I-66/Route 123/Chain Bridge Rd Construction Runoff Issues

Dean Naujoks at Route 66 Construction Site

Sediment is the #1 most common pollutant of rivers, streams, and lakes in the country – it often occurs at construction sites that do not follow best management practices to control it. Read below how a single site along the 20 miles of I-66 construction is causing runoff into Accotink Creek, a tributary of the Potomac.

Here is the original complaint letter submitted by Potomac Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks:
Potomac Riverkeeper Complaint re I66 Stormwater Construction April 29 2020 (PDF)

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