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Special Alert: Interstate 95 Prince William County

Interstate 95 Southbound
Friday, June 2 at 10 p.m. ˗˗ Monday till 6 a.m. Interstate 95 southbound will be reduced from three lanes to two lanes near Exit 156 in Dale City. Crews will be conducting large-scale deck repairs to an interstate bridge over Neabsco Creek. Ramps from eastbound, westbound Dale Boulevard to southbound I-95 will be closed, along with the car-only safety rest area. Delays are expected to be extensive. Drivers are urged to avoid southbound I-95 in Prince William County. If possible, use alternate routes. All lanes will be open by 6 a.m. Monday.

Stafford County

Interstate 95 Northbound Express Lanes
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 11 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Expect mobile, alternating lane closures on northbound I-95 Express lanes near Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road) to Exit 148 (Quantico) for a litter pickup operation.
(Update) Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4 a.m. A single left lane will be blocked on northbound I-95 Express Lanes near the entrance from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. Beginning at 11 p.m., the northbound entrance will be closed till 4 a.m. for sign installation. The sign structure is part of the ongoing I-95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension project. Northbound drivers can access I-95 Express Lanes at the next available entrance, near Exit 152/Dumfries.

Interstate 95 Northbound
(Update) Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ noon. Motorists will be restricted to two lanes on I-95 northbound at mile marker 147, which is just before Exit 148 (Quantico). Crews will be taking soil samples for the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.

Route 610 (Garrisonville Road)
Monday ˗˗ Saturday, 8 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Motorists can expect alternating single lane closures overnight on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) from Shenandoah Lane to Travis Lane as crews install a new drainage system. This work is connected to the Stafford County widening of Garrisonville Road.

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 218 (White Oak Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
Route 605 (New Hope Road) ˗˗ brush removal
Route 644 (Rock Hill Church Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
Route 752 (Richards Ferry Road) ˗˗ brush removal
Route 1415 (Whitson’s Road) ˗˗ brush removal

Spotsylvania County

Interstate 95 Southbound
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. Two lanes on I-95 southbound at the Ni River Bridge will be closed to allow crews to continue the bridge improvement project. The Ni River Bridge is located at mile marker 121, just south of Exit 126/Massaponax. 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. Motorists should expect overnight delays.

Route 1 and Route 620 (Harrison Road) Intersection
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Motorists should expect brief delays at the intersection of Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) and Route 620 (Harrison Road), as crews install the traffic signal poles. Flaggers will direct motorists through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. This work is part of the project to build new turn lanes and improve the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection.

Route 1 and Route 632 (Hickory Ridge Road)
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 8 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. A single right lane on southbound Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) will be blocked near Route 632 (Hickory Ridge Road). Expect brief delays. This work is part of the intersection improvement project.

Route 618
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 8 a.m. ˗˗ 8 p.m. Drivers should expect significant delays on Route 618 (River Road) between Route 3 (Plank Road) and Route 639 (Bragg Road) for paving. Flaggers and a pilot truck will be used to direct motorists through the work zone, which will alternate one-way traffic. Motorists should expect delays up to an estimated 15 minutes. Drivers may also encounter rough, uneven pavement at times during the project. Through traffic is encouraged to use Route 3 as alternate route.

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 Davis Highway) near Massaponax Church Road ˗˗ shoulder repairs
Route 612 (Catharpin Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
Route 617 (Hams Ford Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
Route 621 (Orange Plank Road) ˗˗ shoulder repairs
Route 656 (Towels Mill Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
Route 658 (Mount Olive Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
Route 713 (Boggs Road) ˗˗ pothole patching

Caroline County

Route 1
(Update) Monday ˗˗ Saturday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures and brief delays on northbound and southbound Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) near Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) for a paving operation.

Route 17 and Route 301 Intersection
(New) Monday, Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Motorists should expect brief delays at the intersection of Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) and Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard), as crews install new traffic signal poles. Flaggers will direct motorists through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. This work is part of the project to upgrade the existing traffic signal equipment.

Route 17 Southbound
(New) Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Route 17 southbound from the intersection of Route 301 in Port Royal to the Caroline and Essex County line for pavement repair. Expect brief delays for this mobile work zone.

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 605 (Paige Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 607 (Villeboro Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 618 (Beverly Run Road) ˗˗ maintenance work
Route 626 (Woodford Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 634 (Michaels Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 638 (South River Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 654 (Kidds Fork Road) ˗˗ maintenance work
Route 760 (Sorrell Lane) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations and driveway pipe installation
Route 1402 (Edgewood Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations

Gloucester County

Route 198
(New) Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. ˗˗ 4:30 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures and brief delays on Route 198 (Glenns Road) from Carvers Creek Lane to Turks Ferry Road. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Dominion Energy will be conducting utility and permit work.

King George County

Route 625 (Salem Church Road)
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 5:30 p.m. Motorists can expect one-way traffic controlled by flaggers on a portion of Route 625 (Salem Church Road), east of Route 650 (Welcome Lane). Crews are working to realign, widen and improve drainage along Salem Church Road.

King William County

Route 30
(New) Wednesday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m. Motorists should be alert for a mobile work zone with crews and construction equipment on Route 30 (King William Road) near 14th Street and Euclid Boulevard. Crews will make repairs to the handicapped accessible sidewalk ramps and pedestrian crossings. There may be temporary, alternating lane closures or flagging operations with this work.

Middlesex County/Lancaster County

Robert. O. Norris Bridge
(New) Temporary traffic signal equipment will be installed at the center spans of the Norris Bridge on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Once activated, two temporary traffic signals will control one-way alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The temporary signals will go into full operation around 1 p.m. on Monday. Crews will use the closed lane to paint the center spans of the bridge over the Rappahannock River. The signals will remain in place until the end of the painting project in June 2018.

Lancaster County

Route 200
Tuesday ˗˗Friday, 7:30 a.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Route 200 (Jessie Dupont Memorial Highway) near Route 607 (Goodluck Road). Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone. Expect brief delays for this utility and permit work for Dominion Energy.

Secondary Route Paving
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations or a pilot vehicle on various low volume secondary routes throughout Lancaster County, as crews continue paving and a surface treatment project.

Northumberland County

Route 201
Thursday — Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Crews will be installing pavement markings at various locations on Route 201 (Courthouse Road) from the Lancaster County line to Route 642 (Knights Run Road). Motorists should expect brief delays and should be alert to slow moving vehicles in this mobile work zone.

Route 202
(New) Wednesday — Thursday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Crews will be installing pavement markers at various locations on Route 202 (Hampton Hall Road) from the Northumberland and Westmoreland County line to Route 360 (Northumberland Highway) Motorists should expect brief delays and be alert to slow moving vehicles in this mobile work zone.

Secondary Route Paving
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations or a pilot vehicle on various low volume secondary routes throughout Northumberland County, as crews begin paving and a surface treatment project.

Westmoreland County

Route 3
Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Crews will be installing pavement markers at various locations on Route 3 (Kings Highway) from Route 634 (Meadow Lane) to Route 205 (James Monroe Highway). Motorists should expect brief delays and be alert to slow moving vehicles in this mobile work zone.

Route 202
Tuesday — Wednesday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Crews will install pavement markers at various locations on Route 202 (Cople Highway) from Route 604 (Sandy Point Road) to Northumberland County line. Motorists should expect brief delays and be alert to slow moving vehicles in this mobile work zone.

Highway Improvement Projects

City of Fredericksburg

Route 1 Bridge Rehabilitation Project at Hazel Run
Work to improve the Route 1 bridge over Hazel Run in the city of Fredericksburg is underway. The bridge is located on Route 1 between Idlewood Boulevard and Kings Mill Drive. Motorists should be alert to construction equipment and crews working along the shoulder until early spring. All travel lanes will be open in the work zone. The bridge rehabilitation project is expected to be complete in May 2017.

Stafford County

I-95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension
Construction is underway to extend 95 Express Lanes in Stafford County. The approximate 2.5 mile extension will carry traffic beyond the flyover ramp where 95 Express Lanes currently end, just north of Exit 143/Route 610 (Garrisonville Road). The new southbound exit ramp is scheduled to open by early 2018, and the northbound entrance ramp will open in summer 2018.

I-95/Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening and Interchange Relocation
Preliminary geotechnical work is underway on a project to improve the I-95 interchange at Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road). The project includes building a diverging diamond interchange at Exit 140, relocating the Courthouse Rd. and Rt. 1 intersection to the south to align with Hospital Center Boulevard, widen Courthouse Rd. to four lanes, and add a traffic signal at the entrance to Colonial Forge High School. Construction to widen Courthouse Road will begin in summer 2017, and the entire project is expected to be complete by summer 2020.

Route 610 Widening Project
Stafford County is widening Route 610 from four to six lanes between Onville Road and Eustace Road. Utility relocation is underway.

Spotsylvania County

Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) Interstate 95 Overpass Replacement and Road Improvements
The project to build a new I-95 overpass on Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road), provide improvements to interstate ramps, Mudd Tavern Road east of I-95 and Mallard Road is underway. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment on I-95 between mile marker 119 and Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg), Mudd Tavern Road, and Mallard Road. Construction for the $22.4 million project is expected to be complete by September 2019.

Route 1 and Route 620 (Harrison Road)
Construction to build additional turn lanes and extend existing turn lanes is underway at the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Road. Motorists should be alert for construction crews and equipment. Project completion is May 2018.

Route 1 and Route 632 (Hickory Ridge Road)
Construction is underway at the intersection of Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) and Route 632 (Hickory Ridge Road) to improve traffic flow by adding and extending turn lanes. Motorists should be alert to crews working along the shoulders at the intersection. Project completion is July 11, 2017.

Caroline County

Route 17 and Route 301 Intersection
Crews are upgrading the existing signal equipment at the intersection of Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) and Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard). The modernized signal equipment will be fastened to mast arms from signal poles and will be aligned properly with the travel lanes. Most construction work will occur outside of travel lanes until spring 2017. The project is expected to be complete in fall 2017.

Caroline County/King George County

Route 301 at Rappahannock River
Bridge rehabilitation is underway on the James Madison Memorial Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Maintenance will occur below the bridge deck and includes repairing concrete, replacing bearings, shoring up rip-rap on the slope, and replacing navigation lights. All lanes are currently open on the bridge, but single lane closures will be in place periodically. Project completion is October 2017.

Caroline County/King and Queen County

Route 721 (Newtown Road) COMPLETE
The new, two-lane bridge over Beverly Creek at the Caroline County and King and Queen County line is open to traffic, ahead of schedule. The temporary bridge and temporary traffic signals have been removed.

King George County

Route 218/Route 206 Intersection
Crews will be working to install a new traffic signal at the Route 218 (Caledon Road) and Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) intersection. Most construction work will occur outside the existing travel lanes until spring 2017. Project completion is fall 2017.

Gloucester County

Route 662 (Allmondsville Road) Bridge Replacement
Crews are replacing a structurally deficient bridge on Allmondsville Road over Fox Creek. The road is closed to through traffic at the bridge during construction. Motorists should follow the posted signs along the detour route. The project will be completed in April 2018.

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