News Releases - Fredericksburg

Feb. 21, 2020
EXPECT I-95 DAYTIME DELAYS IN CAROLINE ON SATURDAY, SUNDAY
Crews will be inspecting I-95 northbound and southbound overpasses of CSX railroad tracks at mile marker 103, just south of Exit 104 (Carmel Church)

Feb. 21, 2020
CONSTRUCTION FOR NEW ROUTE 207 SOUTHBOUND BRIDGE IN CAROLINE COUNTY STARTING SOON
Project will replace structurally deficient bridge over Mattaponi River

Feb. 21, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROADS MOSTLY CLEAR, BUT STAY ALERT FOR ICY CONDITIONS FRIDAY MORNING
VDOT crews have plowed, treated roads overnight, but motorists should plan to use caution due to the potential for icy patches

Feb. 20, 2020
OVERNIGHT ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND, I-95 RAMP STOPS IN STAFFORD NEXT WEEK
Intermittent full traffic stops are scheduled for Route 17 southbound between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly starting Monday, Feb. 24 through Friday, Feb. 28, to allow crews to install bridge beams for new I-95 overpass

Feb. 20, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT PREPARED FOR SNOW THURSDAY, ICY ROAD CONDITIONS FRIDAY
Drivers should plan to adjust travel if necessary, as roads may quickly become slushy once snowfall begins Thursday, with icy conditions anticipated overnight and Friday morning

Feb. 18, 2020
BE ALERT FOR ROUTE 3 EASTBOUND WORK ZONE IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Single lane of Route 3 eastbound will be closed in the Menokin area for approximately two weeks to allow VDOT crews to repair stormwater management area

Feb. 14, 2020
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETE ON FERRY ROAD INTERSECTION PROJECT IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All new and extended turn lanes at Rt. 606 (Ferry Road) and Rt. 3 Business are open four months ahead of schedule

Feb. 13, 2020
REMINDER: EXPECT I-95 DELAYS TONIGHT IN STAFFORD
All I-95 traffic northbound will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. early Friday, Feb. 14 for reconstruction of the Truslow Road overpass between Exit 133 (Route 17) and Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)

Feb. 12, 2020
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON ROUTE 17 SAFETY PROJECT IN GLOUCESTER
Join us from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, February 24 at Abingdon Elementary School to learn more about a safety improvement project at Route 17 and Route 216 (Guinea Road) intersection

Feb. 10, 2020
TRUSLOW ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION CONTINUES THIS WEEK
Expect major delays on I-95 northbound between Exit 133 (Route 17) and Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) with double lane closures, plus intermittent full traffic stops between midnight and 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 12 through early Friday, Feb. 14

Feb. 10, 2020
BRIEF DELAYS POSSIBLE NEAR NORRIS BRIDGE ON THURSDAY, FEB. 13
Crews will be repairing guardrail along Route 3 in White Stone

Feb. 7, 2020
ROUTE 17 AND BRAYS POINT ROAD SIGNAL REPAIRS SET IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Final repairs to restore traffic signal pole and equipment damaged by vehicle strike scheduled overnight for Sunday, Feb. 9 and Monday, Feb. 10

Feb. 3, 2020
REMINDER: EXPECT MAJOR I-95 DELAYS OVERNIGHT IN STAFFORD FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION THIS WEEK
Demolition of the Truslow Road overpass between Exit 133 (Route 17) and Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) will require I-95 northbound and southbound lane closures, plus intermittent full traffic stops between midnight and 3 a.m. on several evenings

Jan. 31, 2020
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER ACCESS NOW OPEN AT I-95 BRIDGES AT FREDERICKSBURG
Portage no longer required for river traffic in work zone, but recreational users are urged to remain alert for ongoing construction activities and follow advisory posted signs

Jan. 30, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 DELAYS OVERNIGHT IN STAFFORD FOR BRIDGE DEMOLITION JAN. 30 – FEB. 7
Demolition of the Truslow Road overpass between Exit 133 (Route 17) and Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) will require I-95 northbound and southbound lane closures, plus intermittent full traffic stops between midnight and 3 a.m. on several evenings

Jan. 28, 2020
REVISED SCHEDULE OF I-95 LANE CLOSURES NEAR TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS THIS WEEK
Expect overnight delays on I-95 this week with double lane closures as demolition begins on the Truslow Road bridge in Stafford County

Jan. 28, 2020
JOHNVILLE ROAD IN ESSEX COUNTY CLOSES MONDAY, FEB. 3 FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT
Traffic is anticipated to be detoured for a week as crews install new drainage pipe

Jan. 28, 2020
ROUTE 619 (OWENS MILL ROAD) BRIDGE CLOSING FOR REPLACEMENT IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Beginning Feb. 10, drivers will be detoured around the bridge over Rickenaw Creek for an estimated 14 weeks

Jan. 28, 2020
NEW BRIDGE ON ROUTE 646 (FORK BRIDGE ROAD) OPENS IN CAROLINE COUNTY
VDOT replaced a structurally deficient bridge with a new structure over Maracossic Creek

Jan. 24, 2020
REMINDER: TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS TO CLOSE MONDAY FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Bridge over I-95 will close early Monday, Jan. 27 as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project

Jan. 23, 2020
UPDATE: UTILITY WORK FOR CHATHAM BRIDGE PROJECT AT GEORGE STREET EXTENDED INTO FEBRUARY
One-way traffic pattern on George Street between Caroline Street and Sophia Street is anticipated to continue for another four weeks, weather permitting

Jan. 21, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK ON I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Expect overnight delays near the Truslow Road overpass starting tonight, Jan. 21 through early Saturday, Jan. 25

Jan. 15, 2020
DIXON STREET RAMP IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETE IN FREDERICKSBURG
Dual left turn lanes on the Dixon St. exit ramp are now open ahead of Chatham Bridge project, which will use ramp as part of the detour route along Blue & Gray Parkway

Jan. 13, 2020
ROUTE 652 (TRUSLOW ROAD) OVERPASS IN STAFFORD COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Weather permitting, bridge over I-95 will close Monday, Jan. 27 as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project

Jan. 10, 2020
ROUTE 206 (DAHLGREN ROAD) CLOSED IN KING GEORGE
All traffic diverted to Chotank Loop around crash scene

Jan. 9, 2020
BE ALERT FOR POTHOLE REPAIR TOMORROW AT I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAMP IN STAFFORD
Motorists traveling from Route 17 southbound to I-95 southbound at Exit 133/Falmouth should be alert for a mobile pothole repair on the I-95 southbound on-ramp beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10

Jan. 8, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS CONTINUE ROAD TREATMENT
Although roads are in clear to minor condition, VDOT crews are treating roads for potentially icy conditions Wednesday morning

Jan. 7, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Multi-vehicle crash has closed all northbound lanes at mile marker 117, just before Exit 118 (Thornburg)

Jan. 7, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ICY ROAD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT
Road conditions are clear to minor across the Fredericksburg area as snowfall tapers off; VDOT crews remain mobilized to monitor for potential icing overnight

Jan. 7, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: STAY WEATHER AWARE FOR SNOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON, EVENING
Fredericksburg area motorists are asked to be prepared to adjust travel if road conditions become slick and hazardous

Jan. 6, 2020
WHITE OAK ROAD CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Route 218 is closed in both directions for a vehicle crash near Kendallwood Drive; Detour route is Ferry Road and Town and Country Drive

Jan. 3, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON THE NORRIS BRIDGE
Mobile bridge maintenance will take place 8 p.m. – midnight

Jan. 3, 2020
CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE HUDGINS ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA, JAN. 6 - 10, 2020
Drivers should use Harrison Road as an alternate route during the closure

Jan. 3, 2020
SINGLE LANE ON ROUTE 1 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Right lane near Caroline County line will remain closed through the weekend until emergency pavement repairs are complete

Jan. 2, 2020
ROUTE 632 (MOUNT OLIVE-COHOKE ROAD) IN KING WILLIAM WILL CLOSE FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT ON JAN. 8, 2020
Crews to replace existing bridge over Harrison Creek; Route 632 to remain closed to through traffic until Nov. 2020

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