VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344

Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


Nov. 30, 2016

Work zones on I-95 northbound and southbound will close lanes overnight between Route 3 in Fredericksburg and Route 17 in Stafford County

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists should anticipate brief overnight travel delays on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound in the Fredericksburg area on Thursday, Dec. 1 for multiple work zones.

Several lanes will be closed between Exit 130/Route 3 in Fredericksburg and Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford County. Lanes will be closed from Thursday evening into early Friday, Dec. 2 at the following locations and times:

Interstate 95 Southbound

  • 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. Double lane closure. Crews will collect pavement samples from the left and center lanes of I-95 southbound between the Route 17 overpass and the Rappahannock River bridge.

Interstate 95 Northbound

  • 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Single lane closure. Crews will close the right lane for ongoing construction of a new interstate overpass at Fall Hill Avenue, which is just north of Exit 130/Route 3.

Message boards will provide advance warning of these work zones and lane closures. Motorists may consider using Route 1 as an alternate route to avoid delays.


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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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Page last modified: Nov. 30, 2016