VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Nov. 12, 2020



EXPECT DAYTIME DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND NEXT WEEK FOR RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER BRIDGE INSPECTION
Single lane closures are scheduled to inspect the bridge over the Rappahannock River starting at 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 16

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has scheduled daytime lane closures on Interstate 95 southbound next week to inspect the interstate bridge over the Rappahannock River. 

Starting Monday, Nov. 16, single lane closures are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on I-95 southbound at the bridge, which connects Stafford County and the City of Fredericksburg.

Motorists traveling south can expect travel delays at midday in the Fredericksburg area each day through Thursday, Nov. 19. 

No daytime lane closures are scheduled on I-95 southbound on Friday, Nov. 20. 

The routine bridge inspection must occur during the daylight hours to safely perform the work. 

Weather permitting, the following lane closures will occur on I-95 southbound at the Rappahannock River Bridge, which is located at mile marker 132: 

Monday, Nov. 16 – Thursday, Nov. 19 

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Alternating, single lane closures 

Drivers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time traffic conditions before they leave for their destination.

 

511Virginia

Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.

Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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