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CONTACT:
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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-40833

May 29, 2009



Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
May 31 – June 6, 2009

Stafford County

 

§          Interstate 95

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; crews will be removing dead trees at various locations along the shoulder on north and southbound I-95.  This is a mobile operation and the shoulder will be closed in the work zone.

 

§          Route 17 @ I-95

Tuesday - Thursday, 8 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Rt. 17 north and south at the I-95 interchange.  Crews are repairing the structural beams on the I-95 bridge over Rt. 17.  Expect brief delays.

 

Spotsylvania County

 

§          Interstate 95

Wednesday - Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; crews will be installing weather stations on the I-95 bridge over the Rappahannock River just south of the Welcome Center. One lane will be closed on southbound I-95 in the work zone.

 

·          Spotsylvania Towne Centre Entrance

Motorists are reminded to be alert to the change in traffic patterns on Route 3 eastbound between Bragg Road and the entrance to the Spotsylvania Towne Centre.  The continuous right turn lane on Rt. 3 east between Bragg Road and the towne centre entrance will be closed to through traffic.  The right merge lane exiting the towne centre to Rt. 3 east will also be closed.  Towne Centre patrons should use the entrance located on Bragg Road Extended.  Access to businesses located on Rt. 3 east between Bragg Road and the towne centre will be maintained at all times.

 

·          Route 639 (Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue -Ongoing Construction Project

Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment working along the shoulder along Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue.  This is in connection with the project to Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue from two to four lanes between Rt. 3 and the entrance to Central Park. The estimated completion date for this project is summer 2011.

 

·          Route 608 bridge over I-95 – Ongoing Construction Project

Construction continues on the Rt. 608 bridge over I-95.  Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment and changes in traffic patterns in this area.

 

King George County

 

·          Route 206

Sunday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; crews will be paving a 4 mile section of Rt. 206 at Rt. 3.  Motorists will be restricted to one lane.

 

·          Route 301

Wednesday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m.; crews will be installing signal loop detectors under the pavement at the intersection of Route 301 and Route 206.  Motorists traveling south on Rt. 301 should be alert to the work zone.

 

·          Route 665

On Saturday, June 6 CSX will temporarily close Rt. 665 (Birchwood Creek Rd.) at Sealston to through traffic at the rail crossing.  CSX crews will be repairing the tracks.   The crossing is scheduled to reopen to traffic on Sunday, June 7.  Motorists should use the most convenient alternate route.

 



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