a full and normal schedule.

Federal agencies in the Washington, D.C., area are open and employees have the option for unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework reports the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

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Official emergency information about preparedness, response and recovery from Fairfax County Government.

2 responses to “Monday’s Commute”

  1. Anonymous says :

    Why is there not bottled water and ice available to residents without power??

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