Tysons Corner, VA

Drivers on Lee Hwy (Route 29) can expect delays due to a crash along the highway at Graham Road.

The Fairfax County Police Department tweeted at 3:42 p.m. today (Tuesday) that a crash was partially blocking the intersection.

The north left lane is closed and the left turn lane is blocked, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

“Please be alert and expect delays,” police tweeted.

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Updated at 8:50 a.m. — The roads have reopened.

Earlier: Fairfax County police said that two roads in McLean are closed due to a tree blocking each one.

Police said this evening (Wednesday) that 977 Balls Hill Road and Swinks Mill Road at Gelston Circle are the two closures in the McLean District. More than a dozen roads are affected across the county after a storm earlier today.

Police said that the list will be updated.

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Another McLean road requires lengthy repairs after suffering damage from Monday’s major flash flooding.

In addition to Kirby Road’s closure due to severe storm damage, Swinks Mill Road by Scott’s Run is also closed, Jennifer McCord, a spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Transportation, told Tysons Reporter.

“We are making plans for permanent repairs at all locations that will likely take at least several weeks,” McCord said.

The two roads are the only remaining ones closed in Fairfax County for long-term repairs, McCord said.

“Crews worked around the clock on cleanup this week, clearing debris, assessing damages and making temporary repairs to reopen roads, and continued to respond to heavy rains received yesterday evening,” McCord said.

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(Updated at 10:50 a.m.) A fallen tree briefly closed Georgetown Pike in McLean this morning.

The Fairfax County Police Department tweeted at 10:33 a.m. about the closure, which was on Georgetown Pike between Boyle Lane and Potomac River Road.

Then at 10:48 a.m., police tweeted that Georgetown Pike had reopened.

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Update on 7/10/19 — Both lanes of Kirby Road from Dolley Madison Blvd. to Claiborne Drive are open, but traffic barriers have been set up past that, according to information from the Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management and forwarded by Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust.

Earlier: Severe weather damage will keep Kirby Road closed in McLean to through-traffic for the foreseeable future.

The road runs from Dolley Madison Blvd near the George Washington Memorial Parkway down to Great Falls Street. But flooding at Pimmit Run from storms yesterday means that while residents in the area are able to access their homes, the route no longer connects Dolley Madison Blvd to Old Dominion Drive.

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“We have no specific timeline, but it will be weeks,” Ellen Kamilakis, a spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation, told Tysons Reporter. “The water tore right through the road [and] exposed the area underneath all the way.”

Part of the upper asphalt is visible carved away by the storm, but Kamilakis said the damage underneath is so extensive that the road would not be able to support the weight of a car. Kamilakis said the road will require complete reconstruction — and a review of whether the road needs stormwater upgrades.

Earlier today (Tuesday) traffic on the road was stopped near Dolley Madison Blvd as the crew worked to finish clearing a debris-cluttered bridge, but Kamilakis said the closure will be tightened up to just the area immediately surrounding the broken section of the road.

Kamilakis said the cleaning crews had been working overnight to clear away the debris, and the VDOT Twitter noted that the efforts were rewarded by one local man who brought water to the workers.

Those trying to get from northern McLean to areas near Arlington will either have to go thrown “downtown” McLean or go further east to Glebe Road.

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(Updated at 1:20 p.m.) A crash at the intersection of Dolley Madison Blvd (Route 123) and Great Falls Street has closed southbound Great Falls Street in McLean.

Police told Tysons Reporter that four cars were involved and that one car hit three other cars. Police said that there are no serious injuries.

Drivers can expect Great Falls Street to be blocked for another 20 to 30 minutes because there’s no good place on that street for cars to pull off, police said.

Around 1:10 p.m. today (July 3), traffic was slow moving along Dolley Madison Blvd near the accident, according to traffic maps.

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(Updated at 1 p.m.) Drivers can expect delays along Leesburg Pike (Route 7) from a multi-vehicle crash near Lewinsville Road.

The west left lane and center lane are closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Tysons Reporter noted that traffic is down to one lane westbound on Leesburg Pike as police arrest someone for a traffic stop unrelated to the crash.

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Updated at 2:30 p.m. — The crash was cleared at 2:26 p.m., 511 Northern Virginia tweeted. 

Earlier: A crash on I-495 in McLean is causing travel delays for drivers headed toward the American Legion Bridge.

The crash is located just south of the Georgetown Pike. Around 2:05 p.m., a nearby traffic camera showed a car on a tow truck.

The north left lane is currently closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Drivers can expect delays, according to VDOT. As of 2:10 p.m., northbound traffic is slowly moving from Route 738 to the bridge.

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Updated at 11:35 a.m. — All travel lanes on I-495 reopened around 10:30 a.m. 

Earlier: A multi-car crash on I-495 is causing substantial delays in Tysons.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m., the north right outside lane and right shoulder closed, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

Drivers can expect delays, according to VDOT. As of 9:50 a.m., traffic is crawling along northbound I-495 up to Route 123.

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Updated at 12:50 p.m. 6/24/19 — Leesburg Pike reopened on Saturday (June 22). 

As rush hour starts up, all lanes on Leesburg Pike (Route 7) near Pimmit Drive still remain closed following a water main break this morning.

The Fairfax County Police Department took to Twitter shortly after 3 p.m. to advise people to avoid the area.

Drivers can expect delays until 5 p.m. today, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Route 28A route for Metrobus, which runs along Leesburg Pike, is currently experiencing delays as well.

Currently, traffic is slow-moving along Leesburg Pike from I-495 to just past I-66.

John Gonzalez, an ABC7 reporter, tweeted right before 7 a.m. that a water main break caused the closure.

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