Area road work this week
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Sunday, 10 p.m. – 10 a.m., Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. and Thursday, 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. Friday. Double lane closures at 10 p.m. between these interchanges for Improve95 project construction, with single lane closures only after 4:30 a.m.
Exit 104 (Carmel Church) to Exit 110 (Ladysmith)
Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile operation with double lane closures for milling and paving the travel lanes at mile markers 106 to 108.
I-95 Northbound Safety Rest Area at Ladysmith
Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. The I-95 Northbound Safety Rest Area at Ladysmith will be closed overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings to allow crews to pave the rest area’s ramps and merge areas.
Exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to Exit 130 (Ro
Exit 126 (Spotsylvania)
Tuesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single northbound lane closure near the Route 17 overpass at mile marker 125.
Exit 130 (Route 3) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Single lane closure at 9 p.m. followed by double lane closures at 10 p.m. Between midnight and 3 a.m., crews will intermittently stop all northbound traffic up to 30 minutes at a time for Improve 95 project construction. All northbound lanes will be open by 4:30 a.m.
Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure between interchanges for Improve95 project construction.
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Single lane closure between interchanges for Improve95 project construction.
Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road to Exit 148 (Quantico)
Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure between the interchanges for Improve95 project construction.
95 Express Lanes
Exit 143 (Garrisonville Road to Exit 148 (Quantico)
Tuesday – Friday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Mobile single lane and shoulder closures on the 95 Express Lanes to allow crews to conduct routine safety inspections of light poles.
Route 1 Southbound
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single southbound lane closure for Potomac Creek bridge replacement, between Potomac Creek Lane and Centreport Parkway intersection.
Route 17 Northbound
Sunday – Saturday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Mobile single lane closures between Stafford Lakes Parkway and the Fauquier County line for paving and pavement marking.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Single, mobile lane closures on Route 17 northbound between Hartwood Church Road and the Fauquier County line. Drivers may experience a temporary rough driving surface until crews apply new asphalt to the milled surface.
Sunday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Pipe replacement. Flagging crew will direct one-way, alternating traffic on Butler Road between Winterberry Drive and Camden Drive to replace a large pipe. Expect brief delays near the work zone.
Route 612 (Hartwood Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Hartwood Road between Spotted Tavern Road and Poplar Road, and near Skyline Drive for milling and paving.
Route 614 (Spotted Tavern Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Spotted Tavern Road between Hartwood Road and Cropp Road for milling and paving.
Route 615 (Skyline Drive)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Skyline Drive between Cropp Road and Hartwood Road for milling and paving.
Route 1361 (Deep Run Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Single lane closures for milling and paving.
Countywide Line Striping
Sunday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Mobile operation with alternating single lane closures or flagging operations on various primary and secondary routes in Stafford. Expect periodic delays in the mobile work zone for line striping. Motorists are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle.
Countywide Line Striping
Sunday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Mobile operation with alternating single lane closures or flagging operations on various primary and secondary routes in Spotsylvania. Expect periodic delays in the mobile work zone for line striping. Motorists are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle.
Bridge Washing Operation
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile single lane closures or flagging operations on various routes for bridge washing. Be alert to mobile work zones at the following bridges:
- Route 1 between Hickory Ridge Road to Guinea Station Road
- Route 208 (Courthouse Road) between Old Courthouse Road to Dorothy Lane
- Route 208 (Lake Anna Parkway) between Dixon Lane to Robert E. Lee Drive
- Route 3 (Plank Road) between Elys Ford Road to Mill Road
- Route 3 (Germanna Highway) between Lyons Lane to Route 20
- Route 208 (Courthouse Road) between Burnside Drive to Smith Station Road
- Route 208 (Courthouse Road) between Stoney Creek to Loren Drive
- Route 711 (Southpoint Parkway) between Route 208 to Route 1/17
- Route 2 (Tidewater Trail) between Shannon Park Drive to Lansdowne Road
- Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) between Billy Days Road to Route 17
Route 601 (Golansville Road)
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Golansville Road at the bridge over Stevens Mill for bridge repairs. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone.
Sunday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile operation to apply pavement markings on Route 17 between the Hoskins Creek Bridge and the Mt. Landing Creek Bridge.
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Single lane closures for milling and paving on Route 3 between Route 707 (Grafton Church Road) and Route 626 (Regent Road).
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Single lane closures between the Northumberland and Lancaster County line and Old Glebe Point Road. Paving.
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Single lane closure with one, way alternating traffic at the bridge over Chinn’s Mill Pond, near the Lancaster County line. Bridge repairs.
Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Drivers should expect alternating single lane closures on the following routes for surface treatment. Flaggers will direct drivers through each work zone.
- Route 624 (Longwood Road)
- Route 637 (Rappahannock Road and Leedstown Road)
- Route 640 (Grants Hill Church Road)
- Route 642 (Baynesville Road)
Additional Projects in
Route 17 Emergency Repair
An emergency repair project is underway on Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) in Caroline County between Mount Road and Ware Creek Road to stabilize an adjacent slope and drainage pipe underneath the road. Route 17 is open to traffic, but motorists can expect one-way, alternating traffic controlled by a temporary traffic signal, or intermittent direction by a flagging crew. There is no vehicle height or width restriction in the work zone, and vehicles of all legal loads may pass through this area. Repairs are anticipated to be complete in mid-Sept. 2021.
Route 207 Southbound Bridge Replacement
Route 207 is reduced to a single northbound and southbound lane at the bridge over the Mattaponi River. Traffic is traveling in the northbound lanes while the southbound bridge is closed for a replacement project. The new southbound bridge is anticipated to open to traffic in Sept. 2021.
Route 743 (Clifton Road) over South River
Construction began in December 2020 to replace a structurally deficient timber bridge on Clifton Road over the South River. The existing bridge is open during construction. The new bridge will be a concrete structure, and will allow heavier vehicles to cross. The new bridge is scheduled to open in Oct. 2021.
City of Fredericksburg
Route 3 Business at Chatham Bridge
The Chatham Bridge is closed to traffic for an improvement project. Drivers should follow the posted detour signs directing traffic around the bridge closure. The bridge will reopen to traffic in Oct. 2021, and all construction work will be complete by April 2022.
Route 665 (Dodge City Road) Bridge Replacement
Dodge City Road is closed to through traffic at the bridge over Beverly Run for a bridge replacement project. The road will be closed to through traffic until early January 2022. approximately 5 miles using the following recommended routes:
- Route 665 (Dodge City Road)
- Route 625 (Passing Road)
- Route 618 (Beverly Run Road)
Pedestrian Improvements at Route 17 and Route 17 Business (Main Street)
Construction is substantially complete on a project to build sidewalk, crosswalks, pedestrian refuge islands, and new pedestrian crossing equipment at the northern intersection of Route 17 and Route 17 Business, and at Route 17 and McFadden Way. Pedestrian crossing signal equipment scheduled to be installed in summer 2021.
Gloucester County and Middlesex County
Route 17 Southbound over Dragon Run
Route 17 southbound is reduced to a single lane for a bridge rehabilitation project over Dragon Run. The bridge is located at the county line between Gloucester County and Middlesex County. Project estimated completion has been postponed to Sept. 2021.
King George County
Route 301 Slope Repair
Route 301 southbound near Route 616 (Washington Mill Road) has been reduced to one lane in King George County for motorist safety due to the failure of an adjacent slope. An emergency repair is underway. The lane is anticipated to reopen in fall 2021.
King William County
Route 360 and Route 662 (Sharon Road) Park & Ride Commuter Lot
The Park & Ride commuter lot near the intersection of Route 360 and Sharon Road is closed through late November 2021 for a construction project to improve the lot. For more information, visit the project page. To find other Park & Ride locations in Virginia, visit VDOT’s Park & Ride interactive map.
Merry Point Ferry
A planned maintenance project to clean and paint the Merry Point Ferry vessel will start on Tuesday, Sept. 7, after the Labor Day holiday. The planned 45-day maintenance project will temporarily suspend ferry service through early November. The vessel is painted every five years as part of its routine upkeep.
Route 625 (Barrick’s Mill Road) Bridge Replacement
A portion of Barrick’s Mill Road is closed to traffic at Mill Creek through September 2021 while crews replace the existing bridge over Barrick’s Mill Creek. Drivers on Barrick’s Mill Road will be detoured around the 24-hour road closure using the following routes:
- Route 625 (Barrick’s Pond Road)
- Route 626 (Wake Road)
- Route 624 (Regent Road)
Route 637 (County Bridge Road)
County Bridge Road is closed to through traffic at the bridge over Cat Point Creek due to damage following heavy rain and flooding on June 11. A timeline to restore and reopen the road is still under development.
Route 1 at Potomac Creek
Construction is underway to replace the Route 1 bridge over Potomac Creek in Stafford County. Route 1 will continue to have four travel lanes open during the project, with only periodic single lane closures required. The new bridge will be complete in July 2022.
Route 3 Business Bridge Rehabilitation
A bridge rehabilitation project is underway on Route 3 Business eastbound over the CSX railroad tracks, between Cool Springs Road and Chatham Heights Road. A single lane is closed continuously on weekdays, beginning on Mondays at 6 a.m. through 8 p.m. Fridays. All lanes are open on weekends. This week, the closure will begin at noon Tuesday, Sept. 7, due to the Labor Day holiday. The weekday lane closure is anticipated to be required through January 2022.
Route 17 Overpass Replacement and Widening
Construction started in December 2020 on a project to replace the existing two-lane interstate overpass on Route 17 with a four-lane bridge. Route 17 will be widened to four travel lanes to just east of the Hospital Boulevard/Germanna Point Drive intersection. Sidewalk, a shared-use path, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be added as part of the project. Improvements will be completed in Feb. 2024.
Town of West Point and New Kent County
Route 30/33 (Eltham Bridge)
Eastbound single lane closure on Eltham Bridge, with work zone barrier. Single lane closure is in place. Crews are identifying locations where a future project will repair grout on the bridge.
Route 3 Passing Lanes
Construction began Jan. 4 on a project to build eastbound and westbound passing lanes over a 1.5-mile segment of Route 3. When work is complete, Route 3 will become a four-lane undivided road from north of Route 639 (Winter Harbor Road) to east of Route 624 (Longwood Road), with new turn lanes at key intersections. The project will be complete in late Dec. 2021.