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Oct. 9, 2018



EXPECT DOUBLE LANE CLOSURES OVERNIGHT ON I-95 THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Overnight work zones may cause delays on I-95 northbound and southbound

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers should anticipate double lane closures overnight which may cause delays on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound in the Fredericksburg area this week.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is encouraging overnight travelers to use Route 1 or Route 301 to avoid delays.

Weather permitting, the following lane closures are scheduled from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m.:

I-95 Southbound

  • Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Tuesday  Thursday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. for a bridge rehabilitation project. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m.  A single lane will remain closed until 10 a.m. The bridge is located at mile marker 145, north of Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville).  

o   Tuesday  Wednesday: Expect a single lane to close at 9 p.m. followed by double lane closures at 10 p.m. near Exit 140 for construction of the future diverging diamond as part of the project to relocate the interchange and widen Courthouse Road. Double lane closures will end at 6 a.m. and a single lane will remain close at the interchange until 10 a.m. All ramps will remain open. 

  • Mile Marker 137 at Potomac Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Wednesday  Thursday: Expect alternating single lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for bridge inspection. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just after Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway). 

  • Mile Marker 121 at Ni River Bridge in Spotsylvania County

o   Tuesday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. at the bridge over the Ni River followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. and a single lane will remain close at the bridge until 10 a.m.   The bridge is located at mile marker 121, in between Exit 126/Massaponax and Exit 118/Thornburg.

I-95 Northbound

  • Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) On- and Off-Ramps in Spotsylvania County

o   Tuesday  Friday:  Expect flagging operations and intermittent stops at the I-95 northbound on- and off-ramps from Mudd Tavern Road during the day to allow crews to mill and pave for the new traffic alignment and bridge as part of the Exit 118 overpass replacement and road improvement project.

  • Mile Marker 137 at Potomac Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Wednesday  Thursday: Expect alternating single lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for bridge inspection. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway).

o   Wednesday  Friday: Expect a single lane to close at 9 p.m. followed by double lane closures at 10 p.m. All northbound lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.

  • Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Monday  Thursday: Expect single alternating lane closures at the bridge over the Aquia Creek starting at 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

I-95 Northbound and Southbound

  • Mile Marker 129 in City of Fredericksburg to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) Stafford County

o   Tuesday Friday: Expect a single lane closure between mile marker 129 which is near Exit 130 (Route 3) and Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to allow crews to install temporary concrete barriers along the left shoulder of I-95 northbound and southbound. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.on I-95 northbound and 10 a.m. on I-95 southbound. 

Overhead message boards will warn drivers to stay alert for the work zones ahead and delays.

511Virginia

Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.



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