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Lane Closures Continue at Falmouth Intersection

VDOT reports these traffic 'Hot Spots' for the Fredericksburg Region April 28 – May 4, 2013.

I-95 Traveler Alert Tuesday - Thursday, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.; crews will be repairing potholes on north and southbound I-95 between the Hanover/Caroline County line and the Stafford/Prince William County line. This is a mobile operation. One lane will be closed in the work zone.  

Stafford County

Interstate 95 Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; motorists traveling south on I-95 near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) are reminded to be alert to crews and equipment mobilized along the shoulder at mile marker 138. Crews continue to remove trees and vegetation from the median.  Work is expected to be complete in approximately two weeks. All travel lanes will be open.  

Route 1 at Aquia Creek Bridge Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 1 north between Garrisonville Road and Telegraph Road.  This lane closure is in connection with the Aquia Creek Bridge Replacement project.   

Route 3 (New) Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; motorists traveling west on Route 3 should be alert to crews working along the shoulder from Route 601 (Hollywood Farm Rd)  to the east end of the bridge over Muddy Creek located near the King George County line.  All travel lanes will be open.    

Falmouth Intersection (Route 1/Route 17/Route 218) (Update) Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.; motorists should be prepared for brief delays and periodic lane closures on Route 1 just north and south of the Falmouth intersection. Utility relocation work is underway in connection with the Falmouth Intersection Improvement Project.   Construction work will begin in early 2014.

Spotsylvania County   Route 208 (New) Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; motorists traveling west on Route 208 will be restricted to one lane between Rt. 628 (Smith Station Rd.) and Rt. 1401 (Wild Turkey Drive).  Crews will be paving in this area.   

Caroline County   Route 600 (Frog Level Road) (New) Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 600 at  Boot Swamp in connection with the bridge replacement project  

King George County   Route 3 (New) Monday - Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane at various locations on Route 3 between Route 301 and the Westmoreland County line.  Crews will be trenching prior to the start of paving work in this area. Flaggers and a pilot truck will guide motorists through the mobile work zone.    

Under Construction - Spotsylvania County  

Route 208 (Spotsylvania Courthouse Bypass, Phase II) Construction continues on the final segment of the Spotsylvania Courthouse Bypass from Post Oak Road to just east of the Ta River near Lake Anna. Estimated completion date is spring 2013.  

Route 3 Widening Project (Spotsylvania County Project) This widening project of Route 3 is located between Chewing Lane and Gordon Road.  

Under Construction - Stafford County

Route 1 Bridge over Aquia Creek Crews are replacing the Route 1 bridge at Aquia Creek, located just south of Telegraph Road. Motorists should be alert to construction equipment entering and exiting the work zone. Estimated completion date is August 2015.  

Under Construction - Caroline County  

Route 207 Bridge Replacement Project Work is underway to replace the westbound Route 207 bridge over the CSX railroad tracks. Westbound traffic has been shifted to the new bridge and one lane remains closed on the eastbound bridge. Motorists should be alert to this new traffic pattern. The speed limit remains 45 mph in the work zone. Estimated completion date is May 2013.  

Under Construction - King George County  

Route 301 Bridge over the Rappahannock River Work is underway on the Route 301 bridge over the Rappahannock River. The bridge connects Caroline and King George counties at Port Royal. All traffic has been shifted to the southbound lanes on the bridge with one lane open to traffic in each direction. Motorists should be alert to construction activity and changes in traffic patterns. Estimated completion date is July 2013.

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