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Expect delays on I-95 in Spotsylvania tonight

FREDERICKSBURG  –  Motorists should anticipate overnight lane closures and travel delays tonight on Interstate 95 southbound in Spotsylvania County to allow crews to work on the Ni River bridge.

On Thursday evening, crews will continue their work to improve the condition of the bridge. The bridge is located at mile marker 121, south of Exit 126/Spotsylvania.

Two lanes on I-95 southbound at mile marker 121 will be closed on Thursday, April 27 from 9:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., Friday, April 28.

All lanes will be open by 4:30 a.m. Friday, April 28.

Motorists will see message boards warning them about the work zone and closures.

Project Background

This work is part of the $6.6 million project to rehabilitate six bridges on I-95 in Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. The project currently underway will improve the condition of northbound and southbound bridges that carry I-95 traffic over the Ni River in Spotsylvania, and over Aquia Creek and Potomac Creek in Stafford County.

Construction started last fall to improve the condition of the bridges over the Ni River and is expected to conclude at the end of May.

Crews will then work on the Potomac Creek bridges, which are located at mile marker 137, just north of Exit 136/Centreport Parkway) before moving to the Aquia Creek bridges located at mile marker 145 just north of Exit 143/Route 610 in Stafford County.

Construction will be underway at each bridge for four to five months. The entire project is expected to be completed in early November 2018.

For more information, please visit the project page on www.VirginiaDOT.org.

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