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FRED-111663

Feb. 24, 2017



EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS FOR I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG NEXT WEEK
Motorists can anticipate overnight lane closures on I-95 northbound, southbound beginning Monday, Feb. 27 ˗˗ Thursday, March 2

FREDERICKSBURG –  Motorists should anticipate overnight travel delays next week on Interstate 95 at Fredericksburg, as crews continue to work on the new Fall Hill Avenue overpass and widening project.  

With favorable temperatures expected next week, crews will continue to clean and stain the new bridge, which is located at mile marker 131 in Fredericksburg. The staining solution is temperature sensitive and must be applied with an ambient temperature above 40˚ Fahrenheit.

Lanes on I-95 will be closed on the following schedule, weather permitting.

Monday, Feb. 27 and Tuesday, Feb. 28

I-95 Southbound at mile marker 131 (Fall Hill Avenue)

  • Single lane closure at 9:30 p.m.
  • Double lane closure 10 p.m.
  • All lanes re-open to traffic by 5 a.m.

Wednesday, March 1 and Thursday, March 2

I˗95 Northbound at mile marker 131 (Fall Hill Avenue)

  • Single lane closure at 9 p.m.
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • All lanes re-open to traffic by 4:30 a.m.

Crews will also install new curbing and gutter along southbound Route 1 near Mary Washington Boulevard next week which will require a single lane closure.

Monday, Feb. 27 ˗˗ Thursday, March 2

Route 1 Southbound between Alvey Drive and Rappahannock Canal

  • Single right lane at 10 a.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m.

Message boards will warn travelers to stay alert for work zones ahead and possible delays.

511Virginia

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Download the  free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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