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Fredericksburg Region Traffic Alerts November 13 – 19

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

VDOT hot spots in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George November 13 – 19, 2016.

City of Fredericksburg
Fall Hill Avenue
(Update) On Thursday motorists should be prepared for a slight traffic shift on Fall Hill Avenue near the Canal Bridge. All traffic will be transitioned to the new pavement that runs alongside the retaining wall located near Forest Village Apartments. The traffic shift will allow crews to continue construction on the existing travel lanes on Fall Hill Avenue. Flaggers will direct traffic to the new pavement.

In addition, motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Fall Hill Avenue between Carl D. Silver Parkway and the Rappahannock Canal Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon.
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.

Stafford County
Blue and Gray Parkway Bridge over Rappahannock River
(New) Tuesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Westbound motorists will be restricted to one lane on the Blue and Gray Parkway from Route 3 (Kings Highway) to Dixon Street while crews inspect the Blue and Gray Parkway Bridge over the Rappahannock River.

Route 3 (Kings Highway) at bridge over CSX Railroad Tracks
(New) Saturday, 10 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. A single lane and shoulder will be closed on Route 3 (Kings Highway) westbound and eastbound between Route 607 (Cool Springs Road) and Chatham Heights Road. Crews will be inspecting the Route 3 bridge over CSX railroad tracks. Work will begin on the westbound side and move to the eastbound. Drivers can expect brief delays through the work zone.

Route 624 (Primmer House Road) Bridge over CSX Railroad Tracks
(New) Saturday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m. Motorists should expect alternating single lane closures on Route 624 (Primmer House Road) between Riggs Road and Burnt Oak Lane while crews inspect the bridge over the CSX railroad tracks. Drivers can expect brief delays as flaggers direct traffic through the work zone.

Route 626 (Potomac Run Rd.) Bridge over Potomac Creek
(New) Wednesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. Motorists should expect alternating single lane closures on Route 626 (Potomac Run Road) from Rifkind Drive to River Farm Drive while crews inspect the Potomac Run Road bridge over the Potomac Creek. Drivers can expect brief delays as flaggers direct traffic through the work zone.

Route 631 (Bells Hill Road) near Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway)
(Update) Tuesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Trench work will continue on Route 631 (Bells Hill Road) this week. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 631 (Bells Hill Road) from the intersection of Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) to Cork Street.

Route 17 at Deep Run Creek
Sunday – Saturday. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction on Route 17 at the bridge over Deep Run Creek while crews continue to paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. Crews will work 24-hours a day in two 12-hour shifts.

Route 1001 at Falls Run
Sunday ˗˗ Saturday. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 1001 (Melcher Drive) at the bridge over Falls Run while crews continue to paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. Crews will work 24-hours a day in two 12-hour shifts.
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.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
· Route 3 (Kings Highway) – shoulder work, patching
· Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) – shoulder repair
· Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) at Centreport Pkwy. – new right turn lane work
· Route 637 (Telegraph Road) – shoulder repair
· Route 684 (Mine Road) – shoulder repair
· Route 635 (Decatur Road) – mowing
· Route 603 (Caisson Road) – mowing
· Route 602 (Newton Road) – mowing
· Route 655 (Holly Corner Road) – shoulder work
· Route 616 (Poplar Road) – mowing and brush cutting
· Route 752 (Richards Ferry Road) – mowing
· Route 611 (Widewater Road) – mowing
· Route 633 (Arkendale Road) – mowing

Spotsylvania County
Interstate 95
Monday – Thursday, 9:30 – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Saturday morning. Bridge rehabilitation work is underway on the I-95 bridge over the Ni River located at mile marker 121, south of Exit 126 (Spotsylvania). The right shoulder on I-95 northbound and southbound will be closed in the work zone. All travel lanes will remain open.

Traffic Signal Structure Safety Inspection
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 8:30 a.m. ˗˗ 4:30 p.m. Be prepared for intermittent single lane closures at the following intersections. Crews will be conducting traffic signal safety inspections:
Tuesday –Wednesday: Route 208 (Courthouse Road) at Route 648 (Block House Road)
Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday: Intersections on Route 208 between Route 608 (Robert E. Lee Drive) at Route 613 (Brock Road) and Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway)
Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday: Route 701 (Rumsey Lane) and Atlantic Drive
Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday: Route 636 (Mine Road) and Falcon Drive
Thursday ˗˗ Friday: Spotsylvania Avenue at Market Street
Thursday ˗˗ Friday: Route 636 (Mine Road) and Campbell Drive and Route 638 (Landsdowne Road)

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.

Spotsylvania Avenue at Mine Road
(Update) Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment and intermittent single lane closures on Spotsylvania Avenue and at the intersection of Spotsylvania Avenue and Mine Road as work continues on the Spotsylvania Avenue and Mine Road intersection improvement project.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
· Route 1 (Jefferson Road) – patching service roads
· Route 208 (Courthouse Road) – brush cutting
· Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road) – patching
· Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) – patching
· Route 608 (Benchmark Road) ˗˗ patching

Caroline County
Route 721 (Sparta Road) Bridge Work
Motorists are reminded that Route 721 (Sparta Road) is closed to through traffic at the Maracossic Creek bridge for approximately four weeks, weather permitting. VDOT crews are upgrading the bridge with new steel beams, new timber, and guardrail. The bridge is located near Route 640 (Maracossic Drive) and Route 645 (Pendleton Road.) Signs and message boards are posted along the recommended detour route.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Thursday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
· Route 301 (AP Hill Boulevard) – patching
· Route 698 (Shockey Lane) – brush cutting
· Route 614 (Ware Greek Road) – brush cutting
· Route 637 (Hustle Road ) – patching
· Route 610 (Pepmier Hill Road) – tree trimming
· Route 648 (Sunshine Road) – patching
· Route 738 (Anderson Mill Road) – brush cutting

King George County
Route 207 at Polecat Creek
Sunday – Saturday. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 207 at the bridge over Polecat Creek while crews continue to paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. Crews will work 24-hours a day in two 12-hour shifts.
Route 218
Sunday – Saturday. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 218 at the bridge over the RF&P railroad as crews work to continue to paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. Crews will work 24-hours a day in two 12-hour shifts.
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