VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


July 6, 2018

Drivers can expect overnight lane closures on Sunday-Thursday evenings in July and August between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and the Prince William County line

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Interstate 95 paving improvements will be underway in Stafford County between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and the Prince William County line during July and August, and drivers can expect nighttime delays on Sunday-Thursday evenings.

Crews are resurfacing three sections of I-95 in Stafford:

  • I-95 northbound between Exit 140.5 and mile marker 141
  • I-95 northbound between Exit 144 (Garrisonville Road) and mile marker 146.6
  • I-95 southbound between the Prince William County line and mile marker 146.5

This $1.9 million project aims to provide a smooth, high-quality riding surface for motorists. Approximately 146,000 vehicles a day travel this section of I-95.

Paving Begins on I-95 Southbound on Sunday, July 8

Weather permitting, paving work is scheduled to begin on I-95 southbound next week between the Prince William County line and mile marker 145 at the Aquia Creek bridge. This work zone will include interstate paving crews and workers performing ongoing bridge rehabilitation work on I-95 southbound over Aquia Creek.

Lane closures are scheduled to occur at the following dates and times:

Sunday, July 8

  • Two lanes closed 11 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Monday, July 9 – Thursday, July 12

  • Single lane closed at 9 p.m.
  • Two lanes closed from Prince William line to Aquia Creek bridge 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Paving work zone complete at 4:30 a.m.
  • Single lane remains closed at Aquia Creek bridge until 7 a.m.

Friday, July 13

  • Single lane closed at mile marker 145, at Aquia Creek bridge only, at 9 p.m.
  • Two lanes closed at Aquia Creek bridge 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Single lane remains closed at Aquia Creek bridge until 7 a.m.

Weekly updates to this paving work zone will be available online in Hot Spots, a weekly list of lane closures scheduled on I-95 and across VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District. 


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.


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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Page last modified: July 6, 2018