News Releases - Fredericksburg

Aug. 10, 2020
PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND AT GLOUCESTER POINT ON MONDAY, AUGUST 17
Drivers may encounter intermittent single lanes closures in the work zone Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Aug. 5, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND FULL TRAFFIC STOPS SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All I-95 northbound traffic will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. early Thursday, Aug. 6 to continue work to remove an overhead sign north of Exit 133 (Route 17)

Aug. 4, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: STORM CLEANUP CONTINUES AFTER TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS
All primary roads are open, with around 25 secondary roads remaining closed in the district; Crews continue working this afternoon to clear downed trees

Aug. 4, 2020
NORRIS BRIDGE OPEN WITH HIGH WIND ADVISORY
High-profile vehicles such as tractor-trailers, box trucks and large vans and SUVs are advised to not cross the bridge when a high wind advisory is posted

Aug. 4, 2020
BRIDGE CLOSURE NOTICE POSTED AT NORRIS BRIDGE
Message boards are activated on Route 3 in Lancaster and Middlesex counties at bridge approaches advising motorists to use another route until winds subside

Aug. 3, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: TROPICAL STORM ISAIAS WILL BRING HEAVY RAIN, HIGH WINDS
VDOT crews have equipment and materials ready to swiftly respond to roadway flooding, downed trees and other travel hazards in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

July 31, 2020
SERVICE SUSPENDED ON NORTHERN NECK FERRIES
Crews have secured the Merry Point and Sunnybank ferry vessels ahead of anticipated inclement weather; Travelers can check 511Virginia for updates

July 30, 2020
CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECTS WILL START NEXT WEEK IN TWO SPOTSYLVANIA SUBDIVISIONS
New 85-foot long pipe will be installed on Fox Chase Lane near Heathermoore Place and an 80-foot long double box culvert will be installed on Bloomsbury Lane near Springbrook Terrace

July 29, 2020
PADDLERS WILL PORTAGE ON RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT I-95 BRIDGES IN FREDERICKSBURG IN AUGUST
Starting Friday, Aug. 14 , river traffic will portage to safely navigate around bridge construction as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

July 29, 2020
FULL TRAFFIC STOPS SCHEDULED OVERNIGHT FOR I-95 NORTHBOUND IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All I-95 northbound traffic will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. early Thursday, July 30 to remove an overhead sign north of Exit 133 (Route 17)

July 22, 2020
OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOPS ON ROUTE 223 AT GWYNN’S ISLAND BRIDGE THURSDAY NIGHT
Route 223 traffic will be stopped for up to 15-minute intervals between 11 p.m. Thursday, July 23 and 5 a.m. Friday, July 24 for bridge maintenance

July 21, 2020
NEW BRIDGE OPENS ON OWENS MILL ROAD IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
VDOT state forces bridge crew replaced a bridge over Rickenaw Creek; Detour route was lifted on Tuesday afternoon

July 21, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS AT FALMOUTH BRIDGE JULY 23 AND JULY 28
Brief, intermittent traffic stops on Route 1 planned between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the evenings of Thursday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 28

July 17, 2020
ROUTE 632 (MOUNT OLIVE-COHOKE ROAD) REOPENS IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY
Detour was lifted today after crews finished building a new bridge over Harrison’s Creek two months ahead of schedule

July 14, 2020
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OVERPASS NOW OPEN AT ROUTE 17
Northbound traffic has shifted onto a new interstate span over Route 17 at Exit 133 in Stafford County; All I-95 northbound lanes have reopened

July 13, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND LANE CLOSURES UNDERWAY AT FREDERICKSBURG
Northbound I-95 is reduced to two travel lanes at Exit 133 (Route 17) through 4 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 as crews open a new interstate overpass

July 10, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND OFF-RAMP TO ROUTE 3 WESTBOUND CLOSED
Exit 130B (Route 3/Fredericksburg) is closed with an overturned tractor-trailer

July 9, 2020
BATES TAPPED AS NEW FREDERICKSBURG RESIDENCY ENGINEER
Kyle Bates, P.E. returns to lead road maintenance and operations, land use and emergency response in Caroline, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties

July 6, 2020
ROUTE 30 AND ROUTE 360 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT STARTS THIS WEEK
Construction at the King William County intersection to add turn lanes to enhance safety and reduce delays will start Thursday, July 9

July 6, 2020
NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL TO BE ACTIVATED AT MINE ROAD AND ROUTE 630 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Signal near the Embrey Mill subdivision will operate in flash mode starting today, July 6 and will go into full color operation on Thursday, July 9

July 3, 2020
ROUTE 223 BRIDGE AT GWYNN’S ISLAND CLOSED TO TRAFFIC
Bridge over Milford Haven connecting Gwynn’s Island to mainland Mathews County is currently stuck in the open position due to expanding steel in high temperatures

July 1, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG MONDAY, JULY 13 – TUESDAY, JULY 14
Northbound traffic will be reduced to two travel lanes from 9 a.m. Monday, July 13 until 4 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 at Exit 133 (Route 17) to open a new interstate overpass

June 26, 2020
MERRY POINT, SUNNYBANK FERRY SERVICE RESUMES ON FRIDAY, JULY 3
Northern Neck ferries will operate on normal service schedule; Posted signs will ask travelers to remain in vehicles and practice physical distancing

June 18, 2020
REMINDER: CHATHAM BRIDGE CLOSES MONDAY, JUNE 22
Starting at 5 a.m. Monday, Route 3 Business traffic will be detoured through October 2021 for project to improve bridge linking Stafford County and the City of Fredericksburg

June 15, 2020
I-95 LANE CLOSURES PLANNED THIS WEEK IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Travelers may encounter brief daytime and overnight delays June 15-20 for paving, bridge repairs and I-95 improvement projects

June 8, 2020
I-95 WORK ZONES NEAR FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK
Overnight travelers may experience delays with overnight lane closures on I-95 starting tonight, June 8, through early Sunday, June 14

June 5, 2020
CHATHAM BRIDGE TO CLOSE ON MONDAY, JUNE 22
Traffic will be detoured through October 2021 to allow construction crews to improve the Route 3 Business bridge linking Stafford County and the City of Fredericksburg

June 3, 2020
ROUTE 207 TRAFFIC SHIFT SET FOR NEXT WEEK
Route 207 over the Mattaponi River in Caroline County will be reduced to two travel lanes on Monday, June 8

June 1, 2020
OVERNIGHT I-95 WORK ZONES SCHEDULED IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA THIS WEEK
Expect I-95 northbound double lane closures starting tonight, June 1, through early Sunday, June 7

May 28, 2020
ROUTE 301 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS IN KING GEORGE COUNTY
Several existing turn lanes on Route 301 at Owens Drive and Bennion Road will be extended to reduce congestion and driver delays

May 27, 2020
OVERNIGHT PAVING BEGINS NEXT WEEK IN TOWN OF URBANNA
Road resurfacing begins Sunday, May 31 to improve the ride along several major routes, including Route 227, Route 602 (Old Virginia Street), and Route 1017 (Upton Lane)

May 27, 2020
PAVING WORK BEGINS TODAY IN MATHEWS COUNTY
Road resurfacing is starting to improve the ride on Main Street, Route 14, Route 198 (Buckley Hall Road) and Route 611 (Tabernacle Road)

May 22, 2020
VISTA WOODS SUBDIVISION PAVING BEGINS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Crews will begin work on Thursday, May 28 to resurface and improve state-maintained roads in the neighborhood through late June

May 22, 2020
ROUTE 1 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER POTOMAC CREEK IN STAFFORD COUNTY BEGINS IN JUNE
Drivers should be alert for construction activity in the work zone; Route 1 will remain four lanes during project, with only periodic single lane closures needed

May 21, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING CONTRACT AWARDED
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $107.5 million contract to reduce I-95 congestion by adding northbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area

May 18, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND FULL TRAFFIC STOPS SCHEDULED THIS WEEK IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All I-95 northbound traffic will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. this week starting early Tuesday, May 19 between the Rappahannock River Bridge and north of Exit 133 (Route 17)

May 15, 2020
SEASONAL MOWING AND LITTER PICKUP UNDERWAY IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Drivers are asked to slow down, move over and be alert to crews working in the median and along the road shoulder on primary routes in Stafford, Spotsylvania and Caroline counties

May 15, 2020
VDOT INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT ON ROUTE 1 TRAVEL IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Take an online survey to provide feedback on existing travel along Route 1 between Commonwealth Drive and Caroline County line

May 14, 2020
JOIN VDOT FOR “PARDON OUR DUST” ONLINE MEETING ON CHATHAM BRIDGE PROJECT
Public is invited to participate in YouTube Live meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 to learn more about upcoming construction to improve the Route 3 Business bridge between Stafford County and the City of Fredericksburg

May 11, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All I-95 southbound lanes are closed for a tractor-trailer fire at mile marker 117, just south of Exit 118 (Thornburg)

May 8, 2020
ROUTE 1 ROAD SHOULDER, DRAINAGE WORK BEGINS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Over the next two weeks, motorists should be alert for mobile, daytime single lane closures on Route 1 between Eskimo Hill Road and Prince William County line

May 7, 2020
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE AND COURTHOUSE ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Construction of new sidewalk and commuter parking expansion caps early completion of $195 million project at Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140

May 6, 2020
DETOUR TO BEGIN ON LORIELLA PARK DRIVE IN SPOTSYLVANIA FOR PIPE REPLACEMENT
Motorists should follow posted detour route through mid-July 2020 as crews install a new drainage pipe underneath Loriella Park Drive

April 30, 2020
ROUTE 1 CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All travel lanes on Rt. 1 between Mine Road and Market Street are closed, drivers should follow traffic control at the scene

April 29, 2020
LORD DELAWARE BRIDGE INSPECTION TO BEGIN MONDAY, MAY 4
Drivers will encounter daytime single lane closures for two weeks on the Route 33 bridge over the Mattaponi River in King William County

April 24, 2020
95 EXPRESS LANES WORK ZONE ACTIVITY INCREASES IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists will see tree clearing and construction equipment operating in the I-95 median near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and along I-95 southbound near Exit 133 (Route 17)

April 22, 2020
ROAD RESURFACING COMING TO TOWN OF WEST POINT
Preliminary work will begin in April to prepare several secondary roads in West Point for resurfacing improvements during 2020

April 22, 2020
ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND BRIDGE PROJECT SET TO BEGIN MAY 1
Route 17 southbound drivers should be alert for construction activity to improve the condition of the Dragon Run bridge near the Middlesex and Gloucester county line

April 21, 2020
CHATHAM BRIDGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT FREDERICKSBURG AWARDED TODAY
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded contract for $17.8 million to improve condition of Route 3 Business bridge linking Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg

April 20, 2020
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 SCHEDULED THIS WEEK
Construction continues to improve I-95 with overnight work zones starting tonight, April 20 through early Friday, April 24

April 15, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: I-95 CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE REVISED FOR APRIL 15-17
New work zone hours announced for I-95 paving this week in Caroline County

April 13, 2020
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CONSTRUCTION THIS WEEK TO IMPROVE I-95
Expect overnight lane closures on I-95 starting tonight, April 13 through early Saturday, April 18

April 10, 2020
PAVING BEGINS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEXT WEEK IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Expect overnight lane closures from south of the Spotsylvania County and Caroline County line to the I-95 Southbound Safety Rest Area for the next several weeks

April 9, 2020
ROUTE 1 ROAD SHOULDER, DRAINAGE WORK BEGINS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Over the next three weeks, motorists should be alert for daytime single lane closures on Route 1 between Truslow Road and American Legion Road/Eskimo Hill Road

April 9, 2020
MERRY POINT, SUNNYBANK FERRIES TO SUSPEND SERVICE
VDOT will cease ferry service for Northern Neck region April 11 in response to COVID-19

April 6, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON ELTHAM BRIDGE TUESDAY, APRIL 7
Route 30/33 traffic to be stopped briefly for multiple bridge openings between 7 p.m. – 6 a.m.

April 3, 2020
CSX TO REPAIR RAIL CROSSING ON FEDERAL DRIVE IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Through traffic will be detoured on Federal Drive near the Argyle Heights area from 6 a.m. Monday, April 6 through 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7

April 3, 2020
SAFETY WIDENING PROJECT TO BEGIN ON DECATUR ROAD, RAMOTH CHURCH ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Slight widening of road shoulder ahead of paving seeks to reduce crash risk

March 30, 2020
UPDATE 2: ROUTE 617 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT TO BEGIN APRIL 1 IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Starting Wednesday, April 1, motorists will be detoured around the closure for approximately 8 months

March 27, 2020
CSX TO REPAIR MORE RAIL CROSSINGS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Through traffic will be detoured 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Hollywood Farm Rd. on Tuesday, March 31, and on Forest Lane Rd. on Friday, April 3

March 27, 2020
DETOUR ON BLOCK HOUSE ROAD CONTINUES NEXT WEEK IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Through traffic will be detoured 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31 to allows crews to finish bridge deck replacement at Ta River

March 25, 2020
UPDATE: CAISSON ROAD REMAINS CLOSED OVERNIGHT FOR RAIL REPAIR IN STAFFORD
Due to inclement weather today, CSX has extended the Route 603 (Caisson Rd.) road closure through noon Thursday, March 26 for a railroad crossing repair

March 25, 2020
ROUTE 3 CLOSED IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY
All lanes of Route 3 are closed near Polk Street intersection for vehicle crash with downed power lines; VDOT crews on scene to assist with detour route

March 23, 2020
UPDATE: NEW CSX SCHEDULE FOR RT. 603 (CAISSON ROAD) RAIL REPAIR IN STAFFORD
Caisson Rd. will now be closed with a detour in place from noon Tuesday, March 24 through 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 25 for a railroad crossing repair

March 23, 2020
EXPECT ROUTE 3 DELAYS IN LANCASTER COUNTY NEAR NORRIS BRIDGE
Route 3 traffic will alternate traveling in a one-way pattern just north of Robert O. Norris Bridge for a guardrail repair on Thursday, March 26

March 20, 2020
ROUTE 3 ROAD SHOULDER, DRAINAGE WORK BEGINS IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Over the next 3 weeks, motorists should be alert for daytime single lane closures on Route 3 eastbound and westbound from Andora Drive and Corter Avenue to Orange County line

March 20, 2020
CSX WILL REPAIR RAIL CROSSING ON RT. 603 (CAISSON ROAD) IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Through traffic on Caisson Rd. will be detoured from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25 to allow CSX Corp. to repair a railroad crossing

March 20, 2020
WORK ZONE SPEED LIMIT TO BE POSTED ON ROUTE 207 NORTHBOUND IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Temporary 45 mph speed limit will be posted on Monday, March 23 on Route 207 northbound near Mattaponi River bridge

March 17, 2020
I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD
Overturned truck is blocking all northbound travel lanes just north of Rappahannock River in Fredericksburg area; I-95 northbound traffic is being diverted around scene using collector-distributor lane at Exit 133

March 16, 2020
OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES IN FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK NEAR CHATHAM BRIDGE
Lane closures are scheduled on William Street and Sophia Street on Tuesday - Thursday evenings for utility relocation ahead of Chatham Bridge project

March 16, 2020
DETOUR ON ROUTE 648 (BLOCK HOUSE ROAD) MARCH 23-27 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Through traffic will be detoured from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily over five consecutive days to allows crews to improve bridge over the Ta River

March 16, 2020
ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Multi-vehicle crash has closed both southbound lanes near Burleigh Road intersection; Northbound lanes remain open

March 13, 2020
BE ALERT FOR PAVING, FINAL CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES AT EXIT 140 (COURTHOUSE ROAD) AREA IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Next week, Austin Ridge Drive traffic to be detoured overnight Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. between Shields Road and Courthouse Road

March 11, 2020
RIVER ROAD CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Road is expected to remain closed through afternoon and evening rush hour period; Travelers should seek alternate routes

March 11, 2020
REMINDER: OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOP ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEAR EXIT 133 IN STAFFORD
Expect overnight delays on I-95 southbound with one full traffic stop to move a crane

March 10, 2020
ROUTE 14 CLOSED IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
All travel lanes on Rt. 14 near Devils Three Jump Road are closed with overturned tractor-trailer, drivers should follow traffic control at scene

March 8, 2020
ROUTE 3 WESTBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
​All Route 3 westbound traffic near Salem Church Road is being detoured through a parking lot after crash

March 5, 2020
TWO-WAY TRAFFIC RESTORED ON GEORGE STREET IN FREDERICKSBURG
Both travel lanes are open again on George Street between Caroline Street and Sophia Street; Brief lane closures downtown for additional utility work on March 6 and March 11-13

March 4, 2020
EXPECT DELAYS AT ROUTE 3, BLUE & GRAY PARKWAY AREA IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Overturned truck with spilled lumber has blocked travel lanes; Motorists should avoid area if possible as intermittent traffic stops will be needed this afternoon to remove debris

March 3, 2020
REMINDER: OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOPS ON I-95 NEAR EXIT 133 AND ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD
Expect delays with intermittent full traffic stops

March 3, 2020
VDOT NAMES NEW NORTHERN NECK RESIDENT ENGINEER
David Beale, P.E., will lead highway maintenance and operations, land use, emergency response and snow removal for VDOT in King George, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland counties

March 2, 2020
CONSTRUCTION RAMPING UP AT EXIT 133 (ROUTE 17) IN STAFFORD COUNTY THIS WEEK
Expect major delays on I-95 and Route 17 with intermittent full traffic stops starting Monday, March 2 through early Friday, March 6

Feb. 28, 2020
BE ALERT FOR ROUTE 1 WORK ZONE IN SPOTSYLVANIA DURING MARCH
Crews will be cleaning roadside shoulders and ditches near the Caroline County line starting Monday, March 2 through Friday, March 20 between 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on weekdays

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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