Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


June 23, 2017

Overhead sign installation will stop all I-95 northbound traffic for up to 20 minutes at a time between midnight and 3 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 near Exit 143 (Route 610)

FREDERICKSBURG – All Interstate 95 northbound traffic in Stafford County will be stopped intermittently for 20-minute intervals between midnight and 3 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 as part of a work zone for the I-95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension.

Crews will be installing overhead signs between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and Exit 143 (Route 610) as part of a 2.5 mile extension of I-95 Express Lanes from its current southern terminus. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control in the work zone.

The following lane closures are planned for this evening and early Saturday, weather permitting:

  • Single lane closure at 10 p.m. between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and Exit 143 (Route 610)
  • Double lane closure at midnight
  • Between midnight and 3 a.m. full traffic stops for up to 20 minutes at a time
  • All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.Motorists can find real-time information on work zones, traffic, incidents and lane closures on 511Virginia.


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