VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 8:10 p.m.

Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
(540) 656-0321 cell


Jan. 3, 2022

Travel remains stopped on I-95 northbound and southbound at various points in the Fredericksburg area; Crews continue to clear disabled vehicles and downed trees following winter storm to allow travel to resume

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Travel remains stopped on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound lanes in the Fredericksburg area due to disabled vehicles and downed trees. Motorists should avoid the area until further notice due to significant congestion and to assist crews with clearance.

With 511Virginia.org traffic cameras out of service due to power outages, specific locations and the number of affected lanes cannot be immediately confirmed. Virginia Department of Transportation crews continue to be mobilized in emergency response and are clearing trees blocking lanes and working to clear disabled trucks and vehicles throughout the region.

Additional resources from other regions are arriving this evening to support debris removal, road treatment and clearance efforts.

The latest information on lane reopenings and traffic will be available as it is confirmed on 511Virginia, although traffic cameras remain out of service.


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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