VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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March 15, 2021



WITH SPRING NEAR, I-95 CONSTRUCTION HAS SPRUNG IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Expect I-95 daytime and overnight lane closures this week, and intermittent traffic stops north of Exit 133 (Route 17) at the future Truslow Road overpass

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Brief travel delays are possible this week on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area with daytime and overnight lane closures scheduled for multiple construction work zones.

Intermittent full traffic stops are scheduled north of Exit 133 (Route 17) in Stafford at the site of the future Truslow Road overpass under construction at mile marker 134. I-95 northbound or southbound traffic will be stopped for up to 30-minute intervals between midnight and 3 a.m. on Tuesday through Friday mornings this week.

Various construction activities will be underway on the interstate for several projects as part of the Improve 95 program:

• I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing
• I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing
• I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension
• Route 17 (Mills Drive) I-95 Overpass Replacement

Most lane closures are scheduled at night and during daytime off-peak travel times to minimize delays for motorists.

Weather permitting, the following lane closures are set to start tonight, Monday, March 15, through early Saturday, March 20:

I-95 Northbound

Monday, March 15
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Monday, March 15 – Tuesday, March 16
Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure

Exit 133 (Route 17) 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 Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full traffic stop up to 30 minutes
o 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

Tuesday, March 16
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Tuesday, March 16 – Wednesday, March 17
Exit 133 (Route 17) 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 Midnight – 3 a.m. – Full traffic stop up to 30 minutes
o 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

Wednesday, March 17
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Wednesday, March 17 – Thursday, March 18
Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure

Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure
o 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

Thursday, March 18
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Single lane closure

Thursday, March 18 – Friday, March 19
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure
o 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

I-95 Southbound

Monday, March 15
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 6 – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Monday, March 15 – Tuesday, March 16
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Tuesday, March 16
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 6 – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Tuesday, March 16 – Wednesday, March 17
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure


Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
o 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Wednesday, March 17
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 6 – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Wednesday, March 17 – Thursday, March 18
Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
o 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Single lane closure


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

Thursday, March 18
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 6 – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

Thursday, March 18 – Friday, March 19
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. – 6 a.m. Single lane closure

Friday, March 19 – Saturday, March 20
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
o 10 p.m. – 7 a.m. – Single lane closure

Overhead message boards will warn drivers to stay alert for lane closures and delays ahead.

511Virginia

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Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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