VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
June 18 – June 24, 2017

All work has been scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia.

District Wide Guardrail Installation
(Update) Monday ˗˗Thursday, 8 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m., Expect a single lane or alternating, one-way traffic at these locations as crews install guardrail. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Expect brief delays.

King George County
· Route 3 (Kings Highway) Eastbound near Fletchers Chapel Road
· Route 218 (Caledon Road) near Route 301 (James Madison Parkway)
and near Lambs Creek Church Road
· Route 301 (James Madison Parkway) near Washington Mill Road
· Route 205 (Ridge Road) near Henry Griffin Road

King and Queen County
· Route 360 (Richmond Highway) Westbound near River Road

Mathews County
· Route 198 (Buckley Hall Road) near Blue Heron Lane

Northumberland County
· Route 200 (Jesse DuPont Memorial Highway) near Mt. Olive Road

Richmond County
· Route 360 (Richmond Road) near the Downing Bridge

Stafford County
· Route 17 (Warrenton Road) near Majestic Drive
· Route 218 (White Oak Road) near Hudson Road

Spotsylvania County
· Route 208 (Courthouse Road) near Brittany Commons Boulevard
· Route 620 (Harrison Road) near Long Branch Way

Westmoreland County
· Route 621 (Nomini Grove Road) at the Nomini Creek bridge

Stafford County

Interstate 95 Southbound
(Update) Sunday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Two lanes on I-95 southbound will be closed from just before Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) to the Rappahannock River Bridge for pavement repair. All lanes will be open to traffic by 4:30 a.m. each day. Motorists should expect overnight delays.

Interstate 95 Northbound
(New) Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. and Thursday ˗˗ Friday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. Crews will be installing overhead signs for the southern extension of the Express Lanes south of Exit 143 (Route 610). On Monday through Wednesday, a single lane on I-95 northbound will be closed at 9 p.m. between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and Exit 143 (Garrisonville) then double lane closure at 10 p.m. On Thursday and Friday, a single lane will close at 10 p.m then double lane closure at midnight. There will also be full traffic stops on I-95 northbound up to 20 minutes at a time between midnight and 3 a.m. All lanes will reopen at 4:30 a.m. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Drivers should expect overnight delays and may consider Route 1 as an alternate route.

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 644 (Rock Hill Church Road) ˗˗ mowing
Route 646 (Tackettmill Road) ˗˗ mowing
Route 658 (Brent Point Road) ˗˗ grading and adding stone
Route 711 (Juggins Road) ˗˗ grading and adding stone

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 Harrison Road
(New) Wednesday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 2:30 p.m. A single right lane on Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) will be blocked near the Harrison Road intersection for paving. Crews will begin on northbound Route 1 then move to southbound Route 1. Expect brief delays near the intersection.

Route 620 (Harrison Road)
(New) 4 a.m. Saturday, June 24 ˗˗ 5 a.m. Monday, June 26. A small section of Route 620 (Harrison Road) will be closed between Route 1 and Lafayette Boulevard for paving. 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 1 and Hickory Ridge Road
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 5 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 17 Business
(New) Tuesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Crews will be milling on southbound Route 17 near Nottingham Drive and Sandy Lane. Drivers should be alert to alternating lane closures and brief delays with this mobile work zone.

Route 618 (River Road)
Tuesday ˗˗ 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 208 (Courthouse Road) ˗˗ brush removal

City of Fredericksburg

Route 3
(New) Crews will be mobilizing and setting up temporary fencing, orange barrels and other equipment as construction will soon begin to improve safety on Route 3 (Plank Road) at the I-95 interchange. All lanes will remain open on Route 3 and I-95. Motorists are asked to be alert to crews and construction equipment at the interchange.

Caroline County

Route 1 near Durette Road
(Update) Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures and brief delays on northbound and southbound Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) near the Durrette Road intersection for a paving operation.

Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard)
(Update) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. Motorists should be alert to a mobile work zone on Rogers Clark Boulevard at the on- and off-ramps at I-95 for sign installation. Expect alternating lane closures and brief delays.

Town of Bowling Green Sidewalk Project
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 6 p.m. A concrete sidewalk repair project will be underway on Main Street in the Town of Bowling Green this summer, starting June 19 through August 21. Pedestrians can expect to see work on both sides of Main Street between East Broaddus Avenue and Milford Street. They will always have access to a sidewalk along one side of Main Street.

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) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 607 (Guinea Station Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 609 (Macedonia Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 660 (Claiborne Crossing Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 671 (Chilesburg Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 738 (Anderson Mill Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 761 (Goose Hill Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
Route 760 (Sorrell Lane) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations and driveway pipe installation

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 near Garlick Road
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures and brief delays on Route 30 between Garlick Road and Black Gum Road for a paving operation.

Route 30 near 14th Street
Monday ˗˗ 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.

Route 360
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m. Motorists should expect alternating lane closures and brief delays on Route 360 (Richmond Tappahannock Highway) at the bridge over the Moncuin Creek for bridge repairs.

Lancaster County/Middlesex County

Robert. O. Norris Bridge
Temporary traffic signals are in full operation mode at the center spans of the Norris Bridge on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Two temporary traffic signals control one-way, alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crews are using 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.

Northumberland County

Route 201
Tuesday, 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
Monday, 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.

Route 360 at Academic Lane
(Update) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7:45 a.m. ˗˗ 3:15 p.m. Motorists should expect periodic lane closures and brief delays on Route 360 at Academic Lane. Crews will begin work to extend the existing left turn lane and construct an additional left turn lane on Route 360. This intersection is located near three schools. This project will enhance safety at the intersection that serves the school campuses and improve roadway drainage in the area.

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 Northumberland County, as crews begin paving and a surface treatment project.

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.

Route 662 (Gregory Road) Bridge Replacement
Crews will begin replacing the structurally deficient bridge over Reedy Creek on Gregory Road. A detour will be in place for approximately six weeks while construction is underway. Crews will replace the existing steel beams, deck and guardrail with a 40-foot long concrete slab bridge on new concrete abutments. The length of the two-lane bridge will almost be doubled following this project. New bridge delineators will also be installed. Bridge delineators are small traffic signs to provide night reflection and help guide traffic along the new bridge. Following final inspection of the bridge, the current weight limit posting is expected to be removed.

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.

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.

Northumberland County

Route 360 (Northumberland Highway)
Construction is underway to extend the existing left turn lane and construct an additional left turn lane on Route 360 (Northumberland Highway) at Academic Lane. Motorists can expect periodic lane closures on Route 360 throughout the day, Monday through Friday. The Route 360 and Academic Lane intersection is located near the Northumberland County high school, middle school and elementary school campus. The project will enhance safety at the intersection that serves the campus and improve roadway drainage in the area. Work is expected to be complete in October 2017.

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