News Releases - Fredericksburg

Dec. 8, 2016
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-95, ROUTE 606 PROJECT IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Improvements include a new Mudd Tavern Road overpass at I-95, and interstate ramp and road improvements at Exit 118/Thornburg

Dec. 7, 2016
SUNNY BANK FERRY BACK IN SERVICE IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Repairs to vessel’s drive wheel are complete

Dec. 6, 2016
ROUTE 721 (SPARTA ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY OPENS, DETOUR LIFTED
VDOT completes project to upgrade bridge over Maracossic Creek

Dec. 5, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY IN LANCASTER COUNTY TO RESUME SERVICE TUESDAY
Sunny Bank Ferry in Northumberland County remains out of service

Dec. 5, 2016
FALMOUTH BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES OVERNIGHT THIS WEEK
Route 1 will be reduced to one lane northbound, southbound for bridge deck repairs over the Rappahannock River between the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County

Dec. 5, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All southbound lanes are closed at mile marker 147, just south of Exit 148/Quantico, for removal of debris, spilled fuel at crash site

Dec. 5, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Two I-95 southbound lanes are closed at mile marker 147, just south of Exit 148/Quantico,

Dec. 2, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY AND SUNNY BANK FERRY CLOSED FOR REPAIRS
Both ferry services in the Northern Neck are out of service until further notice for mechanical repairs to vessels

Dec. 2, 2016
PAINTING WORK CONTINUES ON DOWNING BRIDGE THIS WEEKEND, NEXT WEEK
Motorists will encounter single lane traffic on the bridge at Tappahannock through Saturday, Dec. 10

Nov. 30, 2016
UPDATE: NEW START DATE FOR ROUTE 610 (DRAGONSVILLE ROAD) BRIDGE WORK IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Detour on Dragonsville Road will now begin on Tuesday, Dec. 27

Nov. 30, 2016
EXPECT I-95 DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG THURSDAY NIGHT
Work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound will close lanes overnight between Route 3 in Fredericksburg and Route 17 in Stafford County

Nov. 29, 2016
WORK WILL SOON BEGIN TO IMPROVE INTERSECTIONS IN KING GEORGE AND CAROLINE COUNTIES
Project will install a traffic signal at Route 218 and Route 206 in King George, upgrade signal at Route 17 and Route 301 in Caroline County

Nov. 28, 2016
VDOT TO IMPROVE BRIDGE ON ROUTE 610 (DRAGONSVILLE ROAD) IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Dragonsville Rd. will be closed to through traffic for approximately four weeks starting Tuesday, Dec. 6

Nov. 28, 2016
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS AT DOWNING BRIDGE
Motorists will encounter single lane traffic on the bridge at Tappahannock

Nov. 22, 2016
RAVEN ROAD IN STAFFORD OPENS TO TRAFFIC, DETOUR LIFTED
VDOT completes project to replace bridge over Accokeek Creek

Nov. 18, 2016
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS AT DOWNING BRIDGE SATURDAY - MONDAY
Motorists will encounter intermittent single lane traffic on the bridge at Tappahannock

Nov. 10, 2016
NEW TURN LANE OPENS ON ROUTE 1 SOUTHBOUND AT ROUTE 610 (GARRISONVILLE ROAD) IN STAFFORD
Project added second right turn lane from Route 1 southbound to Garrisonville Road westbound to ease evening peak travel delays

Nov. 9, 2016
ROAD WORK SET FOR ROUTE 631 (BELLS HILL ROAD) IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Motorists can expect single lane closures on Bells Hill Road 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and again next Tuesday − Thursday

Nov. 4, 2016
ROUTE 620 (HARRISON ROAD) TRAFFIC SWITCH SET FOR WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9 IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Harrison Road traffic will shift to new asphalt as construction continues on intersection improvement project

Nov. 2, 2016
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS ISSUED FOR I-95 SOUTHBOUND COLLECTOR-DISTRIBUTOR LANES – RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
New lanes would be built parallel to I-95 southbound between Route 17 in Stafford County and Route 3 in Fredericksburg

Oct. 31, 2016
VDOT WILL UPGRADE ROUTE 721 BRIDGE (SPARTA ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Sparta Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately four weeks starting Wednesday, Nov. 9

Oct. 28, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON ROUTE 611 (PECKATONE ROAD) IN WESTMORELAND SUNDAY NIGHT
Traffic will be stopped on Peckatone Road for 45 minute intervals overnight

Oct. 28, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON ROUTE 608 (BENCHMARK ROAD) IN SPOTSYLVANIA FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR
Benchmark Road reduced to a single lane approximately 1 mile north of Route 17

Oct. 28, 2016
I-95 BRIDGE REHABILTATION PROJECT BEGINS IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Project will improve condition of 6 bridges on I-95 in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties

Oct. 26, 2016
CSX WILL REPAIR RAIL CROSSING ON RT. 660 (CLAIBORNE CROSSING ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Claiborne Crossing Road will be closed to through traffic from October 31 to November 4 while repairs are underway

Oct. 26, 2016
ROUTE 721 (NEWTOWN ROAD) RE-OPENS AT CAROLINE, KING AND QUEEN LINE
Temporary detour lifted as construction progresses to build a replacement bridge over Beverly Creek

Oct. 19, 2016
CSX TO REPAIR RAIL CROSSING ON RT. 626 (WOODFORD ROAD) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Woodford Road will be closed to through traffic Oct. 24-28 while repairs are underway

Oct. 18, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON ROUTE 17 BUSINESS ON OCT. 24-25
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane between Cary Avenue and the courthouse circle in Gloucester County

Oct. 17, 2016
ALL WAY STOP COMING TO RAMOTH CHURCH ROAD, KELLOGG MILL ROAD INTERSECTION
Stop signs will be installed on each corner of the intersection in Stafford County on Wednesday, Oct. 19

Oct. 12, 2016
REVISED: EXPECT DELAYS ON PRINCESS ANNE STREET TONIGHT, THURSDAY NIGHT
Pavement markings will be applied overnight this evening and Thursday night in Fredericksburg

Oct. 11, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON PRINCESS ANNE STREET OCT. 13-14 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Pavement markings will be applied overnight on Thursday and Friday evenings

Oct. 4, 2016
PAVING PROJECT TO BEGIN ON GRAND BROOKS ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Motorists should be alert for lane closures starting Thursday, Oct. 6

Oct. 3, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT ROUTE 658 (MOUNT OLIVE ROAD) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Bridge crosses the North Anna River at the Spotsylvania, Hanover county line

Sept. 29, 2016
ROUTE 1 CLOSED IN STAFFORD
All lanes closed for flooding at Acadia Street, which is located between Route 610 and Quantico Marine Corps Base

Sept. 27, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES TONIGHT
Crews will remove overturned tractor trailer just north of Garrisonville Road beginning at 8 p.m.

Sept. 26, 2016
ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE NORRIS BRIDGE TO TAKE PLACE OCT. 3 - 28
A single lane of traffic will cross the bridge in the work zone

Sept. 23, 2016
DETOUR BEGINS MONDAY ON RAVEN ROAD IN STAFFORD
Traffic will be detoured for estimated four weeks while new bridge is installed over Accokeek Creek

Sept. 21, 2016
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-95 BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT
Project will improve condition of 6 bridges on I-95 in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties

Sept. 19, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
Information will be shared on upcoming maintenance project schedule and traffic impacts

Sept. 19, 2016
ROUTE 721 (NEWTOWN ROAD) DETOUR BEGINS MONDAY, OCT. 3
Traffic will be detoured for several weeks at the Caroline and King and Queen county line as construction begins to replace bridge at Beverly Creek

Sept. 15, 2016
BRIDGE PROJECT COMPLETE ON ROUTE 722 (NELSON HILL ROAD) IN CAROLINE
Nelson Hill Road re-opened to traffic Thursday afternoon

Sept. 12, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES OVERNIGHT THIS WEEK IN STAFFORD
Crews will evaluate Route 17 overpass for future repairs

Sept. 9, 2016
TRAFFIC SWITCH MONDAY ON FALL HILL AVENUE IN FREDERICKSBURG
Traffic will shift onto new asphalt around 10 a.m. between Crestview Apartments and Bragg Hill Drive/Heritage Park Drive

Sept. 9, 2016
ROUTE 3 DETOUR IN WESTMORELAND ON SEPT. 12-13
Crews will be installing a new drainage pipe on Route 3 near Antioch Road

Sept. 1, 2016
PRINCESS ANNE STREET PAVING TO BEGIN SEPT. 7 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Weekday lane closures may be in place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through mid-October

Aug. 31, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE ACTIVATED ON SPOTSYLVANIA PARKWAY
Signal will operate in flash mode starting Tuesday, Sept. 6 and will go into full operation on Thursday, Sept. 8

Aug. 31, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED AT FREDERICKSBURG
Traffic detoured at Exit 130/Route 3 due to multi-vehicle crash

Aug. 29, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE TOMORROW FOR UTILITY WORK
Route 3 traffic will be reduced to a single lane on the bridge

Aug. 26, 2016
LANE CLOSURES SUNDAY, MONDAY NIGHT ON I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG
Bridge construction continues at site of new overpass at Fall Hill Avenue at Fredericksburg

Aug. 23, 2016
ROAD ACCESS CHANGES AHEAD AT HARRISON ROAD INTERSECTION
New connector road to Wallace Lane opens tomorrow, and part of Loren Drive will close next week at Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection in Spotsylvania

Aug. 22, 2016
REMINDER: OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK ON I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG
Bridge beams are being lifted into place at site of new overpass at Fall Hill Avenue at Fredericksburg

Aug. 16, 2016
UPDATE: REVISED I-95 BRIDGE WORK SCHEDULE AT FREDERICKSBURG
After severe weather cancelled work Monday night, overnight lane closures for bridge construction are adjusted on I-95 at Fredericksburg

Aug. 15, 2016
REMINDER: EXPECT OVERNIGHT I-95 DELAYS
Double lane closures scheduled Monday-Thursday nights for bridge beam installation at Fall Hill Avenue overpass

Aug. 15, 2016
ROUTE 17 WIDENING PROJECT OPENS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Project added third lane in each direction over nearly 2 miles, with new traffic signal equipment, to reduce congestion and driver delay near Interstate 95 merge

Aug. 12, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN CAROLINE COUNTY
All southbound lanes are closed just before Exit 104/Carmel Church in Caroline County; Detour is being set up at Exit 110/Ladysmith

Aug. 12, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE ACTIVATED NEXT WEEK ON SPOTSYLVANIA PARKWAY
Signal will operate in flash mode starting Tuesday, Aug. 16, and will go into full operation on Thursday, Aug. 18

Aug. 12, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL ON SPOTSYLVANIA PARKWAY ACTIVATED
Signal will operate in flash mode until Aug. 18

Aug. 11, 2016
SINGLE LANE CLOSURE PLANNED ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD TONIGHT
Crews will be repairing the deck on the I-95 southbound bridge over Route 17

Aug. 9, 2016
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES AT ROUTE 1, ROUTE 610 INTERSECTION IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Crews will brighten pavement markings, install signal equipment

Aug. 8, 2016
EXPECT OVERNIGHT I-95 DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG
Double lane closures scheduled Aug. 15 − 18 for bridge beam installation

Aug. 7, 2016
ROUTE 610 EASTBOUND TRAFFIC PATTERN RESTORED AT ROUTE 1 IN STAFFORD
Previous turn lane, through lane traffic pattern is back in place at entrance to Aquia Harbour subdivision

Aug. 2, 2016
ROUTE 617 TO CLOSE NEXT WEEK FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Posted detour signs will direct motorists around the work zone

July 29, 2016
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Route 360 will be reduced to one lane on bridge between Richmond County and Town of Tappahannock for bridge washing

July 28, 2016
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR NORRIS BRIDGE PAINTING PROJECT
Project will maintain Route 3 bridge over the Rappahannock River by protecting structural steel elements in the center spans

July 27, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED AT EXIT 150/TRIANGLE IN PRINCE WILLIAM
All northbound I-95 traffic is being diverted to Route 1 northbound from I-95 exit 148/Quantico Marine Corps Base

July 26, 2016
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON NORRIS BRIDGE WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY
Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties for bridge washing

July 25, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT ROUTE 301 TURN LANE EXTENSION IN KING GEORGE
Northbound Route 301 right turn lane would be extended between Commerce Drive and Bennion Road

July 25, 2016
TRAFFIC SWITCH TUESDAY ON FALL HILL AVENUE IN FREDERICKSBURG
Lanes remain open, but a flagging crew will guide motorists onto new asphalt between Forest Village Apartments and Crestview Apartments

July 21, 2016
DOWNING BRIDGE INSPECTION MAY CAUSE DELAYS NEXT WEEK
A single lane of traffic will cross the bridge in the work zone

July 18, 2016
-95 BRIDGE DECK REPAIRS TO TAKE PLACE THIS WEEK IN STAFFORD
Beginning tonight expect delays on I-95 southbound at Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth)

July 14, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT I-95 SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS AT ROUTE 3
Safety improvements seek to reduce crashes, vehicle weaving at Exit 130 at Fredericksburg

July 14, 2016
EXPECT EVENING DELAYS ON ROUTE 206 IN KING GEORGE
Emergency tree removal on Rt. 206 between Rt. 301 and Rt. 3 will require single-lane traffic through the evening rush hour with intermittent full stops

July 13, 2016
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS TO EXTEND 95 EXPRESS LANES AT SOUTHERN TERMINUS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Project seeks to reduce congestion and driver delay near I-95 Exit 143 at Garrisonville Road

July 13, 2016
ARKENDALE RAIL CROSSING WORK SET FOR JULY 25-29 IN STAFFORD
Traffic will use temporary crossing and detour during daytime hours

July 12, 2016
TRAFFIC SWITCH TODAY ON MARY WASHINGTON BOULEVARD
Lanes remain open, but a flagging crew will guide motorists onto new asphalt near Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg

July 11, 2016
FINAL PHASE OF ROUTE 17 WIDENING PROJECT UNDERWAY
Crews are paving travel lanes, turn lanes and crossovers in the work zone

July 8, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS NEXT WEEK ON RIVER ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Daytime lane closures scheduled 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. on July 11-15 for tree removal

June 29, 2016
PLANNED WORK ZONES ON I-95 TONIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists should expect delays

June 28, 2016
EMERGENCY BRIDGE DECK REPAIR TO CLOSE ONE LANE ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD TONIGHT
Ramp to I-95 southbound will be closed in the work zone

June 28, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND FOR DAYTIME PAVING IN CAROLINE COUNTY ON TUESDAY
Single lane closure near Exit 110/Ladysmith

June 23, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY SERVICE WILL RESUME NEXT WEEK
Maintenance work expected to be complete by June 29, weather permitting

June 20, 2016
BRIDGE TESTING NEXT WEEK ON LORD DELAWARE BRIDGE
Motorists can expect single daytime lane closures June 27-30

June 18, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND NOW OPEN IN LADYSMITH
All travel lanes have re-opened in Caroline County following crash

June 18, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED AT EXIT 110/LADYSMITH
All northbound I-95 traffic is being detoured to Route 1 northbound at exit 110 in Caroline County

June 15, 2016
UPDATE: NORRIS BRIDGE WORK TONIGHT, TOMORROW NIGHT
Route 3 traffic will be reduced on the bridge tonight, Thursday night

June 10, 2016
I-95 TRAFFIC STOP SUNDAY MORNING IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Northbound, southbound traffic will be stopped near Ladysmith for utility work around 5:45 a.m.

June 9, 2016
UPDATE: NORRIS BRIDGE WORK CANCELLED TONIGHT
Overnight repairs to the bridge will resume Monday, June 13 and Tuesday, June 14

June 5, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED AT SPOTSYLVANIA
All northbound I-95 traffic is being detoured to Route 1 northbound at exit 126

June 3, 2016
TURN LANES OPEN AT ROUTE 1, MUDD TAVERN ROAD
Construction complete on intersection improvement in Spotsylvania County’s Thornburg area

June 2, 2016
ALL LANES OPEN ON ROUTE 198 (DUTTON ROAD) BRIDGE
New bridge deck, guardrail was installed over Harper’s Creek in Gloucester County

June 2, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 NORTHBOUND FRIDAY NIGHT
Motorists should expect delays between mile marker 146 and mile marker 148 in Stafford County

June 1, 2016
PILKINGTON ROAD BRIDGE NOW OPEN IN ESSEX COUNTY
VDOT bridge crew replaced structurally deficient, timber bridge with a new concrete span

May 31, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR SCHEDULED FOR MAY 31-JUNE 2 AND JUNE 6-9
Route 3 will be reduced to one lane on the Norris Bridge

May 26, 2016
UPDATE: I-95 RAMP PAVING AT RT. 3 MOVED TO JUNE 1
Ramp from Route 3 eastbound to Interstate 95 northbound in Fredericksburg will remain open tonight

May 25, 2016
UPDATE: NORRIS BRIDGE WORK CANCELLED TONIGHT
Overnight repairs to the bridge travel surface will resume on Thursday, May 26 and May 31-June 26,

May 25, 2016
SMITH STATION TURN LANE PROJECT TO BEGIN IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Construction will add a dedicated left turn lane and extend existing right turn lane to reduce congestion on Smith Station Road near Courthouse Road intersection

May 25, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY TO REMAIN OUT OF SERVICE UNTIL LATE JUNE
Routine maintenance and painting project delayed by inclement weather

May 25, 2016
UPDATE: BRIDGE DECK REPAIR CONTINUES ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD
I-95 southbound lane closures will be in place through early afternoon today

May 24, 2016
ALL LANES OF I-95 NOW OPEN IN STAFFORD
After congestion clears, permanent repair to bridge deck near Exit 133/Route 17 will close right lane and on-ramp again starting at 9 p.m.

May 24, 2016
EMERGENCY BRIDGE REPAIR ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD
Right lane, interstate on-ramp from Route 17 westbound will be closed through evening rush hour at Exit 133/Route 17

May 21, 2016
ROUTE 17 PROJECT AT TAPPAHANNOCK COMPLETED
Road elevation was raised to reduce flooding on a critical hurricane route

May 20, 2016
NEW MATTOX CREEK BRIDGE OPENS IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Project replaced structurally deficient bridge on Route 205 near Colonial Beach

May 20, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE REPAIRS CONTINUE MAY 22-26 AND MAY 31-JUNE 2
Overnight work zone will let crews make permanent repairs to bridge deck while keeping lanes open at peak times

May 20, 2016
I-95 ON-RAMP TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT AT ROUTE 3 MAY 25 AND MAY 26
Crews will apply pavement treatment to interstate ramp to enhance safety, reduce crash risk

May 19, 2016
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR 95 EXPRESS LANES SOUTHERN TERMINUS EXTENSION

May 18, 2016
REMINDER: NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR TONIGHT, TOMORROW NIGHT
Route 3 traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Norris Bridge from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

May 13, 2016
UPDATE: NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR SET FOR MAY 17-19
Route 3 traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Norris Bridge from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday evenings next week

May 12, 2016
ROUTE 1 LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEKEND AT THORNBURG
Final pavement marking work will be underway as intersection project in Spotsylvania County nears completion at Mudd Tavern Road, Morris Road

May 10, 2016
PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS IN TOWN OF WARSAW
Construction is underway at the intersection of Route 3 Business and Route 360 to install new sidewalks, ramps, and pedestrian crossing equipment

May 10, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR RESCHEDULED FOR MAY 16-18
Route 3 traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Norris Bridge from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Monday through Wednesday evenings next week

May 10, 2016
ROUTE 17 CROSSOVER TO CLOSE WEDNESDAY, MAY 18
Crash risk prompted decision to eliminate left turns from Melchers Drive and Washington Street

May 6, 2016
VDOT TO REPLACE ROUTE 631 (FLEETS MILL ROAD) BRIDGE IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Route 631 traffic will be detoured approximately five miles during construction

May 6, 2016
INTERSTATE 95 NORTH CLOSED DUE TO MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH NEAR THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Northbound traffic detoured to Route 1 northbound at Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg)

May 4, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES TONIGHT IN STAFFORD
Emergency bridge deck repair will be underway near Exit 133/Route 17

May 3, 2016
ROUTE 606 SIGNALS RETURN TO FLASH MODE
Mudd Tavern Road traffic signals in Spotsylvania County near I-95 Exit 118/Thornburg will be placed in flash after midnight

April 29, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR SET FOR MAY 3-5
Route 3 traffic will be reduced to one lane on the Norris Bridge from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday evenings next week

April 28, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ROUTE 17 INTERSECTION PROJECT IN SPOTSYLVANIA
New turn lanes, signal change proposed at intersection with Thornton Rolling Road, Jim Morris Road

April 18, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON RT. 1, HARRISON RD. INTERSECTION PROJECT
Project seeks to reduce congestion and driver delay

April 18, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS THIS AFTERNOON ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Emergency concrete repair to bridge travel surface will reduce Route 3 over the Rappahannock River to single lane at Lancaster, Middlesex line

April 18, 2016
CSX RAIL WORK TO CLOSE BENCHMARK ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA APRIL 25-29
Road will close to through traffic at rail crossing near Mine Road

April 8, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNALS TO ACTIVATE NEXT WEEK IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Two new signals will go into flash mode Tuesday on Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) at the Interstate 95 ramps at Exit 118/Thornburg

April 8, 2016
ROUTE 17 BUSINESS CROSSOVER TO CLOSE IN STAFFORD
Crash risk prompted decision to eliminate left turns from Melchers Drive

April 8, 2016
ROUTE 218 CLOSED IN STAFFORD
White Oak Road is closed in both directions near Caisson Road due to downed power lines

April 7, 2016
ROUTE 30 PAVING TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Single lane closures will start Monday, April 11 in King William County

April 5, 2016
MERRY POINT FERRY OUT OF SERVICE STARTING APRIL 12
Ferry vessel is scheduled to receive routine maintenance and be painted; Service will be restored by Memorial Day weekend

March 31, 2016
NORRIS BRIDGE DECK REPAIR SET FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY NIGHTS
Concrete repair to travel surface will reduce Route 3 traffic to one lane on the Norris Bridge from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6 and Thursday, April 7

March 30, 2016
TRAFFIC ALERT: ROUTE 3 AT GORDON ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Traffic signal work will limit turn movement at the intersection on Thursday, March 31

March 29, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROUTE 301 BRIDGE REHABILITATION
Project will improve condition of bridge crossing Rapphannock River at Caroline, King George line

March 27, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS OVERNIGHT ON NORRIS BRIDGE
Emergency bridge deck repair is underway on Route 3 bridge over the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

March 23, 2016
VDOT TO INSPECT NORRIS BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
On Monday the bridge will be intermittently closed to traffic for up to 30 minutes

March 23, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND THURSDAY NIGHT IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Emergency bridge deck repair will be underway near Exit 133/Route 17, and bridge demolition continues near Exit 130/Fredericksburg

March 18, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND TONIGHT, SATURDAY MORNING IN STAFFORD
Emergency bridge deck repair will be underway near Exit 133/Route 17

March 18, 2016
I-95 OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE NEXT WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Bridge demolition will be underway at the Fall Hill Avenue overpass at mile marker 131 on the evenings of March 20-24

March 17, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES TONIGHT IN STAFFORD
Emergency bridge deck repair will be underway near Exit 133/Route 17

March 17, 2016
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN ABOUT FOURTH I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE IN STAFFORD
Proposed general purpose lane is a construction option on upcoming interchange and widening project in Courthouse Road area

March 16, 2016
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR ROUTE 1, HARRISON ROAD INTERSECTION PROJECT
Project aims to reduce driver delay and congestion at Spotsylvania County intersection

March 16, 2016
UPDATE: I-95 LANE CLOSURES FOR BRIDGE WORK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Full traffic stops on I-95 northbound planned for tonight have shifted to evening of Thursday, March 17

March 16, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS NEXT WEEK ON ROUTE 205 AT ROUTE 631 IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY
Flaggers to direct traffic through the work zone

March 14, 2016
VDOT TO HOLD "PARDON OUR DUST" MEETING ON ROUTE 722 BRIDGE REHABILITATION
Project will improve condition of structurally deficient bridge in Caroline County

March 11, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Lane closures are planned Sunday-Thursday evenings at Fall Hill Avenue overpass for bridge demolition, with full 30-minute traffic stops Wednesday night

March 11, 2016
BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK AT WEST POINT
Single lane closures on Eltham Bridge, Lord Delaware Bridge for inspection work

March 9, 2016
CSX RAIL WORK TO CLOSE ROUTE 601 (PENOLA ROAD) IN CAROLINE MARCH 14-18
Repairs will be underway at crossing

March 8, 2016
UPDATE: I-95 LANE CLOSURES FOR BRIDGE WORK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Full traffic stops on I-95 southbound planned for tonight have shifted to evening of Wednesday, March 9

March 7, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND NOW OPEN AT FREDERICKSBURG
Emergency sign removal is complete

March 7, 2016
UPDATE: I-95 NORTHBOUND REMAINS CLOSED AT FREDERICKSBURG
Emergency sign removal estimated to be underway through approximately 2 p.m.

March 7, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED AT FREDERICKSBURG
Emergency sign removal will be underway for an estimated 2 hours; Motorists should avoid area if possible and use alternate routes

March 7, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED AT FREDERICKSBURG
Emergency sign removal will be underway for an estimated 2 hours; Motorists should avoid area if possible and seek alternate routes

March 7, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE AT FREDERICKSBURG AT 10:30 A.M.
Emergency sign removal will close I-95 northbound for approximately two hours starting at 10:30 a.m.

March 7, 2016
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSURE PLANNED AT FREDERICKSBURG AT 10 A.M.
All northbound lanes are open and will stay open through AM rush hour; Emergency sign repair will close I-95 northbound for an estimated 2 hours starting at 10 a.m.

March 4, 2016
I-95 LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK at FREDERICKSBURG
Lane closures are planned Sunday-Thursday evenings at Fall Hill Avenue overpass for bridge demolition, with full 30-minute traffic stops Tuesday night

March 3, 2016
VDOT IS PREPARING FOR SNOW TONIGHT IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists advised to monitor weather Thursday evening and Friday morning, and check road conditions on 511Virginia before starting a trip

March 2, 2016
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND AT FREDERICKSBURG
Oil spilled from vehicle crash has closed two lanes, and will require cleanup

March 2, 2016
VDOT TO REPLACE ROUTE 635 BRIDGE IN ESSEX COUNTY
Motorists to be detoured approximately 12 miles around work zone

Feb. 25, 2016
VDOT CREWS WORKING TO CLEAR ROAD DEBRIS IN ESSEX COUNTY
Motorists asked to avoid nonessential travel on affected secondary roads

Feb. 23, 2016
FALL HILL AVENUE TRAFFIC WILL SHIFT TO NEW BRIDGE ON MONDAY, FEB. 29
New date announced due to weather conditions

Feb. 18, 2016
I-95 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES TONIGHT IN STAFFORD
Emergency bridge deck repair will be underway near Exit 133/Route 17

Feb. 16, 2016
NEW BARRIER GATE TO BE INSTALLED AT GWYNN'S ISLAND BRIDGE TOMORRROW
Expect brief traffic stops followed by flagging operation

Feb. 16, 2016
DRIVERS ASKED TO USE CAUTION THIS MORNING
Interstate 95 and primary roads have bare pavement in the Fredericksburg District, but

Feb. 15, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE BUT FREEZING RAIN COULD CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING TONIGHT
Motorists are urged to avoid overnight travel if possible

Feb. 15, 2016
DRIVERS ASKED TO REMAIN OFF ROADS THIS AFTERNOON
Freezing rain expected to create icy, treacherous road conditions

Feb. 15, 2016
MOTORISTS ASKED TO AVOID TRAVEL TODAY IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Interstate and primary roads are snow-covered this morning

Feb. 14, 2016
WINTER STORM MAY AFFECT WEEKEND TRAVEL IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists are advised to monitor 511virginia.org for road conditions before starting a trip, and plan to limit travel or use extreme caution

Feb. 13, 2016
CAUTION URGED FOR DRIVERS THIS MORNING
VDOT crews worked overnight in Fredericksburg area to treat roads, but icy patches may exist

Feb. 12, 2016
VDOT READY FOR LIGHT SNOW DURING AFTERNOON RUSH HOUR
Motorists advised to use caution, and monitor 511Virginia for real-time road conditions

Feb. 12, 2016
IMPROVED ROUTE 664 (GRANITE SPRINGS ROAD) BRIDGE OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN SPOTSYLVANIA
VDOT crew replaced bridge superstructure

Feb. 8, 2016
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT READY FOR WINTRY MIX TOMORROW
Motorists encouraged to monitor weather and be alert for potentially hazardous driving conditions during Tuesday AM commute

Feb. 4, 2016
LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE DURING FRIDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR
VDOT crews reporting at midnight across Fredericksburg District

Feb. 3, 2016
DETOUR PLANNED ON RT. 644 (GRANITE SPRINGS ROAD) ON FEB. 8-12
New bridge superstructure will be installed on structurally deficient bridge in Spotsylvania County

Jan. 27, 2016
ICY CONDITIONS LIKELY TONIGHT, TOMORROW MORNING
Motorists advised to use caution as moisture from melting snow could lead to slick road conditions in Fredericksburg District

Jan. 26, 2016
CREWS MAKE SUBSTANTIAL PROGRESS IMPROVING SECONDARY ROAD CONDITIONS
Goal is to have all subdivision streets in Fredericksburg District with one passable lane by midday Wednesday

Jan. 26, 2016
EXTENSIVE CLEANUP CONTINUES TODAY ON SECONDARY ROADS, IN SUBDIVISIONS
Crews are working 24 hours a day using 1,000 pieces of equipment to clear 4,615 miles of secondary roads in Fredericksburg District

Jan. 25, 2016
CLEANUP CONTINUES ON SECONDARY ROADS, IN SUBDIVISIONS
Crews are working 24 hours a day using 1,000 pieces of equipment to clear 4,615 miles of secondary roads in Fredericksburg District

Jan. 24, 2016
WITH I-95 AND PRIMARY ROADS CLEARING, CREWS CAN TURN FOCUS TO SUBDIVISIONS
Sand, salt will be applied overnight to treat roads for freezing risk

Jan. 24, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING ON I-95, PRIMARY ROADS
VDOT crews will keep working 24 hours a day until all roads are clear

Jan. 24, 2016
CREWS TO CONCENTRATE ON IMPROVING I-95, PRIMARY ROADS
Motorists are advised to stay off the roads today to give crews space to clean up roads

Jan. 23, 2016
HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Snowfall and high winds combine for whiteout conditions in some areas

Jan. 23, 2016
VDOT WORKING TO CLEAR I-95, MAIN ROADS IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Drivers asked to remain off roads on Saturday as snowfall, high wind continues

Jan. 23, 2016
ROAD CONDITIONS REMAIN MODERATE TO SEVERE
Motorists should stay off the roads throughout the day

Jan. 23, 2016
SNOW COVERED ROADS CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT
Conditions expected to deteriorate overnight. Drivers urged to stay off the roads

Jan. 22, 2016
MOTORISTS ADVISED TO STAY OFF THE ROADS
Interstate 95 and primary roads have minor to moderate snow coverage in the Fredericksburg District, while secondary and subdivision streets are mostly covered

Jan. 22, 2016
VDOT Ready to Respond to Winter Storm in Fredericksburg District
Nearly 1,000 pieces of equipment are loaded and staged for quick rollout when snow arrives

Jan. 21, 2016
ICY, SLICK SPOTS POSSIBLE THIS MORNING IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Interstate 95 and primary roads are clear, but motorists are encouraged to reduce their speed and use caution on lower-volume roads, in subdivisions

Jan. 20, 2016
VDOT TO PRE-TREAT ROADS TODAY IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should stay alert for slow-moving equipment

Jan. 14, 2016
NIGHT WORK PLANNED ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEAR FREDERICKSBURG NEXT WEEK
Single lane traffic overnight at mile marker 131 on Tuesday, Jan. 19 and Wednesday, Jan. 20

Jan. 8, 2016
ROUTE 198 (DUTTON ROAD) TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT ON WEDNESDAY, JAN. 13
Construction crews will move crane across road for bridge rehabilitation project

Jan. 8, 2016
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN AT ROUTE 205 AND ROUTE 631 INTERSECTION
Project will realign Westmoreland County intersection and add a right turn lane

Jan. 4, 2016
PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT ON ROUTE 3 RECOMMENDATIONS
Meeting to be held at Chancellor Ruritan Club in Spotsylvania on Wednesday, Jan. 13

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