VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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FRED-146925

Aug. 26, 2019



OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG
Expect double lane and ramp closures on I-95 southbound starting tonight, Aug. 26

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Motorists should anticipate overnight delays this week on Interstate 95 southbound as paving continues on the interstate near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway interchange in Stafford County starting tonight, Aug. 26.

Weather permitting, the following lane closures are scheduled: 

I-95 Southbound  

Exit 140/Courthouse Road to Exit 136/Centreport Parkway  

  • Wednesday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Expect a single left lane closure overnight on I-95 southbound between Exit 140/Courthouse Road and Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. Crews will be building construction entrances to the median for the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. All lanes will open by 4:30 a.m. 

Exit 136/Centreport Parkway 

  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Crews will continue paving I-95 southbound between mile markers 137 – 135 near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. One lane will be closed in the work zone at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. each night. On Monday and Tuesday evenings, the I-95 southbound on- and off-ramps to Centreport Parkway will also be closed. Drivers should access I-95 southbound at Exit 140/Courthouse Road or Exit 133/Falmouth.  All I-95 southbound lanes and ramps will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning. 

Exit 130/Route 3 

  • Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound from mile marker 132 to Exit 130/Route 3 for a bridge inspection. Crews will be conducting a routine safety inspection of the Cowan Boulevard overpass. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. 

Exit 118/Thornburg

  • Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.

Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound between mile markers 121 – 119, which is before the Exit 118/Thornburg interchange, for a bridge inspection. Crews will be conducting a routine safety inspection of the overpass in the area. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. 

I-95 Northbound  

Exit 118/Thornburg

  • Monday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 northbound between mile markers 119 – 121, which is north of the Exit 118/Thornburg interchange, for a bridge inspection. 

Exit 130/Route 3 

  • Wednesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 northbound from Exit 130/Route 3 to mile marker 132 for a bridge inspection. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. 

Exit 136/Centreport Parkway to Exit 140/Courthouse Road

  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. 

Drivers can expect a single left lane closure overnight on I-95 northbound between Exit 136/Centreport Parkway and Exit 140/Courthouse Road. 

For more information about the I-95 projects, please visit the Improve95 website at www.Improve95.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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