VDOT News - Fredericksburg


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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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May 11, 2020

All I-95 southbound lanes are closed for a tractor-trailer fire at mile marker 117, just south of Exit 118 (Thornburg)

12:45 a.m. UPDATE: All I-95 southbound lanes are now open at mile marker 117 in Spotsylvania County. Scene of earlier tractor-trailer fire is now clear. 

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – All lanes of Interstate 95 southbound are closed just south of Exit 118 (Thornburg) in Spotsylvania County for a tractor-trailer fire.

I-95 southbound motorists should expect significant travel delays south of Exit 126 (Spotsylvania). Travelers may use Route 1 southbound as an alternate route.


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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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