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Fredericksburg Region Traffic Alerts Dec. 26 – Jan. 1

From the Virginia Department of Transportation

VDOT hot spots in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George for December 26 – January 1, 2016.

City of Fredericksburg
Route 1 Southbound
(Update) Motorists may experience brief delays as crews continue to work in the median as part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening project. There will be no lane closures this week but motorists should be alert through the work zone with equipment and crews working near the travel lanes.

Fall Hill Avenue
Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Fall Hill Avenue between Carl D. Silver Parkway and the Rappahannock Canal Monday, Noon – 3 p.m., Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ noon.

Mary Washington Boulevard
Monday ˗˗ Saturday, 24 hours, Motorists should stay alert for ongoing work in the median of Mary Washington Boulevard between Route 1 and Sam Perry Boulevard as part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening project. Crews will be working to install new curb and paving. Lanes will remain open, but will be narrowed. Work will be underway in this area until the project is complete in January 2017.

Stafford County
Routine Maintenance
Tuesday, Noon ˗˗ 3:30 p.m., Wednesday − 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 Davis Highway) – shoulder work
· Route 3 (Kings Highway) – shoulder work
· Route 608 (Brooke Road) – brush cutting
· Route 624 (Morton Road) – shoulder work
· Route 631 (Coal Landing Road) – tree trimming
· Route 642 (Barrett Heights) – shoulder work
· Route 644 (Rock Hill Church Road) – shoulder work
· Route 648 (Shelton Shop Road) – shoulder work
· Route 655 (Holly Corner) – shoulder work
· Route 752 (Richards Ferry Road) – ditching

Spotsylvania County
Interstate 95 Northbound
(Update) Tuesday, Noon ˗˗ 3:30 p.m., Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ noon. Bridge rehabilitation work will resume on the I-95 bridge over the Ni River located at mile marker 121, south of Exit 126 (Spotsylvania). The left shoulder on I-95 northbound will be closed in the work zone. All travel lanes will remain open.

Route 3
Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m., Crews will be working on Route 3 and Route 620 (Harrison Road) on pedestrian modifications to the intersection. Motorists need to be alert as they approach the intersection. There may be brief delays with the right-turn lane intermittently closed.

Routine Maintenance
Tuesday, Noon ˗˗ 3:30 p.m., Wednesday − 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 17 (Mills Drive) – brush cutting
· Route 612 (Catharpin Road) – patching
· Route 612 (Pamunkey Road) – patching
· Route 2140 (Fillmore Lane) – pipe cleaning

Caroline County
Route 17
(New) Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. and Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Route 17 will be reduced to one lane near Rappahannock Academy at Fort A.P. Hill for guardrail repair. Motorists should follow direction from a flagging crew in the work zone.

Route 301 at Rappahannock River
(New) Wednesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on Route 301 northbound and southbound at the bridge over the Rappahannock River for work related to the bridge rehabilitation project. Expect brief delays on the bridge and at the bridge approaches.

Route 301 and Route 17 Intersection
(Update) Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. Crews will work to upgrade the traffic signal at the Route 301 (Richmond Turnpike) and Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) intersection. Work will not interfere with traffic lanes but motorists should be alert to the work zone with crews working on both the right and left shoulders.

Routine Maintenance
Tuesday, Noon ˗˗ 3:30 p.m., Wednesday − 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 623 (Stage Coach Road) – grading
· Route 633 (Nancy Wright Road) – grading
· Route 652 (Ruther Glen Road) – shoulder work
· Route 654 (Colemans Mill Road) – shoulder work
· Route 656 (Dry Bridge Road) – shoulder work
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