VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Sept. 20, 2021



OVERNIGHT ROAD WORK RAMPING UP TO IMPROVE I-95
Expect double lane closures and intermittent full traffic stops starting tonight, Sept. 20 through early Friday, Sept. 24

Tuesday, Sept. 21 UPDATE: I-95 southbound will be reduced to one travel lane near exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and exit 133 (Route 17) in Stafford County starting at 9 p.m. tonight, Sept. 21 until 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22. Drivers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real time traffic conditions and active work zones. Weather permitting, lane closures on I-95 are scheduled at the following times:

Tuesday, Sept. 21 – Wednesday, Sept. 22
  I-95 Southbound at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o   9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o   Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stops up to 30 minutes
o   4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure 
  I-95 Southbound at exit 140 (Courthouse Road) to exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o   9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o   10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o   4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure
·        I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o   9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes
 
·        I-95 Northbound and Southbound at exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to exit 118 (Thornburg)
o   9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Single lane closure
 
·        I-95 Northbound at exit 148 (Quantico) to exit 143 (Garrisonville Road)
o   9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Construction to build a better ride on Interstate 95 is ramping up overnight road work with lane closures and intermittent full traffic stops in the Fredericksburg area as part of the Improve 95 program.

Starting tonight, Sept. 20, I-95 northbound and southbound will be reduced to one lane in each direction at 10 p.m. this week at various locations between exit 148 (Quantico) near the Stafford County and Prince William County line to exit 130 (Route 3) in the City of Fredericksburg.

Between midnight and 3 a.m., workers will intermittently stop all I-95 traffic each morning beginning tomorrow, Sept. 21 through early Friday, Sept. 24 for construction activities associated with Improve 95 projects. The full traffic stops may last up to 30 minutes each time.

Motorists are encouraged to check 511Virginia.org for real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents.

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

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

Monday, Sept. 20 – Tuesday, Sept. 21
• I-95 Northbound at exit 104 (Carmel Church) and exit 110 (Ladysmith)
o 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Mobile operation with double lane closure

• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes

• I-95 Northbound and Southbound at exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to exit 118 (Thornburg)
o 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 148 (Quantico) to exit 143 (Garrisonville Road)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes
o 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 130 (Route 3)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Tuesday, Sept. 21
• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Tuesday, Sept. 21 – Wednesday, Sept. 22
• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes

• I-95 Northbound and Southbound at exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to exit 118 (Thornburg)
o 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Single lane closure
• I-95 Southbound at exit 148 (Quantico) to exit 143 (Garrisonville Road)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 140 (Courthouse Road) to exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stops up to 30 minutes
o 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 130 (Route 3)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Wednesday, Sept. 22
• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Wednesday, Sept. 22 – Thursday, Sept. 23
• I-95 Northbound and Southbound at exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to exit 118 (Thornburg)
o 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes

• I-95 Northbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Northbound at exit 143 (Garrisonville Road) to exit 148 (Quantico)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 148 (Quantico) to exit 143 (Garrisonville Road)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes
o 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 130 (Route 3)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Thursday, Sept. 23
• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Thursday, Sept. 23 – Friday, Sept. 24
• I-95 Northbound at exit 130 (Route 3) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full Traffic Stop up to 30 minutes

• I-95 Northbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Northbound and Southbound at exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to exit 118 (Thornburg)
o 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 148 (Quantico) to exit 143 (Garrisonville Road)
o 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to exit 133 (Route 17)
o 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
o 4:30 a.m. – 6 a.m. – Single lane closure

• I-95 Southbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 130 (Route 3)
o 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. – Single lane closure

Friday, Sept. 24 – Saturday, Sept. 25
• I-95 Southbound at exit 133 (Route 17) to exit 130 (Route 3)
o 10 p.m. – 7 a.m. – Single lane closure

Drivers can download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.
Learn more about projects underway to improve travel on I-95 in the Fredericksburg area at Improve95.org.


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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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