2010 News Releases - Fredericksburg

Dec. 27, 2010
HIGH WINDS HAMPER SNOW REMOVAL OPERATIONS
Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula counties continue to be impacted by storm

Dec. 27, 2010
ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT
Blowing snow and falling temperatures may create slick spots

Dec. 27, 2010
MAIN ROADS REMAIN SNOW COVERED IN PORTIONS OF THE NORTHERN NECK AND MIDDLE PENINSULA
Intersate all clear

Dec. 26, 2010
CREWS CONTINUE CLEARING PRIMARY ROUTES IN HARDEST HIT AREAS
High winds in the forecast may mean blowing snow and downed trees

Dec. 26, 2010
MIDDLE PENINSULA AND NORTHERN NECK REGION
Interstate crews patrolling and prepared to respond

Dec. 17, 2010
MAIN ROADS CLEAR FOR MORNING COMMUTERS
Motorists should be alert to icy spots

Dec. 16, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO USE CAUTION OVERNIGHT
Crews to work overnight treating and plowing roads

Dec. 16, 2010
EVENING RUSH HOUR WILL BE SLIPPERY
Plowing operations begin - secondary roads remain snow covered

Dec. 16, 2010
AREA ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED
Noon Update - Crews focus on clearing the interstate

Dec. 16, 2010
SNOW BEGINS TO FALL IN THE FREDERICKSBURG REGION
(Motorists urged to use caution)

Dec. 3, 2010
MAIN STREET TO BE CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS NEXT WEEK
HRSD will be installing sewer lines

Nov. 24, 2010
New Traffic Pattern to begin on Route 17 at Gloucester Point
Safety Improvement project moves to final phase.

Nov. 4, 2010
DOWNING BRIDGE REHABILITATION WORK IS UNDERWAY
(Minimum delays expected for the traveling public)

Oct. 29, 2010
Progress continues on the Route 207 project at the I-95 Interchange
(Existing Route 207/652 intersection to close)

Oct. 28, 2010
VDOT ADDRESSES HARRELL ROAD FLOODING ISSUES
Road to be temporarily closed to through traffic for six weeks

Oct. 21, 2010
Route 360 bridge Painting Project will continue until mid-November
(King William County)

Oct. 18, 2010
BE ALERT TO UPCOMING WORK ZONES IN STAFFORD COUNTY
(Be prepared for brief delays and detours)

Oct. 15, 2010
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 IN CAROLINE COUNTY NEXT WEEK
Dominion Power to run lines across the interstate

Oct. 15, 2010
WORK TO CLOSE FERRY LANDING ROAD OVERNIGHT
(Westmoreland County)

Sept. 22, 2010
One Lane on Route 360 bridge to be closed for Bridge Painting Project
King William County

Sept. 13, 2010
Chinns Mill Bridge Rehabilitation Project Slated To Begin Early October
(Richmond County)

Sept. 2, 2010
Good News: The New Garnett’s Creek Bridge is slated to open to traffic
Nine month detour lifted in time for school start

Sept. 1, 2010
I-95/Route 207 Interchange Improvement Project reaches milestone
Traffic to be diverted to new crossover

Sept. 1, 2010
NORTHERN NECK WILL TAKE FERRIES OUT OF SERVICE TODAY
Crews prepare for Hurricane Earl

Aug. 31, 2010
UPDATE: TWO LANES NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC ON I-95 SOUTH
Route 1 south congested - Expect Delays

Aug. 31, 2010
UPDATE: ONE LANE AND SHOULDER OPEN ON I-95 SOUTH
Five mile traffic back up - expect delays

Aug. 31, 2010
ALL LANES BLOCKED ON I-95 SOUTH NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists detoured to Route 1 at Exit 118

July 12, 2010
Two local paving operations may cause traffic delays this week
Spotsylvania County

June 28, 2010
VDOT closes Paige Road to through traffic for bridge replacement project
Caroline County

June 22, 2010
Bragg Road traffic to be shifted to new lanes today
New traffic signals will not be activated

June 4, 2010
Weekend lane closures scheduled on the Norris Bridge
Deck overlay project near completion

April 27, 2010
Motorists should prepare for overnight lane closures on the Norris Bridge
VDOT to pave bridge at night to minimizes motorists delays

April 16, 2010
Mine Road to be closed to through traffic overnight on Sunday, April 18
Spotsylvania County

April 14, 2010
Downing Bridge inspections will continue through next week
Expect Delays

April 14, 2010
Expect Delays on the Norris Bridge next week
Crews will be milling and paving

Feb. 24, 2010
CREWS PREPARE FOR WINTRY MIX TONIGHT AND TOMORROW
Motorists should use caution and be alert to slippery conditions

Feb. 22, 2010
FARMWOOD ROAD CLOSURE RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEK
(Inclement weather delayed temporary closing)

Feb. 10, 2010
IMPROVED CONDITIONS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Motorists should be alert to blowing snow and icy conditions tonight and early morning

Feb. 10, 2010
MORE SNOW MEANS MORE DELAYS FOR RESIDENTS
(Tiger Teams support subdivision clean up effort)

Feb. 10, 2010
VISIBILITY REDUCED BY BLOWING SNOW
Road Condition Update – 2:30 p.m.

Feb. 10, 2010
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE - 8:30 A.M.
Area road conditions worsen; visibility reduced

Feb. 10, 2010
SNOW, SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN CREATES HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
(Road Condition Update – 5:30 a.m.)

Feb. 9, 2010
VDOT MONITORING WEATHER CONDITONS
Subdivision clean up continues

Feb. 8, 2010
BE ALERT TO BLACK ICE OVERNIGHT
VDOT crews continue to work in subdivisions and prepare for another storm

Feb. 7, 2010
MOTORISTS URGED TO USE CAUTION TONIGHT
(Roads are likely to refreeze overnight)

Feb. 7, 2010
CREWS BEGIN DIGGING OUT
(VDOT ask residents for patience)

Feb. 7, 2010
MORNING ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 6 a.m.
Interstate condition improves – downed trees hamper snow removal efforts

Feb. 6, 2010
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 5:30 p.m.
Snow begins to taper off – Motorists ask to avoid travel tonight

Feb. 6, 2010
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 12 noon
Travel is not advised

Feb. 6, 2010
VDOT ADVISES MOTORISTS TO STAY OFF THE ROADS
Hazardous conditions exists throughout most of the district)

Feb. 5, 2010
HEAVY SNOW BEGINS TO MOVE INTO THE AREA
(Motorists are urged to stay in)

Feb. 5, 2010
SNOW BEGINS TO FALL IN PORTIONS OF THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
(Be prepared for rapid changes in road conditions)

Feb. 4, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER MAJOR WINTER STORM
(600 trucks ready to respond)

Feb. 3, 2010
VDOT URGES MORNING COMMUTERS TO USE CAUTION
(Main roads and commuter lots may be slippery)

Feb. 2, 2010
OVERNIGHT SNOWFALL TO IMPACT MORNING COMMUTE
(VDOT crews will mobilize tonight)

Feb. 1, 2010
MORNING COMMUTERS URGED TO USE CAUTION
(Main roads clear – neighborhood streets may be hazardous)

Jan. 31, 2010
MAJOR ROUTES ARE CLEAR - CREWS WORKING IN SUBDIVISIONS
(Morning commuters may encounter slick spots on treated roads due to refreezing)

Jan. 31, 2010
CREWS MAKE PROGRESS ON AREA ROADS
(Interstate 95 is clear – Conditions improve on primary routes)

Jan. 31, 2010
CREWS WORK TO CLEAR AREAS ROADS
(Motorists urged to check 511 before heading out)

Jan. 30, 2010
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE – 6 P.M.
(Motorists urged to avoid travel tonight)

Jan. 30, 2010
NORTHERN NECK AND PORTIONS OF CAROLINE COUNTY AREA REPORT WHITE OUT CONDITIONS
(All crews are focusing on the primary routes)

Jan. 30, 2010
ROADS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT ARE SNOW COVERED
(Hazardous driving conditions exists - avoid travel if possible)

Jan. 30, 2010
ROAD CONDITION UPDATE 8 A.M.
(Conditions change quickly as snow moves into the area)

Jan. 30, 2010
SNOW BEGINS TO FALL IN PORTIONS OF THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
(Motorists urged to use 511 before traveling)

Jan. 29, 2010
CREWS PREPARE FOR WEEKEND STORM
Motorists urged to use 511 before traveling

Jan. 27, 2010
VDOT TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE FARMWOOD ROAD
(Work will close east entrance to Gloucester Point Shopping Center)

Jan. 8, 2010
Road Condition Update - 10 a.m.
(Mid- morning clipper creates hazardous conditions)

Jan. 8, 2010
MORNING COMMUTERS URGED TO USE CAUTION
(Major roads are clear)

Jan. 7, 2010
VDOT CREWS PREPARE FOR SNOW TONIGHT
(Morning rush hour may be slippery)

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