VDOT HOT SPOTS April 28- May 4, 2019

VDOT HOT SPOTS April 28- May 4, 2019

I-95 Northbound and Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth)
  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Expect alternating single lane and shoulder closures on I-95 northbound and southbound between Exit 148 (Quantico) in Prince William County and Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) in Stafford County at various locations for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
I-95 Northbound
Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Spotsylvania County
  • Monday – Tuesday, 9:30 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 northbound at the Exit 118 interchange to allow crews to install guardrail along the median as part of the interchange improvement and overpass replacement project.
Exit 118 On-Ramp Traffic Shift
Starting Wednesday, May 1, after the morning rush hour, traffic entering I-95 northbound at Exit 118 will be shifted to a new on-ramp Drivers will also experience a temporary traffic pattern to enter I-95 northbound from Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) with the ramp opening. View an online map of the new on-ramp and temporary traffic pattern in the work zone. Eastbound Mudd Tavern Road traffic will have a dedicated right turn lane to go under the bridge to enter I-95 northbound in an off-set diamond interchange. Westbound Mudd Tavern Road traffic will turn left onto Mallard Road and go under the bridge to merge onto I-95 northbound. A new traffic signal to control traffic entering I-95 northbound at the Mallard Road, Mudd Tavern Road and Dominion Raceway Avenue intersection will be activated in spring 2019, when construction is closer to completion.
Exit 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) in Stafford County
  • Monday – Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.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 133 (Route 17/Falmouth) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County
  • Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Expect alternating single lane closure on I-95 northbound near Exit 133, just north of the Rappahannock River bridge to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
I-95 Southbound
Near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)
·       Sunday − Monday, 12 a.m. – 10 a.m.
·       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.
Exit 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) Spotsylvania County
  • Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound at the Exit 118 interchange to allow crews to install guardrail along the median as part of the interchange improvement and overpass replacement project.
For more information about Interstate 95 projects in the Fredericksburg area, please visit the Improve95 website at www.Improve95.org.
Districtwide Pavement Marking Mobile Operation
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays at various locations in King and Queen 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.
Caroline County
·      Route 17 northbound and southbound near Route 301 and Essex County line
·      Route 301 near Route 17 and King George County line
King George County
·      Route 3 eastbound and westbound near Route 609 and Route 1214
·      Route 205 near Route 3 and Route 301
·      Route 206 near Route 301
·      Route 206 near Route 3 and Route 1206
·      Route 218 in various locations
·      Route 607 near Route 3
·      Route 696 near Route 218
·      Various secondary routes
King and Queen County
·      Route 14 near Route 360 and Route 614
·      Route 360 between Essex County line and the King William County line
·      Various secondary routes
King William County
·      Various secondary routes
Westmoreland County
·      Various secondary routes
·      Route 202 near Route 3 and Nomini Creek Bridge
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 1 Southbound at Route 702 (Wyche Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect the right lane to be closed on Route 1 southbound near Route 702 (Wyche Road) to allow crews to install guardrail.Delays are possible.
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 – Friday, 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 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening Work:
Monday – 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
Route 644 (Rock Hill Church Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 644 (Rock Hill Church Road) near the Aquia Creek bridge to allow crews to install guardrail. A flagging crew will direct drivers across the bridge. Delays are possible.
Spotsylvania County Work Zones
Route 629 (Spotswood Furnace Lane) CLOSED
Beginning Monday, April 29, Route 629 (Spotswood Furnace Lane) will close to allow crews to hard surface the roadway as part of the Rural Rustic Road program. Spotswood Furnace Lane near River Road will be closed for at least one week.
Caroline County Work Zones
Pavement Marking Removal and Replacement – Mobile Operation
Monday –  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 to continue 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 Business
·       Route 1240 from the end of state maintenance to Route 301
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
Route 3 Eastbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect the right lane to be closed on Route 3 eastbound near Route 610 (Indian Town Road) to allow crews to install guardrail. Delays are possible.
Essex County Work Zone
Route 607 (Muddy Gut Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.Drivers should expect alternating lane closures on Route 607 (Muddy Gut Road) 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 Zone
Traffic Signal Inspection
Monday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Crews will inspect traffic signal structures at various locations on Route 17 northbound and southbound in Gloucester County. Motorists should expect single lane closures and brief delays in the work zone.
King William County Work Zone
Route 360 Westbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect the right lane to be closed on Route 360 westbound  near Route 600 (East River Road) to allow crews to install guardrail. Delays are possible.
Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect a mobile operation on Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road) near Route 613 (Dunluce Road) and Route 600 (East River Road) for pavement repair. Delays are possible.
Lancaster County Work Zone
Route 662 and Route 716
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on Route 662 and Route 716 for surface treatment.  Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic and direct drivers in the work zone.
Northumberland County Work Zones
Route 614
Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be applying surface treatment or removing existing pavement markings on Route 614 from Route 360 to Rout 627. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment. Flaggers will direct drivers near the mobile operation.
Richmond County Work Zones
Surface Treatment or Pavement Eradication
Monday – Friday, 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 600 from Lancaster County line to Route 604
·       Route 602 from Route 692 to Route 612
·       Route 690 from Route 3 Business and Route 621
Westmoreland County Work Zones
Route 631
Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be applying removing existing pavement markings on Route 631 from Route 205 to Rout 628. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment. Flaggers will direct drivers near the mobile operation.
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 in 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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