VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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FRED-167066

Aug. 24, 2020



EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND TRAVEL DELAYS IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Overturned tractor-trailer carrying gravel has closed all northbound lanes at Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road), and traffic is intermittently passing scene on shoulder

UPDATE (9:55 a.m.) – All lanes of Interstate 95 northbound are now open at Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road) in Stafford County. The overturned tractor-trailer has been cleared. Expect delays as congestion clears the scene.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Interstate 95 northbound travelers can expect major delays in the Fredericksburg area due to an overturned tractor-trailer at Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road) in Stafford County.

All northbound travel lanes are closed, with northbound traffic intermittently able to pass the scene on the shoulder.

I-95 motorists passing through the Fredericksburg area to destinations to the north are encouraged to use alternate routes, including using I-95 Exit 104 (Carmel Church) to Route 207 to Route 301 northbound.

Real-time information on this incident and lane closures are available 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.

Follow VDOT Fredericksburg District on Twitter at @VaDOTFRED.

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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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