West Springfield HS Host Potluck for Furloughed Families

Information from Supervisor Pat Herrity’s “Herrity Report” regarding furloughed families in our community.

Tonight, a group of West Springfield High School students are hosting a potluck meal and food drive to restock the West Springfield food pantry to help furloughed families. The meal is from 5-7 pm is open for all families and is being supported by many local businesses and restaurants.  Click this link for more information.

Read more about what Fairfax County government is doing to help families affected by the shutdown:  Board of Supervisors Responds to Federal Government Shutdown

TRASH and RECYCLING services for today have been suspended.

Due to current weather and road conditions, TRASH and RECYCLING services for today have been suspended. ADS will be operating this week on our one day delay schedule. If your trash and/or recycling service is scheduled for Monday, service will be provided on Tuesday. Tuesday service on Wednesday and so forth. Please be assured ADS will collect any accumulated material when we resume services.

Please visit American Disposal Services at www.americandisposal.com for up to the minute updates on delays and/or cancellations of service.

I-66 Lane Closures and Traffic Changes


Crews will continue corridor-wide roadway maintenance and address issues as needed, with daily multi-lane closures during daytime and overnight hours.

Upcoming construction activities include:

  • Bridge abutment construction at Route 28 and I-495
  • Constructing box culverts inside the Route 123 Interchange for shared use path
  • Constructing retaining walls near Jermantown Road
  • Grading, excavating, and clearing trees and brush at the Route 28, Route 123, Route 50, and I-495 interchanges and other work zone locations along the corridor
  • Grading, excavating, and small charge blasting for storm drain trenches at the future University Boulevard Park and Ride Lot
  • Grading and excavating for the new E.C. Lawrence Park Access Road
  • Relocation of underground and overhead utilities along I-66 and Route 28

Find the latest information on travel conditions and work zones by visiting 511virginia.org or downloading the Virginia511 app.


Gas Line Maintenance Work

A Washington Gas crew is performing routine maintenance on underground gas lines at the intersection of Sandstone Way and Springstone Drive (near Rec Center 2). Work is expected to take 8 – 10 hours. Please drive safely!