News Releases - Fredericksburg

Aug. 13, 2018
UPDATE: EMERGENCY REPAIR UNDERWAY ON ROUTE 608 (BROOKE ROAD) IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Pipe failure following intense rain Sunday evening has closed road near John Roberts Lane; Road will remain closed through Friday, Aug. 17

Aug. 13, 2018
EXPECT I-95 DELAYS IN STAFFORD COUNTY AUG. 20-23 AND AUG. 27-28
I-95 traffic will stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. on multiple evenings for construction of a new interchange at Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)

Aug. 13, 2018
ROUTE 608 (BROOKE ROAD) CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Pipe failure has closed road near John Roberts Lane

Aug. 12, 2018
EUSTACE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY NOW OPEN
Emergency sinkhole repair and pipe installation completed in Manors of Park Ridge subdivision; Road is open to through traffic between Northampton Boulevard and Legal Court

Aug. 8, 2018
NEW WEIGHT LIMIT ON ROUTE 652 (COOL WATER DRIVE) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Weight limit is being reduced to 4 tons for all vehicles on bridge over Polecat Creek

Aug. 7, 2018
UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION TO REPAIR INDIAN ROAD IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Weather permitting, the road is estimated to re-open by mid-October

Aug. 6, 2018
PARKWAY BOULEVARD PIPE REPLACEMENT BEGINS
Drivers in the Park Ridge area of Stafford County can expect the road to remain open to traffic, with occasional lane closures for delivery of equipment and materials

Aug. 3, 2018
NORRIS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND
Route 3 motorists can expect one-way, alternating traffic Saturday and Sunday at the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Middlesex and Lancaster counties for a paving project

Aug. 3, 2018
MILLING AND PAVING SCHEDULED TO BEGIN ON ROUTE 3 NEAR ORANGE COUNTY/SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY LINE
Motorists traveling on Route 3 eastbound should expect delays and a rough driving surface for approximately three weeks, weather permitting

Aug. 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Workers will start installing temporary concrete barrier and work zone signs along I-95 in the Fredericksburg area on Monday, Aug. 6

July 31, 2018
REPAIR PROJECT CONTINUES AT EUSTACE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Work to install new pipe connection and repair sinkhole begins Wednesday; Eustace Road is anticipated to be closed to through traffic for approximately 2 weeks

July 31, 2018
INDIAN ROAD IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY CLOSED WITH WASHOUT
Crews on scene to set up detour, assess damage and plans for repair

July 30, 2018
ROUTE 3 NEAR CENTRAL PARK IN FREDERICKSBURG REDUCED TO A SINGLE LANE OVERNIGHT THIS WEEK
Expect overnight delays on Route 3 near the I-95 interchange, full traffic stops are possible beginning tonight, July 30 through early Friday, August 3

July 30, 2018
NIGHTTIME WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG MAY CAUSE DELAYS
Multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound will require double lane closures

July 27, 2018
SINKHOLE REPAIR CONTINUES AT EUSTACE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Eustace Road remains closed to through traffic between Northampton Boulevard and Legal Court; Motorists should follow posted detour route

July 27, 2018
NORRIS BRIDGE LANE CLOSURE TO CONTINUE SATURDAY, JULY 28 AND SUNDAY, JULY 29
Drivers can expect one-way, alternating traffic on Route 3 at the Robert O. Norris Bridge between Middlesex and Lancaster counties for milling and paving project

July 27, 2018
BE ALERT FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT NEW PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Temporary signal has been activated at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road and will go full color operation on Friday, July 27

July 26, 2018
EUSTACE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY CLOSED DUE TO SINKHOLE NEAR ROADWAY
Traffic being detoured to Christopher Way as crew investigate the cause and plans to repair

July 24, 2018
UPDATE: DREDGING WORK TO AFFECT MERRY POINT FERRY IN LANCASTER COUNTY
Ferry will be out of service on July 31-Aug. 1 and Aug. 7-8

July 23, 2018
TIGNOR ROAD IN CAROLINE COUNTY CLOSED FOR PIPE REPAIR
Pipe failed on Route 624 with recent heavy rain

July 20, 2018
ROUTE 17 TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT THORNTON ROLLING ROAD AND JIM MORRIS ROAD TO BE FULLY OPERATIONAL ON TUESDAY, JULY 24
Full color operation of the new traffic signal will mark final phase of this intersection safety improvement project in Spotsylvania County

July 17, 2018
EMERGENCY PIPE REPLACEMENT WILL CLOSE A PORTION OF ROUTE 30 IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY ON THURSDAY, JULY 19
Traffic will be detoured onto V.F.W. Road in the Town of West Point

July 17, 2018
PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY MOVING TO NEW LOCATION ON MONDAY, JULY 30
Commuter parking lot is moving east of Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140 to intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road

July 11, 2018
SIGNAL ADJUSTMENTS, LANE SHIFT TONIGHT NEAR CENTRAL PARK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Additional spacing will separate traffic signals and right turn lanes on Route 3 westbound at Carl D. Silver Parkway

July 11, 2018
BE ALERT FOR CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY ON BELLS HILL ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Project will restore 250 ft. of damaged slope near the road and rebuild travel lanes; Road is expected to re-open to through traffic in mid-September 2018

July 9, 2018
RAMOTH CHURCH ROAD REALIGNMENT IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL OPEN EARLY WEDNESDAY
Crews are working to realign the intersection at Courthouse Road with Winding Creek Road, new traffic pattern will now go into effect early Wednesday, July 11

July 9, 2018
MILLING AND PAVING WORK BEGINS ON ROUTE 360 IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Expect single lane closures, brief delays and a rough driving surface from Courthouse Rd. to Avalon Ln.

July 9, 2018
I-95 WORK ZONES HEAT UP THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound, including full closures at Exit 118/Thornburg

July 9, 2018
REMINDER: FULL TRAFFIC STOP ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND TONIGHT AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Expect overnight delays south of Fredericksburg for bridge work on Mudd Tavern Road overpass between 9:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 and 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 10

July 9, 2018
REMINDER: FULL TRAFFIC STOP ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND TONIGHT AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Expect overnight delays south of Fredericksburg for bridge work on Mudd Tavern Road overpass between 9:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 and 5 a.m. Tuesday, July 10

July 6, 2018
NORRIS BRIDGE PAVING SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, JULY 7
Route 3 over the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties will be reduced to a single lane for paving from 7 a.m. – noon on Saturday, July 7

July 6, 2018
PAVING IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Drivers can expect overnight lane closures on Sunday-Thursday evenings in July and August between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and the Prince William County line

July 6, 2018
REMINDER: TELEGRAPH ROAD CLOSES TO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON MONDAY, JULY 9
Drainage pipe installation project will close Telegraph Road at the I-95 overpass in Stafford County for an estimated 45 days

July 5, 2018
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN ON RAMOTH CHURCH ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY STARTS NEXT WEEK
Ramoth Church Road will be realigned at Courthouse Road to intersect with Winding Creek Road starting Tuesday, July 10

July 5, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE SUNDAY-THURSDAY
Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane on the bridge with alternating one-way traffic overnight on the evenings of Sunday, July 8 through Thursday, July 12

July 3, 2018
REMINDER: PAVING PROJECT ON NORRIS BRIDGE BEGINS THURSDAY, JULY 5
Starting at noon Thursday, milling and paving work will be underway 24 hours a day on weekdays to install a new travel surface on Route 3 over the Rappahannock River

July 2, 2018
RUNNYMEDE TRAIL IN SPOTSYLVANIA WILL CLOSE THURSDAY
A drainage pipe replacement project starts Thursday, July 5 and will finish Saturday, July 7

June 28, 2018
PAVING PROJECT ON NORRIS BRIDGE POSTPONED TO THURSDAY, JULY 5
All lanes on Route 3 over the Rappahannock River will remain open until 12 p.m. Thursday, July 5

June 26, 2018
NEW SCHEDULE FOR FULL I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS AT THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Tomorrow’s lane closures on I-95 northbound canceled, rescheduled for Thursday, June 28 and I-95 southbound will be on Monday, July 9

June 26, 2018
CHOPTANK ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE THURSDAY FOR PIPE WORK
A drainage pipe rehabilitation project will close the road for approximately 10 weeks

June 25, 2018
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WITH OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound, including full closures at Exit 118/Thornburg

June 25, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE THIS WEEK
Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic overnight starting Wednesday, June 27 through early Saturday, June 30

June 25, 2018
WORK TO IMPROVE NORRIS BRIDGE DECK OVERLAY BEGINS THURSDAY, JUNE 28
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane over the Rappahannock River on Mondays-Fridays as crews mill and pave the travel surface with a layer of waterproof asphalt

June 25, 2018
RIVER ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL REMAIN CLOSED AS EXTENSIVE CLEANUP CONTINUES
Crews anticipate reopening the road early Thursday, June 28

June 22, 2018
IF YOU CAN’T SEE THE GROUND, TURN AROUND
Drivers should be alert for ponding and high water on roadways in the Fredericksburg District as heavy rainfall continues this morning

June 22, 2018
FULL I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS PLANNED NEXT WEEK AT THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Expect overnight delays on I-95 northbound and southbound south of Fredericksburg for bridge work on Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28

June 21, 2018
ALL LANES BLOCKED ON ROUTE 30 IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Overturned logging truck blocking both directions near Sadie Lane

June 20, 2018
ROUTE 620 (KISSINGER SPRINGS ROAD) TO CLOSE AT BRIDGE IN NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
Bridge over Kissinger Mill Pond is closed to all traffic for motorist safety

June 19, 2018
GWYNN’S ISLAND BRIDGE STUCK DUE TO HEAT
Crew enroute to cool down the bridge with water

June 18, 2018
EXPECT BRAKE LIGHTS ON I-95 WITH OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Several work zones scheduled at night this week requiring double lane closures

June 18, 2018
LEARN MORE ABOUT UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION TO BUILD I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Join us for a “Pardon Our Dust” public meeting from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 12 at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg

June 14, 2018
Telegraph Road Drainage Improvement Project in Stafford County begins Monday, July 9
A portion of Telegraph Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately 45 days

June 14, 2018
EXPECT DAYTIME DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic starting Monday, June 18 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

June 13, 2018
A PORTION OF ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND REDUCED TO ONE LANE IN ESSEX COUNTY FOR SLOPE REPAIR
Speed limit in the work zone reduced to 45 mph

June 12, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND SLIP RAMP TO CENTRAL PARK IN FREDERICKSBURG OPENS EARLY THURSDAY
Separate, free-flow lane from I-95 southbound ramp to Carl D. Silver Parkway at Exit 130B will open the morning of Thursday, June 14

June 11, 2018
OVERNIGHT CONSTRUCTION COULD CAUSE DELAYS ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Multiple work zones requiring double lane closures scheduled this week

June 8, 2018
EXPECT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Route 360 will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic beginning Tuesday, June 12 from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

June 8, 2018
ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND LANES NOW OPEN IN ESSEX COUNTY
Crews have completed emergency road repair

June 8, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON INTERSECTION PROJECT AT ROUTE 17 BUSINESS (MAIN STREET) AND ROUTE 3/ROUTE 14 IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Project will add additional turn lanes to improve traffic flow at intersection, and will add sidewalks with handicapped-accessible ramps, crosswalks and pedestrian signals

June 8, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT LIMITED ACCESS AT CENTRAL PARK IN FREDERICKSBURG TO CONTINUE NEXT WEEK
At night, drivers will be restricted to right turns in and right turns out at Carl D. Silver Parkway and Route 3 on Sunday, June 10 through early Friday, June 15

June 7, 2018
BE ALERT FOR TEMPORARY TRAFFIC PATTERN ON ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND IN ESSEX COUNTY
Crews are carrying out emergency road repair overnight on Rt. 17 southbound; Southbound traffic has been detoured to northbound lanes

June 7, 2018
IMPROVEMENTS CREATE SIGNIFICANT CUTS IN WAIT TIMES AT HARRISON ROAD INTERSECTION
Delays decreased significantly after new lanes open in Spotsylvania County

June 6, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: FLOODING RESPONSE SHIFTS TO ROAD REPAIRS
Nearly all roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula have re-opened following weekend flooding; Focus shifts to repairing roads, pipes damaged in storm

June 6, 2018
TOTAL I-95 NORTHBOUND CLOSURES CONTINUE TONIGHT AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Expect overnight delays on I-95 northbound on Wednesday and Thursday night, as crews continue to install bridge beams for a new Mudd Tavern Road overpass

June 5, 2018
I-95 NORTHBOUND BRIDGE WORK RESUMES TONIGHT AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
I-95 northbound travelers can expect overnight delays on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday night as crews install bridge beams for a new Mudd Tavern Road overpass

June 5, 2018
BENCHMARK ROAD NOW OPEN IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Emergency road repair and culvert installation was completed on schedule, restoring direct connection for through traffic between Route 17 and Mine Road

June 4, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Double lane closures scheduled this week on I-95 northbound and southbound and full northbound closure on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at Exit 118/Thornburg

June 4, 2018
CRASH BLOCKS ALL LANES ON ROUTE 3 IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY NEAR APPROACH TO NORRIS BRIDGE
All lanes are blocked by an overturned dump truck near Toney Avenue

June 4, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS ENGAGED IN FLOODING RESPONSE, DEBRIS CLEANUP EFFORTS TODAY
More than 20 roads remain closed in the 14-county Fredericksburg District for high water, road damage or debris cleanup; Check 511Virginia for real-time list of affected roads

May 31, 2018
POSTPONED: NO OVERNIGHT I-95 LANE CLOSURES AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Inclement weather has delayed bridge beam installation for new Mudd Tavern Road overpass until the evenings of Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 6

May 31, 2018
REMINDER: I-95 NIGHT WORK CONTINUES AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Bridge beam installation for new Mudd Tavern Road overpass is scheduled for tonight with I-95 northbound lane closures and intermittent traffic stops

May 31, 2018
LONGER LEFT TURN LANES COMING TO ROUTE 1 NORTHBOUND AT SOUTHPOINT PARKWAY IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Crews will modify the median to increase space for vehicles turning left onto Southpoint Parkway, and reduce delays for Route 1 northbound traffic

May 30, 2018
REMINDER: I-95 NIGHT WORK CONTINUES AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
I-95 northbound lane closures and intermittent traffic stops are scheduled tonight as crews move crane into position for future beam lifts for new Mudd Tavern Road overpass

May 29, 2018
USE ALTERNATE ROUTES OVERNIGHT TO AVOID DELAYS ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Multiple work zones with double lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound this week; full southbound closure beginning at midnight at Exit 118/Thornburg

May 25, 2018
UPDATE: CREWS MAKING PROGRESS TO REPAIR BENCHMARK ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Benchmark Road remains closed to through traffic between Route 17 (Mills Drive) and Route 636 (Mine Road) as crews target completion for Tuesday, June 5

May 24, 2018
REVISED: NEW DATES FOR I-95 NIGHT WORK AT EXIT 118 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Bridge beam installation for Mudd Tavern Road overpass now scheduled for evenings of Tuesday, May 29 – Thursday, May 31

May 24, 2018
ROUTE 695 (MOUNT ZION ROAD) IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR
Detour signs have been posted to guide motorists while road is repaired

May 23, 2018
TONIGHT: EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Double lane closure on I-95 northbound and southbound overnight at Exit 118/Thornburg; Full 30-minute traffic stops on I-95 southbound between midnight - 5 a.m.

May 22, 2018
I-95 WORK ZONE CANCELLED TONIGHT AT EXIT 118/THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All lanes of I-95 northbound and southbound will remain open overnight at Mudd Tavern Road overpass south of Fredericksburg

May 22, 2018
CUSTIS MILL POND ROAD IN KING WILLIAM NOW OPEN AFTER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Detour lifted after crews built a new bridge over Mill Creek

May 21, 2018
ROUTE 621 (MT. HOLLY ROAD) IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR
Detour signs posted while road is repaired and new drainage pipes are installed

May 21, 2018
UPDATE: NO I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS TONIGHT AT EXIT 118/THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Double lane closure still planned for I-95 northbound overnight; All lanes on I-95 southbound will remain open as beam installation is postponed to start Tuesday night

May 16, 2018
VDOT TO HOLD “PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROBERT O. NORRIS BRIDGE PROJECT
Join us at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at Lancaster Middle School in Kilmarnock

May 16, 2018
HERRING CREEK ROAD IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY NOW OPEN AFTER PIPE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Detour has been lifted after crews installed new concrete pipes near Dorrell Creek

May 14, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT I-95 DELAYS AT EXIT 118/THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Double lane closures are scheduled at night on May 21-24, with 30-minute full traffic stops between midnight and 5 a.m.

May 11, 2018
BE ALERT FOR TEMPORARY TRAFFIC PATTERN AT ROUTE 17 AND I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Route 17 northbound, southbound will be reduced to 2 lanes near I-95 overpass bridges to allow crews to gather soil samples for I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing

May 10, 2018
ROUTE 604 (HERRING CREEK ROAD) TO RE-OPEN ON TUESDAY, MAY 15 IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY
Drainage pipe replacement project at Dorrell Creek will be finished by Tuesday evening

May 9, 2018
ROUTE 3 ROAD WORK NEAR CENTRAL PARK REVISED
I-95 southbound off-ramp to westbound Rt. 3 will remain open at night

May 7, 2018
EXPECT I-95 LANE AND RAMP CLOSURES OVERNIGHT AT FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK
Expect overnight delays on I-95 northbound and southbound

May 4, 2018
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN COMING TO ROUTE 1 SOUTHBOUND AT COACHMAN CIRCLE IN STAFFORD COUNTY
New pavement markings will make it easier for drivers to make left turns onto Route 1 southbound from Hills of Aquia subdivision

May 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NORTH ANNA RIVER
Structure will restore connection on Route 658 (Mount Olive Road) between Hanover County and Spotsylvania County for motorists, who have been using a detour since 2015

May 3, 2018
BE ALERT FOR OVERNIGHT ROAD WORK AT ROUTE 3, CENTRAL PARK AREA IN FREDERICKSBURG DURING MAY
Overnight construction work and lane closures are intensifying starting Sunday, May 6, as crews grow closer to opening new free-flow lane to Carl D. Silver Parkway

May 2, 2018
ASHLAND MILL ROAD OPENS IN KING GEORGE COUNTY AFTER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Detour has been lifted with new two-lane bridge over Pine Hill Creek

May 2, 2018
DICKERSON ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY WILL CLOSE TOMORROW FOR EMERGENCY PIPE REPAIR
Traffic will be detoured through noon Friday as crews replace drainage pipe near Northeast Creek

April 30, 2018
OVERNIGHT WORK MAY CAUSE DELAYS ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK
Several work zones are scheduled on I-95 beginning tonight, April 30

April 26, 2018
PROJECT TO REPAIR SIX STRUCTURALLY DEFICIENT BRIDGES IS UNDERWAY
Starting this spring, crews will strengthen key support elements at five locations, including Route 17 at Deep Run in Stafford County and Downing Bridge in Tappahannock

April 25, 2018
PAVING PROJECT UNDERWAY IN SALUDA
Expect daytime single lane closures on Route 17 and Route 33 in Middlesex, King and Queen counties

April 24, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES FOR DOWNING BRIDGE APRIL 27-MAY 9
Route 360 at the Downing Bridge in Tappahannock will be reduced to a single lane with alternating one-way traffic from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m.

April 24, 2018
PAVING PROJECT STARTS THIS WEEK ON ROUTE 301 NEAR FORT A.P. HILL IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Expect daytime single lane closures on Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard) near Lakewood Road beginning Friday, April 27

April 23, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 THIS WEEK
Expect multiple work zones with double lane closures on I-95 near Fredericksburg beginning tonight, April 23 through Saturday, April 28

April 20, 2018
ROUTE 1 PAVING WORK TO BEGIN IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Multiple sections of Route 1 will be paved in 2018 between the City of Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Parkway area to improve the ride for travelers

April 19, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO REVIEW ROUTE 301 AND ROUTE 207 CORRIDOR RECOMMENDATIONS IN CAROLINE, KING GEORGE
Public meetings to share final study recommendations will be held on April 25 in King George County and May 1 in Caroline County

April 17, 2018
REVISED WORK SCHEDULE ON I-95 THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Drivers should still anticipate overnight delays through early Saturday, April 21

April 16, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DOUBLE LANE CLOSURES ON I-95 THIS WEEK
Expect overnight delays with multiple work zones on I-95 near Fredericksburg beginning tonight, April 16 through early Saturday, April 21

April 13, 2018
EXPECT DELAYS ON THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Traffic on Route 360 over the Rappahannock River will be reduced to a single lane on Tuesday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 18

April 13, 2018
BE ALERT FOR MARY WASHINGTON BOULEVARD LANE CLOSURES APRIL 16-27
Mary Washington Boulevard in Fredericksburg will be reduced to a single lane in each direction during daytime hours at the Hospital Drive intersection for median work

April 12, 2018
BRIDGE INSPECTION ON I-95 IN CAROLINE COUNTY SET FOR SATURDAY
Expect single lane closures on Interstate 95 northbound near Exit 104/Carmel Church

April 12, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON LADYSMITH ROAD WIDENING PROJECT
Join us for a design public hearing from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Caroline County

April 10, 2018
WEATHER DELAYS PROJECT ON ASHLAND MILL ROAD IN KING GEORGE COUNTY
Ashland Mill Rd. remains closed through mid-May, as work continues on new two-lane bridge over Pine Hill Creek

April 9, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEAR FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK
Expect double lane closures on I-95 southbound beginning tonight, April 9 through early Friday, April 13

April 6, 2018
PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE WORK ON NORRIS BRIDGE MAY CAUSE BRIEF DELAYS ON NORRIS BRIDGE ON MONDAY, APRIL 9
Crews will be working from the bridge deck on the Middlesex County side of the bridge

April 6, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT CREWS PREPARE FOR SPRING SNOWFALL THIS WEEKEND
Expect wet to slushy road conditions late tonight and during the day on Saturday with a potential for icy conditions Saturday night and Sunday morning

April 6, 2018
EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND AT EXIT 130 AND ROUTE 3 WESTBOUND NEAR CENTRAL PARK IN FREDERICKSBURG
Several lanes are closed on Rt. 3 westbound due to ruptured gas line

March 29, 2018
OVERNIGHT EMERGENCY REPAIR TO NORRIS BRIDGE SET FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 30 AND MONDAY, APRIL 2
Route 3 traffic between Lancaster and Middlesex counties will be reduced to a single lane for two evenings to repair an area of concrete deterioration

March 27, 2018
CUSTIS MILL POND ROAD IN KING WILLIAM WILL REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH MAY
Completion date for a bridge replacement project over Mill Creek has been extended due to winter weather conditions

March 23, 2018
MAIN STREET LANE CLOSURES CONTINUE MARCH 26-APRIL 6 IN MATHEWS COURTHOUSE AREA
Route 14 (Main Street) will be reduced to a single lane on most weekdays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for installation of new drainage pipes

March 23, 2018
NEW SPEED LIMIT SIGNS TO BE POSTED IN PORT ROYAL AREA OF CAROLINE COUNTY
Motorists should be aware that the speed limit will be lowered from 45 mph to 35 mph along Route 17 and Route 301 in town limits

March 22, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ALL ROADS CLEAR, BUT STAY ALERT FOR POTENTIAL ICE
While snow has been cleared from travel lanes, VDOT crews are circulating on area roads and applying treatment materials as needed to reduce any icy conditions

March 21, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: DRIVERS ASKED TO USE CAUTION WITH ICY ROAD CONDITIONS LIKELY TONIGHT INTO TOMORROW MORNING
Wet pavement will transform into black ice as temperatures drop below freezing

March 21, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: BE ALERT FOR ISOLATED SNOW, SLUSH ON ROADS
VDOT crews continue treating roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula to reduce icing and improve traction as snowfall continues

March 21, 2018
UPDATE: MANY ROADS NOW SNOW-COVERED
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel if possible as heavier snowfall moves into the region, with an increasing number of roads in minor condition

March 21, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: WITH LIGHT SNOW STARTING, BE PREPARED FOR ROAD CONDITIONS TO CHANGE QUICKLY
Drivers advised to check 511Virginia and plan to delay travel throughout the day Wednesday as needed in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

March 20, 2018
SPRING UPSET WITH SNOW EXPECTED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SEASON
VDOT crews prep for March Madness with nearly 400 pieces of equipment in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

March 20, 2018
ROUTE 3 CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 3 are closed near Bernstein Road for a utility pole fire; VDOT crews traveling to scene to assist with traffic control

March 19, 2018
MARYUS ROAD TO CLOSE MARCH 26-30 IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Maryus Road will be closed between Ditch Bank Road and Jenkins Neck Road

March 19, 2018
BENCHMARK ROAD UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION TO INSTALL NEW CULVERTS WILL BEGIN THIS WEEK
With fabrication of new concrete culverts nearly complete, the contractor will start to mobilize to install structures at Massaponax Creek in Spotsylvania County

March 15, 2018
HERRING CREEK ROAD IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY WILL CLOSE MARCH 26 FOR SIX WEEKS
Crews will be replacing deteriorated metal pipes near Dorrell Creek

March 15, 2018
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS ON DOWNING BRIDGE THIS MORNING
Route 360 over the Rappahannock River at the Town of Tappahannock will be intermittently reduced to a single lane over 30 minutes to let crews take samples for a future bridge repair

March 14, 2018
REMINDER: TOTAL TRAFFIC STOPS TONIGHT ON I-95 NORTHBOUND IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Expect overnight double lane closures and two total traffic stops on I-95 northbound near Exit 143/Garrisonville for overhead sign removal

March 12, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 AS WORK RAMPS UP THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect nightly double lane closures and the Exit 140 on-ramp closure on I-95 southbound, also a total closure of I-95 northbound on Wednesday, March 14

March 12, 2018
FLASHING YELLOW ARROW COMING TO ADDITIONAL INTERSECTIONS IN STAFFORD, SPOTSYLVANIA
Drivers will see flashing yellow arrows installed as part of traffic signal displays at several intersections starting Sunday, March 18

March 12, 2018
LIGHT SNOW BEGINS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG REGION
Crews will monitor road conditions throughout the day and overnight treating as needed

March 11, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: DRIVERS URGED TO PREPARE FOR THE CHANCE OF SNOW ON MONDAY
Motorists should monitor weather forecasts and travel conditions with the possibility of snow affecting both the Monday morning and afternoon commutes

March 8, 2018
TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS TO BE INSTALLED ON ROUTE 3 IN RICHMOND COUNTY
Traffic signals will control one-way traffic 24 hours a day until emergency pipe improvement project is completed in late May 2018

March 6, 2018
UPDATE: NEW DATES FOR I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP CLOSURES AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured overnight on March 12-15 to allow crews to finish paving temporary on-ramp

March 3, 2018
NORRIS BRIDGE NOW OPEN
Route 3 traffic can resume crossing Norris Bridge between Lancaster and Middlesex counties; High wind advisory signs posted at both bridge approaches to warn motorists

March 3, 2018
DOWNING BRIDGE NOW OPEN
Route 360 vehicle traffic can resume crossing Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Richmond County and Tappahannock; Norris Bridge remains closed

March 2, 2018
NORRIS BRIDGE, DOWNING BRIDGE IN NORTHERN NECK TO REMAIN CLOSED FOLLOWING CRASHES
Bridges will remain closed until sustained high winds subside, allowing for safe removal of crashed tractor-trailers; Trucks advised to delay all travel until wind speeds reduce

March 2, 2018
ROUTE 360 CLOSED AT DOWNING BRIDGE AT TAPPAHANNOCK FOR CRASH
All travel lanes are closed on Route 360 over the Rappahannock River between

March 2, 2018
TRUCK TRAFFIC RESTRICTED AT ELTHAM BRIDGE DUE TO HIGH WINDS
Only passenger vehicle traffic will be permitted to cross the bridge on Route 30 over the Pamunkey River between New Kent County and West Point until sustained high winds subside

March 2, 2018
VDOT CREWS CLEARING DOWNED TREES, DEBRIS FROM ROADS ACROSS FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists can find a list of road closures on 511Virginia

March 2, 2018
UPDATE: ROUTE 3 REMAINS CLOSED AT ROBERT O. NORRIS BRIDGE DUE TO HIGH WINDS
Local law enforcement officials have closed Route 3 to all traffic at the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties

March 1, 2018
HIGH WINDS FORECAST TO AFFECT TRAVEL FRIDAY IN FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should be alert for roads potentially blocked by debris, downed trees and power lines; Check 511Virginia for real-time road closure information

March 1, 2018
BRIDGE INSPECTION ON I-95 IN CAROLINE COUNTY THIS WEEKEND
Watch for single lane closures on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound on

Feb. 28, 2018
EXPECT MAIN STREET LANE CLOSURES MARCH 5-23 IN MATHEWS COURTHOUSE AREA
Route 14 (Main Street) will be reduced to a single lane Mondays-Fridays between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. for installation of new drainage pipes

Feb. 27, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY MARCH 5-8
Starting the evening of Monday, March 5, drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured to allow crews to finish temporary on-ramp

Feb. 26, 2018
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Expect double lane closures on I-95 southbound in Spotsylvania beginning tomorrow night, Feb. 27 through Thursday, March 1

Feb. 22, 2018
FLASHING YELLOW ARROW COMING TO NORTHERN NECK, MIDDLE PENINSULA
Drivers will see flashing yellow arrows installed as part of traffic signal displays at several intersections starting Sunday, February 25

Feb. 20, 2018
REMINDER: NEW TRAFFIC PATTERN STARTS TOMORROW ON BUTLER ROAD NEAR FALMOUTH INTERSECTION IN STAFFORD
To reduce crash risk and driver delay, left turns from Butler Road to Carter Street and Colonial Avenue will be prohibited beginning Wednesday, Feb. 21

Feb. 16, 2018
VDOT READY FOR HOLIDAY WEEKEND MIXED WEATHER FORECAST
District forecast includes warmer temperatures today, rain early Saturday followed by a wintry mix Saturday afternoon into Sunday

Feb. 14, 2018
VDOT ENHANCING SAFETY ON BUTLER ROAD NEAR FALMOUTH INTERCHANGE IN STAFFORD
To reduce crash risk and driver delay, left turns from Butler Road to Carter Street and Colonial Avenue will be prohibited beginning Wednesday, Feb. 21

Feb. 12, 2018
BENCHMARK ROAD CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Starting this afternoon, Benchmark Road will be closed to through traffic between Route 17 and Mine Road for approximately 4 months to replace three deteriorated drainage pipes

Feb. 11, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: Be Alert for Roadway Flooding, Potholes Following Intense Rain
VDOT crews are working overnight this evening in affected areas to provide traffic control and emergency drainage maintenance

Feb. 11, 2018
TWO LANES CLOSED ON ROUTE 3 NEAR PLANK ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Heavy rain causing flooding on Rt. 3

Feb. 9, 2018
GARDENIA DRIVE IN SPOTSYLVANIA NOW OPEN
Drainage pipe replacement project is complete between Daisey Lane and Lily Lane

Feb. 6, 2018
ICY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE DURING MORNING COMMUTE
Motorists should plan for extra travel time with freezing rain and slick conditions starting early Wednesday morning

Feb. 6, 2018
NEW BRIDGE OPENS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Through traffic can again cross Fox Creek on Allmondsville Road; Bridge replacement project removed structurally deficient bridge with a 3-ton weight posting

Feb. 6, 2018
BRIEF TRAFFIC STOP ON ELTHAM BRIDGE TODAY FOR EMERGENCY REPAIR
Route 30 traffic will be stopped on Eltham Bridge between West Point and New Kent County for around 10 minutes at 2:30 p.m. today to allow crews to replace a bolt on a traffic barrier

Feb. 6, 2018
TURN LANE, SIDEWALK PROJECT TO BEGIN IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Construction will add sidewalks along Guinea, Hook and Hayes roads, and

Feb. 5, 2018
EXPECT MIDDAY AND OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Multiple work zones scheduled on I-95 northbound and southbound beginning tonight, Feb. 5 through early Friday, Feb. 9

Feb. 5, 2018
EMERGENCY PIPE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS ON ROUTE 3 IN RICHMOND COUNTY
Route 3 will be reduced to a single lane near Route 608 (Farnham Church Lane) through May 2018 to allow crews to install sections of new pipe beneath the road

Jan. 30, 2018
ROUTE 301 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN KING GEORGE
All lanes of Route 301 northbound are closed for a multi-vehicle crash near intersection with Chestnut Hill Loop

Jan. 30, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROADS ARE CLEAR, BUT DRIVERS SHOULD WATCH FOR POTENTIAL CHANGE IN CONDITIONS
VDOT crews are monitoring weather and patrolling roads with potential for light snow showers this morning; Real-time road conditions are available on 511Virginia

Jan. 29, 2018
BE PREPARED FOR SNOW DURING TUESDAY MORNING COMMUTE
Motorists should monitor weather forecasts and plan for extra travel time with winter weather conditions starting early Tuesday morning

Jan. 22, 2018
MULTIPLE WORK ZONES ON I-95 THIS WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect midday, overnight delays and traffic shifts on I-95 northbound and southbound beginning this week, Jan. 22 through early Friday, Jan. 26

Jan. 22, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON CHATHAM BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT OVER RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER
Join us for a design public hearing from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25 at VDOT Fredericksburg District Auditorium in Stafford County

Jan. 19, 2018
EXPECT BRIEF DELAYS NEAR THE DOWNING BRIDGE NEXT WEEK
Motorists will encounter alternating lane closures on Route 17 and Route 360 near bridge approaches

Jan. 19, 2018
ROUTE 17 /ROUTE 609 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS IN SPOTSYLVANIA
Turn lanes and a modified traffic signal on Route 17 included in project

Jan. 18, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: USE CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING THIS MORNING
Crews continue plowing snow in the Middle Peninsula, while I-95, primary and secondary roads are clear in the Fredericksburg area

Jan. 17, 2018
SLIPPERY CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING
Use caution with wet pavement and low temperatures

Jan. 17, 2018
UPDATE: NEW DATE FOR TRAFFIC SHIFTS AT I-95 NORTHBOUND AT EXIT 140
Traffic exiting and entering I-95 northbound at Route 630 (Courthouse Road) in Stafford County will now be shifted onto new ramps starting overnight on Tuesday, Jan. 23

Jan. 17, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROADS ARE CLEAR WITH LIGHT SNOW FALLING
I-95, primary and high-volume secondary roads are clear, but travelers should be alert for slick spots and isolated snow patches on low-volume roads and in subdivisions

Jan. 16, 2018
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE TOMORROW MORNING
VDOT crews continue pre-treating I-95, primary roads and high-volume secondary roads in the 14-county Fredericksburg District

Jan. 11, 2018
TRAFFIC SHIFTS SCHEDULED FOR I-95 NORTHBOUND AT EXIT 140
Traffic exiting and entering I-95 northbound at Route 630 (Courthouse Road) in Stafford County will be shifted onto new ramps starting overnight on Thursday, Jan. 18

Jan. 11, 2018
EXPECT MIDDAY AND OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 NEXT WEEK NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Multiple work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound beginning next week, Jan. 15 through early Friday, Jan. 19

Jan. 10, 2018
CTB AWARDS CONTRACT FOR I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Project will add three I-95 southbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area from north of exit 133 to south of exit 130 to reduce congestion

Jan. 9, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS TREATING ROADS FOR ICY PATCHES
Re-freezing overnight has created minor icing this morning on the interstate and primary roads in the Fredericksburg area and sections of the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck

Jan. 8, 2018
DRIVERS URGED TO USE CAUTION TONIGHT AND TOMORROW MORNING
Potential for freezing rain may lead to slippery conditions, especially on secondary roads and subdivisions due to low pavement temperatures

Jan. 7, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
All I-95 southbound lanes are closed just south of Exit 118/Thornburg for a multi-vehicle crash; Motorists can use Route 1 as an alternate route

Jan. 5, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: POTENTIAL FOR SLICK DRIVING CONDITIONS THROUGH WEEKEND
VDOT crews will continue treating state-maintained roads as needed for icing and hazardous conditions as extremely low temperatures persist until Monday

Jan. 5, 2018
PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON NEW PARK & RIDE LOT AT ROUTE 1 AND COMMONWEALTH DRIVE
Join us for a design public hearing from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11 at Cedar Forest Elementary School in Spotsylvania County

Jan. 5, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: BE ALERT FOR ICY ROAD CONDITIONS THIS MORNING
I-95, primary and high-volume secondary roads are clear in the Fredericksburg area, with minor to partial snow coverage on primary roads in Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Jan. 4, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: EXPECT ICY CONDITIONS OVERNIGHT
With evening temperatures expected to dip into the single-digits, VDOT crews remain at work in emergency response to plow roads and apply treatment materials for anticipated icing

Jan. 4, 2018
RAMP CLOSURE AT ROUTE 17 NORTHBOUND TO I-95 SOUTHBOUND FOR EMERGENCY SIGN REPAIR
Entrance ramp to Interstate 95 southbound from Route 17 northbound in Stafford County will be closed for approximately 30 minutes to repair a loose overhead sign panel

Jan. 4, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CREWS MAKING PROGRESS ON PRIMARY, SECONDARY ROADS
Road conditions are improving on primary and high-volume secondary roads, but drivers should continue to delay travel where roads remain snow-covered

Jan. 4, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: Snow Covering Most Primary, Secondary Roads
Drivers are encouraged to delay travel if possible to allow crews to make progress plowing and treating roads; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions

Jan. 3, 2018
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: HEAVY SNOW TO AFFECT TRAVEL IN NORTHERN NECK, MIDDLE PENINSULA
Lighter snow is forecast for the I-95 corridor and Fredericksburg area; Nearly 500 trucks ready to plow roads and apply sand and salt beginning this afternoon

Jan. 3, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
All southbound lanes closed in vicinity of the Rappahannock River Bridge for police activity; I-95 southbound traffic is being detoured at Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford County

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