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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-117013

June 22, 2017



REMINDER: I-95 NORTHBOUND TRAFFIC STOPS TONIGHT IN STAFFORD COUNTY
Overhead sign installation will stop all I-95 northbound traffic for up to 20 minutes at a time between midnight and 3 a.m. on Friday, June 23 near Exit 143 (Route 610)

FREDERICKSBURG – Multiple Interstate 95 work zones in the Fredericksburg area continue to require overnight lane closures this evening, including a work zone on I-95 northbound that will stop traffic for up to 20 minutes at a time.

Motorists will encounter double lane closures at various locations along I-95 northbound and southbound in Stafford County and Spotsylvania County. All of the work zones will require I-95 to be reduced to a single lane overnight.

Additionally, multiple I-95 southbound ramps at Exit 133 (Route 17) in Stafford will be closed overnight for paving.

Drivers are advised to consider using Route 1 or other alternate routes to avoid delays in the I-95 corridor in the Fredericksburg region.

The following lane closures are planned for this evening and early Friday, June 23, weather permitting:

I-95 Northbound at I-95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension, Stafford County

  • Single lane closure at 9 p.m. between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and Exit 143 (Route 610)
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • Between midnight and 3 a.m. full traffic stops for up to 20 minutes at a time
  • All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.

Crews are installing overhead signs as part of a 2.5 mile extension of I-95 Express Lanes from its current southern terminus. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control throughout this work zone.

I-95 Southbound at Exit 133/Route 17, Stafford County

  • 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Double lane closure near Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth)

This pavement repair work zone will begin just north of Exit 133/Route 17 in Stafford. Crews are milling and paving approximately one mile of pavement from Exit 133 to the bridge over the Rappahannock River.

Exit 133/Route 17 interchange, Stafford County

  • 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Route 17 northbound and southbound traffic will not be able to enter I-95 southbound from Exit 133. Both ramps will be closed for paving. Additionally, the exit ramp to Route 17 Business/Falmouth from I-95 southbound will be closed. I-95 southbound traffic can still use the exit ramp at this interchange to access Route 17 northbound.

Interstate 95 Southbound at Ni River Bridge (mile marker 121), Spotsylvania County

  • Single lane closure at 9 p.m. near mile marker 121 (Ni River bridge) south of Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • All lanes open by 7 a.m.

Crews will continue their work to rehabilitate this bridge’s condition.

511Virginia

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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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