VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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April 1, 2022

Ramp at Fredericksburg interchange will close between midnight and 3 a.m. starting early Monday, April 4, and will continue nightly through early Thursday, April 7

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Crews will close an Interstate 95 on-ramp in Fredericksburg to safely complete final paving activities next week as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.

Starting at midnight, Monday, April 4, the Route 3 eastbound on-ramp to I-95 southbound will close to traffic and will reopen at 3 a.m.

Drivers will be detoured to continue on Route 3 eastbound and U-turn at Gateway Boulevard to Route 3 westbound, where vehicles can access an on-ramp to I-95 southbound.

Click here for an online map of the detour.

Message boards will be posted to provide advance notice of the ramp closure.

Weather permitting, the ramp will close overnight between midnight and 3 a.m. over four consecutive nights, starting early Monday through early Thursday, April 7.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control near the interchange.

All other ramps will remain open in this work zone.

For more details about this project or other construction on I-95 in the Fredericksburg area, please visit Improve95.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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