VDOT HOT SPOTS Nov. 17-23

I-95 Express Lanes
I-95 Express Lanes
Monday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. and Friday, 8 p.m. – 10 a.m. Saturday. Single travel lane closed in I-95 Express Lanes in Stafford between mile markers 145.5 and 143, which is north of Route 610 (Garrisonville Road). Lane closure for construction activities associated with the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.
Express Lanes traffic will follow a temporary traffic detour within Express Lanes. When traveling southbound in the Express Lanes, drivers will use a flyover ramp to avoid construction activity. When traveling northbound, motorists will need to enter at the second entrance ramp, north of Garrisonville Road. Motorists traveling in Express Lanes should follow posted signs to navigate temporary traffic pattern during these hours.
I-95 Southbound
Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)
Wednesday, 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. Expect a single lane closed near Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) in Stafford for construction activities as part of the Exit 140 Reconfiguration project.
I-95 Northbound
Exit 140 (Courthouse Road)
Monday and Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Expect a single lane closed near Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) in Stafford for construction activities as part of the Exit 140 Reconfiguration project.
Stafford County and City of Fredericksburg
Route 1 at Falmouth Bridge
Sunday − Thursday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. Expect single lane closures on Route 1 northbound or southbound at the Falmouth Bridge over the Rappahannock River for bridge deck repairs.
Route 3 Business at Chatham Bridge
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 3 Business at the Chatham Bridge over the Rappahannock River for utility work ahead of the Chatham Bridge rehabilitation project.
City of Fredericksburg
Route 2/17 Business (Dixon Street)
Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  and 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 2/17 Business (Dixon Street) near Blue & Gray Parkway for milling and paving operations. Crews are improving the Dixon Street exit ramp from the westbound Blue & Gray Parkway in Fredericksburg as part of the upcoming Chatham Bridge rehabilitation project.
Stafford County
Route 1 Southbound at Potomac Creek Drive
Wednesday, 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Expect a right lane closure on Route 1 southbound near Potomac Creek Drive. The new left turn lane on Route 1 southbound is open.
Route 1 Northbound at Hospital Center Boulevard
Thursday − Friday, 9 p.m. –  5 a.m. Expect the right lane to be closed on Route 1 northbound from South Campus Boulevard to Hospital Center Boulevard as part of the Courthouse Road widening project.
Route 1 Southbound at Hospital Center Boulevard
Thursday − Friday, 9 p.m. –  7 a.m. Expect the right lane to be closed on Route 1 southbound from Hospital Center Boulevard to South Campus Boulevard as part of the Courthouse Road widening project.
Route 17 Southbound
Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Expect a single right lane to be closed on Route 17 southbound near I-95 for construction activities as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.
Route 17 near Fauquier County Line
Monday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Expect alternating lane closures on Route 17 near the Stafford County and Fauquier County line to repair the bridges over Deep Run near Hartlake Road.
Route 218 (Butler Road)
Wednesday– Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 218 (Butler Road) near Camden Drive for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers near the work zone. Expect delays.
Route 626 (Leeland Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 626 (Leeland Road) at the Route 624 (Primmer House Road) intersection to allow crews to inspect the traffic signals.
Route 627 (Mountain View Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 627 (Mountain View Road) at the Choptank Road and Shelton Shop Road intersection for traffic signal inspection.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road) at Wapole Street
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 630 (Courthouse Road) at Wapole Street and Monument Drive intersection for traffic signal inspection.
Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Daytime Work
Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Friday, 8:30 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:
·        Austin Ridge Drive
·        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
Cardinal Forest Subdivision
Monday – Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various routes in the Cardinal Forest subdivision off Route 17 to allow crews to place shoulderstone. Crews will alternate, one-way traffic near the work zone.
Spotsylvania County
Route 1 Northbound and Southbound
Sunday – Tuesday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. Alternating single lane closures at the Route 1 bridge over the Po River, which is around 4 miles north of the Caroline County line. Bridge joint repairs.
Route 1 Northbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 1 northbound near Route 632 (Hickory Ridge Road) for guardrail repair.
Route 3 Westbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 3 westbound near Route 613 (Brock Road) for guardrail repair.
Route 3 Eastbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 3 eastbound near Route 621 (Orange Plank Road) for guardrail repair.
Route 17 (Mills Drive) over I-95
Sunday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single lane closure on Route 17 (Mills Drive) at the I-95 overpass. Bridge repairs.
Route 614 (Dickerson Road)
Monday – Wednesday, 9 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.
Route 621 (Orange Plank Road)
Monday – Wednesday, 9 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.
Lock Selkirk Subdivision
Monday – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various routes in the Lock Selkirk subdivision off Route 674 (Chancellor Road) to allow crews to place shoulderstone. Crews will alternate, one-way traffic near the work zone.
Bloomsbury Subdivision
Monday – Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect flagging operations on various routes in the Bloomsbury subdivision off Route 208 (Courthouse Road) to allow crews to place shoulderstone. Crews will alternate, one-way traffic near the work zone.
Caroline County
Route 1 Southbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 1 southbound from Marye Road to Arcadia Road for guardrail repair.
Route 30 Westbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 30 westbound near Sadie Lane for guardrail repair.
Route 301 Northbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 301 northbound between Wilcox Drive and Edmont Road, and near Fort A.P. Hill’s main gate  for guardrail repair.
Route 301 Southbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating single lane closures on Route 301 southbound near Port Royal for bridge repairs.
Gloucester County
Route 14 Westbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single lane closure on Route 14 westbound near Route 17 Business for guardrail repair.
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.
King George County
Route 3 Eastbound
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect single right lane to be closed on Route 3 eastbound from Lambs Creek Church Road to Port Conway Road for guardrail repair.
Route 206 (Dahlgren Road)
Tuesday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m. A flagging crew will alternate one-way traffic on Dahlgren Road at the bridge over Williams Creek, which is less than a mile from Route 301. The work zone is needed to allow crews to make repairs to the bridge.
Route 218 (Caledon Road)
Monday– Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Route 218 (Caledon Road) near Route 603 (Fletchers Chapel Road) for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers near the work zone. Expect delays.
Mathews County
Route 14
Thursday,12 a.m. – 6 a.m., 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m. when within 1 mile of a school, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Expect lane closures and flagging operations on Route 14 from Eppa Sole Lane to Point Road to allow crews to install center line rumble strips.
Route 198
Friday, 12 a.m. – 6 a.m., 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., 2:15 p.m. when within 1 mile of a school, 7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Expect lane closures and flagging operations on Route 198 from Buckley Hall Road to Fitchetts Warf Road to allow crews to install center line rumble strips.
Additional Construction Projects in
Fredericksburg District
Caroline County
Route 646 (Fork Bridge Road): ROAD CLOSED
VDOT crews are replacing a structurally deficient bridge over Maracossic Creek on Route 646 (Fork Bridge Road). Motorists are encouraged to follow the posted detour route, which is approximately 7 miles, along Route 627 (Roundabouts Road/Mattaponi Trail) and Route 721 (Newtown Road). The bridge closed in September 2019 and is estimated to remain closed through December 2019.
City of Fredericksburg
Dixon Street Ramp Improvement
Crews are improving the Route 2 (Dixon Street) exit ramp from the westbound Blue & Gray Parkway in Fredericksburg as part of the upcoming Chatham Bridge rehabilitation project. The Chatham Bridge over the Rappahannock River will be closed to all traffic for a 16-month improvement project. Crews are building an additional left turn lane on the Dixon Street exit ramp to provide more vehicle storage. This will keep the right turn lane accessible for vehicles using the detour to downtown Fredericksburg during the bridge closure. The $23.4 million Chatham Bridge project will be advertised to potential bidders in January 2020. The bridge may be closed to traffic as soon as May 2020. Improvements on the ramp will be completed by January 2020. Please visit the project page. 
Stafford County
Route 1 Turn Lane at Potomac Creek Drive
Construction is underway to build a left turn lane from Route 1 southbound onto Potomac Creek Drive, near an industrial park entrance. Project estimated completion is July 2020. Please visit the project page.
Route 3 Business and Route 606 (Ferry Road) Intersection
Workunderway to improve this intersection is estimated to be complete by the end of 2019. 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 and read the project update news release.
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.

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