News Releases - Fredericksburg

Dec. 18, 2014
NEW ROUTE 1 BRIDGE OPENING TO TRAFFIC AT AQUIA CREEK IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Project is substantially complete seven months early

Dec. 12, 2014
PAVING WORK ON BUTLER ROAD ON SUNDAY NIGHT, MONDAY
Motorists should expect travel delays at Falmouth intersection on Sunday night, Monday midday

Dec. 1, 2014
LANE CLOSURES AT FALMOUTH BRIDGE ON TUESDAY, DEC. 2
Northbound, southbound Route 1 traffic will be reduced to single lane tomorrow on Falmouth Bridge for joint repair

Dec. 1, 2014
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT ROUTE 205, ROUTE 218
Signal at Rt. 205 (Ridge Road) and Rt. 218 (Tetotum Road) in King George County goes into flash mode tomorrow, full activation on Thursday, Dec. 4

Dec. 1, 2014
REMINDER: “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING TOMORROW NIGHT ON FALL HILL AVENUE WIDENING PROJECT
Public invited to learn more about upcoming project in Fredericksburg

Nov. 25, 2014
BRIDGE PROJECT TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 218 AT MACHODOC CREEK IN KING GEORGE
Starting in mid-December, Route 218 will be reduced to single travel lane at bridge

Nov. 21, 2014
I-95 LANE CLOSURE FOR PAVING ON MONDAY, NOV. 24
Minor delays expected on northbound I-95 in Fredericksburg area near exit 126/Spotsylvania

Nov. 21, 2014
ROUTE 17 LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Mobile work zone to inspect traffic signals scheduled for Monday-Tuesday between Coleman Bridge and Middlesex County line

Nov. 20, 2014
CONSTRUCTION ON FALL HILL AVENUE WIDENING PROJECT TO BEGIN IN JANUARY
Public invited to “Pardon Our Dust” meeting on Tuesday, December 2 in Fredericksburg

Nov. 18, 2014
BUTLER ROAD CLOSED TONIGHT IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Motorists should use alternate route during emergency pavement repair

Nov. 6, 2014
ROUTE 1 LANE CLOSURES FOR BRIDGE WORK AT AQUIA CREEK
Single lane will be closed in each direction from 5-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8

Oct. 30, 2014
VDOT OPENS EXPANDED COMMUTER LOT IN STAFFORD’s ROUTE 610 CORRIDOR
Nearly 1,000 new parking spaces will double lot capacity near I-95

Oct. 27, 2014
BRIEF TRAFFIC STOPS ON ELTHAM BRIDGE TOMORROW
Motorists can expect brief stoppages of 5-7 minutes between 2-3 p.m.

Oct. 24, 2014
RAIN DELAYED PAVING WORK TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEKEND ON ROUTE 639 (LADYSMITH ROAD) IN CAROLINE
Expect single-lane closures west of Interstate 95 Saturday-Sunday for safety improvements

Oct. 20, 2014
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL ON SPOTSYLVANIA PARKWAY
Signal at Balls Bluff Road and Whiteheart Drive goes into flash mode tomorrow, full activation on Thursday, Oct. 23

Oct. 15, 2014
PAVING WORK SCHEDULED ON ROUTE 639 (LADYSMITH ROAD) IN CAROLINE
Single-lane closures west of Interstate 95 Thursday-Sunday for safety improvements

Oct. 15, 2014
ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SHIFT POSTPONED TO SUNDAY, OCT. 19
Northbound traffic will shift to the right, and a third travel lane will be restored near I-95

Oct. 14, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 200 PROJECT IN LANCASTER
Public is invited to submit comments at next week’s hearing on pedestrian project

Oct. 10, 2014
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN COMING TO ROUTE 17 ON WEDNESDAY, OCT. 15
Northbound traffic will shift to the right, and the traffic pattern between I-95 and McLane Drive will be restored to pre-construction conditions

Oct. 9, 2014
WASHINGTON STREET IN SOUTHERN STAFFORD WILL BE CLOSED NEXT WEEK FOR SLOPE REPAIRS
Traffic will be detoured 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., October 14-17

Oct. 8, 2014
THROUGH TRUCK RESTRICTION ON ROUTE 1161 (TOWN AND COUNTRY DRIVE)
Starting tomorrow, through trucks will be restricted on Town and Country Drive between Route 218 and Ferry Road in Stafford

Oct. 3, 2014
LORIELLA PARK DRIVE CLOSING TO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON SATURDAY, OCT. 4
Construction work begins to replace culvert on subdivision road in Spotsylvania County

Oct. 2, 2014
UTILITY WORK AT GREENBANK ROAD AND SANFORD DRIVE ON SATURDAY, OCT. 4
Complete intersection closure for utility work

Oct. 2, 2014
RIVER ROAD CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC OCT. 6-10 AND OCT. 13-17
VDOT will stabilize embankment along road’s southern side

Sept. 30, 2014
DAYTIME PAVING BEGINS ON ROUTE 30 IN WEST POINT ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1
No work scheduled on October 3 - 4

Sept. 26, 2014
ROUTE 620 (SPOTSWOOD FURNACE ROAD) NOW OPEN IN SPOTSYLVANIA
VDOT employees finish building new bridges at Laroque Run and Pipe Dam Run

Sept. 22, 2014
CULVERT REPLACEMENT PLANNED ON LORIELLA PARK DRIVE
VDOT will hold a “Pardon Our Dust” meeting Monday, September 29 in Spotsylvania County

Sept. 15, 2014
DAYTIME LANE CLOSURE ON NORRIS BRIDGE SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17
Minor delays expected on Route 3 for bridge inspection

Sept. 15, 2014
DAYTIME LANE CLOSURE ON DOWNING BRIDGE SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17
Minor delays expected on Route 360 at Tappahannock for bridge inspection

Sept. 12, 2014
REMINDER: NEW SECTION OF STAFFORBORO BOULEVARD PARK & RIDE LOT OPENS MONDAY
Current Park & Ride lot will close after the evening rush hour tonight

Sept. 8, 2014
RIVER ROAD CLOSURE THIS WEEK FOR TREE REMOVAL
Road in Stafford County will close between Rt. 3 Business and Pratt Park

Sept. 4, 2014
VDOT CLOSES ROUTE 602 (BURKES POND ROAD) BRIDGE IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Detour route is posted; Bridge replacement is scheduled for 2015

Sept. 4, 2014
TRAFFIC SHIFT POSTPONED AT STAFFORBORO BOULEVARD PARK & RIDE LOT
Current Park & Ride lot will remain open next week, and will close after the evening rush hour on Friday, Sept. 12

Aug. 28, 2014
I-95 RAMP AT EXIT 126 (SPOTSYLVANIA) WILL BE CLOSED TONIGHT
Motorists on I-95 north and Route 1 north and south will be impacted

Aug. 28, 2014
CHANGES COMING TO STAFFORDBORO BOULEVARD PARK & RIDE LOT
Current lot will close after the evening rush hour on Friday, Sept. 5 for paving, lane marking improvements

Aug. 28, 2014
FALMOUTH BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE TODAY
Bridge crew will be repairing a bridge joint on southbound Route 1 over the Rappahannock River at Fredericksburg

Aug. 22, 2014
CULVERT REPLACEMENT BEGINS ON PLANTATION FOREST DRIVE
VDOT will replace drainage pipe beneath subdivision road in Spotsylvania County

Aug. 22, 2014
ROUTE 625 (BOBS HOLE ROAD) CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC SEPT. 2-9
VDOT will replace drainage pipe beneath road at Mill Creek in Middlesex County

Aug. 19, 2014
I-95 RAMP CLOSURES AT EXIT 126/SPOTSYLVANIA TUESDAY NIGHT
Ramp closures will affect access to and from northbound I-95

Aug. 18, 2014
I-95 RAMP CLOSURES AT EXIT 126/SPOTSYLVANIA TONIGHT
Ramp closures will affect access to and from northbound I-95

Aug. 18, 2014
LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED AT ROUTE 1, TELEGRAPH ROAD INTERSECTION
Single-lane closures scheduled Friday evening, all day Saturday at intersection in Boswells Corner area

Aug. 15, 2014
ROUTE 30 PAVEMENT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS NEXT WEEK
Recycled pavement will create a smoother travel surface on Rt. 30 in King William, West Point

Aug. 14, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES RESCHEDULED ON DOWNING BRIDGE
Minor delays expected Aug. 20-21 on Route 360 at Tappahannock for bridge deck patching

Aug. 13, 2014
BELLE PLAINS ROAD CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC AUG. 18-21
Road in Stafford County’s White Oak area to close between Paul Hill Road and Trails End Lane

Aug. 8, 2014
PAVING WORK PLANNED ON NORTHBOUND I-95 NEXT WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time updates

Aug. 6, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Minor delays expected on Route 3 next week for bridge deck patching

Aug. 6, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON DOWNING BRIDGE
Minor delays are expected on Route 360 at Tappahannock next week for bridge deck patching

Aug. 4, 2014
THROUGH TRUCK RESTRICTION APPROVED FOR SPRING VALLEY DRIVE, SPRINGKNOLL CIRCLE
Signs will be posted on two residential streets located between Route 1 and Forbes Street in Stafford County

Aug. 4, 2014
BRIDGE CONSTUCTION CONTINUES AT ROUTE 620 (SPOTSWOOD FURNACE ROAD)
Road will be closed from River Road to U.S. Ford Road through early September

July 31, 2014
DETOUR ON LANSDOWNE ROAD AUG. 5-8
Road will be closed to traffic between Chapman Drive and Teton Drive in Spotsylvania County

July 30, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD MEETING ON ROUTE 662 (ALMONDSVILLE ROAD) BRIDGE PROJECT
Public is invited to review proposed plans and submit comments

July 23, 2014
LANE CLOSURES ON NORTHBOUND I-95 TONIGHT IN FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time updates

July 23, 2014
COMMUTER LOT EXPANSION 75 PERCENT COMPLETE
Nearly 1,000 new parking spaces on schedule to open along Stafford County’s Route 610 corridor in October

July 21, 2014
TWO LANES OF SOUTHBOUND I-95 CLOSED TONIGHT AT ROUTE 17 OVERPASS
Two lanes closed 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge deck repairs in Stafford

July 18, 2014
ROUTE 612 (LILLY POND ROAD) NOW OPEN
VDOT repaired bridge at Dragon Run in King and Queen County

July 18, 2014
ROUTE 205 NOW OPEN AT MATTOX CREEK IN WESTMORELAND
Bridge has re-opened with a new traffic pattern in work zone

July 15, 2014
UPDATE: TRAFFIC SHIFT ON ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND MOVED TO THURSDAY NIGHT
Motorists should be alert for new traffic pattern between Cardinal Forest Drive and International Parkway in Stafford County

July 14, 2014
TRAFFIC SHIFT ON ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND TUESDAY NIGHT
Motorists should be alert for new traffic pattern between Cardinal Forest Drive and International Parkway in Stafford County

July 14, 2014
I-95 RAMP CLOSURES PLANNED THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time updates

July 14, 2014
DECK PATCHING TO TAKE PLACE ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE THIS WEEK
Motorists should expect overnight delays on Wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17

July 14, 2014
REMINDER: DETOUR STARTS TOMORROW ON ROUTE 205 AT MATTOX CREEK
Detour will be in place July 15-19 in Westmoreland County while barriers, equipment are staged for bridge project

July 13, 2014
ROUTE 604 NOW OPEN AT DRAGON RUN BRIDGE
VDOT completed repairs to bridge at Essex, King and Queen county lines

July 9, 2014
PAVING WORK TO DETOUR TRAFFIC ON STAFFORDBORO BOULEVARD
Motorists should be alert for detour route July 11-14

July 8, 2014
I-95 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES PLANNED THIS EVENING
Two northbound lanes will close in Spotsylvania County at Route 17 overpass

July 8, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD MEETING ON ROUTE 638 (OAK ROW ROAD) PROJECT
Public is invited to review proposed drainage improvements for secondary road in Richmond County and submit comments

July 8, 2014
BRIDGE REPAIR TO CLOSE ROUTE 612 (LILLY POND ROAD) JULY 14-18
Detour route will be posted for motorists during bridge closure in King and Queen County

July 7, 2014
ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND REDUCED TO SINGLE LANE TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY
Paving and lane striping will be underway this week in Stafford County

July 3, 2014
I-95 ROAD WORK PLANNED NEXT WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists encouraged to use Route 1 to avoid delays on interstate, check 511Virginia for updates

July 3, 2014
BRIEF DELAYS NEXT WEEK ON ROUTE 17 AT TAPPAHANNOCK
Traffic reduced to one lane near June Parker Marina

July 3, 2014
BRIEF DELAYS NEXT THURSDAY ON ROUTE 3 BRIDGE AT PIANKATANK RIVER
Traffic reduced to one lane between Mathews, Middlesex counties for bridge inspection

July 2, 2014
ROUTE 205 TO CLOSE AT MATTOX CREEK JULY 15-18
Detour will be in place while barriers, equipment are staged for bridge replacement project

July 1, 2014
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON ROUTE 3 WEST
Lanes have been re-striped between Gordon Road and Harrison Road

June 30, 2014
PAVING WORK TO DETOUR TRAFFIC ON STAFFORDBORO BOULEVARD
Motorists should be alert for detour route Tuesday night, Wednesday morning

June 30, 2014
MILLING WORK TO BEGIN IN KILMARNOCK ON TUESDAY, JULY 1
Expect delays and a coarse driving surface on Route 1026 (School Drive) for approximately two weeks

June 27, 2014
ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND REDUCED TO SINGLE LANE NEXT WEEK
Paving work will be underway at night June 29-July 2 in Stafford County

June 24, 2014
TRAFFIC SHIFT PLANNED FOR FRIDAY, JUNE 27 ON ROUTE 206 IN KING GEORGE
Motorists may encounter minor delays as workers transition traffic into new pattern

June 19, 2014
MATTOX CREEK BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT UNDERWAY
Contractor will close Route 638 on Tuesday, June 24

June 19, 2014
CRASH ON I-95 NORTH IN STAFFORD CLEARED
Slow traffic causes major delays on I-95 and Route 1

June 16, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON DOWNING BRIDGE
Minor delays are expected on Route 360 at Tappahannock next week for bridge deck patching

June 11, 2014
UPDATE: TWO LANES REMAIN CLOSED ON INTERSTATE 95 SOUTH AT EXIT 104 IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Traffic getting by crash using the left lane and the left shoulder, Two lanes expected to remain closed through the evening rush hour

June 11, 2014
ALL LANES BLOCKED ON INTERSTATE 95 SOUTH AT EXIT 104 IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Traffic delays begin at Exit 110 (Ladysmith)

June 10, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROUTE 205 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Public is invited to learn about upcoming construction to replace a bridge at Mattox Creek in Westmoreland County

June 9, 2014
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Minor delays expected on Route 3 next week for bridge deck patching

June 5, 2014
CARTER STREET TO REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH NEXT WEEK
Section of secondary road in Stafford’s Falmouth area will remain closed between Route 1 and Gordon Street through Friday, June 13

June 5, 2014
I-95 TRAVEL TIMES TO BE POSTED IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Real-time information will be displayed on electronic message signs starting Friday, June 6

June 2, 2014
ROUTE 3 BRIDGE AT PIANKATANK RIVER OPENS TO TRAFFIC
Project is substantially complete, and two travel lanes are now open between Mathews, Middlesex counties

May 29, 2014
PAVING WORK BEGINS SUNDAY ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND
Project will improve riding surface in travel lanes, on interchange ramp near Exit 118/Thornburg

May 16, 2014
EXPECT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Deck patching will close one lane on the bridge May 19 - 22

May 16, 2014
MOTORISTS ADVISED TO STAY ALERT FOR HIGH WATER, FLOODING ON AREA ROADS
Several secondary roads in the Fredericksburg area have high standing water

May 14, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD MEETING ON ROUTE 606 (MUDD TAVERN ROAD) PROJECTS IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Public is invited to review proposed bridge, road designs and submit comments

May 13, 2014
NO DETOUR ON ROUTE 206 THIS WEEKEND
Road work requiring detour route in King George County was completed last weekend

May 8, 2014
BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION TO CLOSE ROUTE 620 (SPOTSWOOD FURNACE ROAD) IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Road closed from River Road to U.S. Ford Road from May 12-July 1

May 8, 2014
LANE CLOSURE FOR ROUTE 202 BRIDGE INSPECTION ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 14
Expect brief delays at Nomini Creek in Westmoreland County

May 5, 2014
WEIGHT LIMIT TO BE POSTED FOR VEHICLES CROSSING CHATHAM BRIDGE
Bridge at Stafford, Fredericksburg line over Rappahannock River will be posted at 21 tons for single-unit vehicles, and 26 tons for tractor-trailers

May 2, 2014
REMINDER: PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED RAIL, HIGHWAY, TRANSIT PROJECTS IN DRAFT SIX-YEAR IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Public hearing to be held in VDOT’s Fredericksburg District on Monday, May 12 at Essex High School in Tappahannock

May 1, 2014
UPDATE: ROUTE 206 DETOUR IN KING GEORGE POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 9
Work delayed by several days of heavy rain

April 30, 2014
AREA ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING, SOME POSTED FOR HIGH WATER
Motorists are urged to slow down and be prepared for rapidly changing conditions

April 25, 2014
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON WEST CAMBRIDGE STREET
Only Route 1 southbound traffic will be allowed to turn right onto

April 23, 2014
ANNUAL STATEWIDE SPRING CLEAN-UP TO TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26
Join thousands of Adopt-A-Highway volunteers to pick up litter from Virginia roadsides

April 23, 2014
SOUTHBOUND ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC TO SHIFT LANES THURSDAY NIGHT
Motorists should expect minor delays overnight in Stafford County

April 21, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SIGNAL PROJECT
Public is invited to learn more about upcoming construction to coordinate, upgrade traffic signals along Route 17 in Gloucester County

April 18, 2014
DETOUR ON ROUTE 206 ON TWO UPCOMING WEEKENDS: MAY 2-5 and MAY 9-12
Through traffic between Route 301 and Windsor Drive/Owens Drive intersection in King George County will be detoured for road construction

April 18, 2014
UPCOMING ROAD WORK, LANE CLOSURES AT FALMOUTH INTERSECTION
Next week, a temporary traffic signal will be installed overnight, and sewer work will close a portion of Carter Street during daytime hours

April 16, 2014
LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED THIS WEEK FOR CHATHAM BRIDGE
Expect brief delays on Route 3 (Kings Highway) at Stafford County, Fredericksburg line

April 16, 2014
ROUTE 1 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSED AT FALMOUTH INTERSECTION
Left lane remains open, but motorists should expect delays at Stafford, Fredericksburg line

April 15, 2014
DOWNING BRIDGE INSPECTION RESCHEDULED
Expect delays on Route 360 at Essex, Richmond County crossing on April 23-24

April 14, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING FOR ROUTE 360 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
The public is invited to stop by on Thursday, April 17 to learn more about the proposed project

April 11, 2014
DAYTIME LANE CLOSURES ON NORRIS BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Bridge deck patching work will take place on Route 3 at Rappahannock River

April 10, 2014
ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SHIFT PLANNED NEXT WEEK AT TAPPAHANNOCK
Temporary traffic signal to be installed at entrance to June Parker Marina

April 10, 2014
DOWNING BRIDGE INSPECTION WILL BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Motorists should expect delays April 14-15 on Route 360

April 9, 2014
ROUTE 1 NORTH NEAR LAYHILL ROAD IN STAFFORD WILL REOPEN BY EVENING RUSH HOUR
VDOT crews patched damage pipe until more extensive repairs can be made

April 9, 2014
REMINDER: NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND BEGINS THIS EVENING
Northbound motorists could experience brief delays in Stafford County

April 9, 2014
PIPE FAILURE CLOSES ONE LANE ON ROUTE 1 NORTH NEAR LAYHILL ROAD IN STAFFORD
VDOT crews are on scene accessing the damage to the underground drainage pipe

March 31, 2014
BENCHMARK ROAD TO CLOSE AT RAIL CROSSING APRIL 7-8
CSX is closing road at rail crossing for paving work in Spotsylvania County

March 28, 2014
NORRIS BRIDGE INSPECTIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY THROUGH NEXT WEEK
Back to back winter storms prolong routine inspection

March 25, 2014
REPAIR WORK SCHEDULED FOR ROUTE 604 BRIDGE
Detour route will remain in place at Essex, King and Queen county line through July

March 25, 2014
CAUTION URGED FOR MOTORISTS IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Interstate 95, primary routes are clear with isolated areas of ice, slush

March 25, 2014
ROUTE 662 BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED NEXT WEEK FOR REPAIRS
A detour route is posted around the Almondsville Road bridge in Gloucester County

March 21, 2014
VDOT TO CONDUCT ROUTINE INSPECTIONS ON THE ELTHAM BRIDGE
Expect brief delays on the King William County bridge

March 20, 2014
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON FALMOUTH INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT IN STAFFORD COUNTY
New turn lanes, additional through lanes and median will reduce motorist delay

March 19, 2014
NORRIS BRIDGE INSPECTIONS WILL RESUME THIS WEEKEND
Expect delays on Saturday, Sunday and next week

March 17, 2014
WET PAVMENT ON INTERSTATE 95, PRIMARY AND KEY SECONDARY ROUTES
Crews focus on subdivision streets

March 17, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS FOCUS ON I-95, PRIMARY ROADS
Conditions improving on interstate and key connector routes

March 17, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: I-95, PRIMARY ROADS PARTIALLY SNOW-COVERED
Motorists should avoid travel during storm due to hazardous driving conditions

March 16, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARED FOR HEAVY SNOW TONIGHT, TOMORROW
Check 511 Virginia before traveling

March 14, 2014
NORTHBOUND ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SHIFT SCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK
Traffic will be shifted right into temporary lanes for widening project in Stafford County

March 12, 2014
BRIDGE INSPECTION TO CONTINUE ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Weekday single-lane closures will be in place for the next 2 weeks on the Route 3 bridge

March 11, 2014
FURNACE ROAD NOW OPEN IN STAFFORD
VDOT, contractor removed and replaced drainage pipes

March 7, 2014
VDOT TO INSPECT NORRIS BRIDGE
Daytime, single-lane closures will be required on Route 3 bridge over the Rappahannock River

March 6, 2014
VDOT ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP FOR FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Marcie Parker, P.E., will oversee all VDOT construction, maintenance and operations programs in the 14-county Fredericksburg District

March 4, 2014
VDOT CREWS FOCUS ON CLEARING SUBDIVISION, SECONDARY ROUTES TODAY
Plows had made an initial pass in each subdivision by this morning, and crews are returning to every street today and tomorrow for thorough plow

March 4, 2014
MORNING COMMUTERS WILL ENCOUNTER ICY ROAD CONDITIONS
All lanes are clear on I-95¸ patches of ice and snow remain on some primary and key secondary routes

March 3, 2014
ICY ROAD CONDITIONS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews will apply sand for traction, and will start to clear subdivisions this evening

March 3, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS FOCUS ON CLEARING I-95, PRIMARY ROADS
Snow-covered roads throughout 14-county Fredericksburg District

March 3, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS SNOW-COVERED, HAZARDOUS
Motorists are advised to delay travel and stay off the roads during storm

March 2, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT READY FOR WINTER STORM
While VDOT crews will be out in force to plow and treat roads, motorists are advised to stay off the roads during the storm

March 2, 2014
VDOT POSTPONES MEETING ON FALMOUTH INTERSECTION
“Pardon Our Dust” meeting on upcoming construction work has been rescheduled for Monday, March 10

Feb. 26, 2014
ROUTE 625 (PASSING ROAD) BRIDGE NOW OPEN
VDOT completed repairs and lifted weight posting on bridge at Caroline, King and Queen county line

Feb. 25, 2014
VDOT PREPARES FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY WEATHER
Interstate 95, primary and key secondary routes pre-treated ahead of the storm

Feb. 25, 2014
ROUTE 17/ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND PROJECT MEETING TO BE HELD MARCH %
Public is invited to stop by and learn more about proposed intersection reconstruction in Middlesex County

Feb. 20, 2014
ALL LANES OF I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD
Multi-vehicle crash has closed interstate at mile marker 144, just north of Exit 143/Aquia and Garrisonville Road

Feb. 18, 2014
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON ROUTE 206 INTERSECTION
Project will add turn lanes on Route 206 at Owens Drive and Windsor Drive in King George

Feb. 14, 2014
WORK TO CONTINUE OVERNIGHT TO CLEAR SECONDARY, SUBDIVISION ROADS
Icy road conditions could develop as temperatures drop

Feb. 14, 2014
VDOT CREWS TO FOCUS ON CLEARING SECONDARY ROADS, SUBDIVISIONS TODAY
Motorists should use additional caution as many low-volume

Feb. 14, 2014
MORNING COMMUTERS FACE SLIPPERY ROAD CONDITIONS
Crews have cleared commuter parking lots; Most secondary routes and subdivision streets remain snow covered

Feb. 13, 2014
ICY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVERNIGHT
Motorists should avoid nonessential travel due to wintry mix and changing road conditions

Feb. 13, 2014
INTERSTATE, PRIMARY ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Secondary roads and subdivision streets remain snow-covered

Feb. 13, 2014
VDOT CREWS FOCUS ON I-95, PRIMARY ROADS
Major routes in Fredericksburg area have slush or snow coverage

Feb. 13, 2014
INTERSTATE 95 AND PRIMARY ROUTES IN THE FREDERICSBURG DISTRICT REMAIN SNOW COVERED
Heavy snow, poor visibility hampered overnight snow removal operations; motorists are urged to stay off the roads

Feb. 12, 2014
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE
Road conditions continue to deteriorate; motorists urged to stay off the roads

Feb. 12, 2014
SNOW FALLING THROUGHOUT THE 14-COUNTY FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should be prepared for rapidly changing road conditions

Feb. 12, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT READY FOR WINTER WEATHER
While VDOT crews will be out in force to plow and treat roads, motorists are encouraged to stay off the roads during the storm

Feb. 11, 2014
VDOT POSTPONES ROUTE 17 PROJECT MEETING IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Meeting will be rescheduled, with a new date to be announced

Feb. 10, 2014
ROAD REPAIR BEGINS ON ROUTE 631 (COAL LANDING ROAD) IN STAFFORD
Traffic reduced to a single lane for next two weeks during daytime hours

Feb. 5, 2014
FURNACE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY CLOSED TO TRAFFIC FOR REPAIRS
Motorists should use Joshua Road to reach their destination, as emergency repairs are underway to remove and replace drainage pipes

Feb. 5, 2014
LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR POTHOLE REPAIRS IN TAPPAHANNOCK
Motorists may experience brief delays Thursday-Friday for emergency road repairs

Feb. 3, 2014
BRIEF TRAFFIC STOPS OVERNIGHT ON ROUTE 17
Motorists will be stopped for 5-10 minutes for each closure in Stafford County

Jan. 29, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: PRIMARY ROADS CLEAR FOR EVENING COMMUTE
While major travel routes in the Fredericksburg area and Northern Neck are bare pavement, motorists should be alert for icy conditions overnight

Jan. 29, 2014
VDOT CREWS CONTINUE TO CLEAR ROADS
I-95, primary roads are clear in the Fredericksburg area, with improving conditions in Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Jan. 28, 2014
SNOWFALL BEGINS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Primary, secondary roads along Middle Peninsula in moderate condition as large portions of travel lanes become covered in snow

Jan. 28, 2014
VDOT CREWS, EQUIPMENT READY FOR WINTER WEATHER
Sand, salt supplies have been replenished and equipment is being staged, especially in Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Jan. 27, 2014
ROUTE 654 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT SLATED TO BEGIN
Traffic to be detoured for duration of project

Jan. 24, 2014
“PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROUTE 17 RECONSTRUCTION TO BE HELD FEB. 5
Public is invited to stop by and learn more about upcoming bridge and road work

Jan. 23, 2014
VDOT CREWS WORK TO CLEAR SECONDARY, SUBDIVISION STREETS
Mobile pothole repairs also underway throughout area

Jan. 22, 2014
POTENTIAL FOR ICY ROADS TONIGHT, TOMORROW MORNING
VDOT crews will continue to plow and treat roads overnight, but motorists should proceed with caution as any moisture may re-freeze

Jan. 22, 2014
VDOT POSTPONES “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROUTE 17 RECONSTRUCTION IN TAPPAHANNOCK
Meeting will be rescheduled, with a new date to be announced

Jan. 22, 2014
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS CONTINUE TO PLOW, TREAT ROADS
Interstate 95 has isolated areas of snow, and primary roads are

Jan. 21, 2014
MODERATE ROAD CONDITIONS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
VDOT will work overnight to plow, treat roads for freezing surfaces before morning commute

Jan. 21, 2014
CLEAR TO MINOR ROAD CONDITIONS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists are encountering some roads with snow-covered sections for their evening commute

Jan. 21, 2014
SNOWFALL BEGINS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should check 511Virginia before starting a trip to see real-time road conditions

Jan. 20, 2014
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR SNOW
Anti-icing operation is underway today on I-95, primary and key secondary routes throughout the Fredericksburg District

Jan. 17, 2014
ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SHIFT PLANNED NEXT WEEK AT TAPPAHANNOCK
Roadway will narrow to two travel lanes in project work zone

Jan. 16, 2014
ACTING DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR NAMED FOR VDOT’S FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Marcie Parker, P.E., will oversee all VDOT construction and maintenance programs in the 14-county Fredericksburg District on an interim basis

Jan. 13, 2014
“PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING TO BE HELD ON ROUTE 17 RECONSTRUCTION
Public is invited to stop by and learn more about upcoming bridge and road work

Jan. 13, 2014
ROUTE 625 (PASSING ROAD) BRIDGE TO CLOSE NEXT WEEK AT CAROLINE, KING AND QUEEN COUNTY LINE
Motorists will be detoured Jan. 20-31 during repair work

Jan. 6, 2014
Emergency Pothole Repairs Close One Lane on I-95 South in Stafford
The right travel lane and ramp acceleration lane at Route 17 will be closed for several hours

Jan. 6, 2014
ROUTE 639 WIDENING TO BEGIN IN CAROLINE
Project will build a new left turn lane near the Route 1 intersection to enhance safety

Jan. 3, 2014
VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON TWO INTERSECTION PROJECTS IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Public is invited to review proposed designs and submit comments at next week’s hearings

Jan. 3, 2014
ROAD CONDITIONS CLEAR TO MODERATE IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Several primary roads along Northern Neck partially covered with snow or ice

Jan. 2, 2014
POTENTIAL FOR ICY ROADS TOMORROW MORNING
Motorists encouraged to monitor weather, check 511Virginia before traveling

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