VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Oct. 18, 2021
EXPECT DAYTIME DELAYS ON I-95 THIS WEEK FOR RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER BRIDGE INSPECTION
Single lane closures are scheduled to inspect the bridges over the Rappahannock River starting at 9:30 a.m. today, Oct. 18
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has scheduled daytime lane closures on Interstate 95 this week to inspect the interstate bridges over the Rappahannock River.
Starting today, Oct. 18, single lane closures are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on I-95 northbound at the bridge, which connects the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County.
Motorists traveling can expect travel delays at midday in the Fredericksburg area each day through Thursday, Oct. 21.
The routine bridge inspection must occur during the daylight hours to safely perform the work.
Weather permitting, the following lane closures will occur on I-95 northbound and southbound at the Rappahannock River Bridges, which are located at mile marker 132:
Monday, Oct. 18 – Tuesday, Oct. 19
• 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Alternating, single lane closures on I-95 northbound
Wednesday, Oct. 20 – Thursday, Oct. 21
• 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Alternating, single lane closures on I-95 southbound
Drivers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time traffic conditions before they leave for their destination.
Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.
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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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