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Expect daytime delays in Fredericksburg area for bridge inspections this week

VDOT has scheduled daytime single lane closures to inspect the Interstate 95 bridges over the Rappahannock River, which connect the City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County.

Starting Oct. 3, single lane closures are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on I-95 northbound at the bridge, located at mile marker 132.

Motorists traveling can expect travel delays at midday in the Fredericksburg area each day through Friday, Oct. 7.

These routine bridge inspections must occur during the daylight hours to safely perform the work.

Weather permitting, the following lane closures will occur on I-95:

Monday, Oct. 3 – Tuesday, Oct. 4

  • 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Alternating, single lane closures on I-95 northbound bridge

Wednesday, Oct. 5 – Thursday, Oct. 6

  • 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Alternating, single lane closures on I-95 southbound local lanes bridge

Friday, Oct. 7

  • 7 a.m. – Noon. – Alternating, single lane closures on I-95 southbound local lanes bridge

Drivers are encouraged to check 511Virginia for real-time traffic conditions before they leave for their destination.



Download the free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 when they are not operating a motor vehicle or while using a hands-free device.

Do not use a handheld cell phone or mobile device while driving (it’s the law).

Follow VDOT Fredericksburg District on Twitter @VaDOTFRED.

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