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

LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
Tina.Bundy@VDOT.virginia.gov

FRED-59208

Aug. 7, 2012



NORTHBOUND I-95 NOW OPEN IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Southbound lanes of I-95 remain closed

FREDERICKSBURG—All lanes of northbound Interstate 95 have re-opened near Exit 104 (Carmel Church) on Interstate 95 in Caroline County.

 

Southbound I-95 remains closed near Exit 104. Southbound traffic continues to be detoured from I-95 to Route 1 at Exit 110 (Ladysmith), and is being directed to re-enter the interstate at Exit 98 (Doswell).

 

Message boards have been activated along the I-95 corridor to alert motorists to the closure, the detour route, and potential delays.

 

A contractor vehicle in a paving work zone on southbound I-95 struck the power lines at mile marker 104.

 

When the power lines are cleared, asphalt is standing by to be placed into the southbound lanes that were milled overnight, restoring the travel surface.

 

Motorists can find real-time information about traffic incidents and congestion on VDOT’s 24-hour travel information website, www.511Virginia.org. 511Virginia is also available by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.

 

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