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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-41470

July 1, 2009



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


Motorists Alert

Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; crews will be patching potholes on I-95 between the ?>?>Rappahannock River Bridge and

Exit 188 (Rt. 606/Thornburg). This is a mobile operation and motorists should expect delays in the work zone. 

 

Stafford County

 

§          Route 17 @ I-95

Monday - Wednesday, 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.

 

Spotsylvania County

 

§          Interstate 95

Monday - Wednesday, 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

Tuesday - Wednesday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; crews will continue paving and then striping on the westbound side of Route 3 from just west of I-95 to Bragg Road.  Motorists traveling on Rt. 3 and exiting Central Park via Carl D. Silver Blvd. should be prepared to be periodically detoured around the work zone. Signs, flaggers and/or local law enforcement will direct motorists through and around the work zone. 

 

·          Route 17

Tuesday - Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; crews will be striping on Rt. 17 between Rt. 2 and Ruffins Pond. 608.  Motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone.

 

·          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 218

Monday - Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; crews will be mowing at various locations on Rt. 218 from west of Rt. 205.   This is a mobile operation and motorists should be alert to slow moving equipment.

 

·          Route 205
Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; crews will be mowing on Rt. 205 between the Westmoreland C.L. to Rt. 3.    This is a mobile operation and motorists should be alert to slow moving equipment



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