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July 30, 2018



NIGHTTIME WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG MAY CAUSE DELAYS
Multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound will require double lane closures

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers should anticipate overnight delays on Interstate 95 this week, with multiple work zones requiring double lane closures in the Fredericksburg area starting tonight.

The following lane closures are scheduled, weather permitting, from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.:

I-95 Northbound

 Exit 130 (Route 3) in City of Fredericksburg

o   Wednesday  Thursday: 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.

  • Mile Marker 137 at Potomac Creek Bridge in Stafford County
  •    Tuesday  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 137, just before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway). 

o   Tuesday  Wednesday : A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 northbound between mile marker 141 and mile marker 139 to allow crews to adjust the concrete barrier in the work zone.  

  • Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Thursday  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). 

I-95 Southbound

  • Mile Marker 145 at Aquia Creek Bridge in Stafford County

o   Thursday  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. on southbound except on Friday when all lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. On Friday, a single lane will close at 10 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at midnight. All will lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday.

  • Mile Marker 137 at Potomac Creek Bridge in Stafford County

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. the following morning except on Friday when all lanes will reopen at 6 a.m. On Friday, 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.

o   Monday  Thursday: Motorists will be restricted to a single lane on I-95 southbound at the I-95 bridge over Route 1 at Exit 126 (Massaponax) for bridge repairs starting at 9 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. the following morning. 

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