VDOT HOT SPOTS April 7-13, 2019

I-95 Northbound
Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg) in Spotsylvania County
·       Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound at Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg) for construction activities for the Mudd Tavern Road overpass replacement and interchange improvement project.
Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) in Stafford County
·       Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 northbound near Exit 133, just north of the Rappahannock River bridge in Stafford. Expect heavy truck traffic between mile marker 132 and mile marker 134. Be alert to trucks slowing down to enter or exit the median at various construction entrances throughout the work zone. The work zone is needed for construction activities for the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing.
Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road)
·       Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
A single lane on I-95 northbound will be closed at 9 p.m. followed by double lane closures at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. The double lane closures are needed to allow crews to safely remove overhead work platforms used to build the new I-95 overpasses.
Near Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road) to Exit 148 (Quantico)
  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Expect alternating single lane closures at various locations on I-95 northbound starting at mile marker 141, north of Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road) to mile marker 149, which is north of Exit 148 (Quantico) in Prince William County for geotechnical boring work for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
I-95 Southbound
Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville Road to near Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road)
  • Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound near Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville Road) and at mile marker 141, which is located just before Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road) in Stafford County for geotechnical boring work for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
Near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)
·       Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m.
·       Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
·       Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound from mile marker 135, just south of Exit 136/Centreport Parkway in Stafford County to Exit 130 (Route 3) in Fredericksburg for construction activities for the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing and for geotechnical boring work for the future Interstate 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg) in Spotsylvania County
·       Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound at Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg) for construction activities for the Mudd Tavern Road overpass replacement and interchange improvement project.
For more information about Interstate 95 projects in the Fredericksburg area, please visit the Improve95 website at www.Improve95.org.
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway)
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on Route 1 southbound near Potomac Creek for utility work.
Route 3 at Route 606 (Ferry Road) Intersection
Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 3 near Route 606 (Ferry Road) intersection. Be alert and follow police direction as crews install a temporary traffic signal as part of the intersection improvement project.
Route 3 Eastbound and Westbound 24-Hour Lane Closure
Route 3 traffic between Leonard Road and James Ashby Parkway has been reduced to a single lane for a Stafford County utility project.
Route 17 near Fauquier County Line
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 17 northbound and southbound near the Stafford County and Fauquier County line to allow crews to make repairs to the bridges over Deep Run.
Route 607 (River Road) Daily Road Closures
Tuesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Route 607 (River Road) will be closed each day during this time for a Stafford County project. A detour will be in place.
Route 628 (American Legion Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. , and Friday – Saturday, 9 p.m. – 7 a.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 628 (American Legion Road) at the bridge over I-95, which is between Bower’s Lane and Ellison Court for geotechnical boring work for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening Work:
Monday – 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:
·      Courthouse Road between Cedar Lane to Walpole Street and Austin Ridge Drive to Red Oak Drive.
·      Ramoth Church Road
·      Snowbird Lane
·      Winding Creek Road between Courthouse Road and Embrey Mill Road
·      Woodcutters Road
·      Wyche Road
Spotsylvania County Work Zone
Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road)
Monday – Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect a single lane to be closed on Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road) near Seays Road and Battle Park Drive to allow crews to inspect the traffic signals.
Mudd Tavern Road
Monday – 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 near the interchange for construction. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.
Mallard Road
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Mallard Road near the interchange for construction. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.
Caroline County Work Zones
Route 1
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Drivers should expect delays and flagging operations on Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) between the Hanover County line and the Spotsylvania County line to install centerline rumble strips followed by striping. Expect slow moving equipment near the mobile work zone. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic near the work zones which include:
Route 207
Monday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on eastbound Route 207 between Route 656 and Penola Road to allow crews to make repairs to the bridge over Polecat Creek.
Caroline County/King George County Work Zone
Monday − 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 at the bridge approaches.
King George County Work Zone
Centerline Rumple Strips
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Drivers should expect delays and flagging operations at  various locations for a mobile operation to install centerline rumble strips followed by striping. Expect slow moving equipment near the mobile work zone. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic near the work zones which include:
·      Route 205 from Route 301 to the Westmoreland County line
·      Route 218 from the Stafford County line to Caledon State Park
·      Route 218 from Route 205 to Route 301
King and Queen County Work Zone
Route 14
Monday − Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect brief delays and a flagging operation on Route 14 between Route 360 (Richmond Tappahannock Highway) and Route 614 (Devils Three Jump Road) for pavement repair. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic near the mobile work zone. Be alert to crews working and slow-moving construction equipment within the mobile operation.
Lord Delaware Bridge in West Point
Monday − Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 33 at the Lord Delaware Bridge over the Mattaponi River to allow crews to inspect the bridge.
King William County Work Zone
Route 30 Culvert Repairs:
Monday − Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 30 at the following intersections for culvert repairs:
·      Route 702 (Industrial Park Way)
·      Route 1024 (Thompson Avenue)
A flagging crew will direct traffic at the work zone. Expect brief delays.
Lancaster County Work Zone
Line Striping
Tuesday − Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on various primary and secondary routes for a mobile operation. Motorists should expect slow moving construction equipment and delays near the mobile work zone. Motorists are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle. The mobile work zone will periodically pull over to allow congestion to clear. A flagging crew may direct drivers in certain areas near the mobile work zone. The mobile operation will be at the following locations:
·      Route 3 between Richmond County line and Route 614
·      Route 3 between Route 614 and Route 607
·      Route 3 between Route 651 and Route 200 at the Town of Whitestone
·      Route 200 near Route 634 and Town of Kilmarnock
·      Route 222 near the Town of Weems and Route 200
·      Route 354 near the end of state maintenance to Route 3
Northumberland County Work Zone
Route 200
Monday − Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on Route 200 between the Lancaster County line and Route 699 for a mobile operation. Motorists should expect slow moving construction equipment and delays near the mobile work zone. Motorists are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle. The mobile work zone will periodically pull over to allow congestion to clear. A flagging crew may direct drivers in certain areas near the mobile work zone.
Richmond County Work Zone
Route 600
Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect brief delays and a flagging operation on Route 600 near the Lancaster County line and Route 604 (Dodlyt Road) for pavement repair. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic near the mobile work zone. Be alert to crews working and slow-moving construction equipment within the mobile operation.
Other Fredericksburg District Projects
Stafford County
·       Route 3 Business and Route 606 (Ferry Road) Intersection
Workis underway to improve this intersection. Motorists should be alert for construction activity on Route 3 Business and on Ferry Road between the CSX railroad crossing and Route 3 Business. For more information about the project, please visit the project page.
·       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 July 2019. For more information about the project and the detour route, please visit the county’s project page.
Spotsylvania County
·      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 summer 2019. Visit the project page for additional details.
King and Queen County
·      Route 660 (Sorghum Road) Bridge Replacement: ROAD CLOSED
Construction is underwayto build a replacement bridge on Route 660 (Sorghum Road) over Mill Stream. Crews are removing the existing structurally deficient bridge, which is located between Route 619 (Owens Mill Road) and Route 721 (Newtown Road). A new structure will be installed. Weather permitting, Sorghum Road will re-open in April 2019.
Emergency Road Repairs: Tropical Storm Michael
Emergency repair work continues to rebuild several state-maintained roads that sustained severe damage during Tropical Storm Michael. These roads require major reconstruction or replacement of pipes and culverts before they can safely be reopened. Emergency procurement methods are being used to expedite repairs.
Estimated construction schedules for the remaining closed roads in Fredericksburg District are listed below:
King William County
·      Route 662 (Sharon Road): Anticipated to reopen in August 2019.Crews will reconstruct a slope near the road and repair the culvert.
Northumberland County
·       Route 201 (Courthouse Road): Anticipated to reopen in June 2019. Crews are replacing a damaged set of four 96-inch drainage pipes with a triple set of concrete box culverts, with each culvert measuring 12 feet by 10 feet. The new culverts arrived in early March, and crews are in the process of moving them into place.
·      Route 634 (Spring Road): Anticipated to reopen in August 2019.Crews are repairing the bridge and replacing a washed out section of road.
·      Route 642 (Knights Run Road): Anticipated to reopen the week of April 1-5, 2019.Crews have replaced two 60-inch drainage pipes with two 72-inch reinforced concrete drainage pipes.
Westmoreland County
·      Route 600 (Nomini Grove Road): Anticipated to reopen in August 2019.Crews are repairing a void underneath the road and replacing a washed out section of road.
·      Route 612 (Antioch Road): Anticipated to reopen to traffic in April 2019, but repairs will continue on site through July 2019. Crews are repairing a void underneath the road and replacing a washed out section of road.
Motorists are reminded to adhere to all road closed signs and barricades, and to follow the posted detour route. Roads have been closed for traveler safety.

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