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Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
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Oct. 3, 2017



I-95 SOUTHBOUND EXIT RAMP CLOSES EARLY THURSDAY AM IN FREDERICKSBURG
Traffic exiting to Route 3 westbound at Exit 130 will be detoured midnight to 3 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5, to allow crews to remove overhead signs

FREDERICKSBURG –The Interstate 95 southbound exit ramp to Route 3 westbound at Exit 130B in Fredericksburg will be closed for several hours early Thursday morning to allow crews to remove overhead signs.

The ramp will be closed from midnight to 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5.

I-95 southbound traffic seeking to access Route 3 westbound will be detoured to Exit 130A to Route 3 eastbound, then directed to make a U-turn at Gateway Boulevard to Route 3 westbound. The ramp will reopen at 3 a.m. Thursday.

A single lane will remain closed on the exit ramp through 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Message boards and additional signs will notify motorists of the detour and guide them along the alternate route.

Overhead signs are being removed as part of the ongoing I-95 Safety Improvements Project at Route 3. Additional lane closures are scheduled this week at the following dates and times:

Additional Lane Closures:

Route 3 Westbound: WednesdayFriday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 9 a.m.

    • 10 p.m. – one lane closed
    • Midnight –7 a.m. – two lanes closed
    • 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. – one lane closed Thursday and Friday morning

Construction is underway to improve safety at the Exit 130 (Route 3) interchange in Fredericksburg.                     

This project will enhance safety by reducing vehicle merging and weaving that can lead to crashes, injuries and congestion on Route 3 and I-95.  These improvements are designed to lower the crash risk by eliminating conflict points where vehicles currently merge.

Additional project information is available online at www.VirginiaDOT.org on the project page.

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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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