Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


March 13, 2009

Weekly Hot Spots for the Fredericksburg Region
March 15 – 21, 2009

Stafford County


§          Route 17 @ I-95

On Tuesday night  motorists traveling north on Route 17 will be intermittently stopped for not more than 15 minutes between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. at the I-95 interchange in Stafford County.   Crews will be replacing the bridge beam over the northbound lanes of Route 17.  In addition, the ramps from I-95 north to Route 17 north and from Route 17 north to I-95 south, at Exit 133 (Rt. 17/Falmouth) will be closed while the beam is being replaced.

All travel lanes on the interstate will be open to traffic.


Sunday - Thursday, 8 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Rt. 17 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 – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; motorists should be alert to crews working along the shoulder on I-95 north between Exit 118 (Rt. 606/Thornburg) and Exit 126 (Rt. 1/Spotsylvania).  One lane will be closed to traffic.


·          Route 1@ Hudgins Road

Monday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Rt. 1 north at Hudgins Rd.  Crews will be installing traffic signal detectors in the left turn lane.


·          Bragg Road @ the entrance to Spotsylvania Crossing Shopping Ctr.

Motorists are reminded that the Bragg Road entrance to the Gateway Village Shopping Center at Giant is now right turn and right turn out only.  No left turns are allowed in or out of this entrance.  This is a temporary traffic pattern.


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


·          Harry Nice Memorial Bridge (Route 301)

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge.  Trucks greater than

11 ft. wide will not be allowed to cross the bridge during work hours.  For more information call 301-259-4444.


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