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FRED-40647

May 22, 2009



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

Stafford County

 

§          Interstate 95

Tuesday, 8 a.m. –  5 p.m.; crews will be installing conduit for height detectors along the shoulder on I-95 south at Exit 133 (Rt. 17/Falmouth).  There will be no lane closures associated with this work.

 

§          Route 17 @ I-95

Tuesday - Thursday, 8 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Rt. 17 north and south at the I-95 interchange.  Crews are repairing the structural beams on the I-95 bridge over Rt. 17.  Expect brief delays.

 

§          Route 17

Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; motorists should be alert to crews working along the shoulder on Rt. 17  north and south near the I-95 interchange.  Crews will be installing over height detectors. 

 

Spotsylvania County

 

§          Interstate 95

Wednesday - Thursday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; crews will be installing weather stations on the I-95 bridge over the Rappahannock River just south of the Welcome Center. One lane will be closed on southbound I-95 in the work zone.

 

·          Route 1

Wednesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; crews will be working along the shoulder on Route 1 north between Rt. 608 and Rt. 628.  One lane will be closed in the work zone.

 

·          Spotsylvania Towne Centre Entrance

Motorists are reminded that the continuous right turn lane on Rt. 3 east between Bragg Road and the towne centre entrance will be closed to through traffic.  The right merge lane exiting the towne centre to Rt. 3 east will also be closed.  Towne Centre patrons should use the entrance located on Bragg Road Extended.  Access to businesses located on Rt. 3 east between Bragg Road and the towne centre will be maintained at all times.

 

·          Route 639 (Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue -Ongoing Construction Project

Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment working along the shoulder along Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue.  This is in connection with the project to Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue from two to four lanes between Rt. 3 and the entrance to Central Park. The estimated completion date for this project is summer 2011.

 

·          Route 608 bridge over I-95 – Ongoing Construction Project

Construction continues on the Rt. 608 bridge over I-95.  Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment and changes in traffic patterns in this area.

 

  

Caroline County

 

§          Interstate 95

Tuesday - Thursday, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing trees along the shoulder on both north and south bound I-95 at Exit 110 (Rt. 639/Ladysmith). This is a mobile operation.  All travel lanes will be open. 

 

King George County

 

·          Route 665

On Saturday, May 30, CSX will temporarily close Rt. 665 at Sealston to through traffic at the rail crossing. 

CSX crews will be repairing the tracks.   The crossing is scheduled to reopen to traffic on Sunday, May 31.  Motorists should use the most convenient alternate route.

 



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