Road Work Around The Area This Week

VDOT HOT SPOTS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
September 10 – September 16, 2017

All work has been scheduled weather permitting. Real-time information on work zones and lane closures is available on 511Virginia.

Stafford County

Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound
(New) Tuesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect double lane closures and overnight delays on I-95 northbound and southbound at the Truslow Road bridge for repairs. The Truslow Road bridge is located at mile marker 134, south of Exit 136/Centreport Parkway. A single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes will be open by 4:30 a.m.

Route 17 Northbound and Southbound
(New) Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. A single lane on Route 17 northbound and southbound will be blocked at Cardinal Forest Drive and Village Parkway for utility and permit work. Expect brief delays.

Route 610 (Garrisonville Road)
(New) Sunday ˗˗ Friday, 8 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Motorists can expect alternating single lane closures overnight on Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) from Shenandoah Lane to Travis Lane as crews begin milling and paving. This work is connected to the Stafford County widening of Garrisonville Road.

Route 611 (Widewater Road)
Monday ˗˗ Tuesday, 8 a.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Widewater Road between Telegraph Road and the Arkendale intersection to allow crews to place shoulder stone. Expect brief delays.

Route 630 (Courthouse Road)
(Update) Tuesday, 12 p.m. ˗˗ 2 p.m. ,Wednesday ˗˗ Thursday, 8:30 a.m. ˗˗ 2 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. ˗˗ 12 p.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Courthouse Road between Austin Ridge Drive and Ramoth Church Road for clearing, tree trimming, grading and pipe work. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone. Expect delays.

Route 641 (Onville Road)
(New) Monday ˗˗ Tuesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 2: 30 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Onville Road from Monna Lee Drive to Ebenezer Church Road to allow crews to work on an entrance to a new subdivision, Onville Estates.

Route 652 (Truslow Road)
(New) Sunday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. and Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Expect alternating, one-way traffic on Truslow Road near the bridge over I-95 for bridge repairs. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Expect brief, overnight delays.

Stafford County Restriping
(Update) Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 7 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations on various secondary routes, including routes 610, 620 and 627. Crews are restriping existing line markings on various roads. Motorists should expect slow moving construction equipment and delays near the mobile work zone. Motorists are encouraged to avoid crossing over freshly painted lines. The paint will be wet and may adhere to vehicle. The mobile work zone will periodically pull over to allow congestion to clear.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:

• Route 3 (Kings Highway) – shoulder repairs
• Route 600 (Bethel Church Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
• Route 628 (Eskimo Hill Road) ˗˗ ditch cleaning operations
• Route 1787 (Pembroke Lane) – shoulder repairs
• Route 3170 (Millbrook Road) ˗˗ vegetation control

City of Fredericksburg

Interstate 95 Southbound
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 6 a.m. Traffic will be reduced to a single lane on I-95 southbound at Exit 130 (Fredericksburg) from the off-ramp to westbound Route 3 to allow crews to remove concrete barrier. Be alert to crew and construction equipment coming off the interstate. Expect brief delays.

Interstate 95 Northbound
(Update) Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. A single, right lane on I-95 northbound will be blocked near Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg) to place concrete barrier along the shoulder as part of the interchange safety improvement project.

Route 3 Westbound
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 7 a.m. A single, right lane on westbound Route 3 (Plank Road) will be blocked near Carl D. Silver Parkway to relocate a water line and utility work, as part of the I-95 interchange safety improvement project.

Carl D. Silver Parkway (Central Park Exit)
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 7 a.m. All southbound lanes on Carl D. Silver Parkway at Route 3 (Plank Road) will be blocked to allow crews to relocate water and sewer lines. Traffic will not be permitted to exit at the main entrance to the Central Park shopping area. Signs will be posted along the detour route to Trade Street and Central Park Boulevard.

Spotsylvania County

Interstate 95 Northbound and Southbound
(New) Monday ˗˗ Wednesday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closure on I-95 northbound and southbound as crews inspect both bridges over the Matta River. Be alert to crew and construction equipment. Expect brief delays.

Interstate 95 Southbound
Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 7 a.m. and Friday, 10 p.m. ˗˗ 7 a.m (Saturday) Expect double lane closures and overnight delays on I-95 southbound at the Ni River bridge as crews continue a bridge improvement project. The Ni River bridge is located at mile marker 121, just south of Exit 126/Massaponax. On Tuesday through Thursday, a single lane will close at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. Double lane closures end at 4:30 a.m. A single lane will remain closed until 7 a.m. On Friday, a single lane will close at 10 p.m. until 7 a.m.

Interstate 95 Northbound
Monday ˗˗ Thursday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 4:30 a.m. and Friday, 9 p.m .˗˗ 4:30 a.m. (Saturday) Two lanes on I-95 northbound at the Ni River bridge will be closed to allow crews to continue a bridge improvement project. The Ni River bridge is located at mile marker 121, just north of Exit 118/Thornburg. A single lane will be closed at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes open to traffic by 4:30 a.m. each day. On Friday, a single lane will close at 10 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at midnight till 4:30 a.m. Motorists should expect overnight delays.

Route 1 at Harrison Road
Sunday ˗˗ Thursday, 8 p.m. ˗˗ 5 p.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 1 northbound and southbound at Harrison Road as crews begin milling and paving as construction for the improved and widen intersection nears completion. Motorists may experience a rough travel surface and bumps. Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control. Expect brief, overnight delays at the intersection.

Route 1 Northbound and Southbound
(New) Sunday ˗˗ Friday, 8 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Expect alternating, single lane closures on Route 1 northbound and southbound to be blocked from Industrial Drive to Hudgins Road for a paving operation. Expect brief delays.

Route 3 (Plank Road)
(New) Sunday ˗˗ Tuesday, 9 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Two right lanes on Route 3 eastbound will be blocked from Taskforce Drive to Spotsylvania Mall Drive for storm drain work. Expect delays.

Subdivision Street Paving
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 8 a.m .˗˗ 5 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations in several neighborhoods in the Lee’s Hill area off Mine Road for a paving operation. Crews will begin by working to repair pavement in Watford Village, Cavalry Ridge and Lee’s Crossing subdivisions. This project will improve the ride for motorists and enhance the condition of the streets with new asphalt after pavement repairs are made. Expect brief delays.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:

• Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) ˗˗ ditch cleaning and vegetation control

Caroline County

Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard)
(Update) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m Expect alternating, single lane closures on Rogers Clark Boulevard near the on- and off-ramps to Interstate 95 for traffic signal work. Expect brief delays.

Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:

• Route 207 (Rogers Clark Boulevard) ˗˗ shoulder repairs
• Route 609 (Woodslane Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
• Route 610 (Pepmier Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 614 (Ware Greek Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 615 (Skinkers Neck Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 632 (Edge Hill Academy Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
• Route 640 (Smoot Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
• Route 668 (Long Branch Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 671 (Goose Hill Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 680 (Rattle Trap Road) ˗˗ vegetation control
• Route 693 (Herring Creek Road) ˗˗ washout repairs
• Route 722 (Nelson Hill Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
• Route 751 (Coleman Town Road) ˗˗ pothole patching
• Route 766 (Burma Road) ˗˗ vegetation control

King George County

Route 301 (James Madison Parkway) near Commerce Drive (Gate B at Dahlgren)
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 9 a.m. ˗˗ 3:30 p.m.. A single right lane on northbound Route 301 (James Madison Parkway) will be blocked near Commerce Drive and Potomac Drive with construction underway to extend the existing right lane from northbound Route 301 to the Gate B entrance to Naval Support Activity South Potomac at Dahlgren.

King William County

Secondary Route Paving
(New) Monday ˗˗ Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations on various low volume secondary routes throughout King William County for a paving operation. Routes to be surfaced treated include: 600, 601, 604, 614, 633 and 653.

Lancaster County/Middlesex County

Route 3 and Robert O. Norris Bridge
(New) Monday, 7 p.m. ˗˗ 5 a.m. Drivers on Route 3 crossing the Norris Bridge should expect brief delays overnight as crews will install fresh concrete to repair a section of the structure. Crews will remove temporary asphalt patches from the bridge’s travel surface and replace it with concrete for a smoother ride. Drivers will encounter one-way, alternating traffic on the bridge controlled by automatic flagging stations. The temporary traffic signals on the bridge will be placed in flash mode during the work zone.

Mathews County

Secondary Route Paving
(Update) Friday, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m. Motorists should anticipate lane closures or alternating traffic with flagging operations on various low volume secondary routes throughout Mathews County for a paving operation. Routes to be surfaced treated include: 631, 667, 684, 687, 703, 709 and 727 .

Northumberland County

Route 360 at Academic Lane
Monday ˗˗ Friday, 8:30 a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. Motorists can expect alternating, single lane closures and flagging operations at the intersection of Route 360 (Northumberland Highway) and Academic Lane as work continues to improve and widen the intersection.

Westmoreland County

Route 205 (McKinney Boulevard)
(New) Tuesday ˗˗ Friday, 9a.m. ˗˗ 3 p.m. All westbound lanes on McKinney Boulevard from the 3382 to 3525 Kings Highway in Colonial Beach will be blocked to allow crews to replace a utility pole. Flaggers will direct drivers through the work zone. Expect brief delays.

Highway Improvement Projects

City of Fredericksburg

Interstate 95 at Route 3 (Exit 130)
Construction is underway to improve safety on Interstate 95 and Route 3 at the Exit 130 interchange in the city of Fredericksburg. The project will modify the interchange ramps and lower crash risk by eliminating conflict points where vehicles currently merge and weave. Motorists should be prepared for lane closures, construction activity, and temporary traffic shifts on Route 3 and I-95 at Exit 130. Project completion is January 2019.

Stafford County

I-95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension
Construction is underway to extend 95 Express Lanes in Stafford County. The approximate 2.5 mile extension will carry traffic beyond the flyover ramp where 95 Express Lanes currently end, just north of Exit 143/Route 610 (Garrisonville Road). The new southbound exit ramp is scheduled to open by early 2018, and the northbound entrance ramp will open in summer 2018.

I-95/Route 630 (Courthouse Road) Widening and Interchange Relocation
Preliminary geotechnical work is underway on a project to improve the I-95 interchange at Exit 140 (Route 630/Courthouse Road). The project includes building a diverging diamond interchange at Exit 140, relocating the Courthouse Road and Route 1 intersection to the south to align with Hospital Center Boulevard, widening Courthouse Road to four lanes, and adding a traffic signal at the entrance to Colonial Forge High School. Construction to widen Courthouse Road began in summer 2017, and the entire project is expected to be complete by summer 2020.

Route 610 Widening Project
Stafford County is widening Route 610 from four to six lanes between Onville Road and Eustace Road. Utility relocation is underway.

Spotsylvania County

Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) Interstate 95 Overpass Replacement and Road Improvements East of I-95
The project to build a new I-95 overpass on Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road), provide improvements to interstate ramps, Mudd Tavern Road east of I-95 and Mallard Road is underway. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment on I-95 between mile marker 119 and Exit 118 (Route 606/Thornburg), Mudd Tavern Road, and Mallard Road. Construction for the $22.4 million project is expected to be complete by September 2019.
Route 1 and Route 620 (Harrison Road)
Construction to build additional turn lanes and extend existing turn lanes is underway at the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Road. Motorists should be alert for construction crews and equipment. Work continues behind orange barrels and concrete barriers during the weekdays. Project completion is May 2018.

Route 608 (Massaponax Church Road)
A section of Massaponax Church Road remains closed. Message boards are posted along the detour route on Massaponax Church Road, Route 1 and Route 17. A Spotsylvania County project is underway to improve Massaponax Church Road near Route 17 (Mills Drive). Crews are working to improve the roadway alignment by removing two sharp, blind curves and adding shoulders, and improving roadway drainage.

Caroline County

Route 17 and Route 301 Intersection
Crews are upgrading the existing signal equipment at the intersection of Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) and Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard). The modernized signal equipment will be fastened to mast arms from signal poles and will be aligned properly with the travel lanes. Most construction work will occur outside of travel lanes until spring 2017. The project is expected to be complete in fall 2017.

Route 662 (Gregory Road) Bridge Replacement COMPLETE
Gregory Road is reopened to traffic after crews replaced the structurally deficient bridge over Reedy Creek. Crews replaced the existing steel beams, deck and guardrail with a 40-foot long concrete slab bridge on new concrete abutments, which more than doubled the length of the prior structure. New bridge delineators were also installed. Bridge delineators are small traffic signs to provide night reflection and help guide traffic along the new bridge. Following final inspection of the bridge next week, the current weight limit posting is expected to be removed.

Town of Bowling Green Sidewalk Project
A concrete sidewalk repair project is complete on Main Street in the Town of Bowling Green. Sidewalks work on both sides of Main Street between East Broaddus Avenue and Milford Street were repaired.

Caroline County/King George County

Route 301 at Rappahannock River
Bridge rehabilitation is underway on the James Madison Memorial Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Maintenance will occur below the bridge deck and includes repairing concrete, replacing bearings, shoring up rip-rap on the slope, and replacing navigation lights. All lanes are currently open on the bridge, but single lane closures will be in place periodically. Project completion is October 2017.

Gloucester County

Route 662 (Allmondsville Road) Bridge Replacement
Crews are replacing a structurally deficient bridge on Allmondsville Road over Fox Creek. The road is closed to through traffic at the bridge during construction. Motorists should follow the posted signs along the detour route. The project will be completed in April 2018.

King and Queen County

Route 611 (Tastine Road)
Tastine Road will be closed to through traffic while crews replace the existing underground culverts. Crews will replace three culverts located under Tastine Road at Tastine Swamp. The existing corrugated metal pipes will be upgraded to reinforced concrete pipes. Motorists should use the most convenient alternate route while work is underway. Work is expected to be complete in late September.

Lancaster County/Middlesex County

Robert. O. Norris Bridge
Temporary traffic signals are installed at the center spans of the Norris Bridge on Route 3 between Lancaster and Middlesex counties. Two temporary signals control one-way, alternating traffic at the bridge’s center spans 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Crews are using the closed lane to paint the center spans of the bridge over the Rappahannock River. The signals will remain in place until the end of the painting project in June 2018.
Northumberland County

Route 360 (Northumberland Highway)
Construction is underway to extend the existing left turn lane and construct an additional left turn lane on Route 360 (Northumberland Highway) at Academic Lane. Motorists can expect periodic lane closures on Route 360 on Mondays through Fridays. The intersection is located near the Northumberland County high school, middle school and elementary school campus. The project will enhance safety at the intersection that serves the school campus and will improve roadway drainage in the area. Project completion is October 2017.