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June 11, 2018



OVERNIGHT CONSTRUCTION COULD CAUSE DELAYS ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Multiple work zones requiring double lane closures scheduled this week

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, June 11.

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

I-95 Southbound

  • Aquia Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 145

o   Monday  Friday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 southbound followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Aquia Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project. 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 at 4:30 a.m. The bridge is located at mile marker 145, just north of Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville).  

  • Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)

o   Monday  Tuesday: Expect alternating single lane closures to begin at 9 p.m. for a mobile work zone as part of the Exit 140 interchange relocation and Courthouse Road widening project All lanes will reopen by 7 a.m. 

  • Potomac Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 137

o   Monday  Friday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 southbound followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 7 a.m. on I-95 southbound the following morning except on Friday morning when all lanes reopen at 4:30 a.m. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway).

o   Friday: A single lane will close at 10 p.m. on I-95 southbound followed by a double lane closure at midnight at the Potomac Creek bridge. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. and all lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday.

o   Monday  Friday: Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound near the interchange to allow crews to take soil samples for the upcoming I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project. The mobile work zone will begin at midnight. All lanes will reopen by 10 a.m.the following morning. 

o   Monday  Tuesday: Expect a single lane to close on I-95 southbound near Exit 126/Massaponax at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen at 5 a.m. Crews continue repairs to the I-95 bridge over Route 1. 

I-95 Northbound

  • Potomac Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 137

o   Monday  Friday: A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 northbound followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge 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). 

  • Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)

o   Wednesday  Thursday: Expect alternating single lane closures to begin at 9 p.m. for a mobile work zone as part of the Exit 140 interchange relocation and Courthouse Road widening project All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.

  • Aquia Creek Bridge at Mile Marker 145

o   Friday: A single lane will close at 10 p.m. on I-95 northbound at the Aquia Creek bridge and will remain closed until 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The bridge is located at mile marker 145, just north of Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville).  

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

For more information about any of the projects listed above, please visit the project page at www.VirginiaDOT.org

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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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