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FRED-111840

March 3, 2017



OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES PLANNED ON I-95 IN FREDERICKSBURG
Expect overnight delays with double lane closures on I-95 at Fall Hill Avenue beginning Wednesday, March 8 ˗˗ Thursday, March 9

UPDATE: Due to weather, the overnight work zone on I-95 in Fredericksburg scheduled for tonight (March 7) has been postponed.  Crews will work to continue to stain the bridge overnight tomorrow, March 8 and Thursday, March 9 on I-95 at mile marker 131 (Fall Hill Avenue).

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

Wednesday, March 8

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.

Thursday, March 9 (UPDATE)

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

  • Single lane closure at 9:30 p.m.
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • All lanes reopen to traffic by 5 a.m Friday, March 10.

FREDERICKSBURG – Motorists traveling on Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg will encounter lane closures and travel delays during the overnight hours beginning Sunday, March 5 through Thursday, March 9, as crews continue to work on the new Fall Hill Avenue overpass.

Crews will continue to clean and stain the new bridge, which is located at mile marker 131 in Fredericksburg, as part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening project.

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

Sunday, March 5

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

  • Double lane closure 10 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m.
  • All lanes reopen to traffic by 5 a.m.

Monday, March 6

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

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

Tuesday, March 7 ˗˗ Thursday, March 9

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.

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

Motorists may consider using Route 1 as an alternate route.

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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