VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Sept. 15, 2020

I-95 northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane then diverted to temporary median lane near Exit 133 (Route 17)

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. Interstate 95 northbound travelers should anticipate delays with overnight lane closures near Exit 133 (Route 17) in Stafford County as crews prepare to lift the bridge beams for the new Truslow Road overpass. 

A single lane will close on I-95 northbound at 9 p.m. followed by double lane closures at 10 p.m. near the Exit 133 interchange to allow crews to a move a crane into place for the bridge beam placement. 

Shortly after 10 p.m. with the assistance of Virginia State Police, I-95 northbound traffic will be reduced to a single lane then diverted into a temporary lane in the median. Motorists will then be shifted back to the travel lanes before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway). 

Click here to view an online graphic of this traffic pattern. 

The Truslow Road overpass is being replaced as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.  

Weather permitting, lane closures on I-95 northbound are scheduled at the following times: 

Tuesday, Sept. 15 – Wednesday, Sept. 16 

  • 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure, with single lane of traffic diverted into median
  • 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open 

If there is inclement weather, the work zone will be postponed to the following evening, Wednesday, Sept. 16 into early Thursday, Sept. 17. 

Message boards will be posted along I-95 northbound to alert motorists to delays ahead. 

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

For more information, please visit the Fredericksburg Extension project page on the Express Lanes website.


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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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