VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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Sept. 25, 2019

Crews will be placing barrier along the ramp from Route 17 southbound to Interstate 95 southbound in preparation for expanding ramp as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Route 17 southbound on-ramp to Interstate 95 southbound at Exit 133 in Stafford County will be closed overnight on Thursday, Sept. 26, to allow crews to install barrier along the ramp and interstate shoulder.

Tonight, the on-ramp and all lanes of I-95 southbound will remain open at Exit 133 (Route 17).

On Thursday evening, I-95 southbound travelers can also expect a single lane closure from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. near Exit 133.

Message boards and detours signs will be posted to guide motorists during the ramp closure. View an online map of the on-ramp detour for Route 17 southbound traffic seeking to access I-95 southbound.

I-95 Southbound at Exit 136/Centreport Parkway

Drivers are reminded the I-95 southbound on-ramp and off-ramp at Exit 136/Centreport Parkway in Stafford will also be closed tonight, Thursday and Friday evenings this week for paving. These ramps will be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. I-95 southbound travelers can expect double lane closures near Exit 136 for paving on the following schedule:

  • 9 p.m.– Single lane closes
  • 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.– Two lanes closed
  • 4:30 a.m. – All lanes and ramps open


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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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