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

FRED-41672

July 17, 2009



Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
July 19 – July 25, 2009

Stafford County

 

§          Interstate 95

Sunday – Monday. 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on I-95 at mile marker 131.6 located between Exit 133 (Rt. 17/Falmouth) and Exit 130 (Rt. 3/Fredericksburg).  Crew will be working under the Fall Hill Aveune bridge over I-95.

 

§          Route 17 @ I-95

Monday – Friday, 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

Monday - Thursday, 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.

 

·          Route 608 bridge over I-95

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; motorists should be alert to a flagging operation on the Rt. 608 bridge as crews work to complete the bridge replacement project.  The signals will be placed on flash during work hours.

 

·          Harrison Road/Old Plank Road

On Tuesday the newly installed traffic signal at the intersection of Harrison Road and Old Plank Road will become fully operational.  Motorists should be alert to the change in traffic patterns at this intersection.

 

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

Monday – Friday; motorists are reminded to be alert to construction crews and equipment working along the shoulder along Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue as work continues on the Bragg Road/Fall Hill Avenue widening project. The estimated completion date for this project is summer 2011.

 

·          Spotsylvania Towne Centre Entrance

Motorists are reminded to be alert to changes in the traffic pattern 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 may be periodically closed to through traffic as well as the right merge lane exiting the towne centre to Rt. 3 east.  To avoid delays 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 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

 

·          Harry Nice Bridge (Rt. 301)

Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; and 8 p.m. – 4 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge and an 11 ft. width restriction will be in place on the bridge.  Crews will be inspecting the bridge during daytime hours and during the overnight hour equipment associated with the bridge painting operation will be mobilizing.



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