The Virginia Department of Transportation will suspend most highway work zones and lift lane closures on interstates and other major roads in Virginia from noon, Friday July 1 to noon, Tuesday, July 5.
- Based on traffic data, I-95 northbound is expected to see periods of heavy congestion on Friday between noon and 6 p.m., and on Monday between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m.
- Heavy congestion is expected on I-95 southbound on Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday morning until noon, and Monday between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
- Moderate to heavy traffic is expected on I-66 in both directions for most of Friday and on Monday in the late evening. A similar trend is expected on I-395.
Three rest areas, two in Caroline County on northbound and southbound I-95 at Ladysmith and another on northbound I-95 in Greensville County at Skippers, were demolished in April and are being reconstructed. While new rest areas are being built, temporary restroom facilities will be available at these sites.
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