VDOT HOT SPOTS May 12-18, 2019

I-95 Northbound and Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 130 (Fredericksburg)
Expect alternating single lane closures and shoulder closures on I-95 northbound and southbound between Exit 148 (Quantico) in Prince William County to Exit 130 (Fredericksburg) for multiple work zones for various construction activities for the Improve 95 projects, or for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. A work zone may be two miles to five miles long. Expect daytime and overnight lane closures. Delays are possible. Use caution with crews and construction equipment in the median and along the shoulders. Be alert to trucks slowing down to enter or exit the median at various construction entrances throughout the work zone.
Interstate 95 Northbound
·       Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
·      Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
·       Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Interstate 95 Southbound
·       Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m.
·      Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m.
·      Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 7 a.m.
The following are the Improve95 projects which will have work zones:
For more information about all of the Interstate 95 projects in the Fredericksburg area, please visit 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 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 30 between Route 652 and Route 301/Route 2
·      Various secondary routes
Spotsylvania County
·      Various secondary routes
Stafford County
·      Route 1 near Falmouth Bridge
·      Route 3 near Route 601 and Route 3 Bypass
·      Route 218 (White Oak Road) near Deacon Road and Baron Park Road
·      Various secondary routes
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 1 Southbound (Jefferson Davis Highway)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on Route 1 southbound near Potomac Creek bridge to allow crews to repair or install guardrail.
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 218 (Butler Road) near YMCA
Wednesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 218 (Butler Road) near the YMCA and Clearview Heights neighborhood to allow crews to repair and install guardrail. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone. Delays are possible.
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 for bridge repairs near Hartlake Road and to improve signage at various crossovers.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Fred Ex Work:
Monday – Friday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 9 a.m. Expect a mobile operation on Courthouse Road between Austin Ridge Drive and Route 1 for geotechnical boring work and utility marking for the future I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
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
Wyche Road Realignment
On Thursday, May 16, Wyche Road traffic will be shifted after the morning rush hour onto a new alignment as part of the project to reconfigure the I-95 Exit 140 interchange and widen Courthouse Road to four lanes. Wyche Road will remain under construction and will not be in its final condtion. Motorists will experience temporary traffic patterns, signs, pavement conditions, and pavement markings. View an online map. Starting on May 16, motorists on Courthouse Road seeking to reach Wyche Road must use the new intersection, which is slightly east of the current intersection. Traffic will no longer be able to access Wyche Road from the entrance to the temporary Park & Ride commuter lot and traffic signal. Message boards will be posted.
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
  • Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) – ditch cleaning
  • Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) – vegetation control
  • Route 626 (Leeland Road) – ditch cleaning
Spotsylvania County Work Zones
I-95 Southbound at Exit 118/Thornburg
Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Expect a single right lane to be closed on I-95 southbound near the Exit 118/Thornburg interchange to allow crews to install guardrail along the median as part of the interchange improvement and overpass replacment project.
Route 512 (Zachary Taylor Highway)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 512 (Zachary Taylor Highway) near Arrow Point Road to allow crews to repair or install guardrail. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone. Delays are possible.
Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) and Mallard Road
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 10 p.m. – 9 a.m. Saturday Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Mudd Tavern Road and Mallard Road near the I-95 interchange for paving operations as part of the improvement interchange and Mudd Tavern overpass replacement project. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 612 (Monrovia Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 612 (Monrovia Road) near the bridge over the Ni River to allow crews to repair or install guardrail. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone. Delays are possible.
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
  • Route 17 (Mills Drive) – vegetation control
  • Route 610 (Elys Ford Road) – pothole patching
  • Route 610 (Old Plank Road) – pothole patching
  • Route 612 (Carthapin Road) – pothole patching
  • Route 613 (Brock Road) – pothole patching
  • Route 624 (Piney Branch Road) – pothole patching
  • Route 643 (Hailey’s Mill Road) – pavement repairs
Caroline County Work Zones
Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on westbound Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) near Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) to allow crews to repair or install guardrail. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone. Delays are possible.
Route 301 Northbound and Southbound
Monday –  Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on Route 301 northbound and southbound at the bridge over Wilcox Drive (Fort A.P. Hill) for bridge repairs. The work zone is approximately two miles south of Port Royal.
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
  • Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) – vegetation control
  • Route 2 (Fredericksburg Turnpike) – vegetation control
  • Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) – vegetation control
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.
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.
King and Queen County Work Zone
Route 33
Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 33 near the end of the Lord Delaware Bridge and Route 643 (Airport Road) for milling and paving. Drivers may experience temporary rough pavement. Delays are possible.
King William County Work Zone
Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road)
Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be paving Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road) between Route 613 (Dunluce Road) and Route 600 (River Road). A flagging crew and a pilot truck will guide motorists through the work zone. Expect delays.
Lancaster County Work Zones
Surface Treatment
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be applying surface treatment at various locations in Lancaster 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 3 between Route 638 (Blueberry Point Road) and F689 (Old Ferry Road)
·      Route 600
·      Route 615
Northumberland County Work Zones
Route 610 (Sampsons Wharf Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be paving and applying new pavement markings on Route 610 (Sampsons Wharf Road) from Route 615 (Brown Store Road) to Route 642 (Knights Run Road). Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment. Flaggers will direct drivers near the mobile operation. Drivers are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle.
Westmoreland County Work Zones
Route 622 (Panorama Road)
Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 622 (Panorama Road) between Route 644 (Wild Sally Road) and Route 648 (Stratford Hall Road) for paving and to allow crews to add stone along the shoulder. A flagging crew will direct drivers in the work zone.
Route 631 (Longfield Road)
Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be adding stone along the shoulder on Route 631 (Longfield Road) from Route 205 (James Madison Highway) to Route 628 (Pomono Road). 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.
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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