VDOT News - Fredericksburg



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Dec. 22, 2020

Northbound traffic will be stopped for up to 30 minutes between midnight and 3 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23 to allow crews to move a crane near Exit 148 (Quantico)

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Travelers on Interstate 95 northbound should anticipate delays tonight near Exit 148 (Quantico) in Stafford County, with double lane closures and a full traffic stop scheduled overnight to allow crews to move a construction crane as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension.

Starting at 9 p.m. tonight, Dec. 22, I-95 northbound will have reduced travel lanes north of Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville) at mile marker 145 to the Exit 148 (Quantico) interchange to allow crews to prepare for the full traffic stop.

All I-95 northbound traffic will be stopped for a 30-minute interval between midnight and 3 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23 to move a construction crane across the travel lanes to the interstate median.

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

  • 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight to 3 a.m. – Full traffic stop for up to 30 minutes
  • 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

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

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

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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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