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NEWS & EVENTS

News and Traffic Alerts about the I-95 Improvement Program are available in chronological order by project below.

For news on other VDOT programs, please visit VDOT's Newsroom.

For updates on current traffic or to view VDOT's traffic cameras, please visit VDOT 511.

2020

Aug. 31, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD

July 29, 2020
PADDLERS WILL PORTAGE ON RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT I-95 BRIDGES IN FREDERICKSBURG IN AUGUST
Starting Friday, Aug. 14, river traffic will portage to safely navigate around bridge construction as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

July 14, 2020
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OVERPASS NOW OPEN

July 1, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG

May 21, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING CONTRACT AWARDED
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $107.5 million contract to reduce I-95 congestion by adding northbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area

May 7, 2020
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE AND COURTHOUSE ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN STAFFORD COUNTY

April 24, 2020
95 EXPRESS LANES WORK ZONE ACTIVITY INCREASES IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists will see tree clearing and construction equipment operating in the I-95 median near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and along I-95 southbound near Exit 133 (Route 17)

Feb. 24, 2020
REMINDER: TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS TO CLOSE MONDAY FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Feb. 10, 2020
TRUSLOW ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION CONTINUES THIS WEEK

2019

Dec. 27, 2019
NEW I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAMP OPEN AT COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 19, 2019
ALL FOUR LANES OPEN ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD

Dec. 7, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE NOW OPEN AT I-95 EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD

Nov. 21, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE IN STAFFORD COUNTY OPENS AT EXIT 140 ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7
Learn more about the new traffic pattern at a community meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 at Colonial Forge High School from 5-7 p.m.

July 18, 2019
MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION
Starting on Monday, July 22, crews will begin installing construction signage, construction entrances and barriers

2018

Feb. 27, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY MARCH 5-8
Starting the evening of Monday, March 5, drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured to allow crews to finish temporary on-ramp

July 17, 2018
PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY MOVING TO NEW LOCATION ON MONDAY, JULY 30
Commuter parking lot is moving east of Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140 to intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road

Aug. 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Workers will start installing temporary concrete barrier and work zone signs along I-95 in the Fredericksburg area on Monday, Aug. 6

2017

March 12, 2017
I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS CANCELLED THIS WEEK
Public information meetings scheduled for March 13 and March 14 in Prince William and Stafford counties are cancelled due to anticipated winter storm

March 2, 2017
LEARN MORE ABOUT I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION STUDY
A public information meeting will be held Monday, March 13 in Prince William County, and Tuesday, March 14 in Stafford County

Aug. 31, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD

April 24, 2020
95 EXPRESS LANES WORK ZONE ACTIVITY INCREASES IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists will see tree clearing and construction equipment operating in the I-95 median near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and along I-95 southbound near Exit 133 (Route 17)

Feb. 24, 2020
REMINDER: TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS TO CLOSE MONDAY FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Feb. 10, 2020
TRUSLOW ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION CONTINUES THIS WEEK

July 18, 2019
MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION
Starting on Monday, July 22, crews will begin installing construction signage, construction entrances and barriers

March 12, 2017
I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS CANCELLED THIS WEEK
Public information meetings scheduled for March 13 and March 14 in Prince William and Stafford counties are cancelled due to anticipated winter storm

March 2, 2017
LEARN MORE ABOUT I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION STUDY
A public information meeting will be held Monday, March 13 in Prince William County, and Tuesday, March 14 in Stafford County

May 7, 2020
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE AND COURTHOUSE ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 27, 2019

NEW I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAMP OPEN AT COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 19, 2019
ALL FOUR LANES OPEN ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD

Dec. 7, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE NOW OPEN AT I-95 EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD

Nov. 21, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE IN STAFFORD COUNTY OPENS AT EXIT 140 ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7
Learn more about the new traffic pattern at a community meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 at Colonial Forge High School from 5-7 p.m.

July 17, 2018
PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY MOVING TO NEW LOCATION ON MONDAY, JULY 30
Commuter parking lot is moving east of Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140 to intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road

Feb. 27, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY MARCH 5-8
Starting the evening of Monday, March 5, drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured to allow crews to finish temporary on-ramp

Aug. 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Workers will start installing temporary concrete barrier and work zone signs along I-95 in the Fredericksburg area on Monday, Aug. 6

July 29, 2020
PADDLERS WILL PORTAGE ON RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT I-95 BRIDGES IN FREDERICKSBURG IN AUGUST
Starting Friday, Aug. 14, river traffic will portage to safely navigate around bridge construction as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

July 14, 2020
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OVERPASS NOW OPEN

July 1, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG

May 21, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING CONTRACT AWARDED
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $107.5 million contract to reduce I-95 congestion by adding northbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area

The Virginia Department of Transportation has several projects underway designed to unlock gridlock on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg.