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FRED-41103

June 12, 2009



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

Stafford County

 

§          Interstate 95

Monday - Wednesday, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing dead trees at various locations along the shoulder on north and southbound I-95.  This is a mobile operation and the shoulder will be closed in the work zone.

 

§          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.

 

·          Route1

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; crews will be repairing the shoulder at various locations on Rt. 1 north from Fredericksburg City limits to the Prince William C.L.  This is a mobile operation and motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone.

 

·          Route 3

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. crews will be mowing at various locations on the eastbound side of Rt. 3 between River Road and the King George C.L.  This is a mobile operation and motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone.

 

·          Route 218 (Butler Road)

Beginning Friday at 8 p.m. until 12 noon on Sunday Butler Road will be closed to through traffic between the Ray Grizzle Activity Center and St. Clair Brooks Park entrance while crews replace a failed drainage pipe.  The designated detour routes around the work zone are Layhill Road, Primmer House Road and Deacon Road.  The entrances to the park and activity center will be open to traffic.

  

Spotsylvania County

 

§          Interstate 95

Tuesday - Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on I-95 south at mile marker 123 located just south of Exit 126 (Rt. 1/Spotsylvania).  This is in connection with the ongoing construction on the new Route 608 Bridge over I-95.

 

Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on I-95 north at mile marker 123 located just south of Exit 126 (Rt. 1/Spotsylvania).  This is in connection with the ongoing construction on the new Route 608 Bridge over I-95.

 

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing dead trees at various locations along the shoulder on north and southbound I-95.  This is a mobile operation and the shoulder will be closed in the work zone.

 

Monday - Friday, 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 3

Sunday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; motorists traveling west on Rt. 3 should expect delays and lane closures between I-95 and Bragg Road for  work associated with installing signal loop detectors under the pavement. 

 

Wednesday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.; motorists traveling east and westbound on Route 3 in the vicinity of Bragg should expect lane closures and delays while crews replace the existing traffic signal structure.  Traffic will be stopped periodically in the work zone.  Virginia State Police and/or Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Department will direct motorists through the work zone.

 

·          Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road)

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing trees along the shoulder on Rt. 608 between Rt. 208 and Rt. 1420.  Motorists should expect brief delays.

 

·          Route 627 (Gordon Road)

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing trees along the shoulder on Rt. 627 between Rt. 628 and the Ni River Reservoir.   Motorists should expect brief delays.

 

·          Spotsylvania Towne Centre Entrance

Motorists are reminded to be alert to the change in traffic patterns on Route 3 eastbound between Bragg Road and the entrance to the Spotsylvania Towne Centre.  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.

 

King George County

 

·          Route 206

Sunday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; crews will be paving a 4 mile section of Rt. 206 at Rt. 3.  Motorists will be restricted to one lane.


Route 3

Monday – Friday, 7a.m. – 3:30 p.m. crews will be mowing at various locations on the eastbound side of Rt. 3 between Stafford C.L. to the Westmoreland C.L.  This is a mobile operation and motorists should be alert to slow moving equipment.

 

·          Harry Nice Bridge

Sunday – Monday; Motorists are reminded to expect major delays on the Harry Nice Bridge while crews continue work on the bridge’s Toll Plaza Improvement Project.  Motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge through

5 a.m. on Monday, June 15.



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