Megaprojects: I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing

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The I-95 northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project seeks to reduce northbound I-95 congestion between the Exit 130/Route 3 interchange in Fredericksburg and the Exit 133/Route 17 interchange in Stafford County.

Project funding became available as part of a negotiated agreement between the Commonwealth and Transurban, as announced by Governor McAuliffe on January 10, 2018. Read the news release about this agreement announcement.

You can also read the latest presentation about the project: "I-95 Mega Projects Overview."


The design public hearing for the I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 22, 2019. The hearing will be held from 5-7 p.m. at James Monroe High School at 2300 Washington Avenue in Fredericksburg.

Read the full newspaper advertisement for the public hearing:

Public Hearing Newspaper Advertisement


Meeting Brochure

Comment Sheet


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This project seeks to reduce I-95 northbound congestion at Fredericksburg by providing local traffic with an additional route to travel between the Route 3 and Route 17 interchanges without merging into the interstate's general purpose lanes.

Major Milestones 

Citizen Information Meeting: January 2019

Design Public Hearing: August 22, 2019

Construction Begins: Late 2020 - Early 2021

Construction Complete: Summer 2024

Page last modified: Sept. 10, 2019