VDOT HOT SPOTS June 23-29, 2019

I-95 Paving Operations
Stafford County
I-95 Northbound at Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) Double Lane Closures
·      Sunday – Thurday, 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. Expect overnight delays with this work zone. Drivers may encounter a temporary rough driving surface. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control.
·      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 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.
Spotsylvania County
I-95 Northbound at Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax) Double Lane Closures and Exit 126B Ramp
·      Sunday – Monday, 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. All lanes and the exit ramp will reopen by 4:30 a.m.
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
Interstate 95 Southbound
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m., Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 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 for work as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.
Route 3
Tuesday – Wednesday, 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) 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 for pavement repair 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 614 (Dickerson Road)
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 614 (Dickerson Road) between Route 601 (Lewiston Road) and Route 657 (Edenton Road) for pavement repair and to place shoulder stone.
Route 621 (Orange Plank Road)
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on Route 621 (Orange Plank Road) between Windy Acres Lane and the Fauquier County line for pavement repair and to place shoulder stone.
North Point Subdivision
Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be placing stone along the shoulder on North Point Drive and Waucauma Trail in the North Point subdivsion. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic in the mobile work zone.
South Woods Subdivision
Monday – Thursday, 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 – Saturday, 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.
Essex County/Richmond County Work Zone
Route 360 at the Downing Bridge
Monday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River for a routine safety inspection. Automatic flagging devices will be placed near the center span of the bridge to control traffic. Expect overnight delays. Emergency vehicles will be permitted to pass on these evenings.
Gloucester County Work Zone
Route 641 (Tidemill Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 641 (Tidemill Road) at the bridge over Sarah Creek, which is located between Route 17 and Guinea Road, for bridge repairs. Delays are possible.
King William County Work Zone
Route 600 (River Road)
Monday – Friday, 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.
Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road)
Wednesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Drivers should anticipate flagging operations on Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road) between Dunluce Road and River Road for paving and to 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 will alternate one-way traffic.
Mathews/Middlesex County Work Zone
Route 3 (Grey’s Point Road)
Monday – Thursday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.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 – Thursday, 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 Business and Route 17 Southbound Business near Route 17 (Tidewater Trail)
·      Route 17 near Route 945 (Diesel Drive) and Route 17 Business intersection
·      Route 33 near Route 17 Business and Route 618 (Oakes Landing Road)
Richmond County Work Zones
Surface Treatment
Monday – Thusday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various low-volume secondary routes throughout Richmond County for surface treatment.
Westmoreland County Work Zones
Route 202 (Cople Highway)
Tuesday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. (milling) and 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (paving). Motorists should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on Route 202 (Cople Highway) between Route 621 (Prospect Hill Road) and Route 612 (Cole’s Point Road). Crews will be milling, paving and to 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 will direct drivers by alternating one-way traffic near the mobile work zone.
Surface Treatment
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various low-volume secondary routes throughout Westmoreland County 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 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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