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FRED-111107

Feb. 3, 2017



EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 AT FREDERICKSBURG NEXT WEEK
Motorists can anticipate double lane closures on I-95 northbound and southbound on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

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

As part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening project, crews will clean and stain the new bridge, which is located at mile marker 131 in Fredericksburg. The work requires double lane closures, which is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 7 ˗˗ Wednesday, Feb. 8.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 7 and Wednesday, Feb. 8

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

  • Double lane closure 9 p.m. ˗˗ 1 a.m.

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

  • Double lane closure 1 a.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m.
  • All lanes reopen to traffic by 5 a.m.

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

511Virginia

Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.

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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