News Releases - Fredericksburg

April 24, 2017
ROUTE 632 (HICKORY RIDGE ROAD) WILL BE CLOSED AT ROUTE 1 NEXT WEEK IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Culvert pipe installation will detour daytime traffic to Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road) from Monday, May 1 - Friday, May 5

April 22, 2017
WESTMORELAND AREA ROADS AFFECTED BY STORM DEBRIS
Multiple VDOT crews working to remove downed trees and limbs; Route 205 (Ridge Road) is closed at Ninth Street in Colonial Beach

April 21, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES APRIL 24-26 AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Drivers can expect overnight lane closures next week on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

April 21, 2017
NEW WESTBOUND HARRISON ROAD TRAFFIC PATTERN STARTING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26
Westbound Harrison Road traffic, west of Route 1, will move onto new pavement

April 20, 2017
NEW SECTION OF MARY WASHINGTON BOULEVARD TO OPEN AT FALL HILL AVENUE TODAY
Drivers should be alert for a new traffic pattern on Mary Washington Boulevard at Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard in Fredericksburg

April 20, 2017
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON I-95, ROUTE 606 PROJECT IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Public hearing on proposed interchange and overpass design will be held Thursday, April 27 at Riverview Elementary

April 14, 2017
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS FOR FALL HILL AVENUE PROJECT IN FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists can anticipate lane closures on I-95, Route 1, Fall Hill Avenue and Mary Washington Boulevard as project nears completion

April 14, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Drivers can expect daytime and overnight lane closures next week on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

April 14, 2017
ROUTE 653 (BURRUSS LANE) IN CAROLINE COUNTY IS NOW OPEN AFTER BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Detour lifted and weight restriction signs will be removed from bridge over Reedy Creek

April 10, 2017
STAY ALERT FOR HARRISON ROAD TRAFFIC SHIFT WEDNESDAY
Eastbound Harrison Road traffic, west of Route 1, will move onto new pavement on Wednesday, April 12

April 7, 2017
ROUTE 218 (CALEDON ROAD) CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY TREE REMOVAL IN KING GEORGE COUNTY
Motorists are advised to use Route 3 or alternate routes

April 7, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Drivers can expect daytime and overnight lane closures next week on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

April 5, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN AHEAD AT ROUTE 610 AND ONVILLE ROAD
As construction concludes to expand intersection in Stafford County, motorists should be alert for new turn lanes and pavement markings

March 31, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEXT WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists can anticipate double lane closures on I-95 southbound between Sunday, April 2 ˗˗ Thursday, April 6

March 31, 2017
BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES APRIL 3-7 AT WEST POINT
Single lane closures scheduled next week on Lord Delaware Bridge for inspection work

March 31, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours between Lancaster and Middlesex counties on Saturday, April 1, and Monday, April 3– Saturday, April 8

March 27, 2017
ROUTE 684 (HOWERTON ROAD) WILL CLOSE NEXT WEEK IN ESSEX COUNTY
Pipe replacement will be underway between Boston Road and Johnville Road

March 24, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours between Lancaster and Middlesex counties on Saturday, March 25, and Monday, March 27 – Saturday, April 1

March 24, 2017
FINAL CONSTRUCTION WORK UNDERWAY ON FALL HILL AVENUE PROJECT
Motorists can anticipate single lane closures and travel delays in late March, April on Interstate 95, Route 1, Fall Hill Avenue, and Mary Washington Boulevard in Fredericksburg

March 22, 2017
ROUTE 662 (ALLMONDSVILLE ROAD) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT BEGINS IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Road will be closed to through traffic at Fox Creek starting Thursday, March 30

March 22, 2017
I-95 NORTHBOUND RAMP FROM ROUTE 3 IN FREDERICKSBURG WILL CLOSE THURSDAY NIGHT
Route 3 eastbound on-ramp to I-95 northbound (Exit 130/Fredericksburg) will close 9 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, March 23 for a bridge inspection

March 20, 2017
HARRISON ROAD DETOUR THIS WEEKEND BETWEEN RT. 1, LAFAYETTE BOULEVARD IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Water and sewer line work will detour traffic to Lassen Lane from 3 a.m. Saturday, March 25 to 10 p.m. Sunday, March 26

March 17, 2017
ROUTE 653 (BURRUSS LANE) WILL CLOSE IN CAROLINE COUNTY FOR BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Eight mile detour planned for approximately two weeks starting March 23

March 17, 2017
ELTHAM BRIDGE OPENING THURSDAY NIGHT AT WEST POINT
Route 30 traffic will be stopped in both directions overnight on Thursday, March 23 for 15-minute intervals for drawbridge maintenance

March 17, 2017
NEW FERRY ADVISORY SIGNS NOW ACTIVE FOR MERRY POINT AND SUNNYBANK FERRIES
11 advisory signs installed in Lancaster and Northumberland counties will provide travelers with real-time updates on ferry status

March 14, 2017
DRIVERS URGED TO USE CAUTION WITH POSSIBLE RE-FREEZE TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING
Wet pavement will freeze overnight, creating potential for black ice to form on Fredericksburg area roads

March 14, 2017
NEW DATES SET FOR I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS
Public information meetings have been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 21 and Wednesday, March 22

March 14, 2017
ICY, SLICK CONDITIONS ON FREDERICKSBURG AREA ROADS
Motorists encouraged to avoid travel until conditions improve

March 13, 2017
DRIVERS ADVISED TO AVOID TRAVEL IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Snowfall has begun, with roads becoming slick

March 13, 2017
I-95 ANTI-ICING UNDERWAY IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Crews are applying anti-icing solution to Interstate 95 to reduce icing ahead of winter storm anticipated to affect travel Monday evening, Tuesday

March 13, 2017
PAVING WORK TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 618 (RIVER ROAD) NEXT WEEK IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Motorists should expect delays on River Road starting Tuesday, March 21

March 12, 2017
I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS CANCELLED THIS WEEK
Public information meetings scheduled for March 13 and March 14 in Prince William and Stafford counties are cancelled due to anticipated winter storm

March 12, 2017
SNOW TO AFFECT MONDAY EVENING TRAVEL IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Drivers should prepare to monitor weather conditions and adjust travel times Monday; Plan to stay off the roads during the storm

March 10, 2017
BRIDGE PROJECT COMPLETE ON ROUTE 607 (GUINEA STATION ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Guinea Station Road is now open to traffic and nine-mile detour has been lifted

March 10, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours between Lancaster and Middlesex counties on Saturday, March 11, and Monday, March 13 – Saturday, March 18

March 10, 2017
ROUTE 622 (FAIRVIEW ROAD) IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY WILL CLOSE FOR BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
Fairview Rd. will be closed to through traffic for approximately six weeks starting March 20

March 3, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours betweenLancaster and Middlesex counties on Saturday, March 4, and Monday, March 6 – Saturday, March 11

March 3, 2017
OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES PLANNED ON I-95 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with double lane closures on I-95 at Fall Hill Avenue beginning Wednesday, March 8 ˗˗ Thursday, March 9

March 2, 2017
LEARN MORE ABOUT I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION STUDY
A public information meeting will be held Monday, March 13 in Prince William County, and Tuesday, March 14 in Stafford County

Feb. 24, 2017
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN AT ROUTE 1, HICKORY RIDGE ROAD INTERSECTION IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Motorists should be alert for signs, fencing and equipment next week, and lane closures starting Monday, March 6

Feb. 24, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE NEXT WEEK AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours between Lancaster and Middlesex counties on Saturday, Feb. 25, and Monday, Feb. 27 – Saturday, March 4

Feb. 24, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS FOR I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG NEXT WEEK
Motorists can anticipate overnight lane closures on I-95 northbound, southbound beginning Monday, Feb. 27 ˗˗ Thursday, March 2

Feb. 17, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours betweenLancaster and Middlesex counties on Feb. 20 −25

Feb. 17, 2017
SIDEWALK, RAILING REPAIRS TO BEGIN ON CHATHAM BRIDGE
Route 3 Business between Stafford County and Fredericksburg will remain open to traffic while crews improve sidewalk and railing conditions on the bridge

Feb. 17, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES FOR I-95 NEXT WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists can anticipate overnight travel delays on I-95 northbound, southbound beginning Sunday, Feb. 19 ˗˗ Wednesday, Feb. 22

Feb. 17, 2017
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-95 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT ROUTE 3
Project will reduce crash risk and improve traffic flow by modifying interstate on- and off-ramps at Exit 130 in Fredericksburg

Feb. 14, 2017
ROUTE 3 LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane during daytime hours between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

Feb. 13, 2017
VDOT WILL IMPROVE BRIDGE ON ROUTE 607 (GUINEA STATION ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Guinea Station Rd. will be closed to through traffic for two weeks starting Tuesday, Feb. 21

Feb. 13, 2017
UPDATE: NEW WORK ZONE HOURS TUESDAY ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Work zone setup will begin at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 to reduce commuter delays on Route 3 during peak morning travel period

Feb. 10, 2017
NORRIS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES SET FOR FEB. 13-15
Route 3 over the Rappahannock River between Middlesex and Lancaster counties will be reduced to one lane during daytime hours next Monday-Wednesday

Feb. 10, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT I-95 SOUTHBOUND DELAYS AT ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Bridge deck repairs will be underway with lane closures set for Monday, Feb. 13 ˗˗ Wednesday, Feb. 15

Feb. 8, 2017
SNOW MAY AFFECT THURSDAY MORNING COMMUTE IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Drivers should check 511Virginia before starting a trip; Travelers may encounter mix of wet, slushy or snow-covered pavement

Feb. 6, 2017
ELTHAM BRIDGE OPENING THURSDAY NIGHT AT WEST POINT
Route 30 traffic will be stopped in both directions overnight for 15-minute intervals for drawbridge maintenance

Feb. 3, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG NEXT WEEK
Motorists can anticipate double lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

Feb. 2, 2017
NORRIS BRIDGE WORK TO CONTINUE FEB. 6-10 AND FEB. 13-14
Route 3 over the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties will be reduced to one lane during daytime hours as painting project begins

Jan. 30, 2017
ROAD CONDITIONS RANGE FROM WET TO MODERATE THOUGHOUT THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing in the next several hours. Motorists are urged to use extreme caution if traveling this morning

Jan. 29, 2017
VDOT PREPARING FOR SNOW OVERNIGHT IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Snow is likely to affect Monday morning commute; Drivers should check 511Virginia before starting a trip and plan to stay off the roads if icing develops

Jan. 27, 2017
NORRIS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES SET FOR FEB. 1-3
Route 3 over the Rappahannock River will be reduced to one lane during daytime hours Wednesday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 3rs

Jan. 27, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT TRAVEL DELAYS ON ROUTE 1 AT FALMOUTH BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions on Route 1 for bridge deck repairs

Jan. 27, 2017
EXPECT BRIEF OVERNIGHT TRAVEL DELAYS TUESDAY ON ROUTE 630 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) IN STAFFORD
Single lane closures planned for Courthouse Rd. for drainage pipe work on Tuesday Jan. 31

Jan. 25, 2017
CHATHAM BRIDGE EMERGENCY REPAIR UNDERWAY
Right lane of eastbound Route 3 Business is closed between Fredericksburg and Stafford County for emergency repair to hole

Jan. 24, 2017
ROUTE 610 TRAFFIC SHIFT SET FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT IN STAFFORD
All lanes will remain open, but drivers should stay alert for a new traffic pattern on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) near Onville Road

Jan. 24, 2017
MARY WASHINGTON BOULEVARD AT HOSPITAL DRIVE WILL CLOSE TOMORROW NIGHT
Detour will be in place through Mary Washington Hospital parking lot in Fredericksburg

Jan. 24, 2017
MERRY POINT FERRY AND SUNNY BANK FERRY OUT OF SERVICE TODAY IN NORTHERN NECK
Check 511Virginia for real-time operating status

Jan. 23, 2017
SERVICE SUSPENDED ON SUNNY BANK FERRY IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Check 511Virginia for real-time updates on ferry operating status

Jan. 23, 2017
UPDATE: NEW DATES FOR OVERNIGHT I-95 LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Due to inclement weather, double lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound have been moved to Tuesday, Jan. 24 ˗˗ Wednesday, Jan. 25

Jan. 20, 2017
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES PLANNED FOR I-95 NEXT WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists can anticipate double lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound between Monday, Jan. 23 ˗˗ Wednesday, Jan. 25

Jan. 18, 2017
WESTBOUND FALL HILL AVENUE OVERPASS PARTIALLY OPENS TOMORROW
Westbound Fall Hill Avenue traffic will be shifted onto new span over I-95 in Fredericksburg;Traffic will remain one lane in each direction

Jan. 17, 2017
DETOUR ON HARRISON ROAD THIS WEEKEND BETWEEN ROUTE 1 AND LAFAYETTE BOULEVARD IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Water and sewer line work will detour traffic to Lassen Lane from 5 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23

Jan. 14, 2017
VDOT TREATING ROADS FOR WINTRY MIX SATURDAY IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Roads are presently clear, but motorists should check 511Virginia before traveling today, and apln to stay off the roads if icing or freezing rain develops

Jan. 12, 2017
VDOT PREPARES FOR WEEKEND WINTRY MIX
Anti-icing will take place on I-95 in the Fredericksburg area Friday morning through mid-day

Jan. 12, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS AT ROUTE 1, HARRISON ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY ON JAN. 15-16
Traffic signal installation will require lane closures with brief traffic stops at night on Sunday, Jan. 15 and Monday, Jan. 16

Jan. 12, 2017
EXPECT OVERNIGHT TRAVEL DELAYS ON I-95 NEXT WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Double lane closure planned for I-95 northbound, southbound at Fall Hill Avenue

Jan. 12, 2017
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES FOR ROUTE 630 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) SET FOR NEXT WEEK IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Drainage pipe replacement will begin between Lynhaven Lane and Monument Avenue

Jan. 11, 2017
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Join us for a design public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center at Central Park

Jan. 11, 2017
MERRY POINT FERRY AND SUNNY BANK FERRY BACK IN SERVICE
Both ferries in the Northern Neck are operating today on their normal schedule

Jan. 10, 2017
MERRY POINT, SUNNY BANK FERRIES REMAIN OUT OF SERVICE DUE TO WEATHER
Frozen river conditions have suspended ferry service until further notice

Jan. 9, 2017
CREWS FOCUS ON IMPROVING SECONDARY ROAD CONDITIONS IN NORTHERN NECK, MIDDLE PENINSULA
Drivers advised to stay alert for freezing road conditions overnight across Fredericksburg District

Jan. 9, 2017
WHAT TO EXPECT THIS MORNING
Road conditions vary throughout the 14-county district. Check 511 before leaving home

Jan. 8, 2017
DRIVERS URGED TO USE CAUTION FOR MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE
I-95, primary roads are clear but icy patches may exist on secondary roads and subdivisions

Jan. 8, 2017
ICY CONDITIONS IMPROVE AS CREWS CONTINUE TO MAKE SUBSTANIAL PROGRESS
Motorists should avoid any unnecessary travel

Jan. 8, 2017
EXTREMELY LOW TEMPERATURES CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
Motorists are advised to stay off roads until temperatures rise

Jan. 7, 2017
AS VDOT CREWS MAKE PROGRESS, DRIVERS ASKED TO STAY OFF THE ROADS UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Below-freezing temperatures anticipated to cause icy conditions overnight; Check 511Virginia.org for real-time conditions

Jan. 7, 2017
SNOW CONTINUES TO CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Drivers should stay off the roads

Jan. 7, 2017
SNOW COVERING ROADS IN MIDDLE PENINSULA, NORTHERN NECK IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
VDOT crews circulating to plow snow, and apply sand and salt using around 750 pieces of equipment

Jan. 6, 2017
MERRY POINT FERRY AND SUNNY BANK FERRY OUT OF SERVICE SATURDAY
Ferry service will be suspended on Saturday, Jan. 7 due to forecasted snow; Service will resume next week on regular schedule

Jan. 6, 2017
HEAVY SNOW TO AFFECT EVENING, WEEKEND TRAVEL IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
VDOT has 750 trucks ready to plow roads and apply sand and salt; Motorists should plan to stay off the roads during the storm

Jan. 5, 2017
VDOT CREWS READY FOR WINTER WEATHER IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should be prepared to delay or avoid travel tonight and Friday morning if road conditions become icy or hazardous; Real-time road conditions are available on 511Virginia

Jan. 4, 2017
SNOW THURSDAY MAY AFFECT AFTERNOON, OVERNIGHT TRAVEL IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
VDOT is applying anti-icing treatment to high-volume roads today and tomorrow

Jan. 4, 2017
MERRY POINT FERRY OUT OF SERVICE IN LANCASTER COUNTY
Ferry service will resume at 7 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5

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