VDOT News - Fredericksburg
|IMMEDIATE - 5:10 p.m.
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
(540) 656-0321 cell
March 29, 2021
I-95 CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA
All northbound and southbound lanes are closed just south of exit 126 (Spotsylvania) for a truck crash and fire near the Route 17 (Mills Drive) overpass
6:25 P.M. UPDATE: Interstate 95 northbound remains closed in Spotsylvania County for emergency response and cleanup for an earlier truck crash and fire at mile marker 125. All I-95 northbound traffic is being detoured at exit 118 (Thornburg) to use Route 1 northbound as an alternate route.
A single southbound lane of I-95 is now closed at mile marker 123 in Spotsylvania. The southbound lane closure is needed to allow crews to use a crossover to let northbound traffic stopped between exit 118 and mile marker 125 turn around and travel southbound. All other northbound traffic is being detoured at exit 118.
5:50 P.M. UPDATE: All lanes of Interstate 95 southbound in Spotsylvania County have reopened at mile marker 125, just south of exit 126 (Spotsylvania).
I-95 northbound remains closed for a truck crash and fire just south of exit 126. All northbound traffic is being detoured from I-95 at exit 118 (Thornburg) to Route 1 northbound.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – All lanes of Interstate 95 are closed in Spotsylvania County just south of exit 126 (Spotsylvania) for a truck crash and fire.
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are traveling to the scene to assist with traffic control and establishing a detour route along Route 1.
Major travel delays on I-95 are anticipated to extend through the evening rush hour in the Fredericksburg area. Travelers can also anticipate significant delays on Route 1 in the Fredericksburg area, and other regional corridors. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes and avoid the area if possible.
Real-time updates on lane closures for this incident are available on 511Virginia.org.
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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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