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Fredericksburg Region Traffic Alerts October 23 – 29

From the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). File photo copyright Fredericksburg.Today

VDOT hot spots in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George October 23 – 29, 2016.

City of Fredericksburg
Interstate 95
Monday − Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Equipment is staged in the Rappahannock River near the I-95 bridges to collect geotechnical samples from the riverbed. Samples are being gathered for the I-95 Rappahannock River Crossing Southbound project, which is estimated to be under construction in 2018-2022. No lane closures or traffic impacts.

Mary Washington Boulevard
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Mary Washington Boulevard between Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard for construction activity. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.

Fall Hill Avenue
Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Fall Hill Avenue between Carl D. Silver Parkway and the Rappahannock Canal for construction activity. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.

Stafford County
Interstate 95 at Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
(New) Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Crews will inspect the Centreport Parkway bridge over I-95 at Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway). Crews will be working from the shoulder lane on I-95 northbound and southbound. All travel lanes will be open during this inspection.

Interstate 95 at Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth)
(Update) Wednesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. A single lane will be closed on I-95 northbound and southbound between mile marker 131 and Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) while crews inspect the I-95 bridge over Route 17. All lanes will be open to traffic on I-95 southbound by 2:30 p.m.

Interstate 95 at Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville)
(Update) Monday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. A single lane will be closed on I-95 northbound and southbound from the Prince William County line to mile marker 143 located at Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville) while crews inspect the Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) bridge over I-95. All lanes will be open to traffic on I-95 southbound by 2:30 p.m.

Falmouth Bridge
(New) Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. One lane will be closed on Route 1 southbound from Route 17 at Falmouth to the Fredericksburg City limits for a routine inspection of the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Blue and Gray Parkway Bridge over Rapphannock River
(New) Monday – Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. One lane in each direction will be closed on the Blue and Gray Parkway from Dixon Street to Route 3 (Kings Highway) for a routine inspection of the bridge over the Rappahannock River. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Route 3 (Kings Highway)
(New) Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. One lane will be closed in each direction on Route 3 (Kings Highway from Cool Springs Road to River Road for a routine inspection of the bridge over the CSX railroad. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Route 17 Improvement Project
(New) Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Motorists should expect intermittent single lane closures on Route 17 for signal work at various intersections between McLane Drive and Stafford Lakes Parkway. Expect brief delays in this area.

Route 17 Westbound
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. A single lane will be closed on Route 17 westbound from Cardinal Forest Drive to Village Parkway for construction of a right turn lane at Village Parkway. This work is being performed under permit for a Sumner Retail development.

Route 17 at Deep Run Creek
(New) Tuesday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction on Route 17 at the bridge over Deep Run Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.

Route 1001 at Falls Run
(New) Monday – Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 1001 at the bridge over Falls Run while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.

Route 610 (Garrisonville Road)
(Update) Thursday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A single lane will be closed on Route 610 eastbound and westbound from Route 1 to Mine Road while crews inspect the Route 610 bridge over I-95. Expect delays in the work zone.

Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) Intersection Improvement Project
Sunday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. One lane will be closed intermittently on Route 610 eastbound and westbound at Onville Road in this work zone from daylight to dusk, and again during overnight hours. Crews are placing sewer lines for the Route 610/Onville Road intersection improvement project.

Spotsylvania County
Route 659 (Lanes Corner Road)
(Update) Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Paving will continue on Route 659. Motorists should expect brief delays in the work zone.

Route 665 (Belfonte Road Road)
(Update) Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Paving will continue on Route 665. Motorists should expect brief delays in the work zone.

Route 721 (Grand Brooks Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Work is underway to hard surface Route 721 (Grand Brooks Road). Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Grand Brooks Road. Drivers should follow direction from the flagging crew. Crews are milling the existing road and reinforcing it with concrete. This process can generate dust, which crews will suppress with water. After the concrete stabilized roadway has set, crews will hard surface the road. Work will be underway through Oct. 31.

Spotsylvania Avenue at Mine Road
(Update) Monday − Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. Construction activity will continue on Spotsylvania Avenue. In addition, motorists should be alert to signal crews working at the intersection of Spotsylvania Avenue and Mine Road. Motorists should expect brief delays.

Route 620 (Harrison Road)
Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent flagging and single lane closures on Route 620 (Harrison Road). Motorists may periodically encounter brief delays in the overnight hours in this work zone. This work is in connection with the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection improvement project.

Caroline County
Route 17
(Update) Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should be alert to a mobile line striping operation on Route 17 eastbound and westbound from just north of Route 301 to just south of Route 675 (Hazelwood Lane). Expect brief delays.

Caroline County/King and Queen County
Route 721 (Newtown Road)
(Update) On Wednesday afternoon the Route 721 detour will be lifted, however motorists will be restricted to a single lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal in the work zone. This work is in connection with the construction of a new bridge over Beverly Creek at the Caroline County and King and Queen County line. The project is expected to be complete in July 2017.

King George County
Route 3
(Update) Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Paving and line striping will continue on Route 3 eastbound from just east of Lambs Creek Road to just east of Route 609 (Comorn Road). One lane will be closed in the work zone.

Route 218
(New) Tuesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 218 at the bridge over the RF&P railroad while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.

Route 207 at Polecat Creek
(New) Friday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 207 at the bridge over Polecat Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.

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