VDOT will suspend most highway work zones and lift most lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia for New Year’s holiday travel from
noon Monday, Dec. 31, until noon Wednesday, Jan. 2.
All work is scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia
Interstate 95 – Southbound
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound between Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County and mile marker 129, which is just south of Exit 130 (Route 3) in the City of Fredericksburg.
Route 17 – Northbound (24-hour closure)
Be alert to the 24-hour closure of a single right lane on Route 17 northbound between Sanford Drive and Short Street in Stafford for project construction activities. The 24-hour closure is needed to allow crews to work safely with construction equipment near the on- and off-ramps, travel lanes and underneath the I-95 overpasses.
Route 17 – Southbound
Expect a single right lane closure on Route 17 southbound between Sanford Drive and Short Street for bridge construction.
Courthouse Road Widening Work:
Monday, 9 a.m. – noon and Wednesday,noon – 2:30 p.m. and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.and Friday,9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Expect brief delays with alternating, one-way traffic at the following locations:
A flagging crew will direct drivers in each work zone.
Mudd Tavern Road and Mallard Road
Monday, 9 a.m. – noon and Wednesday, noon – 3:30 p.m.and Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Mudd Tavern Road and Mallard Road near the interchange for construction. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 3 Eastbound 24-Hour Lane Closure
A single lane is closed on Route 3 eastbound between Leonard Road and James Ashby Parkway for a Stafford County utility project. The lane closure will remain for the duration of the county project.
Spotsylvania County Work Zones
Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) at I-95
Thursday – Sunday, Jan. 6, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 1 northbound and southbound at the I-95 overpasses for bridge repairs.
Caroline County/King George County Work Zone
Thursday − Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on Route 301 northbound and southbound near the James Madison Bridge over the Rappahannock River for a bridge maintenance project. Expect brief delays on the bridge and bridge approaches.
King William County Work Zone
Monday,9 a.m. – noon and Wednesday, noon – 4 p.m. and Thursday – Friday,9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 30 in King William County near the Caroline line to allow crews to install center line rumble strips. Expect brief delays at various locations within the mobile operation.
Other Fredericksburg District Projects
Route 608 (Brooke Road): ROAD CLOSED
Brooke Road is closed to through traffic near Eskimo Hill Road. This is a Stafford County project to realign the roadway to improve safety and drainage. The road will reopen by the end of February 2019. For more information about the project and the detour route, please visit the county’s project page.
Route 658 (Mount Olive Road) Bridge Replacement: ROAD CLOSED
Construction is underway to build a replacement bridge on Route 658 (Mount Olive Road) over the North Anna River, which will restore a connection between Hanover County and Spotsylvania County. The new bridge is estimated to open in late February 2019. Visit the project page for additional details.