News Releases - Fredericksburg

July 23, 2019
I-95 WORK ZONES UNDERWAY THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight lane closures starting tonight, July 22 through early Saturday, July 27

July 19, 2019
WORK CONTINUES ON ROUTE 206 FOR ROAD RESURFACING AND SAFETY PROJECT
Motorists can expect single lane closures on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 3 and Route 301 in King George County

July 19, 2019
OVERNIGHT PAVING BEGINS ON ROUTE 3 AND ROUTE 208 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY NEXT WEEK
Crews will be milling and paving beginning July 21 – Aug. 1; Work will affect traffic signal operations at signalized intersections

July 18, 2019
MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION
Starting on Monday, July 22, crews will begin installing construction signage, construction entrances and barriers

July 18, 2019
RESURFACING BEGINS ON ROUTE 14 IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Expect delays and varying driving surfaces in the work zone Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.– 7 p.m.

July 15, 2019
EXPECT OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES ON I-95 THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Delays are possible with double lane closures starting tonight, July 15 through early Saturday, July 20

July 12, 2019
ROAD RESURFACING AND SAFETY PROJECT CONTINUES IN KING GEORGE COUNTY
Next week, crews will be milling and paving on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 3 and Route 301

July 11, 2019
ROUTE 634 (SPRING ROAD) IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC
Emergency project to repair bridge and road after Tropical Storm Michael is complete; detour lifted this afternoon

July 8, 2019
POST-HOLIDAY WORK ZONES ON I-95 THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with lane and ramp closures starting tonight, July 8 through early Saturday, July 13

July 8, 2019
I-95 SOUTHBOUND TRAFFIC SHIFT ON THURSDAY, JULY 11
All I-95 southbound lanes will be shifted several feet toward the median near the Truslow Road overpass for the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

July 7, 2019
ROUTE 208 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All lanes of Courthouse Road are closed near Massey Road for a vehicle crash; Motorists advised to avoid area and seek alternate routes

July 5, 2019
I-95 NORTHBOUND REMAINS CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Single-vehicle crash has closed all northbound lanes at mile marker 123, between Exit 118/Thornburg and Exit 126/Spotsylvania

July 5, 2019
ALL LANES OF I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Multi-vehicle crash has closed all northbound lanes at mile marker 123, between Exit 118/Thornburg and Exit 126/Spotsylvania

July 2, 2019
ROAD RESURFACING AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TO BEGIN IN KING GEORGE COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 10
Route 3, Route 206 and Route 218 will be milled and paved for a smoother travel surface, with centerline rumble strips and spot widening at various locations to promote safety

July 1, 2019
ROUTE 620 (DUNBROOKE ROAD) IN ESSEX COUNTY IS NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC
Repairs to the road shoulders and drainage structures damaged during Tropical Storm Michael have been completed

July 1, 2019
ALL LANES ON I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Northbound traffic at Exit 133/Route 17 is getting by the multi-vehicle crash on the shoulder

June 28, 2019
MERRY POINT FERRY IN LANCASTER COUNTY OUT OF SERVICE FOR REPAIRS
Ferry service has been suspended through Saturday, June 29

June 28, 2019
PAVING WORK CONTINUES IN SALUDA IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Motorists may encounter daytime and overnight travel delays for single lane closures; All lanes will remain open during Fourth of July holiday travel period

June 27, 2019
ROUTE 632 (MT. OLIVE-COHOKE ROAD) IN KING WILLIAM REOPENS TO TRAFFIC
Crews finished repair to culvert over Acquinton Creek more than a month early

June 26, 2019
IMPROVED EXIT 118 INTERCHANGE, OVERPASS COMPLETE IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Project is finishing on budget and more than two months early; Redesigned I-95 entrance and exit ramps and replaced structurally deficient overpass

June 24, 2019
I-95 NORTHBOUND PAVING MOVES TO STAFFORD COUNTY
Northbound I-95 drivers can expect overnight lane closures near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway this week, Monday, June 24 through early Friday, June 28

June 20, 2019
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS AT DOWNING BRIDGE MONDAY, JUNE 24 - FRIDAY, JUNE 28
Route 360 over the Rappahannock River at Tappahannock will be reduced to a single lane for a routine, scheduled bridge inspection

June 19, 2019
ROUTE 201 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Emergency project to repair Tropical Storm Michael damage is complete; Detour route was lifted this afternoon

June 18, 2019
VDOT TO INSTALL NEW SPEED LIMIT SIGNS AT TWO LOCATIONS ON ROUTE 207 IN CAROLINE COUNTY ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19
Afternoon drivers should be alert to the new posted speed limit

June 14, 2019
ELTHAM BRIDGE INSPECTION SET FOR JUNE 17-21
Expect single lane closures on Route 30 over the Pamunkey River between Town of West Point and New Kent County next week

June 14, 2019
DRIVERS SHOULD PREPARE FOR OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON ROUTE 17 BUSINESS AND ROUTE 33 THROUGH SALUDA BEGINNING SUNDAY, JUNE 16
Expect intermittent single lane closures in the work zone Sunday – Thursday, 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., through Friday, June 28

June 14, 2019
MILLING AND PAVING WORK CONTINUES ON ROUTE 3 IN MATHEWS AND MIDDLESEX
Drivers should expect daytime delays on Route 3 between Route 33 and Route 198, near the Twigg Bridge over the Piankatank River, through Friday, June 21

June 10, 2019
RAIN POSTPONES ROAD WORK ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Full stoppages on Route 17 in Stafford also postponed tonight, double lane and ramp closures on I-95 for paving will start tomorrow night, June 11

June 10, 2019
BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY PICKS UP AT RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER IN FREDERICKSBURG
Starting this week, area residents will see more construction workers, equipment and deliveries at river as work intensifies for I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing

June 10, 2019
ROUTE 620 (KISSINGER SPRINGS ROAD) NOW OPEN IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Project to replace bridge over Kissinger Mill Pond is complete

June 8, 2019
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 NORTHBOUND, COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY FOR CRASH
Crews are cleaning up spilled cargo of water bottles from tractor-trailer crash

June 7, 2019
I-95 NORTHBOUND PAVING CONTINUES IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Northbound I-95 drivers can expect overnight lane closures near Exit 126 on the evenings of Sunday, June 9 through Thursday, June 13

June 7, 2019
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON ROUTE 3 IN WHITE STONE
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane near the Robert O. Norris Bridge on the evenings of Sunday, June 9 and Monday, June 10 for pavement marker installation

June 6, 2019
REMINDER: FULL TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND TONIGHT IN STAFFORD
Expect intermittent full traffic stops between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. Friday, June 7

June 6, 2019
Update: Rain postpones start of project until Wednesday, June 26OUTE 620 (DUNBROOKE ROAD) IN ESSEX COUNTY TO CLOSE JUNE 10 FOR REPAIRS
VDOT crews will repair road shoulders and drainage structures damaged during Tropical Storm Michael; A detour will be in place for an estimated 10 days

June 5, 2019
CANCELED : FULL TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD
I-95 southbound travelers can still expect delays with double lane closures between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.

June 4, 2019
REMINDER: FULL TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Bridge beams will be placed for new Interstate 95 overpasses at Route 17; I-95 southbound travelers can expect delays, and Route 17 drivers can expect intermittent full traffic stops between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly

June 3, 2019
REMINDER: EXPECT OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD JUNE 3-6 AND JUNE 10-13
Bridge beams will be placed for new Interstate 95 overpasses at Route 17; I-95 southbound travelers can expect delays, and Route 17 drivers can expect intermittent full traffic stops between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly

June 3, 2019
OVERNIGHT ROAD WORK HEATS UP ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect double lane closures on I-95 for paving and Improve 95 projects starting tonight, June 3, through early Friday, June 7

June 3, 2019
MILLING AND PAVING WORK WILL BEGIN THIS WEEK ON ROUTE 3 IN MATHEWS AND MIDDLESEX
Drivers should expect daytime delays on Route 3 between Route 33 and Route 198, near the Twigg Bridge over the Piankatank River, for approximately two weeks

June 3, 2019
FINAL CONSTRUCTION WORK UNDERWAY AT EXIT 118 INTERCHANGE IN THORNBURG
Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) and Mallard Road in Spotsylvania County for several weeks with final tasks of the project

May 28, 2019
EXPECT OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD JUNE 3-6 AND JUNE 10-13
Bridge beams will be placed for new Interstate 95 overpasses at Route 17; I-95 southbound travelers can expect delays, and Route 17 drivers can expect intermittent full traffic stops between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. nightly

May 28, 2019
ANTICIPATE THE WAIT WITH OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK
Expect double and single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve 95 projects starting tonight, May 28

May 24, 2019
EXPECT DELAYS FOR PAVING WORK ON ROUTE 614 (HICKORY FORK ROAD) NEXT WEEK IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Travelers can expect daytime delays over the next two weeks, beginning Tuesday, May 28

May 21, 2019
MERRY POINT FERRY RESUMES SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
Crews have finished repairs to ferry vessel's engine; Ferry service will resume at 7 a.m. tomorrow

May 20, 2019
ROUTE 360 CLOSED IN RICHMOND COUNTY FOR CRASH, DOWNED UTILITY LINES
Road may be closed for extended period; Motorists should follow detour route and avoid area

May 19, 2019
ALL LANES ON ROUTE 3 CLOSED IN KING GEORGE COUNTY
All eastbound and westbound lanes are closed at Port Conway Road with a multi-vehicle crash

May 19, 2019
ALL LANES ON ROUTE 17 CLOSED IN CAROLINE COUNTY
All northbound and southbound lanes are closed near Mount Road with a crash

May 16, 2019
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS TONIGHT ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND FOR BRIDGE REPAIR
Left lane of I-95 southbound will close at 6 p.m. near Exit 126/Spotsylvania for repair to deteriorated concrete on Route 17 overpass

May 15, 2019
ROUTE 3 PAVING IN TOWN OF WHITE STONE MOVES TO OVERNIGHT WORK
Resurfacing work near Robert O. Norris Bridge will resume on the evenings of Sunday, May 19 and Monday, May 20 to reduce congestion in work zone

May 14, 2019
BE ALERT FOR HORSE-DRAWN VEHICLE TRAFFIC IN RICHMOND COUNTY
Warning signs are posted on Route 3 near the county line, with additional signs posted at locations throughout the county to alert motorists to the presence of slow-moving traffic

May 13, 2019
ROUTE 632 (MT. OLIVE-COHOKE ROAD) IN KING WILLIAM CLOSING FOR REPAIRS MONDAY, MAY 20
Crews are repairing culvert over Acquinton Creek; Through traffic will be detoured through late July 2019

May 13, 2019
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO ENTER AND EXIT I-95 SOUTHBOUND AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG WILL BE ACTIVATED TOMORROW
Signal at the I-95 southbound on- and off-ramps in Spotsylvania County will be activated Tuesday, May 14

May 10, 2019
WYCHE ROAD OPENS ON NEW ALIGNMENT ON THURSDAY, MAY 16 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Wyche Road traffic will shift onto a new alignment to let construction crews continue work building the redesigned Exit 140 interchange and Courthouse Road widening in Stafford

May 3, 2019
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO ENTER I-95 NORTHBOUND AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG WILL BE ACTIVATED NEXT WEEK
Signal at the intersection of Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road), Mallard Road and Dominion Raceway Avenue in Spotsylvania County will be activated Monday, May 6

May 3, 2019
EXPECT FULL TRAFFIC STOP ON ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND AT I-95 NEXT WEEK
All lanes on Route 17 northbound in Stafford County will be stopped up to 30 minutes overnight on Wednesday, May 8

May 2, 2019
MERRY POINT FERRY IN LANCASTER COUNTY OUT OF SERVICE FOR REPAIRS
Ferry service has been suspended until further notice for engine repairs

May 1, 2019
ROUTE 622 (DIRT BRIDGE ROAD) NOW OPEN IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Crews completed emergency repairs today to restore road to through traffic between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Regent Road

May 1, 2019
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON PROJECT TO IMPROVE ROUTE 17 IN ESSEX COUNTY
Design public hearing will be held 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 to share designs for SMART SCALE project to enhance safety and traffic flow along Route 17 at Tappahannock

April 29, 2019
I-95 WORK ZONES THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG AND NEW ON-RAMP OPENS WEDNESDAY AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG
Expect single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve95 projects on Monday, April 29 through early Saturday, May 4

April 25, 2019
WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON SPOTSWOOD FURNACE LANE IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Crews will hard surface the gravel portion of the roadway near River Road

April 24, 2019
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND ON-RAMP OPENS AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG NEXT WEEK
Drivers will experience a temporary traffic pattern to enter I-95 northbound at Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) in Spotsylvania County starting Wednesday, May 1

April 24, 2019
VDOT SET TO INSTALL NEW SPEED LIMIT SIGNS ON ROUTE 301 IN CAROLINE COUNTY ON APRIL 25
Drivers should be alert to the new 60 mph speed limit on Route 301 between just north of Route 608 to just south of Route 17

April 19, 2019
ROUTE 609 (SMOKEY ROAD) IN KING WILLIAM CLOSES APRIL 29 FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Crews will be replacing a structurally deficient bridge over Herring Creek; Motorists should follow posted detour route over estimated 12 weeks of work

April 17, 2019
ROUTE 660 (SORGHUM ROAD) IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC AFTER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Detour has been lifted after crews installed a new bridge over Mill Stream

April 15, 2019
I-95 LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve95 projects on Monday, April 15 through early Friday, April 19

April 12, 2019
ALL LANES OF I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All northbound traffic is stopped at mile marker 147 for multi-vehicle crash, just prior to Exit 148/Quantico Marine Corps Base

April 12, 2019
ANTIOCH ROAD AND KNIGHTS RUN ROAD REOPEN IN NORTHERN NECK
Emergency repair work to rebuild several state-maintained secondary roads following damage from Tropical Storm Michael are complete

April 9, 2019
REPAIR SCHEDULE SET FOR ROUTE 622 (DIRT BRIDGE ROAD) IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Road is expected to reopen to through traffic between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Regent Road by Wednesday, May 1

April 9, 2019
NEW SPEED LIMIT SET TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK ON A PORTION OF ROUTE 17 IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Drivers should be aware that the speed limit on a portion of Route 17 in Gloucester County will be changed from 55 mph to 60 mph beginning Monday, April 15

April 8, 2019
I-95 LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect double and single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve95 projects on Monday, April 8 through early Saturday, April 13

April 4, 2019
ROUTE 622 (DIRT BRIDGE ROAD) CLOSED IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Drainage pipe failure has closed road to through traffic between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Regent Road; Motorists should follow posted detour route

April 1, 2019
I-95 LANE CLOSURES NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect double and single lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve95 projects starting tonight, April 1

March 29, 2019
EXPECT DAYTIME DELAYS ON ROUTE 218 FOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS
Motorists can expect one-way, alternating traffic on Rt. 218 in Stafford and King George counties as crews install centerline rumble strips on April 1-12

March 27, 2019
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OFF-RAMP AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG OPENS TOMORROW
Traffic exiting I-95 northbound at Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) in Spotsylvania County will be shifted onto a new off-ramp starting Thursday, March 28

March 27, 2019
ROUTE 646 (TACKETTS MILL ROAD) NOW OPEN IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Emergency repairs following a drainage pipe failure last week are complete

March 25, 2019
I-95 WORK ZONES SCHEDULED IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA THIS WEEK
Expect lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound for Improve95 projects

March 22, 2019
ROUTE 646 (TACKETTS MILL ROAD) CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Drainage pipe failure has closed road to through traffic between Dunbar and Heflin roads; Motorists should follow posted detour route

March 21, 2019
REPAIRS NEARLY COMPLETE ON TWO ROADS CLOSED BY TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL DAMAGE
Route 1350 (Hamlin Drive) in Stafford County will open on Friday, March 22 and Route 642 (Knights Run Road) in Northumberland County will reopen the week of April 1-5

March 18, 2019
NUMEROUS I-95 WORK ZONES THIS WEEK IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Expect daytime lane closures on I-95 northbound and overnight lane closures on I-95 southbound with various construction activities for Improve95 projects and maintenance work

March 12, 2019
NEW DATE FOR I-95 NORTHBOUND OFF-RAMP OPENING AT EXIT 118 IN THORNBURG
Traffic exiting I-95 northbound at Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) in Spotsylvania County will be shifted onto a new off-ramp starting Thursday, March 28

March 11, 2019
MULTIPLE I-95 WORK ZONES THIS WEEK IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Expect daytime and overnight lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound with ongoing construction activities or preliminary engineering work for Improve95 projects

March 7, 2019
ELTHAM BRIDGE INSPECTION SET FOR MARCH 11-15
Expect single lane closures on Route 30 over the Pamunkey River between Town of West Point and New Kent County next week

March 4, 2019
WORK ZONE WRAP-UP REVISED ON I-95 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect mostly daytime lane closures on I-95 northbound and overnight lane closures on I-95 southbound with ongoing construction activities or preliminary engineering work for several interstate projects

March 3, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BE SLICK MONDAY MORNING
VDOT crews will mobilize at midnight to monitor for icy road conditions on Interstate 95 and across the Fredericksburg area as temperatures drop below freezing

March 1, 2019
FERRY ROAD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT SET TO BEGIN ON MONDAY, MARCH 4
Be alert for construction activity on Ferry Road and on Route 3 eastbound and westbound in the Ferry Farm area of Stafford County

March 1, 2019
EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIRS CONTINUE FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
Route 642 (Knights Run Road) will remain closed until mid-March 2019; Reconstruction and repair continues on schedule for six additional roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Feb. 28, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: WINTRY MIX MAY AFFECT FRIDAY MORNING TRAVEL
VDOT crews will work overnight to patrol Interstate 95 and roads in the Fredericksburg area and western Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula for potentially slick conditions

Feb. 28, 2019
VDOT TO HOST PUBLIC MEETING FOR PLANNED IMPROVEMENTS AT THE I-95 SOUTHBOUND EXIT 126/SPOTSYLVANIA INTERCHANGE AND SOUTHPOINT PARKWAY
Public meeting to be held Tuesday, March 19 from 5-7 p.m. at Spotswood Elementary School in Spotsylvania County

Feb. 25, 2019
BRACE FOR MULTIPLE WORK ZONES THIS WEEK ON I-95 IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Expect daytime and overnight lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound, including a full traffic stop early Tuesday, Feb. 26

Feb. 25, 2019
ROUTE 658 (MOUNT OLIVE ROAD) IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL SUMMER 2019
Construction will continue to build a replacement bridge over the North Anna River

Feb. 22, 2019
SUNNYBANK FERRY IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY OUT OF SERVICE FOR REPAIRS
Ferry service has been suspended until further notice due to repairs needed to ferry’s cable system

Feb. 22, 2019
NEW WORK ZONE PATTERN STARTING SUNDAY NIGHT AT ROUTE 17 AND I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Inside left lane on Route 17 northbound and southbound will close at Exit 133/Falmouth in Stafford County beginning Sunday, Feb. 24 for construction of new Route 17 overpasses

Feb. 22, 2019
EXPECT DAYTIME TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 606 (MUDD TAVERN ROAD) NEAR I-95 IN SPOTSYLVANIA NEXT WEEK
Mudd Tavern Road traffic will be stopped up to 10 minutes at a time to allow crews to install traffic signal equipment starting Monday, Feb. 25

Feb. 22, 2019
EMERGENCY REPAIRS ALONG WESTBOUND ROUTE 360 IN WARSAW START NEXT WEEK
Crews will install a new pipe and repair the slope to reopen westbound lane by late May 2019

Feb. 21, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CRASH CLOSES I-95 SOUTHBOUND JUST SOUTH OF EXIT 126/SPOTSYLVANIA
Delays will impact evening rush hour; Traffic getting by crash scene using the left shoulder

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT:EXPECT WET PAVEMENT WITH ISOLATED SLICK SPOTS OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
Motorists urged to use caution if driving during the overnight and early morning hours

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROADS REMAIN SLICK, SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED
Drivers are advised to avoid travel until road and weather conditions improve

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: SNOW, FREEZING RAIN TO AFFECT TRAVEL WEDNESDAY
Motorists are asked to avoid travel while storm is underway; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions before starting a trip

Feb. 19, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS READY FOR SNOW, FREEZING RAIN
Motorists are asked to plan travel around storm, and avoid travel while storm is underway; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions before starting a trip

Feb. 18, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS TO TREAT I-95 OVERNIGHT
Tanker trucks will apply a salt brine solution to Interstate 95 travel lanes and ramps in the Fredericksburg area starting at 8 p.m. tonight

Feb. 15, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: RAIN, LIGHT SNOW MAY LEAD TO SLIPPERY ROADS SATURDAY MORNING
VDOT crews are mobilizing at midnight to treat roads and bridges for hazardous conditions; Motorists planning to drive should use extra caution and reduce speed

Feb. 14, 2019
ROUTE 660 (SORGHUM ROAD) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT BEGINS FEB. 19 IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Installation of a new bridge will close Sorghum Road to through traffic at Mill Stream for approximately six weeks; Motorists should follow posted detour route

Feb. 13, 2019
NEW WORK ZONE PATTERN STARTING AT ROUTE 17 AND I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Inside left lane on Route 17 northbound and southbound will close at Exit 133/Falmouth in Stafford County beginning Monday, Feb. 25 for construction of new Route 17 overpasses

Feb. 6, 2019
ROUTE 222 (WEEMS ROAD) IN LANCASTER COUNTY NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC
Road reopens following emergency repair to sinkhole, damaged road

Feb. 1, 2019
MOBILE OPERATION ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN CAROLINE COUNTY NEXT WEEK
Expect daytime double lane closures on I-95 southbound to allow crews to replace the reflective lens on the raised pavement markers starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4

Jan. 30, 2019
ROADS CLEAR, BUT ICY PATCHES POSSIBLE
Travelers should reduce their speed and drive with caution this morning as roads may be slick, especially on roads carrying lighter traffic, and on bridges, overpasses and ramps

Jan. 29, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING BEFORE IT STARTS SNOWING
Drivers urged to adjust travel with wintry mix expected to impact evening commute

Jan. 28, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CREWS PREPARE FOR POTENTIAL SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT
Motorists are encouraged to check 511Virgina before starting a trip to see real-time road conditions in their area; Plan to use additional caution or adjust travel plans as needed

Jan. 26, 2019
UPDATE: I-95 MOBILE POTHOLE REPAIR IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA ON SUNDAY, JAN. 27
Expect mobile single lane closures on I-95 southbound in Stafford, Spotsylvania and Caroline counties between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday

Jan. 25, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOBILE POTHOLE OPERATION ON I-95 TOMORROW
Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound to allow crews to repair potholes starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 until 2 p.m.

Jan. 22, 2019
I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD OVERNIGHT
Crews will stop all I-95 northbound and southbound traffic up to 30 minutes at a time between midnight and 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22

Jan. 19, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: RAIN-SLICKED ROADS MAY BECOME ICY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, EVENING
VDOT crews are mobilizing at noon Sunday ahead of plummeting temperatures that could transform wet pavement into an icy surface; Travelers should plan to check 511Virginia before starting a trip

Jan. 17, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: LIGHT SNOW, WINTRY MIX MAY AFFECT TRAVEL THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
VDOT crews and equipment will be staged and ready to treat and plow roads as needed; Motorists should check 511Virginia before starting a trip for real-time road conditions

Jan. 15, 2019
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN MORE, COMMENT ON I-95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING PROJECT
Join us for a public meeting from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg

Jan. 15, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BE ICY THIS MORNING
VDOT crews remain on duty to treat for any slick or hazardous road conditions from overnight refreezing in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE, BUT EXPECT OVERNIGHT REFREEZE
Wet, slushy pavement expected to refreeze after sunset; Motorists are urged to use additional caution during the overnight and early morning hours

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CREWS NOW FOCUSING ON SECONDARY ROADS AND SUBDIVISION STREETS
I-95, primary roads and high-volume secondary roads are in clear to minor condition; Drivers are still encouraged to limit unnecessary travel to allow crews to make additional progress

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: PLAN TO ADJUST TRAVEL BASED ON ROAD CONDITIONS, USE ADDITIONAL CAUTION
Overnight heavy snow, especially in Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, has led to partially-covered roads in those areas, with the potential for icy conditions districtwide

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS PREPARING FOR ROAD SURFACES TO REFREEZE OVERNIGHT
Overnight, any melted snow and slush is expected to freeze, leading to icy and slick road conditions; Motorists are advised to continue delaying travel until after storm's end

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING, BUT MORE SNOW ON THE WAY
Motorists in affected areas should continue to delay travel until after the storm has ended, including the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOTORISTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO STAY OFF THE ROADS DURING THE STORM
Many roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula are snow-covered, with the heaviest snowfall still ahead for the region Sunday morning

Jan. 12, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOTORISTS ASKED TO REMAIN OFF THE ROAD DURING THE STORM
With snow now falling across large portions of the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula, motorists are asked to stay off the roads for duration of storm

Jan. 12, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: DRIVERS URGED TO LIMIT TRAVEL WITH SNOW
Heavier snow is now falling and is expected to continue overnight into Sunday

Jan. 11, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: PLAN AHEAD FOR SNOW TO AFFECT WEEKEND TRAVEL
Motorists are asked to delay unnecessary travel and stay off the roads once snow begins; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions and traffic information

Jan. 9, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS TO PRE-TREAT I-95, PRIMARY ROADS AHEAD OF POTENTIAL WEEKEND STORM
Trucks will apply a salt brine solution to Interstate 95 travel lanes and ramps in the Fredericksburg area between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10

Jan. 4, 2019
UPDATE ON EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIRS FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
Reconstruction and repair continues on seven roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

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