Traffic Alerts January 8 – 15, 2017
VDOT hot spots in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George for January 8 – 15, 2017.
City of Fredericksburg
Interstate 95 Southbound
(New) Monday ˗˗ Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Two lanes will be closed on I-95 southbound at mile marker 131 to allow crews to remove overhangs from the new Fall Hill Avenue bridge over I-95. The overhangs were used during construction of the new bridge. On both nights a single lane will be closed at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will be open to traffic by 4:30 a.m. each day.
Route 1 Northbound at Mary Washington Boulevard
(New) Monday ˗˗ Tuesday, 6 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. The single left lane will be closed on Route 1 northbound between Alvey Drive and the canal bridge. Crews will be installing new median at various locations in the work zone. All lanes will be open to traffic by 6 a.m.
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.
Mary Washington Boulevard
Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures between Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard as part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening project. Motorists should stay alert for ongoing work in the median with crews working to install new curb and paving.
Interstate 95 Northbound
(New) Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m. The left lane on northbound I-95 will be closed at Exit 140 (Route 630/Stafford) and just before Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville) for construction activities related to extending the 95 Express Lanes in Stafford County.
Route 1 at Falmouth Bridge
(New) Sunday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. Motorists should expect intermittent single lane closures on Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) northbound and southbound at the Falmouth Bridge for bridge deck repairs. Crews will replace temporary asphalt patches on the bridge deck with concrete to provide a smoother, more durable travel surface and avoid potholes.
Interstate 95 Northbound
Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m. Bridge rehabilitation work continues 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 301/Route 17 at Port Royal
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. Work to upgrade the traffic signal at the intersection of Route 301 (Richmond Turnpike) and Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) will continue this week. Motorists should be alert to construction equipment and crews working along the shoulder at the intersection. There will be no lane closures or impact to the travel lanes.
Caroline County/King George County
Route 301 at Rappahannock River
(New) Monday, 6:30 a.m. ˗˗ 6:30 p.m. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on southbound Route 301 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 approach.
King George County
Route 218/Route 206 Intersection
(New) Monday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 2:30 p.m. Crews will be working to install a new traffic signal at the Route 218 (Caledon Road) and Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) intersection. There will be alternating single lane closures. Flaggers will guide motorists through the work zone.
Construction Underway to Upgrade Bridge over Hazel Run on Route 1