VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 7 p.m.

Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344

LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560


May 24, 2016

After congestion clears, permanent repair to bridge deck near Exit 133/Route 17 will close right lane and on-ramp again starting at 9 p.m.

FREDERICKSBURG – All lanes of southbound Interstate 95 have re-opened after an emergency bridge deck repair near Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford County. 

Crews temporarily repaired a hole in the right travel lane by covering it with secured steel plates.

A permanent repair is scheduled for tonight starting at 9 p.m. The right lane on southbound I-95 will close again at the Route 17 overpass. Additionally, the on-ramp to I-95 southbound from Route 17 westbound will be closed overnight during the work zone.

Southbound I-95 motorists may still exit to Route 17 eastbound and westbound at the I-95 interchange.

Tonight, crews will remove the steel plates and place concrete on the bridge deck.  


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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.

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