News Releases - Fredericksburg

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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