Alerts motorists to road work which may cause traffic delays

VDOT HOT SPOTS JAN 10 -16

VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Jan. 10 – 16, 2021
All work is scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia
I-95 Northbound
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Monday – Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single northbound lane closure between Exit 133 and Exit 136 for various construction activities as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension (Fred Ex) project.
Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 148 (Quantico)
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.Short-term single lane closures between the interchanges for a mobile operation to maintain work zone barrier as part of the Fred Ex project.
Exit 143 (Aquia/Garrisonville Road) to Exit 148 (Quantico)
Monday – Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single northbound lane closure between mile markers 145 and 148. Material deliveries and pile driving for the Fred Ex project.
I-95 Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. Short-term single lane closures between the interchanges for a mobile operation to maintain work zone barrier as part of the Fred Ex project.
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Monday – Wednesday, 5 – 10 a.m. Single southbound lane closure between Exit 136 and Exit 133 for various construction activities as part of the Fred Ex project.
Stafford County
Route 1 Northbound
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closure on Route 1 northbound for Potomac Creek bridge replacement project, between Centreport Parkway and Potomac Creek lane.
Route 1 Southbound
Wednesday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single lane closure at the bridge over Accokeek Creek, located between the Courthouse Road and American Legion Road intersections. Bridge repair.
Route 3 Eastbound and Westbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Single eastbound and westbound lane closures on Route 3 near the Rumford Road intersection, which is just east of the Washington Square Plaza shopping center. Crews for Stafford County’s Department of Public Works will be performing emergency utility work under permit.
Route 17 Southbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Right lane closure on Route 17 southbound near Route 1001 (Melcher Drive) for guardrail repair.
Route 610 (Garrisonville Road)
Sunday – Monday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. All lanes remain open; Shoulder closures only. Crews will be working at numerous intersections along Route 610 in Stafford between I-95 and Keystone Drive to install additional or upgraded traffic signal communications equipment.
Route 624 (Leeland Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating lane closures on Leeland Road near Morton Road/Forbes Street for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 648 (Shelton Shop Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating lane closures on Shelton Shop Road at the Potomac Run bridge for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 652 (Truslow Road)
Sunday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. A flagging crew will be at the Truslow Road and Beagle Road intersection to direct drivers near the work zone for bridge construction. Crews are replacing the Truslow Road overpass as part of theI-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. Trucks will be making deliveries to the project site. Flaggers will allow drivers to enter or exit Beagle Road safely.
Route 684 (Mine Road)
Sunday – Monday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. All lanes remain open; Shoulder closures only. Crews will be working at numerous intersections between Route 610 and Highpointe Boulevard to install additional or upgraded traffic signal communications equipment.
Spotsylvania County
Route 1
Sunday – Monday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Alternating lane closures on Route 1 at the bridge over the Matta River, which is near the Caroline County line, for bridge repairs.
Route 1 at Hickory Ridge Drive
Monday – Tuesday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. On Monday, most turn lanes will be closed at this intersection, with only right turns from Hickory Ridge Drive onto Route 1 southbound permitted during these hours. Final paving work will be underway following recent maintenance work to improve drainage at the intersection. On Tuesday, right turns from Hickory Ridge Drive onto Route 1 southbound will be prohibited from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to allow crews to install a drainage pipe. All other access will be permitted on Tuesday, but travelers can expect delays and should follow direction from flagging crews at the scene. Weather permitting, all work is expected to be complete Tuesday.
Route 3
Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closures on Route 3 for traffic signal equipment work at the intersections with Elys Ford Road and Brock Road.
Route 3 Eastbound
Sunday – Monday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile lane closures on Route 3 eastbound between Big Ben Boulevard and Chewning Lane for lens installation on pavement markers.
Route 613 (Brock Road)
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic in work zone between Route 621 (Orange Plank Road) and Route 208 (Courthouse Road) for sign installation.
Route 618 (River Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Ditch clearing operations. Crews will be working along River Road between Bragg Road and Spotswood Furnace Road.to clean drainage facilities.
Route 622 (Fairview Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Shoulder repairs. Crews will be working along Fairview Road between Lewiston Road and Partlow Road.
Route 638 (Lansdowne Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Ditch clearing operations. Crews will be working along Lansdowne Road between Route 2 and Artillery Ridge Road.to clean drainage facilities.
Town of Bowling Green
Route 2
Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Intermittent lane closures on Route 2 between Route 207 and Route 619 (Milford Street), under permit. Traffic will be directed at times by a flagging crew and local law enforcement. Travelers should follow direction at scene and be prepared for delays.
Caroline County
Route 17 (Tidewater Trail)
Monday – Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Ditch cleaning operations. Mobile single lane closure between Route 301 and Hazelwood Lane.
Route 600 (Frog Level Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic for guardrail repair around one mile east of the intersection with Route 601.
Route 722 (Nelson Hill Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating lane closures on Nelson Hill Road at the bridge over the Mattaponi River, near Route 601, for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Secondary Roads, Ditch Clearing Operations
Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Crews will be working along the roadside to clean drainage facilities at the following locations:
  • Blanton Road
  • Jericho Road
  • Marye Road
  • Partlow Road
Caroline County and King George County
Route 301 over the Rappahannock River
Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bridge inspection. Single lane closures on Route 301 northbound and southbound at the bridge over the Rappahannock River between Caroline and King George counties.
King George County
Route 301 Southbound
Tuesday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Single lane closure on Route 301 southbound near the Nice/Middleton Bridge. Utility relocation for the Nice/Middleton Bridge replacement project.
Gloucester County
Route 3/14 and Route 17 Business (Main Street) Intersection
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.Single lane closures at intersection for paving and traffic signal work. Lane closures will continue on this schedule weekly through Friday, Jan. 29. Construction work for an intersection improvement project underway. Expect delays and allow extra travel time. Travelers should follow direction from flagging crew. Project completion scheduled for Feb. 2021.
Route 17
Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Right turn lane and shoulder closures on Route 17 northbound and southbound between intersection of Fiddlers Green Road and Belroi Road. Construction is part of pedestrian improvement project to add sidewalk and pedestrian crossing signal equipment.
Route 17
Thursday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 5 a.m. Mobile lane closures at the intersection of Route 17 with Lafayette Heights Drive and with Camp Okee Drive for traffic signal pole inspections.
King William and Hanover County
Route 614 (Normans Bridge Road)
Monday – Tuesday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. One-way, alternating traffic on bridge over the Pamunkey River at the Caroline County and Hanover County line. Bridge repairs.
Northumberland County
Route 200 Northbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating lane closures on Route 200 northbound near Crosshills Road for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Route 360 Westbound
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Alternating lane closures on Route 360 westbound near Locksley Hall Road for guardrail repair. A flagging crew will direct drivers through the work zone.
Richmond County and Town of Tappahannock
Route 360 over the Rappahannock River: Downing Bridge
Wednesday – Friday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. One-way, alternating traffic on Route 360 on the Downing Bridge over the Rappahannock River between Richmond County and the Town of Tappahannock. Bridge maintenance to repair bridge deck, bridge joints. Traffic will be directed by automated flagging assistance devices.
Westmoreland County
Route 3
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Single lane closure and shoulder closure on Route 3 between Flat Iron Road and Winter Harbor Road. Construction activity for milling and paving along the road shoulder as part of the Route 3 Passing Lanes project.
Additional Construction Projects in
Fredericksburg District
Caroline County
Route 207 Southbound Bridge Replacement
Route 207 is reduced to a single northbound and southbound lane at the bridge over the Mattaponi River. Traffic is traveling in the northbound lanes while the southbound bridge is closed for a replacement project. The new southbound bridge is anticipated to open to traffic in July 2021, with all construction complete by Sept. 2021.
Route 677 (Camp Road) Detour
Route 677 (Camp Road) will be closed to through traffic between Route 694 (Courtney Road) and Route 693 (Herring Creek Road) at the bridge over Herring Creek beginning Monday, Nov. 30. Crews are replacing existing drainage pipes with a slightly larger box culvert. Motorists should follow signs along the posted detour route, which will be in place for approximately 12 weeks, into early 2021.
Route 743 (Clifton Road) over South River
Construction began in December 2020 to replace a structurally deficient timber bridge on Clifton Road over the South River. The existing bridge is open during construction. The new bridge will be a concrete structure, and will allow heavier vehicles to cross. The new bridge is scheduled to open in Oct. 2021.
City of Fredericksburg
Route 3 Business at Chatham Bridge
The Chatham Bridge is closed to traffic for an improvement project. Drivers should follow the posted detour signs directing traffic around the bridge closure. The bridge will reopen to traffic in Oct. 2021, and all construction work will be complete by April 2022.
Gloucester County
Route 3/14 and Route 17 Business (Main Street) Intersection Improvement
Project to reduce driver delay and improve pedestrian access at intersection. After construction, Route 17 Business traffic will have dual left turn lanes and right turn lanes when turning onto Route 3/14. On Route 3/14, the traffic pattern approaching Route 17 Business will change to allow for dual left turns southbound. One of the left turn lanes will become a shared lane, and will allow traffic to turn left, proceed straight across, or turn right. New sidewalks with handicapped-accessible ramps, crosswalks, and traffic signal equipment for pedestrian crossings will be installed. Project estimated completion is Feb. 2021.
Pedestrian Improvements on Route 17 Southbound at Gloucester Point
Construction is underway on a project to build sidewalk and crosswalks along Route 17 southbound between Lafayette Heights Drive and Bellehaven Drive. Motorists should be alert for construction along the shoulder during daytime hours on weekdays and periodic single lane closures. Project estimated completion is Jan. 2021.
Pedestrian Improvements at Route 17 and Route 17 Business (Main Street)
Construction is underway on a project to build sidewalk, crosswalks, pedestrian refuge islands, and new pedestrian crossing equipment at the northern intersection of Route 17 and Route 17 Business, and at Route 17 and McFadden Way. Motorists should be alert for construction during daytime hours on weekdays, as well as for periodic single lane closures and temporary traffic pattern changes. Project estimated completion is Jan. 2021.
Gloucester County and Middlesex County
Route 17 Southbound over Dragon Run
Route 17 southbound is reduced to a single lane for a bridge rehabilitation project over Dragon Run. The bridge is located at the county line between Gloucester County and Middlesex County. Project estimated completion is Aug. 2021.
King William County
Route 30 and Route 360 Intersection Improvement
Construction is underway to improve the intersection of Route 30 and Route 360. The project will build dedicated right and left turn lanes and through lanes for eastbound Route 30, and will modify turn lanes on Route 360. A sidewalk will be built along Route 30 to allow pedestrians to cross Route 360. The project will be completed in June 2021.
Route 608 (Locust Hill Road)
A portion of Route 608 (Locust Hill Road) over Dorrell Creek is closed to allow crews to replace two large pipes. Locust Hill Road is closed to through traffic between Route 609 (Smokey Road) and Route 628 (Dorrell Road). Construction will be underway through early 2021. Signs are posted along the recommended detour route.
Route 662 (Sharon Road)
A portion of Sharon Road is closed for reconstruction following damage from Tropical Storm Michael. A project to reconstruct a slope and replace a culvert will be advertised to potential bidders in spring 2021.
Stafford County
Route 1 at Potomac Creek
Construction began June 1 on a project to replace the Route 1 bridge over Potomac Creek in Stafford County. Route 1 will continue to have four travel lanes open during the project, with only periodic single lane closures required. The new bridge will be complete in July 2022.
Spotsylvania County
Route 17 Overpass Replacement and Widening
Construction started in December 2020 on a project to replace the existing two-lane interstate overpass on Route 17 with a four-lane bridge. Route 17 will be widened to four travel lanes to just east of the Hospital Boulevard/Germanna Point Drive intersection. Sidewalk, a shared-use path, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be added as part of the project. Improvements will be completed in Feb. 2024.
Westmoreland County
Route 3 Passing Lanes
Construction began Jan. 4 on a project to build eastbound and westbound passing lanes over a 1.5-mile segment of Route 3. When work is complete, Route 3 will become a four-lane undivided road from north of Route 639 (Winter Harbor Road) to east of Route 624 (Longwood Road), with new turn lanes at key intersections. The project will be complete in late Dec. 2021.

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