VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


Jan. 15, 2019

Join us for a public meeting from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG – The public is invited to attend a public meeting in January to learn more about a project to build additional Interstate 95 northbound lanes parallel to the I-95 northbound general purpose lanes in the Fredericksburg area. 

A citizen information meeting will be held: 

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019*

5-7 p.m.

James Monroe High School

2300 Washington Avenue

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

*Inclement weather date: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019

Stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m. to review displays, proposed design plans, and discuss questions with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) staff.

A brief presentation will be delivered at 5:30 p.m.

Written and oral comments on the project will be accepted at the public meeting, and afterward through Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.

Comments may also be submitted by mailing them to Mr. William Arel, VDOT MegaProjects Engineer, Virginia Department of Transportation, 87 Deacon Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.

Comments may be emailed to William.Arel@VDOT.Virginia.Gov. Please reference "I-95 NB Rappahannock River Crossing Public Comment" in the email subject line.

Project Background 

The I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project seeks to reduce northbound I-95 congestion between the Exit 130 and Exit 133 interchanges. 

The new northbound crossing will add additional lanes parallel to the general purpose lanes on I-95 from just south of Exit 130/Route 3 in Fredericksburg to just north of Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford. 

Please visit the project page at www.VirginiaDOT.org to view meeting materials. All materials will be posted online on Wednesday, Jan. 30.


 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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