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Area road work this week

I-95 Southbound

Exit 148 (Quantico)

Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. Overnight lane closures and full traffic stops planned for 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension construction near the interchange.

 

  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight  – 3:30 a.m. – Intermittent, full traffic stops up to 30 minutes
  • 4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open, with a single lane closure in place
  • 10 a.m. – All southbound lanes open except on Friday, when all lanes open at 4:30 a.m.

Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure near the exit 148 interchange.

Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 143 (Garrisonville)

Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single mobile lane closure. Pavement marker lens replacement.

Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)

Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. Overnight lane closures and full traffic stops planned for 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension construction near the interchange.

  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • 4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open, with a single lane closure in place
  • 10 a.m. – All southbound lanes open except on Friday, when all lanes open at 4:30 a.m.

Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure near the exit 140 interchange.

Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 130 (Route 3) Through Lanes

Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. and Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Single lane closure on the through lanes for I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project construction between the interchanges.

Exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to Exit 118 (Thornburg)

Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure. Bridge inspection at mile marker 119 (Po River).

Exit 118 (Thornburg) to Exit 110 (Ladysmith)

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closure between mile markers 115-112. Shoulder maintenance.

I-95 Northbound

Exit 118 (Thornburg) to Exit 126 (Spotsylvania)

Sunday – Monday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. –  5 a.m. Single mobile lane closure. Pavement marking.

Exit 118 (Thornburg) to Exit 126 (Spotsylvania)

Monday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Single lane closure. Bridge inspections at mile markers 119 (Po River) and 125 (Route 17).

Stafford County

 

Route 1 Northbound

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single northbound lane closure between Eskimo Hill Road and Rowser Street for utilities work.

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single northbound lane closure between Layhill Road and Centreport Parkway for private development construction under permit.

Route 3

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lane closures and shoulder closures for utility work between Dairy Lane and Rumford Road.

Route 3, Eastbound

Sunday – Monday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Single lane closure between Cleek Lane and the King George/Stafford line for mobile operation to apply pavement markings.

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. –  5 p.m. Single lane closures for mobile operation to apply pavement markings between Cleek Lane and the King George/Stafford line.

Route 3 Westbound

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. –  5 p.m. Single lane closures for mobile operation to apply pavement markings from Cleek Lane to Washington Square Plaza.

Route 610

Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Westbound right lane closed between Meadow Lane and Raintree Blvd. for private development construction under permit.

Eskimo Hill Road

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. –  5 p.m. Work under the bridge. Alternating lane closures and flagging on Eskimo Hill between Montague Loop and Brooke Road. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone.

Leeland Road

Monday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. One-way, alternating traffic to allow crews to complete final paving activities including pavement markers between Deacon Road and Morton Road.

City of Fredericksburg

 

 

Route 1 Northbound and Southbound

Monday – Thursday, 10 p.m. –  6 a.m. Alternating single lane closures between Stafford Avenue and Eagle Village Drive to allow crews to take soil samples.

Spotsylvania County

Route 1

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single right lane closures between Spotsylvania Parkway and Massaponax Church Road. Pavement widening for private development work, under permit.

Route 1

Wednesday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Shoulder and turn lane closures at Massaponax Church Road intersection for traffic signal equipment work.

Route 17 (Mills Drive)

Sunday – Tuesday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Expect brief overnight delays at intersection with Germanna Point Drive and Hospital Boulevard. Traffic will be directed through the intersection by a flagging crew with law enforcement assistance. Crews are installing new mast arms across travel lanes for traffic signals.

Route 208 (Courthouse Road) Southbound

Sunday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Mobile single lane closures between Smith Station Road and the I-95 overpass. Milling and paving.  Motorists may experience a temporary rough travel surface until paving is complete.

Route 632 (Roxbury Mill Road)

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be pavement patching between Route 1 and Route 608. Crews will alternate one-way traffic in the work zone.

Route 719 (Days Bridge Road)

Tuesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be pavement patching between the Orange/Spotsylvania county line and Belmont Road. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone by alternating one-way traffic.

Wyndemere Subdivision

Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement patching on various routes in the Wyndemere subdivision. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone.

 

Caroline County

 

Route 1 Northbound and Southbound

Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. Survey and pipe work on Route 1 with single lane closures near the Ladysmith Center Shopping Mall and Collins Boulevard.

Route 301

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. A flagging crew will direct one-way alternating traffic in the work zone for milling and paving. Motorists may experience a temporary rough travel surface until paving is complete. The mobile paving operation will be at the following locations:

  • Route 207 and Sparta Road
  • Route 1204 and Route 608
  • Route 301 Business and Route 207

Essex County

Route 17

Thursday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Traffic signal work at intersection with Richmond Beach Road. Shoulder and turn lane closures.

Route 1070 (Meadow Drive)

Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Road resurfacing. Crews will be working between Route 688 (Kino Road) and end-of-state maintenance.

Gloucester County

Secondary Road Resurfacing Work

Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a mobile operation on various routes for road resurfacing. Flaggers will alternate one-way traffic through a work zone or direct drivers through an intersection on the following routes:

  • Route 1285 (Sawgrass Points Drive)
  • Route 1286 (Heron Run)
  • Route 1287 (Sawgrass Pointe Circle)

King George County

Route 3

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile operation on Route 3 with single lane closures between Route 301 and Westmoreland County line. Pavement marking.

Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Paving. Mobile operation on Route 3 with single lane closures between Route 301 and Westmoreland County line.

Route 301

Monday – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Crews will be working on the right shoulder at the approach to the Nice/Middleton Bridge for the bridge replacement project. Intermittent flagging may be needed at times, with one-way alternating traffic.

Secondary Road Pavement Marking

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. –  7 p.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to apply pavement markings on various routes. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through a work zone or direct drivers through an intersection on the following routes:

  • Route 607 (Port Conway Road)
  • Route 1020 (Oakland Drive)
  • Route 1021 (Forest Ridge Drive)
  • Route 1224 (Pratt Place)
  • Route 1025 (Passapatanzy Road)
  • Route 1070 (Cody Lane)
  • Route 1074 (Newton Lane)
  • Route 1075 (Winfield Court)
  • Route 1243 (Gallant Green Drive)
  • Route 1244 (Den Circle)
  • Route 1246 (Trumpet Court)

Lancaster County

Route 3 (Mary Ball Road)

Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. –  7 p.m. Alternating lane closures for mobile operation to apply pavement markings from Whites Road to Devils Bottom Road.

Millenbeck Road

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by flagging crews. Crews will be applying surface treatment.

Mathews County

Route 223 (Old Ferry Road) over Milford Haven at Gwynn’s Island

During the week of Aug. 22-26, temporary traffic signals will be installed on Route 223 at each approach to the bridge over Milford Haven. One-way, alternating traffic will remain in place, controlled by the temporary signals, through April 2023 due to a bridge maintenance project. Bridge openings for marine traffic are suspended through April 2023.

Route 618 (Cardinal Road) and Route 660 (E. River Road)

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Road resurfacing. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic on Cardinal Road and E. River Road. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.

Northumberland County

Secondary Road Resurfacing Work

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by flagging crews. Crews will be applying surface treatment on the following routes:

  • Bogey Neck Road
  • Captains Way
  • Old Tipers Road
  • Overlook Lane
  • Pine Crest Drive
  • Thompson Court

Richmond County

Route 3

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mobile operation with a single lane closure on Route 3 eastbound and westbound at Historyland Highway between Sunnyside Lane and Richmond Road for paving.

Westmoreland County

Route 202 (Cople Highway)

Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures between Sandy Point Road and Zion Church Road. Crews will be applying pavement markings.

South Glebe Road

Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures. Crews will be applying surface treatment.

Additional Projects in Fredericksburg District

 

Caroline County

Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) Widening

Construction is underway to widen Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) to four travel lanes between I-95 and just west of Route 1. A new raised median will separate eastbound and westbound travel lanes to allow for improved movement through the corridor. Additional left and right turn lanes will be built on Ladysmith Road at the Route 1 intersection. A shared use path, sidewalks, crosswalks, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be installed. The project is expected to be complete in May 2024.

 

Route 652 (Cool Water Drive) over Polecat Creek

Cool Water Drive closed to through traffic in March 2022 at the bridge over Polecat Creek, and will remain closed for a bridge replacement project. Significant deterioration was discovered in key bridge elements during a bridge inspection and VDOT closed the bridge for motorist safety. Motorists should follow signs posted along the recommended detour route. Preliminary engineering is underway on a project to replace the bridge, and work will be accelerated. The new bridge is estimated to open to traffic in September 2023.

King George County

Route 301 and the Nice/Middleton Bridge Replacement Project

A single northbound and southbound lane are closed on Route 301 between the weigh station and the Nice/Middleton Bridge for a Maryland Transportation Authority project to replace the bridge over the Potomac River and realign Route 301 at the bridge approach.

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 in summer 2021. The bridge replacement project is in preliminary engineering, with construction starting in fall 2022. The new bridge is anticipated to reopen in summer 2023.

 

Route 360 at Rich Neck Road/Mulberry Road

A single eastbound and westbound lane are closed on Route 360 near Route 619 (Rich Neck Road/Mulberry Road) for an intersection improvement project. Both lanes will remain closed until work is complete in Nov. 2022. The project will extend turn lanes to enhance safety and improve operations at the intersection.

 

Spotsylvania County

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 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. Project completion anticipated in Feb. 2024.

 

Commuting and Ridesharing Information

 

GWRideConnect is a free ridesharing information and matching service for the Fredericksburg area, part of the George Washington Regional Commission.

 

Let GWRideConnect help you discover your commuting options, such as carpools, vanpools, and transit. Visit www.gwrideconnect.org or call (540) 373-7665.

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