VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


June 5, 2019

I-95 southbound travelers can still expect delays with double lane closures between 10 p.m. and 4 a.m.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Due to the chance of severe weather, overnight full traffic stops scheduled on Route 17 for tonight, June 5, in Stafford County have been canceled

Travelers on Interstate 95 southbound can still expect delays near Exit 133 for other construction activities as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project. 

Since Monday, June 3, crews have lifted eight concrete beams into place for the new I-95 overpasses spanning Route 17. 

Weather permitting, motorists can expect lane closures at the following times: 

I-95 Southbound

Wednesday, June 5 

  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • 4 a.m. – Two lanes open, with a single lane closed until 10 a.m.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control in the work zone. 

Alternate Routes 

I-95 southbound travelers are advised to use Route 1 southbound to avoid delays on these evenings. Message boards on I-95 will provide advance notice of lane closures and detour routes. 

For additional information, please visit www.Improve95.org. 


Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia. 

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia. 


VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.


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