Brace for Multiple Work Zones on I-95 Near Fredericksburg

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The Virginia Department of Transportation reports that drivers should anticipate lane closures with multiple work zones scheduled throughout the day and overnight on Interstate 95 northbound and southbound in the Fredericksburg area, this week

Various construction activities and preliminary engineering work will be underway on the interstate for several projects:

  • I-95 at Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) Reconfiguration project
  • I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing
  • I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension
  • I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing

The majority of the lane closures are scheduled at night to minimize the impact to motorists. There are daytime single lane closures needed to allow crews to work in daylight for safety reasons. But there are no lane closures scheduled during high peak travel periods on I-95 northbound and southbound.

I-95 Southbound

EXIT 136 (Centreport Parkway/Stafford County) to EXIT 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)

  • Thursday – Friday, 9:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
  • Friday– Saturday, 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound between mile marker 135 (south of Exit 136/Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County and Exit 130 (Route 3) in Fredericksburg.

Mile Marker 139-138 (South of Exit 140/Courthouse Road)

  • Saturday – Sunday, 12:00 m. – 7:00 a.m.

Expect a single lane closure on I-95 southbound between mile marker 139 and mile marker 138, which is south of Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road) for preliminary engineering work for a future construction project.

I-95 Northbound

EXIT 133 (Route 17/Stafford County)

  • Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30m. – 3:30 p.m.

Expect the single left lane to be closed on I-95 northbound near Exit 133 for construction activities. Expect heavy truck traffic in between mile markers 132 and 134 during the day. Be alert to trucks slowing down to enter or exit the median at various construction entrances throughout the work zone.

EXIT 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg) to EXIT 136 (Centreport Parkway/Stafford County)

  • Wednesday – Friday, 9:00 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
  • Friday – Saturday, 10:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.

Expect a single lane to be closed on I-95 northbound between Exit 130 (Route 3) in Fredericksburg to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) in Stafford County.

I-95 Northbound and Southbound

EXIT 118 (Route 606/Mudd Tavern Road) to EXIT 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg)

  • Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Expect a mobile operation with alternating single lane closures. Crews will be replacing the reflective lens on the raised pavement markers. Motorists should expect slow moving construction equipment and possible delays near the mobile work zone. The mobile work zone will periodically pull over to allow congestion to clear.

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is encouraging overnight travelers to use Route 1 or Route 301 to avoid delays.

Overhead message boards will warn drivers to stay alert for the work zones ahead and delays.

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