VDOT HOT SPOTS Aug. 18 – 24

Interstate 95 Northbound
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. and Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Drivers can expect a single left lane closure overnight on I-95 northbound between Exit 136/Centreport Parkway and Exit 140/Courthouse Road. Crews will be building construction entrances to the median for the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. All lanes will open by 4:30 a.m. except on Saturday, when all lanes reopen at 5 a.m.
Other Planned Work Zones By County
Stafford County
Interstate 95 Northbound near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Drivers should anticipate a mobile operation with single lane closures on I-95 northbound between mile markers 135 and 137, near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. All I-95 northbound lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning.
Interstate 95 Southbound near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway
Wednesday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Crews will continue milling and paving I-95 southbound between mile markers 137 – 135, near Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. One southbound lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. each night. At 10 p.m., the I-95 southbound on- and off-ramps will also be closed.  Drivers should access I-95 southbound at Exit 140/Courthouse Road or Exit 133/Route 17. All I-95 southbound lanes and ramps will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning.
Route 1 Northbound
Sunday – Monday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m., This will be an overnight mobile operation to allow crews to widen the shoulders to improve safety and operations along the Route 1 corridor between Truslow Road and Hospital Center Boulevard.  Expect right lane and shoulder closures along Route 1 northbound near the mobile work zone.
Route 3 Westbound
Monday – Wednesday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m., Crews will be widening the shoulders along Route 3 westbound from West Cleek Lane to the Stafford/King George County line to improve safety along the roadway. This will be a mobile operation with single lane closures on Route 3 westbound in that area.
Route 17 Southbound near Fauquier County Line
Monday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 17 southbound near the Stafford County and Fauquier County line for bridge repairs near Hartlake Road.
Route 17 at Route 634 (Hemp Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a short duration of lane, shoulder and turn lane closures near this intersection to allow crews to upgrade signage at the crossover.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road)
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. As part of the Courthouse Road widening project, 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 652 (Truslow Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.Drivers may encounter daytime delays on Truslow Road between Berea Church Road and Poplar Road for a spot safety improvement project. Crews are realigning a drainage ditch to slightly widen the shoulder of a 15-foot section of the eastbound lane of Truslow Road, west of Norfolk Street. Widening the shoulder will enhance safety by providing more recovery space for motorists who stray from the eastbound travel lane. At the end of the widening work, the new section of road shoulder will be paved. A flagging crew will direct one-way, alternating traffic through the work zone.
Spotsylvania County
I-95 Northbound
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 northbound between mile marker 124 – 128, which is between the Exit 126/Massponax interchange, for bridge inspections. Crews will be conducting a routine safety inspection of the Route 17 (Mills Drive) overpass and Route 620 (Harrison Road) overpass. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.
I-95 Southbound
Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 p.m. – 6 a.m.  and Thursday – Friday, 9:30 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound between mile marker 128 – 124, which is between the Exit 126/Massponax interchange, for bridge inspections. Crews will be conducting a routine safety inspection of the Route 17 (Mills Drive) overpass and Route 620 (Harrison Road) overpass. Overnight delays are possible.
Route 1
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect a single southbound lane to be closed on Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) at the bridge over the Matta River to allow crews to inspect the bridge.
Route 3 Westbound
Sunday – Tuesday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure for paving and to install pavement markings. Work will take place from just west of Route 626 (Andora Drive) to just west of Route 620 (Spotswood Furnace Road). All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.
Route 208 Eastbound
Monday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect a single eastbound lane to be closed on Route 208 (Courthouse Road) at the bridge over the Po River to allow crews to inspect the bridge.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect a single eastbound lane to be closed on Route 208 (Courthouse Road) at the bridge over Lake Anna to allow crews to inspect the bridge.
Route 208 Eastbound and Westbound (Courthouse Road)
Sunday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure for milling and paving. Work will take place from the Route 208 bridge over Interstate 95 to just south of Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) intersection. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.
Mineral Springs Subdivison
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be resurfacing various routes in the Mineral Springs subdivision. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic in the work zone. This work is part of a multi-phase resurfacing project that includes a cape seal application.Cape seal is designed to improve the condition of the road, extend the life of the pavement and prevent further deterioration. When complete, the road surface will have a uniform color and appearance that will cover previous pothole repairs and cracking. Motorists will have a skid-resistant travel surface.
Caroline County
Route 301 Northbound and Southbound
Monday − Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 301 northbound and southbound near the Route 17 intersection in Port Royal. Crews will be repairing the bridges over Mill Creek.
Route 301 Bypass and Route 301 Business
Thursday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures and flagging operations on Route 301 Bypass near Route 301 Business and Route 2 (Main Street) for paving.
Route 619 (Milford Avenue/Chase Street)
Thursday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 619 (Milford Avenue/Chase Street) at Route 2 (Main Street) for paving.
Route 721 (Sparta Road)
Thursday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Expect alternating lane closures and flagging operations on Route 721 (Sparta Road) for paving. A flagging crew will alternate, one-way traffic on Sparta Road. Delays are possible.
Port Royal Resurfacing Project
Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Drivers should anticipate lane closures, potential travel delays, and varying driving surfaces on secondary routes in Port Royal for a resurfacing project. Access to residences and businesses will be maintained, but motorists can anticipate single-lane closures and one-way alternating traffic, directed by a flagging crew. The following routes are scheduled to be resurfaced:Back Street, Caroline Street, Cumberland Street, Frederick Street, King Street, Market Street, Middle Street and Water Street.
Essex County/Richmond County Work Zone
Route 360 at the Downing Bridge
Sunday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 6 a.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Automatic flagging devices will be placed near the center span of the bridge to control traffic. Crews will be performing spot painting and concrete repairs underneath the bridge. Expect overnight delays.
Gloucester County
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 George County
Route 206 (Dahlgren Road
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Crews will direct one-way, alternating traffic on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 301 and Route 3 for milling and paving. This work is part of a resurfacing and safety improvement project that will result in a smoother travel surface on several high-volume roads, and reduce the risk of crashes at spot locations by adding centerline rumble strips and widening the road shoulders. Read the news release.
Monday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m.  Motorists should anticipate lane closures on Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) between Route 3 and Route 644 (Potts Lane) for line-striping after the recent paving work. 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. A flagging crew may direct drivers near the mobile work zone.
King and Queen County
Route 14
Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect a single lane closure on Route 14 from Route 360 (Richmond Tappahannock Highway) to Route 614 (Devils Three Jump Road) for milling and paving work as part of a resurfacing project. For more information, read the news release on this cape seal project to deliver a smoother ride for motorists over 20 miles of Route 14.
King William County
Route 360
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect a short duration of lane, shoulder and turn lane closures on Route 360 near Route 604 (Dabnets Mill Road/North Carolina Road) and Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road) near these intersections to allow crews to upgrade signage at the crossover.
Surface Treatment
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Drivers should expect delays on various, low-volume secondary for surface treatment work. A flagging crew will direct one-way, alternating traffic through each work zone.
Additional Construction Projects in
Fredericksburg District
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. Recently, the county announced that Brooke Road will remain closed with a detour in place until late September 2019. For more information about the project and the detour route, please visit the county’s project page.
King William County
·       Route 662 (Sharon Road): ROAD CLOSED
Project schedule under development. Crews are repairing damage from Tropical Storm Michael. The project is reconstructing a slope near the road and replacing the culvert.
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.
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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