VDOT HOT SPOTS June 16-22, 2019

I-95 Paving Operations
I-95 Northbound at Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax) Double Lane Closures and Exit 126B Ramp Closure
Sunday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. On Sunday evening, I-95 northbound will be reduced to a single lane starting at 10 p.m. near the interchange for milling and paving. Also starting at 10 p.m., the I-95 northbound off-ramp to Route 1 southbound will be closed until 4:30 a.m. Message boards will be posted prior to Exit 118/Thornburg to notify travelers; Exit ramp to Route 1 northbound at Exit 126A will remain open during this work zone.
On Monday through Thursday evenings, a single lane on I-95 northbound will be closed at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes and the exit ramp will reopen by 4:30 a.m. Expect overnight delays with this work zone. Drivers may encounter a temporary rough driving surface. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control.
Interstate 95 Southbound
Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. and Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect a single lane closure starting south of the Exit 136/Centreport Parkway interchange at mile marker 135 to the Rappahannock River bridge.
Interstate 95 Northbound
Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. and Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect a single lane closure on I-95 northbound for various construction activities near the Exit 133 interchange and Rappahannock River bridge.
Route 17 at the I-95 Overpasses
Monday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 17 northbound and southbound. Starting at 11 p.m., intermittent full traffic stops are possible up to 10 minutes at a time to allow crews to lift materials for the new I-95 overpasses.  Congestion will be cleared in between each lift. Full traffic stops will end at 4 a.m. A single lane on Route 17 northbound will remain closed until 6 a.m. and until 7 a.m. on Route 17 southbound. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control.Route 17 travelers can use the most convenient alternate route, depending on their destination.
Americans with Disabilities Act Ramp Repair
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m. Crews will repair sidewalk ramps and pedestrian crossings on these routes for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). There may be temporary, alternating shoulder closures or flagging operations with this work. Motorists should be alert to a mobile work zone with crews and construction equipment at the following intersections:
Stafford County
·      I-95 Northbound Off-Ramp to Route 8900 (Centreport Parkway)
o  Expect a single lane closure on the I-95 northbound off-ramp to Centreport Parkway at Exit 136 interchange. A flagging crew will be located on Centreport Parkway. The exit ramp will remain open.
·      Route 1 Northbound between Cranes Corner Road and Potomac Creek Drive
·      Route 1 Northbound near Route 624 (Layhill Road)
·      Route 607 (Cool Springs Road) intersections with Route 3 Business and Route 212 (Chatham Heights Road)
·      Route 607 (Cool Springs Road) intersections with Route 3 Business and Route 218 (White Oak Road)
Stafford County Work Zones
Route 1 at Falmouth Bridge
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 1 at the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River to allow crews to conduct a routine inspection of the bridge. The Falmouth Bridge connects Stafford County and the city of Fredericksburg.  Delays are possible.
Route 3
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect a single right lane closure on Route 3 between Ferry Road and Blue Gray Parkway for construction activities as part of the intersection improvement project.
Route 17 near Fauquier County Line
Monday – Sunday, 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:
Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.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. – 2:30 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
Patriots Landing Subdivision
Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to patch potholes in the Patriots Landing subdivision. They will start on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) near Brafferton Boulevard and move towards Willingham Court. After patching, workers will return to mill and pave. Motorists may experience a rough travel surface. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic in the work zone.
Spotsylvania County Work Zones
Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) and Mallard Road
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and  Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closues on Mudd Tavern Road and Mallard Road near the I-95 interchange for final tasks as part of the improvement interchange and Mudd Tavern overpass replacement project, which is nearly complete.
Route 612 (Pawmunkey Road)
Monday – Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect flagging operations on southbound Route 612 (Pawmunkey Road) between Catharpin Road and Ni River Bridge to allow crews to install or repair guardrail.
North Point Subdivision
Monday – Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be patching potholes on various routes throughout the North Point subdivision. After patching, workers will return to mill and pave. Motorists may experience a rough travel surface. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic in the mobile work zone.
South Woods Subdivision
Monday – Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to patch potholes in the South Woods subdivision. They will start on South Woods Drive and move towards Willow Brook Court. After patching, workers will return to mill and pave. Motorists may experience a rough travel surface. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic in the work zone.
Caroline County Work Zones
Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) Eastbound
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on eastbound Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) between Route 656 (Coleman’s Mill Road) and Penola Road for bridge repairs. Delays are possible.
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.
Gloucester County Work Zone
Route 601 (Pampa Road)
Monday – Wednesday, 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) to allow crews to place stone along the shoulder. A flagging crew will direct traffic in the work zone.
King William County Work Zone
Route 600 (River Road)
Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a single lane closure and flagging operations on Route 600 between near Route 628 (Dorrell Road) and Route 604 (Herring Creek Road) for paving. Delays are possible.
Mathews/Middlesex County Work Zone
Route 3 (Grey’s Point Road)
Sunday – Friday, 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m. Expect a single lane closure and flagging operations on Route 3 (Grey’s Point Road) near Route 33 (General Puller Highway) and Piankatank Bridge for paving. The bridge connects Middlesex County and Mathews County. Overnight delays are possible.
Middlesex County Work Zone
Milling, Paving and Line-Striping
Sunday – Friday, 6 p.m. – 5:30 a.m., Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays at various locations while crews mill, pave and 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 Northbound and Southbound Business near Route 17 (Tidewater Trail)
·      Route 17 near Route 945 (Diesel Drive) and Route 17 Business intersection
Northumberland County Work Zones
Surface Treatment
Monday – Thusday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various low-volume secondary routes throughout Northumberland County for surface treatment, including Route 626, 627 and 784.
Westmoreland County Work Zones
Route 715 (Rosa Bran Road)
Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 715 (Rosa Bran Road) for surface treatment. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic near the mobile work zone. Delays are possible.
West Point
Eltham Bridge Inspection
Monday –Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 30 at the Eltham Bridge over the Pamunkey River for a routine, scheduled bridge inspection. The bridge connects the town of West Point to New Kent County. Crews and equipment will move to various locations on the bridge as work progresses.
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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