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Oct. 23, 2017



EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 WITH MULTIPLE WORK ZONES IN STAFFORD AND SPOTSYLVANIA
Motorists should anticipate double lane closures on I-95 northbound, southbound this week beginning tonight, Oct. 23 through Friday, Oct. 27

FREDERICKSBURG  –  Motorists should anticipate overnight delays and double lane closures on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound for multiple work zones in the Fredericksburg area beginning tonight, Oct. 23 through early Friday, Oct. 27.

Mowing operations continue on I-95. Operations are underway near Exit 110/Ladysmith in Caroline County and will continue to proceed north. The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds drivers to give crews plenty of room to work in the shoulder. Mowing will take place outside of the travel lanes, but drivers should consider moving over or reducing speed when approaching mowing crews.

The following lane closures are planned, weather permitting:

Interstate 95 Northbound

Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Spotsylvania County

    • Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      • A single lane will close near the Exit 118 interchange for construction activities related to the I-95 overpass replacement project and widening of Mudd Tavern Road.

Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

      • Monday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. 
      • A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge. All lanes will reopen at 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville Road) Stafford County

  • Thursday, 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.  
  •  Expect double lane closures near Exit 143 to allow crews to uncover new signage for the Express Lanes Southern Terminus extension.
  • Aquia Creek Bridge (mile marker 145) Stafford County

    • Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.
      • Expect single, right lane closed on I-95 northbound. The I-95 bridge over Aquia Creek is located just after Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville) as crews begin a rehabilitation project

 Interstate 95 Southbound

Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road) Stafford County

  • Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. A single, right lane will be closed near Exit 140 to allow crews to install temporary concrete barrier and crash cushions near the interchange as part of the project to build a diverging diamond.

Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

    • Tuesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.  A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just before Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway). Double lane closures will end at 6 a.m. Wednesday. A single lane will remain closed until 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Overhead message boards will warn travelers to stay alert for the 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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