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Dec. 4, 2017



EXPECT DAY AND NIGHTTIME DELAYS ON I-95 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists should anticipate double lane closures this week and a new traffic pattern on I-95 southbound at Exit 130 beginning Wednesday evening, Dec. 6

FREDERICKSBURG  –  Motorists should anticipate multiple work zones midday and overnight on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound this week in the Fredericksburg area.

The following lane closures are planned, weather permitting:

Interstate 95 Southbound

Aquia Creek Bridge (mile marker 145) Stafford County

Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 9:30 a.m.
A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Aquia Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project.  Double lane closures end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 9:30 a.m. the following morning except on Friday when all lanes will reopen at 6 a.m. The Aquia Creek bridge is located at mile marker 145, just north of Exit 143/Route 610.

 
Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.

A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project.  Double lane closures end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 10 a.m. the following morning. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway).

 
Exit 130B (Route 3) New Traffic Pattern and Signal

Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.

The new traffic pattern for Exit 130B will go into effect overnight and the new traffic signal will be activated. All I-95 southbound traffic exiting Route 3 westbound will use the new ramp with triple right turn lanes, controlled by the new signal. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures and possible delays at the interchange as crews shift traffic to the new ramp.


Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 1 p.m.  and 9 p.m. Thursday  ˗˗ 6 a.m. Friday

The Exit 130 off-ramp will be reduced to a single lane from I-95 southbound to westbound Route 3 as part of the I-95 interchange safety improvement project.  All lanes will reopen at 1 p.m. the following day except on Friday, when all lanes will reopen at 6 a.m. Expect brief delays at the interchange.

 
Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)

Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m. and 9 p.m Thursday ˗˗ 6 a.m.  Friday

A single, right lane on I-95 southbound will be closed near Exit 130 for construction activities related to the project. All lanes will reopen at 10 a.m. the following morning except on Friday at 6 a.m. Expect overnight delays near the interchange.
 

Ni River Bridge (mile marker 121) Spotsylvania County

Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.

A single lane will close at 9 p.m. at the Ni River bridge followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. Double lane closures end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 10 a.m. as crews continue a bridge improvement project. The Ni River bridge is located at mile marker 121, just south of Exit 126/Massaponax.
 

Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Off-Ramp Spotsylvania County

Monday ˗˗ Friday, 8:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.
The Exit 118 off-ramp which carries traffic from I-95 southbound to Mudd Tavern Road will be reduced to a single lane for storm sewer installation. Drivers should be alert to construction crews and equipment working in the right lane and right shoulder of the ramp. Expect brief delays at the interchange. The work is related to the I-95 overpass replacement project and widening of Mudd Tavern Road.
 

Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Spotsylvania County

Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 2:30 p.m.
A single, left lane on I-95 southbound near Exit 118 will be closed near the interchange for construction activities

 
Interstate 95 Northbound

Aquia Creek Bridge (mile marker 145) Stafford County

Monday ˗˗ Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.

Expect alternating, single lane closures on I-95 northbound at the Aquia Creek bridge.

 
Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville Road) Stafford County

Tuesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 2 a.m.

The right and center lanes will be closed on I-95 northbound near Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville Road) to allow crews to repair overhead signs. Expect brief delays near the interchange. All lanes will reopen by 2 a.m.
 

Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.

A single, left lane will be closed on I-95 northbound at the Potomac Creek bridge.
 

Ni River Bridge (mile marker 121) Spotsylvania County

Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m.

A single lane will close at 9 p.m. at the Ni River bridge followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

 
Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Spotsylvania County

Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.

A single, left lane on I-95 northbound near Exit 118 will be closed near the interchange for construction activities.

 
Overhead message boards will warn travelers to stay alert for the work zones ahead and possible delays.

 

For more information about any of the projects listed above, please visit the project page at www.VirginiaDOT.org

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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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