Area road work this week
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single northbound lane closure between these interchanges, at mile markers 134-135, for delivery of a construction crane for Improve 95 project construction.
Friday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single northbound lane closure between these interchanges, at mile markers 135-136, for noise barrier construction.
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 143 (Garrisonville)
Tuesday – Thursday, 6 a.m. – 10 a.m. Single southbound lane closure between these interchanges, at mile markers 148-146, for Improve 95 project construction.
Thursday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Single southbound lane closure between these interchanges, at mile markers 148-146, to move construction equipment for Improve 95 project construction.
Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. Expect varying lane closures for survey work near the American Legion Road overpass at mile markers 139-138, with full, intermittent traffic stops between midnight and 3 a.m. early Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
Lane closures are scheduled for this work zone at the following times:
9 p.m. – Single lane closure
10 p.m. – Double lane closure begins
Midnight – 3 a.m. Intermittent full traffic stops
4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open, with single lane closure
10 a.m. – All lanes open
Route 1 Northbound and Southbound
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Alternating, single lane closures for final construction activities connected with the Potomac Creek bridge replacement project, located between Potomac Creek Lane and Centreport Parkway intersection.
Route 3 Business Westbound
Monday, noon – Friday, 8 p.m. Single lane closure on Route 3 westbound from Cool Springs Road and Chatham Heights Road for bridge work. Crews are working under the structure over the CSX railroad.
Route 17 Northbound
Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Single lane closure between Sanford Drive and McLane Drive for traffic signal work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Route 17 Southbound
Monday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single lane closure between McLane Drive and Sanford Drive for traffic signal work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Route 670 (Sanford Drive)
Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. Single lane closures on Sanford Drive between Route 17 and Simpson Road for traffic signal work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Old Courthouse Road
Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure between Route 1 and Route 630 (Courthouse Road). Overhead sign installation work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Hospital Center Boulevard
Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single westbound lane closure between Route 1 and Courthouse Road. Overhead sign installation work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single eastbound lane closure between Route 1 and Courthouse Road. Overhead sign installation work, in connection with Improve 95 project construction.
Route 17 (Mills Drive)
Tuesday – Thursday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Single lane closure with one-way, alternating traffic between Glenwood Drive and Hospital Boulevard/Germanna Point Drive. A flagging crew will direct traffic through the work zone.
Additional Projects in Fredericksburg District
Ladysmith Safety Rest Area, I-95 Southbound
Construction is underway to expand the number of parking spaces for trucks and larger commercial vehicles at the Ladysmith Safety Area in Caroline County on I-95 southbound. The rest area remains open to travelers, and existing parking remains available. Construction is anticipated to be complete in May 2022.
City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County
Route 3 Business at Chatham Bridge
Chatham Bridge reopened to vehicle traffic in October 2021 after being closed since June 2020 for an improvement project. Periodic lane closures will be needed as construction work to repair the substructure, below the bridge deck, continues through 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 Jan. 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
The right, southbound lane on Route 301 between Roseland Drive and Barnsfield Road will remain closed through Feb. 2022 for bridge construction and realignment of the roadway as part of a Maryland Transportation Authority project to replace the Nice-Middleton Bridge over the Potomac River.
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 in summer 2021. A timeline to restore and reopen the road is 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 is anticipated to be complete in December 2021.
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. The weekday lane closure is anticipated to be required through Jan. 2022.
Route 1 and Commonwealth Drive
Be alert for construction activity on Route 1 near the Commonwealth Drive intersection, where work is underway to build a nearly 700-space Park & Ride commuter lot. Be alert for work zone barriers along the shoulders of Route 1, and lanes that are shifted to the east near the Commonwealth Drive intersection. Project completion is anticipated in May 2023.
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)
Westbound single lane closure on Eltham Bridge, with work zone barrier. This lane closure is anticipated to remain in place until spring 2022. Crews are identifying locations where a future project will repair post-tensioned bridge girders.