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I-95/Rt. 54 bridge replacement in Ashland

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
May 2014

Est Completion Date
November 2015

Cost
Approximately $10 million

Locality
Hanover

District
Richmond

Contact
Keith Rider
(804) 752-5538

Traffic Impacts

I-95/Route 54 traffic impacts

Sunday, July 5

No lane closures scheduled.

Monday, July 6

I-95 north (Hanover) – The left lane will be closed from mile marker 91 to 93 from 7 p.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday for bridge structural steel erection. The center lane will be closed at the same location from 11 p.m. Monday to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

I-95 south (Hanover) – From 8 p.m. Monday-7 a.m. Tuesday, the left lane will be closed between mile marker 93 and mile marker 91 for bridge structural steel erection. From 11-11:30 p.m. Monday, the center lane will also be closed at the same location. From 11:30 p.m. Monday-5 a.m. Tuesday, all southbound travel lanes will be closed and rerouted to the off and on ramps at Route 54 (Exit 92).

England St./Route 54 east/west (Ashland) – Flaggers will direct traffic on Route 54 from 11:30 p.m. Monday-6 a.m. Tuesday during the temporary closure of I-95 south.

Tuesday, July 7

I-95 north (Hanover) – The left lane will be closed from mile marker 91 to 93 from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday for bridge structural steel erection. The center lane will be closed at the same location from 11 p.m. Tuesday to 6 a.m. Wednesday.

I-95 south (Hanover) – From 8 p.m. Tuesday-7 a.m. Wednesday, the left lane will be closed between mile marker 93 and mile marker 91 for bridge structural steel erection. From 11-11:30 p.m. Tuesday, the center lane will also be closed at the same location. From 11:30 p.m. Tuesday-5 a.m. Wednesday, all southbound travel lanes will be closed and rerouted to the off and on ramps at Route 54 (Exit 92).

England St./Route 54 east/west (Ashland) – Flaggers will direct traffic on Route 54 from 11:30 p.m. Tuesday-5 a.m. Wednesday during the temporary closure of I-95 south.

Wednesday, July 8

I-95 north (Hanover) – From 7 p.m. Wednesday-8 a.m. Thursday, the left lane will be closed between mile marker 91 and mile marker 93 for bridge structural steel erection. From 11-11:30 p.m. Wednesday, the center lane will also be closed at the same location. From 11:30 p.m. Wednesday-6 a.m. Thursday, all northbound travel lanes will be closed and rerouted to the off and on ramps at Route 54 (Exit 92).

England St./Route 54 east/west (Ashland) – Flaggers will direct traffic on Route 54 from 11:30 p.m. Wednesday-6 a.m. Thursday during the temporary closure of I-95 north.

Thursday, July 9

I-95 north (Hanover) – From 7 p.m. Thursday-7 a.m. Friday, the left lane will be closed between mile marker 91 and mile marker 93 for structural steel erection. From 11-11:30 p.m. Thursday, the center lane will also be closed at the same location. From 11:30 p.m. Thursday-6 a.m. Friday, all northbound travel lanes will be closed and rerouted to the off and on ramps at Route 54 (Exit 92).

England St./Route 54 east/west (Ashland) – Flaggers will direct traffic on Route 54 from 11:30 p.m. Thursday-6 a.m. Friday during the temporary closure of I-95 north.

I-95 south (Hanover) – The left lane will be closed between mile markers 93 and 91 from 8 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday for structural steel erection. The center lane will be closed in the same location from 11 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday.

Friday, July 10

No lane closures scheduled.

I-95 travel:

The speed limit on Interstate 95 in both directions has been reduced from 70 mph to 65 mph from mile marker 90 to mile marker 93 for the duration of the Route 54 bridge replacement project.

Route 54 travel:

Route 54 has been reduced to one 12-foot lane in each direction between Hill Carter Parkway and Mount Herman Road. Additionally, a temporary traffic signal has been installed at the interchange of I-95 north and Route 54 west to ease exiting interstate traffic congestion. For the duration of the project, the posted speed limit will be reduced to 35 mph. Drivers can expect delays, particularly during peak travel times.

Project description

The project will replace the Route 54 superstructure over Interstate 95 and approaches, as needed. The replacement will raise the vertical clearance on north and southbound I-95 to 16.5 feet.

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