Traffic Hot Spots March 6 – 12
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) March 6 – 12, 2016, traffic hot spots for Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline and Westmoreland.
City of Fredericksburg
(New) This week crews will begin demolition work at the Fall Hill Avenue overpass in Fredericksburg. Demolition of the overpass will impact traffic on I-95 northbound and southbound during the overnight hours. Lane closures have been scheduled at the following times and dates:
Sunday, March 6
I-95 southbound – Two lanes closed 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Monday, March 7
I-95 southbound – Single lane closes at 9:30 p.m. Two lanes closed 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Tuesday, March 8
I-95 southbound – Single lane closes at 9:30 p.m. Two lanes closed 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Full traffic stops up to 30 minutes between midnight and 3 a.m. Traffic will be released between each 30-minute interval.
Wednesday, March 9 and Thursday, March 10
I-95 northbound – Single lane closes at 9 p.m. Two lanes closed 10 p.m. – 3:30 a.m. Single lane closed
3:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Mary Washington Boulevard
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Mary Washington Boulevard between Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard due to trucks entering and exiting the Fall Hill Avenue widening project site. Flaggers will direct motorist through the work zone.
Fall Hill Avenue
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on eastbound Fall Hill Avenue between Carl D. Silver Parkway and the canal. Crews are replacing storm water pipes and paving in this area. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.
Under Construction: Fall Hill Avenue Widening and I-95 Overpass Replacement Project
Construction is underway on the Fall Hill Avenue widening and I-95 overpass replacement project. Motorists should expect lane closures and brief delays on Fall Hill Avenue between the Rappahannock Canal bridge and Carl D. Silver Parkway (Central Park). The project will be completed in January 2017.
Route 610 (Garrisonville Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. One lane will be closed on eastbound Route 610 at Onville Road. Crews will be placing sewer lines in connection with the Route 610/Onville Road Intersection Improvement Project.
Route 610/Onville Road Intersection Improvement Project
Construction is underway at the intersection of Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) and Route 641 (Onville Road) to build additional turn lanes. Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction on Onville Road. The project will be completed in May 2017.
Construction is underway to widen Route 17 from four to six lanes between McLane Drive and Stafford Lakes Parkway, a distance of nearly 2 miles. The work zone extends from just south of the I-95 interchange to Cardinal Forest Drive. Motorists should be alert to changes in traffic pattern and periodic overnight lane closures. This project will be completed by December 2016.
Route 1 at Mudd Tavern Road
(New) Beginning Tuesday, crews will be paving on Route 1 at Mudd Tavern Road. This work is in connection with the Route 1 and Route 606 (Morris Road/Mudd Tavern Road) intersection improvement project. The following lane closures are planned on Route 1:
Tuesday and Wednesday – one northbound lane will be closed from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday and Friday – one southbound lane will be closed from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Under Construction: Route 1 and Route 606 (Morris Road/Mudd Tavern Road)
Construction is underway to add left turn lanes on Route 1 northbound and southbound to enhance safety at the intersection of Route 1 and Mudd Tavern Road/Morris Road in the Thornburg area of Spotsylvania County. The project will be completed by June 2016.
(New) Beginning Tuesday, crews will be patching and removing pavement markings on Route 17 southbound just south of Port Royal in preparation for upcoming paving work. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone. Lane closures will be in place from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day through Friday.
Under Construction: Route 648 (Sunshine Road) Bridge Replacement
Route 648 (Sunshine Road) in Caroline County is open to traffic. Final paving will occur in the spring.
Under Construction: Route 205/Route 631 (Longfield Road)
Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment in the vicinity of Route 205 and Route 631 (Longfield Road) as crews work to improve the existing intersection. The project will realign and widen the intersection and construct a right turn lane on Route 205 for vehicles turning onto Longfield Road. The project is expected to be complete by July 1, 2016.