VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Darragh.Frye@VDOT.Virginia.Gov


FRED-167413

Sept. 14, 2020



EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD
All I-95 southbound traffic will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. early Tuesday, Sept. 15 to allow crews to move a crane near Exit 133 (Route 17)

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. Travelers on Interstate 95 southbound should anticipate delays with intermittent full traffic stops scheduled overnight to allow crews to move a crane near Exit 133 (Route 17) in Stafford County. 

Starting at 10 p.m. tonight, Sept. 14, I-95 southbound will be reduced to one lane near the Exit 133 interchange to allow crews to prepare for the full traffic stops. 

All I-95 southbound traffic will be stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. early Tuesday, Sept. 15 to move the crane into place to lift the bridge beams on a new overpass for Route 652 (Truslow Road) later this week. The Truslow Road bridge replacement is part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.  

Traffic may be stopped up to 30 minutes at a time. In between each stop, congestion will be allowed to clear before the next full stop. 

Weather permitting, lane closures on I-95 southbound are scheduled at the following times: 

Monday, Sept. 14 – Tuesday, Sept. 15 

  • 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight to 3 a.m. – Intermittent full traffic stops up to 30 minutes 
  • 4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open
  • 4:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Single lane closure

If there is inclement weather, the full traffic stops will be rescheduled to the following morning, Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Message boards will be posted along I-95 southbound to alert motorists to delays ahead.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control in the work zone.

For more information, please visit the Fredericksburg Extension project page on the Express Lanes website.

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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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