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Area road work this week

I-95 Southbound

Exit 148 (Quantico)

Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. and Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single lane closure between interchanges for Improve95 project construction. 

Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 130 (Route 3)

Tuesday – Wednesday, Single lane closure at 7 p.m. At 9 p.m., I-95 southbound will be reduced to one lane until 7 a.m. Wednesday to allow crews to mill, pave and uncover overhead signs to open the second southbound structure over the Rappahannock River. When all I-95 southbound lanes reopen at 2 p.m.Wednesday, traffic will be divided between local and through lanes over Route 17 and the Rappahannock River. Watch a simulation video of this new traffic pattern.

Wednesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. and Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Double lane closures between the interchanges to complete various construction activities after opening the southbound structure to traffic. Double lane closures will end at 4:30 a.m. Single lane will remain closed until 10 a.m. on Thursday.

I-95 Northbound

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.

Exit 126 (Spotsylvania)

Monday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure. Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile operation with single or double lane closures near the interchange and mile marker 128 for milling and paving the travel lanes.

Exit 130 (Route 3) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)

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)

Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure between interchanges for Improve95 project construction. 

Stafford County

Route 1 Northbound and Southbound

Tuesday Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile single lane closure on Route 1 between Coals Landing Road and Garrisonville Road for milling and paving. Drivers may experience a temporary rough travel surface until crews apply new asphalt to the milled surface. Expect brief delays near the mobile work zone.

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 at I-95

Monday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  p.m. – 6 a.m.  Alternating, single lane closures to allow crews to conduct safety bridge inspection.

Route 614 (Cropp Road)

Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Cropp Drive between Spotted Tavern Road and Skyline Drive milling and paving.

Route 1208 (Furnace Road)

Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Furnace Road between Choptank Road and Route 610 for milling and paving.

Route 1800 (Village Parkway)

Tuesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Alternating, single lane closures on Village Parkway between

Stefaniga Road

Tuesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating, one-way traffic on Stefaniga Road between the bridge over Potomac Run and Keswick Road to remove trees in the area. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone.

 

Old Courthouse Road

Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Alternating, single lane closures on Old Courthouse Road between Route 1 and Courthouse Road for Improve 95 construction.

 

Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg

 

Chatham Bridge Opening Sunday, Oct. 10

The Chatham Bridge will reopen to traffic early Sunday, Oct. 10. Crews will remove posted detour signs. All construction work will be complete by April 2022.

 

City of Fredericksburg

 

Route 3

Monday  Thursday, 9 p.m.  5 a.m. Milling, paving, and median construction. Crews will be milling and paving Route 3 eastbound and the center shared turn lane between Gateway Boulevard and approximately one-tenth of a mile east of Altoona Drive. A new median will be installed from Altoona Drive to one-tenth of a mile east of Altoona Drive. Be alert for mobile overnight lane closures on Route 3 eastbound and in the center shared turn lane. Work is anticipated to be underway on Sunday-Thursday evenings over the next two weeks, weather permitting. When median construction is underway near Altoona Drive, the Route 3 westbound left turn lane to Altoona Drive will be closed overnight. Travelers can expect rough pavement on a temporary basis in milled areas while work is underway.

 

Essex County and Richmond County

 

Route 360 at Downing Bridge

Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 360 at the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River located between Essex and Richmond counties for repairs. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.

 

Gloucester County

 

Route 17, Route 14, Route 619 and Route 17 Business (Main Street) Intersection

Tuesday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Mobile single lane closure to install new traffic signal equipment. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control.

 

King George County

 

Route 301 Southbound

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Single right lane closure on Route 301 southbound between Roseland Drive and Barnsfield Road for bridge construction and realignment as part of Maryland’s Nice-Middleton Bridge Replacement project.

 

Road Resurfacing

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 625 (Salem Church Road)
  • Route 639 (Round Hill Road)
  • Route 645 (Springfield Lane)
  • Route 648 (Winston Place)
  • Route 700 (St. Stephens Road)

 

Lancaster County and Middlesex County

 

Route 3 at Robert O. Norris Bridge

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Routine, scheduled bridge inspection of the Norris Bridge. One-way, alternating traffic. Controlled by automated flagging assistance devices, monitored by a certified flagging crew.

 

Lancaster County

 

Route 3

Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Single lane closures for milling and paving on Route 3 between the Lancaster County and Richmond County line to Route 722 (Clark Road).

 

Middlesex County

 

Route 33

Sunday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Mobile operation on Route 33 between Route 3 and Route 227 (Urbanna Road) for milling and paving.

 

Richmond County

 

Route 3

Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Mobile operation on Route 3 between Heaggans Road and the Richmond County and Lancaster County line for milling and paving.

 

Westmoreland County

 

Route 3

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Single lane closure on Route 3 between Flat Iron Road and Winter Harbor Road for paving as part of the Route 3 passing lanes projects. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone.

 

Road Resurfacing

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 634 (Claymont Road)
  • Route 637 (Rappahannock/Leedstown Road)

 

 

Additional Projects in

Fredericksburg District

 

Caroline County

 

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 southbound is now traveling over the Mattaponi River on a new bridge, which opened to traffic earlier this week. However, Route 207 northbound remains reduced to a single lane in this active work zone. Final pavement striping is scheduled to occur this weekend or early next week, weather permitting. When this striping is complete, the second northbound lane can reopen. Motorists are asked to remain alert for work crews continuing to complete this project.

 

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 will reopen to traffic on Oct. 10, 2021 after being closed since June 2020 for an improvement project. All construction work will be complete by April 2022.

 

Essex County

 

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)

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.

 

Lancaster County

 

Merry Point Ferry

A planned maintenance project to clean and paint the Merry Point Ferry vessel began in early September. 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.

 

Middlesex County

 

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)

 

Richmond County

 

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.

 

Stafford County

 

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.

 

Spotsylvania County

 

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.

 

Westmoreland County

 

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.

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