VDOT News - Fredericksburg


IMMEDIATE - 4:50 p.m.

Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


June 21, 2017

Three work zones with double lane closures will be underway at various locations on I-95 northbound and southbound in Stafford and Spotsylvania counties; I-95 southbound on-ramp from Centreport Parkway will be closed overnight

FREDERICKSBURG – Multiple work zones will be underway overnight on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area, and travelers are advised to expect significant travel delays.

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.

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 Thursday, June 22, weather permitting:

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 136/Centreport Parkway, Stafford County

10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Entrance ramp to I-95 southbound from Centreport Parkway will be closed.

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.

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 (Garrisonville)
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • 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.


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