Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) warns of these traffic hot spots for the Fredericksburg Region February 24 – March 2, 2013.
Tuesday, February 26
I-95 Traveler Alert Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; crews will continue repairing potholes on I-95 north and south at various locations between the Hanover/Caroline County line and I-395 in Fairfax County. One lane will be closed in the mobile work zone. Stafford County Route 637 (Telegraph Road) (Update) Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Route 637 (Telegraph Road) will be closed to traffic at the southern intersection with Route 1 until 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 27, while crews continue work to relocate a water line in connection with the Route 1/Aquia Creek Bridge Replacement Project. Motorists will be directed to use Woodstock Lane to reach Route 1. Signs and electronic message boards will be in place to direct motorists …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
One lane will be closed on I-95 during VDOT's routine inspection Monday and Tuesday.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) bridge inspection team will be inspecting the Route 632 (Cedon Road) bridge over I-95 in Caroline County on Feb. 25 and 26. During the routine bridge inspection one lane on I-95 and on Cedon Road will be closed to traffic, VDOT said. The lane closure will be in place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. both days. The inspection will impact traffic on the I-95 north on Monday, Feb. 25, and on I-95 south on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The Route 632 bridge over I-95 is located between Exit 118 (Rt. 606/Thornburg) in Spotsylvania County and Exit 110 (Rt. 639/Ladysmith) in Caroline County. For real time listings of work zones, road conditions and delays anywhere in Virginia, visit VDOT’s 24-hour traffic …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The road will be closed Monday through Friday at the southern intersection with Route 1 for water line work, relocation.
Route 637 (Telegraph Road) in Stafford County will be closed to all traffic next week between Route 1 and Route 639 (Woodstock Lane) so workers can relocate a water line, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reports. The road will be closed at about 9 a.m. Monday and will remain closed until about 5 p.m. Friday, March 1. Telegraph Road intersects with Route 1 at two locations. The section that is closing next week is located at the southern intersection with Route 1. Motorists will be directed to use Woodstock Lane to reach Route 1. Detour signs and electronic message boards are posted to direct drivers, VDOT said. "The Virginia Department of Transportation and its contractor, Corman Construction, Inc., are replacing an 88-year-old…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
VDOT reports the following Fredericksburg Region traffic hot spots.
Tuesday, February 19
I-95 Traveler Alert (New) Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; crews will be repairing potholes on I-95 north and south at various locations between the Hanover/Caroline County line and I-395 in Fairfax County. One lane will be closed in the mobile work zone. (Update) Tuesday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Slope repair work continues on I-95 south between Exit 148 (Quantico Marine Corps Base) in Prince William County and Exit 143 (Route 610/Aquia/Garrisonville) in Stafford County. The right lane will be closed near mile marker 147. Motorists should expect minor travel delays in this area. Stafford County Route 637 (Telegraph Road) (New) Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Route 637 (Telegraph Road) will be closed to traffic at the southern …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The Fredericksburg ramp is being closed to enable cleanup following the Jan. 31 tractor trailer crash.
The northbound Interstate 95 exit ramp to westbound Route 3 at Fredericksburg is closing Monday night and early Tuesday morning, VDOT reported. Exit 130B will be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 4 a.m. Tuesday. Motorists on northbound I-95 are encouraged to take Exit 126/Spotsylvania to Route 1 north to reach Route 3 westbound. A contractor will be cleaning residual material from the Jan. 31 tractor-trailer crash on the ramp. Real-time listings of travel times, work zones, and traffic incidents in Virginia are available on VDOT’s 24-hour traffic information website, www.511Virginia.org. Motorists can also access 511Virginia by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia. VDOT provided this information. Related Stories: Photos: Tractor-…
VDOT reports these traffic hot spots for the Fredericksburg region February 10 – 16, 2013.
Monday, February 11
I-95 Traveler Alert (New) On Tuesday, Feb. 12, just after midnight, all traffic on I-95 north and south at mile marker 147 located near Exit 148 (Marine Corps Base Quantico) will be stopped intermittently for up to 15 minutes at a time for utility work. The closures will take place between midnight and 4 a.m. To avoid delays northbound motorists are urged to exit I-95 at Exit 143 (Route 610/Garrisonville) in Stafford County and southbound motorists should exit at Exit 150 (Joplin Road) in Prince William County to access Route 1 north and south. Signs and message boards will be posted along the corridor to inform motorists of construction activities. State police will be onsite directing traffic. Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The northbound I-95 ramp to Route 3 westbound in Fredericksburg reopened to traffic at about 1 p.m.
Exit ramp 130B from northbound Interstate 95 to Route 3 westbound was closed for several hours Thursday, due to a tractor-trailer crash involving a fuel spill, VDOT said. The ramp was reopened at about 1 p.m. No one was injured in the accident. Read more at Overturned Tractor-Trailer Shuts Down I95 NB Ramp to Rt. 3 W Subscribe to the free daily newsletter from Fredericksburg Patch.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Sussex County toll believed to be first step in implementing tolling throughout the state.
Monday, January 28
By Whitney Spicer, Capital News Service RICHMOND – Ten members of the Virginia House of Delegates have written a joint letter to the state’s congressional delegation, urging the federal legislators to join in opposing VDOT’s plans to charge tolls on Interstate 95. Delegate John Cox, R-Ashland, one of the delegates who signed the letter, believes that placing tolls on I-95, as the Virginia Department of Transportation has proposed, is not the best option for increasing road revenue. “Tolls are a tax that is imposed disproportionately. In other words, citizens that live the closest to the toll plazas will pay more in road taxes even though many of them may drive less miles than others living farther from the toll plazas,” Cox said, according…
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Traffic hot spots for the Fredericksburg region Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2013.
The Virginia Department of Transportation provided this information. I-95 Traveler Alert Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; Slope repair work will continue this week on I-95 south between Exit 148 (Quantico Marine Corps Base) in Prince William County and Exit 143 (Route 610/Aquia/Garrisonville) in Stafford County. The right lane will be closed near mile marker 147. Motorists should expect minor travel delays in this area. Stafford County Route 1 (Falmouth Bridge) Sunday - Thursday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m.; Work continues on the Falmouth Bridge Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 1 northbound or southbound at the Falmouth Bridge during the overnight hours. The sidewalk will remain closed to …
Friday, January 25, 2013
VDOT crews will patrol the Fredericksburg District for icy conditions
With temperatures expected to remain below freezing overnight, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will remain on duty to monitor conditions and treat roads in the Fredericksburg District, VDOT said in a press release. Crews and hired forces are also expected to remain mobilized Friday morning in advance of the afternoon's predicted inclement weather. "Motorists should proceed with caution, especially on secondary roads where sections of snow, ice or slush remain," VDOT said. An additional two to four inches of snow is forecast for the 14-county Fredericksburg District Friday afternoon and evening. "VDOT facilities are restocking sand and salt and preparing equipment to respond," VDOT said. Motorists can call 511, visit www…