2009 News Releases - Fredericksburg

Dec. 30, 2009
CREWS PREPARE FOR WINTRY MIX
(Interstate and primary routes have been pretreated)

Dec. 30, 2009
LAFAYETTE HEIGHT ROAD TO BE TEMPORARILY CLOSED
(A portion of road closed for improvements)

Dec. 22, 2009
CREWS MAKE SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS IN SUBDIVISIONS
(Plowed roads may refreeze tonight - travel with caution)

Dec. 22, 2009
MORNING COMMUTERS WILL FIND MAIN ROADS CLEAR
(Crews continue to plow in subdivisions)

Dec. 21, 2009
CREWS WILL WORK OVERNIGHT PLOWING ROADS
(Roads that have been plowed may be slippery)

Dec. 21, 2009
VDOT CREWS ARE WORKING TO PLOW SECONDARY ROUTES AND SUBDIVISION STREETS
Citizens are asked to be patient)

Dec. 21, 2009
INTERSTATE AND MOST PRIMARY ROUTES CLEAR FOR MORNING COMMUTE
(Secondary routes and subdivision streets remain snow covered - use caution )

Dec. 20, 2009
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 9 p.m.
(Most should use caution when traveling tonight and for the morning commute)

Dec. 20, 2009
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT CREWS BEGIN TO MAKE PROGRESS
(Most roads remain snow covered)

Dec. 19, 2009
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT ROAD CONDITIONS ARE HAZARDOUS
(Severe conditions exists on I-95 and most primary routes)

Dec. 19, 2009
A PORTION OF I-95 NORTH NEAR FREDERICKSBURG CLOSED
(Snow removal equipment in route)

Dec. 19, 2009
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT ROADS CONDITION UPDATE - 3 p.m.
(Roads remain snow covered with hazardous driving conditions)

Dec. 18, 2009
FREDERICKSBURG CREWS GEAR UP FOR WINTER STORM
(Anti-icing operations are complete)

Dec. 16, 2009
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT GLOUCESTER POINT TO BE ACTIVATED
(Traffic to be shifted to the new Greate Road alignment)

Nov. 13, 2009
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTH NEAR FREDERICKSBURG NOVEMBER 18-19
(Crews to set beams for new Spotsylvania Parkway bridge over I-95)

Nov. 12, 2009
THE NORRIS BRIDGE REMAINS OPEN TO TRAFFIC
(VDOT will continue to monitor wind speeds)

Oct. 27, 2009
Expect Delays on Route 3 east and Gordon Road
(Spotsylvania County)

Oct. 23, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
October 25 – October 31, 2009

Oct. 20, 2009
Bragg Road Work will close turn lane at Route 3
(Crews to work overnight through Friday to repair cable line)

Oct. 16, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
October 18 – October 24, 2009

Oct. 9, 2009
Fredericksburg Weekly Traffic Alerts
October 11 – October 17, 2009

Oct. 9, 2009
Bragg Road Project Moves Ahead
(Traffic to be shifted to new lanes next week)

Oct. 1, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
October 4 – October 10, 2009

Sept. 22, 2009
HOOD DRIVE TO BE CLOSED OVERNIGHT FOR PAVING

Sept. 8, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(September 13 – September 19)

Sept. 4, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
September 6 – September 12, 2009

Sept. 1, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(September 7 – September 11)

Aug. 28, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
August 30 – September 5, 2009

Aug. 21, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
August 23 – August 29, 2009

Aug. 17, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(August 24 –August 28)

Aug. 14, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
August 16 – August 22, 2009

Aug. 11, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(August 17 –August 24)

Aug. 7, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
August 9 – August 15, 2009

Aug. 3, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(August 10 –August 14)

July 31, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
August 2 – August 8, 2009

July 28, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(August 3 –August 7)

July 24, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
July 26 – August 1, 2009

July 21, 2009
Norris Bridge Weekly Traffic Alert
(July 26 –August 1)

July 17, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
July 19 – July 25, 2009

July 13, 2009
WEEKLY TRAFFIC ALERT – NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
(July 20 – July 24)

July 13, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
July 12 – July 18, 2009

July 1, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
July 5 – July 11, 2009

June 29, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(July 6 – July 10)

June 26, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
June 28 – July 4, 2009

June 23, 2009
NEW FERRY SERVICE HOURS SLATED TO BEGIN JULY 1
Merry Point Ferry and Sunny Bank Ferry service will be impacted

June 23, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(June 29 – July 3)

June 18, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
June 21 – June 27, 2009

June 17, 2009
Pipe Replacement work will close a portion of Butler Road this weekend

June 16, 2009
Traffic Alert Route 3 West Work Zones
Expect Delays

June 12, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
June 14 – June 20, 2009

June 9, 2009
Expect delays on I-95 north near Fredericksburg this afternoon
(Two lanes will be closed for approximately 90 minutes)

June 9, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of June 15 - 19)

June 5, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
June 7 – June 13, 2009

June 4, 2009
Motorists should expect major delays on I-95 north near Fredericksburg
(All lanes open)

June 2, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of June 7 - 13)

May 29, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
May 31 – June 6, 2009

May 22, 2009
Motorists should expect delays on Rt. 33 near the West Point Bridges

May 22, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
May 24 – May 30, 2009

May 19, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of May 24-30)

May 15, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
May 17 – May 23, 2009

May 12, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of May 18- 22)

May 8, 2009
CSX to temporarily close Lansdowne Road at rail crossing

May 8, 2009
Night time lane closures scheduled on I-95 near Fredericksburg
(May 11 - 14 and May 18 -21)

May 8, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
May 10 – May 16, 2009

May 5, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of May 11- 15)

May 1, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert for the Fredericksburg Region
May 3 – May 9, 2009

April 27, 2009
New Traffic Pattern on Rt. 17 at Gloucester Point slated to begin this week

April 27, 2009
Traffic Alert – Downing Bridge Inspections
(Expect Delays)

April 27, 2009
Weekly Traffic Alert – Norris Bridge Painting Project
(Lane closure forecast for the week of May 4-8)

April 24, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
April 26 – May 2, 2009

April 16, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
April 19 – April 25, 2009

April 13, 2009
Informal Public Meeting to be held for Norris Bridge Painting Project
(VDOT officials answer project questions)

April 10, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
April 12 – April 18, 2009

April 9, 2009
Norris Bridge Painting Project slated to begin next week
(Motorists should expect periodic lane closures)

April 3, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
April 5 – April 11, 2009

March 27, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
March 29 – April 4, 2009

March 25, 2009
VDOT to host Public Information Meeting for Gloucester Point Project

March 25, 2009
Construction of temporary travel lane to begin at Gloucester Point
(Expect brief delays)

March 23, 2009
VDOT moves March 31 Blueprint Meeting to Lancaster Middle School

March 17, 2009
Bragg Road entrance to Spotsylvania Crossing Shopping Center will be closed until mid-summer
(Delivery entrance will be closed permanently)

March 13, 2009
Weekly Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
March 15 – 21, 2009

March 11, 2009
Expect major delays on I-95 north near Fredericksburg
(Tractor trailer fire closes to travel lanes)

March 10, 2009
Expect delays on Route 17 north for bridge beam replacement
(Traffic to be stopped intermittently in 15 minute intervals)

March 6, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
March 8 – 14, 2009

March 5, 2009
VDOT responds to delays on Route 17 at Gloucester Point
(Turn lane to be restored)

March 3, 2009
Crews continue to make progress on area roads
(Focus has shifted to secondary routes and subdivisions)

March 3, 2009
Morning Commuters should use caution
Be alert to black ice

March 2, 2009
Update: District Road Conditions Improve - 4 p.m.
(Roads likely to re-freeze tonight creating hazardous driving conditions)

March 2, 2009
Road Condition Update - Noon

March 2, 2009
Fredericksburg District Road Condition Update - 9 a.m.

March 2, 2009
The Fredericksburg District reports hazardous road conditions
5 a.m. update

March 1, 2009
Road Condition Update - 9 p.m.
Motorists Urged to use extreme caution

March 1, 2009
Snow Falling Throughout the Fredericksburg District
(Most area roads are reported wet with slick spots)

Feb. 27, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
March 1 – 7, 2009

Feb. 27, 2009
VDOT crews addressing signal delays on Route 17
(Gloucester Point Project Delays)

Feb. 27, 2009
Work to begin at Gloucester Point on Monday
(Be alert to new traffic pattern)

Feb. 6, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
February 8 – 14, 2009

Jan. 30, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
February 1 – 7, 2009

Jan. 28, 2009
Area Road Condition Update - 3 p.m.
Motorists should be prepared for refreezing overnight

Jan. 28, 2009
Expect Slippery Conditions for Morning Commute - 5 a.m.
(Use Extreme Caution)

Jan. 27, 2009
Motorists may encounter icy roads this evening - 5 p.m. update
Morning commute may be slippery

Jan. 27, 2009
Area road conditions improve
Road Condition Update - noon

Jan. 27, 2009
VDOT pre-treated are roads in anticipation of morning snowfall
Motorists should use caution

Jan. 9, 2009
Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
January 11 - 17, 2009

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