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Lane Shifts, Closures for I-95 Construction in Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation reports the following travel restrictions as a result of I-95 construction and maintenance, thru Friday, April 27, 2018

New Traffic Patterns

  • Providence: I-95 South, from Exit 19 (Eddy St.) to Exit 18, and I-95 North, from Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.) to Exit 20 (Point St.), lanes shifted to the right for construction through Summer 2018.

Overnight Restrictions

  • Pawtucket: I-95 North, from Exit 29 (East St.) to the Massachusetts state line, lane and shoulder closures for a bridge inspection, Monday night from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence: I-95 North, from Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.) to Exit 19 (I-195), and I-95 South, from Exit 20 (Point St.) to Exit 18 (Thurbers Ave.), lane closures for construction, Sunday-night from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. the following day.
  • Providence: I-95 Southbound, from Exit 22 to Exit 21, left and right lane closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Richmond/Hopkinton: I-95 Southbound, Exits 4, 3, 2, 1 and Exit 1 Park & Ride, right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Monday from 9:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Warwick/Cranston: I-95 Southbound, from Rte. 10 to Exit 10, right lane and shoulder closures in a moving operation for sweeping, Monday from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Exit 8 (Rte. 2) to Cowesett Rd., left lane closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.
  • Warwick: I-95 North and South, from Exit 8 (Rte. 2) to the Hillsgrove Bridge at Service Ave., partial lane and shoulder closures for construction, Sunday-Thursday nights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day.

Weekday Restrictions

  • West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 5A (Rte. 102 South) to Exit 5B (Rte. 102 North), bridge work behind barrier and in median, Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change.


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Temporary Closure of Southbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore

The Maryland Department of Transportation reports that the southbound I-95 Express Toll Lanes in Baltimore will be closed overnight. Motorists will use adjacent mainline I-95 traffic lanes during the closures.

Weather permitting, this closure will occur Sunday, April 22, from 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the following morning.

Crews will be performing routine maintenance.


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Lane Closures, Shifts, Travel Delays for I-95 Construction in Delaware

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s contractor will implement nighttime lane closures next week for work on the new SR 141 bridge. Motorists should anticipate travel delays.

I-95 Northbound Shifted to I-295 Northbound on the following dates and times:

  • 8 PM Monday, April 23, 2018 until 5 AM on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 Rain Date: 8 PM Tuesday, April 24, 2018 until 5 AM on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    • All I-95 northbound lanes will be closing and shifting to I-295 northbound between Exit 5 and past the Route 141 northbound interchange before merging again with I-95 northbound via the temporary crossover. The SR 141 northbound ramp (Exit 3A) to I-95 northbound and SR 141 southbound ramp (Exit 3A) to I-95 northbound will also be closed during this time period.

Detour Routes

I-95 northbound motorists will use the right lanes signed for I-295 northbound and stay in the left lane of I-295 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-95 northbound.

  • SR 141 northbound to I-95 northbound motorists should follow detour signs and make a left on Commons Boulevard, a right onto Churchmans Road, a left onto SR 1/7 southbound, and merge onto I-95 northbound.
  • SR 141 southbound to I-95 northbound motorists should follow detour signs to make a right on Commons Boulevard, a right onto Churchmans Road, a left onto SR 1/7 southbound, and merge onto I-95 northbound.

I-295 Northbound Shifted to I-95 Northbound on the following dates and times

  • 8 PM Tuesday, April 24, 2018 until 5 AM on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • Rain Date: 8 PM Wednesday, April 25, 2018 until 5 AM on Thursday, April 26, 2018
    • The contractor will be shifting I-295 northbound traffic to I-95 northbound between Exit 5 and past the Route 141 northbound interchange before merging again with I-295 northbound via the temporary crossover. The SR 141 southbound ramp (Exit 2) to I-295 northbound will be also closed during this time period.

Detour Routes

  • I-295 northbound motorists will use the right lane signed for I-95 northbound and stay in the right lane of I-95 and then use the temporary crossover just past the work zone to go back onto I-295 northbound.
  • SR 141 southbound to I-295 northbound motorists should follow detour signs to make a right on Commons Boulevard, a right onto Churchmans Road, a left onto SR 1/7 southbound, and merge onto I-95 northbound.

Detour signage will be posted for motorists.


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Expect Delays, Multiple Work Zones for I-95 Construction Near Fredericksburg

The Virginia Department of Transportation advises travelers to expect overnight delays with multiple work zones on I-95 near Fredericksburg beginning tonight, April 16 through early Saturday, April 21.

Motorists should anticipate overnight delays and lane closures on Interstate 95 with multiple work zones scheduled near Fredericksburg this week.

The following lane closures are planned, weather permitting:

Interstate 95 Northbound

Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax) Spotsylvania County

  • Monday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 4 a.m.
    Expect double lane closures to begin at 10 p.m. on I-95 northbound near Exit 126/Massaponax to allow crews to take soil samples safely. Crews will be working from the Route 1 overpass to mile marker 128, which is near the Route 208/Courthouse Road overpass. All lanes will reopen by 4 a.m.

Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

  • Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m. and Friday ˗˗ Saturday, 12 a.m. ˗˗ 7 a.m.
    A single lane will close at 9 p.m. on I-95 northbound followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. at the Potomac Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project. All lanes will reopen at 4:30 a.m. the following morning. On Friday evening, two lanes will close at midnight and all lanes will reopen at 7 a.m. Saturday. The bridge is located at mile marker 137, just after Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway).
  • Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.
    Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 northbound at the Potomac Creek bridge.

Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) Stafford County

  • Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.
    Expect a single lane and the shoulder to be closed on I-95 northbound at Exit 140 to allow crews to work safely on the noise wall barrier. The work is connected to the Exit 140 interchange relocation and Courthouse Road widening project. The off-ramp from I-95 northbound to Courthouse Road will remain open but will be narrowed slightly. Drivers should stay alert to workers and construction equipment along the ramp’s shoulder.
  • Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
    Expect double lane closures on I-95 northbound at Exit 140. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m. the following morning.

Interstate 95 Southbound

Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) Stafford County

  • Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m.
    Expect double lane closures on I-95 southbound for the Exit 140 interchange relocation and Courthouse Road widening project. All lanes will reopen by 4:30 a.m.

Potomac Creek Bridge (mile marker 137) Stafford County

  • Tuesday ˗˗ Wednesday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.
    Expect alternating single lane closures on I-95 southbound at the Potomac Creek bridge for a bridge rehabilitation project.

Exit 130 (Route 3) City of Fredericksburg

  • Tuesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 10 a.m.
    A single lane on I-95 southbound near Exit 130/Route 3 will close at 9 p.m. for construction activities and will reopen at 10 a.m. the following morning. This work is connected to the I-95 Safety Improvement Project.

Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax) Spotsylvania County

  • Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m.
    A single lane on I-95 southbound near Exit 126/Massaponax will close at 9 p.m. to allow crews to make repairs to the bridge over Route 1 followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m.

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


For more I-95 construction info, visit  www.i95exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to I-95, America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Maine to Florida! Plus I-95 construction, real-time traffic and road news.

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Battle for Eire Virtual Reality Ride Opens at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg

An exhilarating new adventure is underway at Busch Gardens® Williamsburg with today’s grand opening of its innovative virtual reality attraction, Battle For Eire™—Action VR Ride.

“With Battle For Eire and the 360-degree virtual reality, riders can have a unique experience each time they ride,” said Kevin Lembke, park resident for Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. “That’s what’s going to keep people coming back over and over again.”

Battle For Eire is the story of a heroic fairy warrior, Addie, and her quest to rescue the Heart of Eire from evil villain Balor. This one-of-a-kind ride is a marriage of a motion-based theater simulator with state-of-the-art 360-degree virtual reality headsets, creating a thrilling experience unlike any other in the theme park industry.


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Riders will be completely immersed within the story and be able to see, hear and feel actions happening all around them, both through the virtual reality headsets and within the motions of the simulator.

“Battle For Eire is a phenomenal new experience. It’s something that has never been done before,” said Larry Giles, vice president of design and engineering at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. “You really feel like you’re there. You’re not just watching it. You’re part of it.”

Busch Gardens is open April 13-16 for an extended Battle For Eire Fest weekend. Join us for fun and activities in Ireland throughout this four-day opening weekend of our newest thrill ride.


For more I-95 travel info, visit www.i95exitguide.com, the Internet’s largest and most complete website devoted to America’s Interstate Main Street. Detailed exit service listings… discount lodging, camping, food, gas and more for every exit from Maine to Florida!

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