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Feb. 2, 2021



I-95 SOUTHBOUND CLOSED IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Southbound traffic is being detoured at exit 133 (Route 17) due to a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer at the Rappahannock River Bridge

UPDATE (8:40 a.m.) A single lane has reopened on Interstate 95 southbound at the Rappahannock River Bridge around mile markers 131-132 in the Fredericksburg area. The detour at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County has been lifted.

Southbound motorists should expect delays near the scene of the multi-vehicle crash to continue, as crews work to remove a tractor-trailer from the shoulder. VDOT crews have treated the interstate with sand and salt prior to reopening travel lanes.

UPDATE (7:40 a.m.) The detour for the Interstate 95 southbound closure for a multi-vehicle crash at the Rappahannock River bridge has been revised. All southbound traffic is now being detoured at exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County, where motorists can access Route 1 southbound. The detour route has been revised to allow VDOT crews to apply treatment materials to the interstate travel lanes and bridge approaching the crash scene.

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Interstate 95 southbound is closed in Stafford County due to a multi-vehicle crash involving an overturned tractor-trailer at the Rappahannock River Bridge.

All southbound traffic is being detoured at exit 133 (Route 17), where motorists can access Route 17 Business (Warrenton Road) to Route 1 southbound.

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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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