VDOT HOT SPOTS May 26 – June 1

All work is scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia.
VDOT has suspended most road closures from noon today, May 24, until noon Tuesday, May 28 to ease travel for Memorial Day weekend.
I-95 Northbound
I-95 Northbound near Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road)
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect a single lane to be closed on I-95 northbound near Exit 140 starting at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. for construction activities as part of the project to reconfigure the interchange and widen Courthouse Road. ALL lanes will reopen by 4:30 the next morning. Overnight delays are possible.
I-95 Northbound and Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 130 (Route 3/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 (Route 3) in 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. A work zone may be two miles to five miles long. Overnight 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
·      Tuesday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Interstate 95 Southbound
·       Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m.
·      Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 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.
Tuesday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Crews will be working at various intersections to install flashing yellow arrows at several traffic signals throughout the Fredericksburg District to help drivers turn left safely against oncoming traffic. Be alert to flaggers in the work zone to direct drivers through the intersection. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Expect brief delays.
Spotsylvania County
·      Route 620 (Harrison Road) and Chancellor Park Drive
·      Route 620 (Harrison Road) and Route 1344 (Kingswood Boulevard)
·      Route 627 (Gordon Road) and Route 674 (Chancellor Road)
·      Route 627 (Gordon Road) and Route 2120 (Salem Fields Boulevard) / Rubicon Crossing
·      Route 628 (Smith Station Road) and Route 673 (Piedmont Drive)
Districtwide Pavement Marking Mobile Operation
Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. and Wednesday – 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.
Spotsylvania County
·      Various secondary routes
Stafford County
·      Route 17 Northbound near Fauquier County line
·      Route 630
·      Various low-volume secondary routes
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 17 near Fauquier County Line
Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 7:30 p.mand Wednesday – 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.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Fred Ex Work:
Tuesday – 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:
Tuesday – 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 Zones
Route 208 (Courthouse Road)
Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on westbound Route 208 (Courthouse Road) near Route 639 (Leavells Road) to allow crews to repair or install guardrail. Delays are possible.
Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) and Mallard Road
Tuesday – 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 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 614 (Dickerson Road)
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. –5 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 614 (Dickerson Road) from Route 601 (Lawyers Road) to Route 657 (Edenton Road) for pavement repair. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic through the work zone. Delays are possible.
Route 621 (Orange Plank Road)
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 621 (Orange Plank Road) from Route 611 (Windy Acres Road) to the Spotsylvania County and Orange County line for pavement repair. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic through the work zone.
Mineral Springs Subdivision
Tuesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Crews will begin patching potholes in preparation of re-surfacing various routes in the Mineral Springs subdivision. Drivers can expect one-way, alternating traffic as part of the mobile operation in the neighborhood. A flagging crew and a pilot truck will direct traffic in the work zone.
Caroline County Work Zones
Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) Eastbound
Wednesday – 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 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) Westbound
Wednesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure and flagging operations on eastbound Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) near Route 684 (Dry Bridge Road) to allow crews to repair or install guardrail.
Caroline County/King George County Work Zone
Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. and 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 17 Southbound
Wednesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on Route 17 southbound near Route 602 (Ashdale Road) to allow crews to repair or install guardrail.
Gloucester County Work Zone
Route 601 (Pampa Road)
Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 601 (Pampa Road) between Route 610 (Woods Cross Road) and Route 198 (Glenns Road) for milling and paving. A flagging crew will direct traffic in the work zone. Motorists may experience a temporary, rough surface.
Route 614 (Hickory Fork Road)
Tuesday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Wednesday– Saturday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 614 (Hickory Fork Road) between Route 616 (S. Belroi Road) and Route 606 (Ark Road) for milling and paving. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic in the work zone. Delays are possible.
King and Queen County Work Zone
Route 605 (York River Road)
Wednesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 605 (York River Road) between Route 606 (Taylorsville Road) and Route 601 (Stratton Major Road) for paving. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic in the work zone. Delays are possible.
Middlesex County Work Zone
Route 3 Westbound
Wednesday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a single lane closure and flagging operations on westbound Route 3 (Twiggs Ferry Road) near Route 630 (Stampers Bay Road) to allow crews to repair or install guardrail.
Route 623 (Regent Road)
Friday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 623 (Regent Road) between Route 624 (Syringa Road) and Route 622 (Dirt Bridge Road) for paving. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic in the work zone. Delays are possible.
Route 624 (Syringa Road)
Tuesday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 624 (Syringa Road) between Route 626 (Wake Road) and Route 623 (Regent Road) for paving. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic in the work zone.
Northumberland County Work Zones
Surface Treatment
Tuesday –Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect a flagging operation on Route 603 (Mallard Bay Drive) and Route 1226 (Riverside Court) for surface treatment.
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.
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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