News Releases - Fredericksburg

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT:EXPECT WET PAVEMENT WITH ISOLATED SLICK SPOTS OVERNIGHT AND DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS
Motorists urged to use caution if driving during the overnight and early morning hours

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROADS REMAIN SLICK, SLUSHY OR SNOW COVERED
Drivers are advised to avoid travel until road and weather conditions improve

Feb. 20, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: SNOW, FREEZING RAIN TO AFFECT TRAVEL WEDNESDAY
Motorists are asked to avoid travel while storm is underway; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions before starting a trip

Feb. 19, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS READY FOR SNOW, FREEZING RAIN
Motorists are asked to plan travel around storm, and avoid travel while storm is underway; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions before starting a trip

Feb. 18, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS TO TREAT I-95 OVERNIGHT
Tanker trucks will apply a salt brine solution to Interstate 95 travel lanes and ramps in the Fredericksburg area starting at 8 p.m. tonight

Feb. 15, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: RAIN, LIGHT SNOW MAY LEAD TO SLIPPERY ROADS SATURDAY MORNING
VDOT crews are mobilizing at midnight to treat roads and bridges for hazardous conditions; Motorists planning to drive should use extra caution and reduce speed

Feb. 14, 2019
ROUTE 660 (SORGHUM ROAD) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT BEGINS FEB. 19 IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY
Installation of a new bridge will close Sorghum Road to through traffic at Mill Stream for approximately six weeks; Motorists should follow posted detour route

Feb. 13, 2019
NEW WORK ZONE PATTERN STARTING AT ROUTE 17 AND I-95 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Inside left lane on Route 17 northbound and southbound will close at Exit 133/Falmouth in Stafford County beginning Monday, Feb. 25 for construction of new Route 17 overpasses

Feb. 6, 2019
ROUTE 222 (WEEMS ROAD) IN LANCASTER COUNTY NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC
Road reopens following emergency repair to sinkhole, damaged road

Feb. 1, 2019
MOBILE OPERATION ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN CAROLINE COUNTY NEXT WEEK
Expect daytime double lane closures on I-95 southbound to allow crews to replace the reflective lens on the raised pavement markers starting at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4

Jan. 30, 2019
ROADS CLEAR, BUT ICY PATCHES POSSIBLE
Travelers should reduce their speed and drive with caution this morning as roads may be slick, especially on roads carrying lighter traffic, and on bridges, overpasses and ramps

Jan. 29, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: KNOW WHERE YOU’RE GOING BEFORE IT STARTS SNOWING
Drivers urged to adjust travel with wintry mix expected to impact evening commute

Jan. 28, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CREWS PREPARE FOR POTENTIAL SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS AFTER MIDNIGHT
Motorists are encouraged to check 511Virgina before starting a trip to see real-time road conditions in their area; Plan to use additional caution or adjust travel plans as needed

Jan. 26, 2019
UPDATE: I-95 MOBILE POTHOLE REPAIR IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA ON SUNDAY, JAN. 27
Expect mobile single lane closures on I-95 southbound in Stafford, Spotsylvania and Caroline counties between 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday

Jan. 25, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOBILE POTHOLE OPERATION ON I-95 TOMORROW
Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound to allow crews to repair potholes starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 until 2 p.m.

Jan. 22, 2019
I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD OVERNIGHT
Crews will stop all I-95 northbound and southbound traffic up to 30 minutes at a time between midnight and 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22

Jan. 19, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: RAIN-SLICKED ROADS MAY BECOME ICY SUNDAY AFTERNOON, EVENING
VDOT crews are mobilizing at noon Sunday ahead of plummeting temperatures that could transform wet pavement into an icy surface; Travelers should plan to check 511Virginia before starting a trip

Jan. 17, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: LIGHT SNOW, WINTRY MIX MAY AFFECT TRAVEL THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
VDOT crews and equipment will be staged and ready to treat and plow roads as needed; Motorists should check 511Virginia before starting a trip for real-time road conditions

Jan. 15, 2019
PUBLIC INVITED TO LEARN MORE, COMMENT ON I-95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING PROJECT
Join us for a public meeting from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at James Monroe High School in Fredericksburg

Jan. 15, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS MAY BE ICY THIS MORNING
VDOT crews remain on duty to treat for any slick or hazardous road conditions from overnight refreezing in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVE, BUT EXPECT OVERNIGHT REFREEZE
Wet, slushy pavement expected to refreeze after sunset; Motorists are urged to use additional caution during the overnight and early morning hours

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: CREWS NOW FOCUSING ON SECONDARY ROADS AND SUBDIVISION STREETS
I-95, primary roads and high-volume secondary roads are in clear to minor condition; Drivers are still encouraged to limit unnecessary travel to allow crews to make additional progress

Jan. 14, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: PLAN TO ADJUST TRAVEL BASED ON ROAD CONDITIONS, USE ADDITIONAL CAUTION
Overnight heavy snow, especially in Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, has led to partially-covered roads in those areas, with the potential for icy conditions districtwide

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS PREPARING FOR ROAD SURFACES TO REFREEZE OVERNIGHT
Overnight, any melted snow and slush is expected to freeze, leading to icy and slick road conditions; Motorists are advised to continue delaying travel until after storm's end

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: ROAD CONDITIONS IMPROVING, BUT MORE SNOW ON THE WAY
Motorists in affected areas should continue to delay travel until after the storm has ended, including the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula

Jan. 13, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOTORISTS SHOULD CONTINUE TO STAY OFF THE ROADS DURING THE STORM
Many roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula are snow-covered, with the heaviest snowfall still ahead for the region Sunday morning

Jan. 12, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: MOTORISTS ASKED TO REMAIN OFF THE ROAD DURING THE STORM
With snow now falling across large portions of the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and western Middle Peninsula, motorists are asked to stay off the roads for duration of storm

Jan. 12, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: DRIVERS URGED TO LIMIT TRAVEL WITH SNOW
Heavier snow is now falling and is expected to continue overnight into Sunday

Jan. 11, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: PLAN AHEAD FOR SNOW TO AFFECT WEEKEND TRAVEL
Motorists are asked to delay unnecessary travel and stay off the roads once snow begins; Check 511Virginia for real-time road conditions and traffic information

Jan. 9, 2019
FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT: VDOT CREWS TO PRE-TREAT I-95, PRIMARY ROADS AHEAD OF POTENTIAL WEEKEND STORM
Trucks will apply a salt brine solution to Interstate 95 travel lanes and ramps in the Fredericksburg area between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10

Jan. 4, 2019
UPDATE ON EMERGENCY ROAD REPAIRS FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
Reconstruction and repair continues on seven roads in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula

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