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VDOT Traffic Alerts January 22 – 29

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

VDOT hot spots in Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George for January 22 – 29, 2017.

City of Fredericksburg
Interstate 95 Southbound
(Update) Monday, 9:30 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Two lanes will be closed on I-95 southbound at mile marker 131 to allow crews to install new guardrail and remove temporary construction barriers barriers as part of the Fall Hill Avenue widening and I-95 overpass replacement project. The temporary barriers were used during construction of the new bridge. A single lane will be closed at 9:30 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will be open to traffic by 5 a.m. each day.

Interstate 95 Northbound
(Update) Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. Two lanes will be closed on I-95 northbound at mile marker 131 (Fall Hill Avenue) to allow crews to install new guardrail and remove temporary construction barriers 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 Southbound at Mary Washington Boulevard
(Update) Monday˗˗ Tuesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. A single left lane will be closed on southbound Route 1 between Alvey Drive and the Rappahannock Canal bridge. Crews will be installing new median at various locations in the work zone. Motorists may encounter brief delays.

Route 1 Northbound at Mary Washington Boulevard
(Update) Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. A single left lane will be closed on northbound Route 1 between Alvey Drive and the Rappahannock Canal bridge. Crews will be installing guard rail, sidewalks and curbing along Route 1. Expect brief delays approaching the work zone.

Mary Washington Boulevard
(New) Wednesday, 6 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. Mary Washington Boulevard between Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard will be closed overnight for paving operations. A detour will be in place through the Mary Washington Hospital parking lot. Message boards will be posted to alert motorists to the detour.
In addition to:
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.

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 Southbound
(New) Wednesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. Two lanes will be closed on I-95 southbound at mile marker 135 to Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) to allow crews to make bridge deck repairs to the bridge over Route 17. Crews will replace temporary asphalt patches on the bridge deck with concrete to provide a smoother, more durable travel surface and avoid potholes. 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 6 a.m.

Route 1 at Falmouth Bridge
(New) Sunday ˗˗ Tuesday, and Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. Motorists should expect intermittent single lane closures overnight on Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) northbound and southbound at the Falmouth Bridge for bridge deck repairs. All lanes will be open to traffic by 6 a.m.

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 (Plank Road) – shoulder work
· Route 218 (White Oak Road) – pipe cleaning
· Route 607 (Ferry Road) – ditching
· Route 624 (Morton Road) – shoulder work
· Route 655 (Holly Corner Road) – shoulder work
· Route 752 (Richards Ferry Road) – ditching

Spotsylvania County
Interstate 95 Southbound at Thornburg
(New) Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 2:30 p.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – noon. Motorists should be alert to short-term single lane closures at mile marker 119 to Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg) periodically through these days, as crews take soil samples. The work is part of the I-95 overpass replacement project, which will also improve the Exit 118 interchange, Mudd Tavern Road and Mallard Road.

Route 1 Northbound at Massaponax
(New) Tuesday. 9 a.m. ˗˗ noon. Traffic will be down to a single lane on northbound Route 1 at the Massaponax ramp to Interstate 95. Crews will be repairing guardrail along the Route 1 section under I-95. Expect brief delays.

Route 620 (Harrison Road)
(New) Saturday ˗˗ Monday, 5 a.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m. A small section of Route 620 (Harrison Road) will be closed between Route 1 and Lafayette Boulevard as crews relocate worker and sewer lines. Posted message boards will direct motorists to use Route 1324 (Lassen Lane) as the recommended detour route. This work is part of the project to build new turn lanes and improve the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection.

Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road)
(New) Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 2:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ noon. Motorists should expect intermittent single lane and shoulder closures on Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) as crews take soil samples between Dan Bell Lane and the VDOT Smart Traffic Center. Motorists should be alert to workers and equipment in the work zone.

Mallard Road
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m. Motorists should expect intermittent single lane closures on Mallard Road between Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) and Safford RV as crews take soil samples.
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 601 (Lawyers Road) – patching, brush cutting
· Route 608 (Catharpin Road) – patching
· Route 618 (River Road) – shoulder work
· Route 664 (Granite Springs Road) – machine roadway
· Route 674 (Chancellor Road) – shoulder work
· Route 687 (Shirley Road) – machine roadway
· Route 696 (Sullivan Road) – machine roadway
· Route 702 (Curtis Road) – machine roadway
· Route 754 (Hayden Road) – machine roadway
· Route 1636 (Jenny Lane) – patching

Caroline County
Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) at Mattaponi River
(New) Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Crews will be inspecting the Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) bridges over the Mattaponi River. Motorists should expect single lane closures, shoulder closures and possible brief delays on Route 207 between Colonial Road and Nelson Hill Road westbound on Monday, Tuesday, and eastbound on Wednesday.

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 606 (Stonewall Jackson Road) – litter removal
· Route 628 (Antioch Road) – litter removal
· Route 647 (Reedy Mill Road) – ditching
· Route 717 (Cecil Road) – shoulder work
· Route 721 (Sparta Road) – shoulder work

Caroline County/King George County
Route 301 at Rappahannock River
(New) Thursday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 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.

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