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July 9, 2018



I-95 WORK ZONES HEAT UP THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound, including full closures at Exit 118/Thornburg

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Similar to temperatures in the Fredericksburg area, the number of work zones on Interstate 95 is also rising. Drivers should anticipate major overnight delays on I-95 this week, with multiple work zones requiring double lane closures starting tonight, including full traffic stops on I-95 southbound scheduled at Exit 118/Thornburg.
Tonight's full traffic stops are needed to allow crews to install bridge forms and deck overhangs as part of the I-95 Overpass Replacement and Mudd Tavern Road widening project.
Overnight travelers on I-95 are encouraged to use Route 1 or Route 301 to avoid delays.
Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available anytime on 511Virginia.
INTERSTATE 95 SOUTHBOUND 
Prince William County line to Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge
o  Monday – Thursday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. Crews will be paving I-95 southbound between the the Prince William County line and mile marker 146.6.
Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge
o  Monday – Friday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m.Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 7 a.m. except on Friday, when all lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. On Friday evening, a single lane will close at 10 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at midnight. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday. The bridge is located at mile marker 145, just before Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville).  Crews are working to improve the bridge condition as part of a bridge rehabilitation project.
Exit 130 (Route 3) City of Fredericksburg
o  Monday - Thursday: The I-95 southbound off-ramp to Route 3 westbound will be reduced to a single lane beginning at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. During the same hours, one of the right turn lanes at the traffic signal to westbound Route 3 will be blocked for paving work . The work is connected to the I-95 Safety Improvements Project at the Exit 130 interchange.
Exit 118 (Mudd Tavern Road) FULL TRAFFIC STOP
o  Monday: Expect a single lane to be closed at 9:30 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. Between midnight and 5 a.m., all southbound traffic will be detoured to the exit ramp, directed across Mudd Tavern Road, and guided onto the entrance ramp to the interstate. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Friday. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control.
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND 
Exit 130 (Route 3) City of Fredericksburg
o  Monday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 northbound followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. The work is connected to the I-95 Safety Improvements Project at the Exit 130 interchange.
o  Tuesday - Thursday: Expect a single lane closure to begin at 9 p.m. on I-95 northbound to allow crews to remove temporary lane markings. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.
Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge
o  Monday – Friday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m.All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning. The bridge is located at mile marker 145, just north of Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville).  


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