VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Aug. 12, 2019

Expect double lane and ramp closures on I-95 southbound starting tonight, Aug. 12 through early Friday, Aug. 16

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Motorists should anticipate delays this week on Interstate 95 southbound with double lane and ramp closures for paving and maintenance work on the interstate starting tonight, Aug. 12.

Each evening this week, I-95 southbound will be reduced to a single lane near the Exit 136/Centreport Parkway interchange in Stafford County for paving. Also, the I-95 on- and off-ramps to Centreport Parkway will be closed. 

On Tuesday, Aug. 13, the I-95 southbound exit ramp to Route 3 eastbound toward downtown Fredericksburg will be closed overnight for guardrail and pavement repair. 

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control near the work zones. 

Message boards will warn drivers to stay alert for possible delays. 

Weather permitting, the following lane closures are scheduled: 

I-95 Southbound  

Exit 136/Centreport Parkway 

  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Crews will begin milling and paving I-95 southbound between mile markers 137 – 135 near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. One lane will be closed in the work zone at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. each night. Motorists should be alert for a temporary, rough travel surface in milled areas. The I-95 southbound on- and off-ramps to Centreport Parkway will also be closed. Drivers should access I-95 southbound at Exit 140/Courthouse Road or Exit 133/Falmouth.  All I-95 southbound lanes and ramps will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning. 

Exit 130/Route 3 Off-Ramp CLOSED 

  • Tuesday – Wednesday, 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

The I-95 southbound off-ramp to Route 3 eastbound toward downtown Fredericksburg will be closed. Crews will be repairing pavement and guardrail along the ramp. Drivers should either exit I-95 southbound to Route 3 westbound then U-turn at Carl D. Silver Parkway or exit at Exit 126/Massaponax interchange in Spotsylvania County. 

I-95 Northbound  

Exit 136/Centreport Parkway to Exit 133/Falmouth 

  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Drivers can expect a single left lane closure overnight on I-95 northbound between mile markers 134 – 137, which is located between Exit 133/Falmouth and Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. Crews will be installing work zone signs and building construction entrances to the median for the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project, also known as Fred Ex.

For more information about the I-95 projects, please visit the Improve95 website at www.Improve95.org.


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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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