VDOT HOT SPOTS April 21-27

I-95 Express Lanes
Tuesday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Friday – Saturday 8 p.m. – 10 a.m. Motorists will encounter a single lane closure at various locations inside of the I-95 Express Lanes facility from just north of Exit 143/Garrisonville to Quantico for geotechnical boring work and utilitiy marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
I-95 Northbound
Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) in Stafford County
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.
  • Tuesday – Thursday, 12 noon – 3:30 p.m.
  • Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
  •  Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
Near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)
Expect alternating single lane closures and shoulder 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.
  • Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m.
  •  Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
  •   Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
 I-95 Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m., Friday – Saturday 10 p.m. – 7 a.m. Motorists will encounter a single lane closure on I-95 southbound between Exit 148 (Quantico) in Prince William County to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
Near Exit 140 (Route 630/Stafford)
Wednesday – Thursday, 4 a.m. – 10 a.m.  A single lane will be closed on I-95 southbound between mile marker 142 and mile marker 139 near Exit 140 (Route 630/Stafford) for construction activities in connection with the Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening project.
Near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Tuesday, 12 noon – 3:30 p.m., Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. A single lane closure will be in place on I-95 southbound betweem mile marker 135 and mile marker 134 located near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
Near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)
Expect alternating single lane closures and shoulder 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.
  • Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
  •  Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
For more information about Interstate 95 projects in the Fredericksburg area, please visit the Improve95 website at www.Improve95.org.
Route 1 Northbound and Southbound: Fredericksburg Area
During the next two weeks, drivers on Route 1 northbound and southbound in Caroline, Stafford and Spotsylvania counties should expect delays for a northbound mobile operation and a southbound single lane closure at various locations between the Hanover County line and the Prince William County line.
Crews are installing centerline rumble strips and refreshing the pavement markings in the mobile work zone.
Drivers on Route 1 northbound will encounter a slow-moving mobile operation at various locations. Drivers on Route 1 southbound will encounter a single lane closure in the vicinity of the northbound mobile operation. The mobile operation began in Caroline County at the Hanover County line and is continuing northbound on Route 1 each day between 7:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. No work will take place this week until noon on Tuesday, April 23.
District-wide Traffic Signal Structure Inspections
This week crews will inspect traffic signal structures at various locations through out the Fredericksburg District. Motorists should expect single lane closures and brief delays in the work zone. The inspections will take place at the following intersections:
King William County
  • Route 360 (eastbound and westbound)– various locations.
Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
  •  Route 33 (eastbound and westbound) – Town of West Point
Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
King George County
  • Route 205 (eastbound and westbound) – at Route 218.
Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
  •  Route 3 (eastbound and westbound) – at Route 206.
Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Middlesex County
  • Route 33 (eastbound and westbound) – at various locations
Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Gloucester County
  •  Route 17 (northbound and southbound) – at various locations
Wednesday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 652 (Truslow Road)
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m., Friday, 10 p.m. – 9 a.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 652 (Truslow Road) between Samuels Lane and Beagle Road for geotechnical boring and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 17 near Fauquier County Line
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday – Saturday, 7 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 3 at Route 606 (Ferry Road) Intersection
Expect alternating single lane closures and turn lane closures  on Route 3 and on Route 606 (Ferry Road) as the Route 606 (Ferry Road) Intersection Improvement Project continues.
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 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 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening Work
Tuesday, 12 noon – 2 p.m., Wednesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.and Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 noon 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
Mallard Road
Tuesday, 12 noon – 3:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Mallard Road near the I-95 interchange for construction. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.
Caroline County Work Zones
Pavement Marking Removal and Replacement – Mobile Operation
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Drivers should expect delays at various locations for a mobile operation to eradicate pavement markers at the following locations this week. Expect slow moving equipment near the mobile work zone. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic near the work zones.
  • Route 658 – from Route 601 to Route 1
  • Route 721 – from Route 301 to Route 630
  •  Route 1202 – from Route 619 to the end of state maintenance
  •  Route 1203 – from Route 2/301 Business to the end of state maintenance
  •  Route 1229 – from Route 1204 to Route 301
  •  Route 1240 – from the end of state maintenance to Route 301
Caroline County/King George County Work Zone
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m., Wednesday − 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.
Essex County Work Zone
Route 607 (Muddy Gut Road)
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Drivers should expect alternating lane closures on Route 607 just east of Route 606 while crews install a new culvert and culvert liner. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone.
Gloucester County Work Zones
Pavement Marking – Mobile Operation
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m.and Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays at various locations in Northumberland County while crews replace existing pavement markings. 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.
  • Route 17 southbound – from the Middlesex County line to just south of Route 601
  • Route 17 southbound – from Route 1217 to Route 641
  •  Route 17 northbound and southbound – from Route 641 to the Coleman Bridge
  •  Route 17 northbound – from Route 17 Business to the Middlesex County line.
  •  Various Secondary Routes – routes that begin with 600 and above (work will begin Tuesday at 9 a.m. at several locations)
Lancaster County Work Zone
Route 1069
Wednesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on Route 1069 at Route 200 in Lancaster County while crews remove existing pavement markings. Flaggers will direct traffic through the mobile work zone.
Northumberland County Work Zones
Pavement Marking Removal and Replacement – Mobile Operation
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m.and Wednesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays at various locations in Northumberland County while crews remove and replace pavement markings. 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.
  • Route 610 – from Route 615 to Route 642
  • Route 698 – from end of State Maintenance to Route 360
  • Route 614 – from Route 360 to Route 627
Richmond County Work Zones
Surface Treatment or Pavement Eradication
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be applying surface treatment or removing existing pavement markings at various locations in Richmond County. Traffic control will be provided at each location which may include the use of flaggers or a pilot truck to guide motorists through each work zone. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment in the following work zones:
  • Route 1000 – from Route 3 Business and the cul-de-sac (flaggers and pilot truck)
  • Route 1002 – from Route 3 Business and Route 1008 (flaggers and pilot truck)
  • Route 619 – from Route 662 to the Westmoreland County line
  • Route 602 – from Route 692 to Route 612
  •  Route 690 – from Route 3 Business and Route 621
Westmoreland County Work Zones
Pavement Marking Removal and Replacement – Mobile Operation
Tuesday, 12 noon – 7 p.m.and Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays at various locations in Northumberland County while crews remove and replace pavement markings. 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.
  • Various Routes – between Routes 621, 612 and 600 (work will begin Tuesday at 9 a.m.)
  • Route 3 – from just east of Route 205 to just west of Route 664
  • Route 3 – from the King George County line to Route 1301
  • Route 3 – from just west of Route 204 to Route 623
  • Route 3 – from Route 9414 to Richmond County line
  • Route 203 – from Route 604 to Route 202
  • Route 205 – from the King George County line to Route 723
  • Route 205 – from Route 723 to Route 3
  • Various Routes – between Route 628 and Route 624
  • Route 347 – between Route 3 and the end of state maintenance
  • Route 622 – from north of Route 644 amd Route 648
  • Route 631 – from Route 205 to Route 628
Other Fredericksburg District Projects
Middlesex County
Route 622 (Dirt Bridge Road): ROAD CLOSED
Dirt Bridge Road was closed between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Route 623 (Regent Road) on Thursday, April 4, for motorist safety after a drainage pipe failure. Emergency repair work underway. Road is anticipated to reopen on Wednesday,
May 1.
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 early 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.
Westmoreland County
Route 600 (Nomini Grove Road): Anticipated to reopen n August 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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