Fairfax Connector Detours


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Route 599

  • Effective December 17, 2014
  • Eastbound/morning service: buses will serve the bus stop on eastbound Sunset Hills Road west of Wiehle Avenue (adjacent to Bank of America) to accommodate transfers from the Wiehle Metro station and other local bus service.
  • Westbound/afternoon service: buses will enter the Pentagon via South Fern Street from Army Navy Drive as follows to avoid traffic congestion west of South Eads Street:
    • Regular route on Hayes Street to eastbound Army Navy Drive
    • Left on northbound Fern Street
    • Right on eastbound Rotary Road (Pentagon service road)
    • Left on Eads Street/Pentagon Transit Center entrance
    • Resume regular route at Pentagon Transit Center

Routes 401, 402, and 462

  • Effective December 21, 2014
  • Buses will serve new permanent bus bays at Dunn Loring-Merrifield Station as follows:
    • Route 401: Bus Bay D
    • oRoute 402: Bus Bay C
    • oRoute 462: Bus Bay B
  • Map of new bus bay locations (PDF file)
  • Buses will travel via Avenir Place to and from Gallows Road with this change

Route 585

  • Effective November 12, 2014
  • All afternoon/evening westbound buses will travel through to the end of the route at the intersection of Franklin Farm Road and Centreville Road after departing the Wiehle Metro station south side.  Buses will no longer hold at the Reston South Park & Ride or Franklin Farm Road and West Ox Road timepoints.

Route 335

  • Effective Feb. 10
  • 6 p.m. closure of Telegraph Gate
  • Last evening trip will depart Franconia-Springfield Metro Station at 6 p.m. and end at Morning View Lane at 6:08 p.m.
  • Indefinite change

Routes 553 and 557

  • Effective August 18, 2014
  • Morning northbound buses will drop-off passengers on the NORTH side of Wiehle Station. Afternoon southbound buses will continue to board passengers at Bus Bay Q on the SOUTH side of the station (no change to the afternoon boarding location).

Route 929

  • Effective August 19, 2014
  • Buses will bypass bus stops along Air & Space Parkway and Wall Road due to the temporary closure of Air & Space Parkway for construction.
  • From McLearen Road, buses will loop via EDS Drive to return to McLearen Road to south on Centreville Road to resume the regular route at Centreville Road and Kinross Circle (south).

Route 951

  • Effective August 18, 2014
  • Buses will serve U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) campus via Sunrise Valley Drive both eastbound and westbound due to the conclusion of construction on the USGS entrance road.
  • Buses will serve stops along Sunrise Valley Drive between Reston Parkway and USGS on all trips.

Route 980

  • Effective August 18, 2014
  • Morning eastbound buses will drop-off passengers on the SOUTH side of Wiehle Station.
  • Afternoon westbound buses will continue to board passengers at Bus Bay G on the NORTH side of the station (no change to the afternoon boarding location).
  • The 5 a.m. departure from Herndon-Monroe will drop passengers at Wiehle north side due to a connection with Route 952 service. This bus continues westbound as Route 952 after arriving at Wiehle.

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