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TRAFFIC SHIFT TO NEW PAVEMENT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY NEXT WEEK

FREDERICKSBURG – Starting early Tuesday, Nov. 27, all Courthouse Road traffic will shift to new pavement between Colonial Forge High School and Snowbird Lane in Stafford County.

The traffic shift comes as construction advances to widen Courthouse Road from two lanes to four lanes and rebuild the Interstate 95 Exit 140 interchange to a diverging diamond.

Message boards are posted to alert motorists to the new traffic pattern.

On Monday, Nov. 26, crews will begin work to shift Courthouse Road traffic to the new pavement.  A flagging crew will direct alternating, one-way traffic on Courthouse Road from Colonial Forge High School to Snowbird Lane starting at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday.  The crew will return at 7 p.m. to direct drivers in the work zone until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27. 

Drivers are advised to use caution in the work zone as they navigate the new section of roadway.

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I-95 BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY TO START NEAR RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER, QUARRY ROAD IN FREDERICKSBURG

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. ⸺ Construction to build a new bridge over the Rappahannock River to carry three new southbound lanes of Interstate 95 is getting underway in November as part of the $132 million I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.

Residents should be alert for increased construction traffic and activity on Wicklow Drive and Quarry Road in the City of Fredericksburg.

Signs will be posted near the entrance to Quarry Road from Wicklow Drive and Gordon W. Shelton Boulevard to notify pedestrians and bicyclists that they are entering a work zone.

Access to walking, hiking and bicyclist paths near the Rappahannock River will be maintained throughout this four-year project, but users should be alert for construction crews and equipment, and periods of one-way, alternating traffic on Quarry Road.

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CONSTRUCTION RAMPING UP ON I-95 AT EXIT 133 (ROUTE 17) IN STAFFORD COUNTY

FREDERICKSBURG ˗˗ Construction for the Interstate 95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project is ramping up with work advancing at the Exit 133/Route 17 interchange in Stafford County. 

Drivers should anticipate lane closures and possible delays on Route 17 northbound and southbound starting next week, Tuesday, Nov. 13as crews begin construction activities for the new I-95 overpasses of Route 17. 

Route 17 northbound and southbound may be reduced to a single lane overnight for the next several weeks at the overpasses to provide space for crews and equipment. Delays may occur due to the reduction in travel lanes. 

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CONSTRUCTION BEGINS TO IMPROVE 95 AT FREDERICKSBURG WITH I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING

FREDERICKSBURG – Construction to unlock gridlock on Interstate 95 in Fredericksburg has begun, and crews are working to add three new southbound lanes over six miles on one of the most congested sections of I-95 near the Rappahannock River.

When the project opens to traffic in 2022, southbound drivers will have a total of six travel lanes to use between the Route 17 interchange in Stafford County and the Route 3 interchange in Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County.

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EXPECT I-95 DELAYS IN STAFFORD COUNTY AUG. 20-23 AND AUG. 27-28

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Interstate 95 travelers should plan ahead for significant delays in Stafford County on several evenings in late August near Exit 140 (Courthouse Road).

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CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Construction begins Monday, Aug. 6 on a $132 million project to reduce driver delays by adding three new travel lanes to Interstate 95 southbound in the Fredericksburg area.

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NIGHTTIME WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG MAY CAUSE DELAYS

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers should anticipate overnight delays on Interstate 95 this week, with multiple work zones requiring double lane closures in the Fredericksburg area starting tonight.

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BE ALERT FOR TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT NEW PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A new traffic signal has been activated at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road in Stafford County.  It will be placed in full color operation on Friday, July 27 ahead of the new Park & Ride lot opening early Monday, July 30.

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I-95 WORK ZONES HEAT UP THIS WEEK IN FREDERICKSBURG

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Similar to temperatures in the Fredericksburg area, the number of work zones on Interstate 95 is also rising. Drivers should anticipate major overnight delays on I-95 this week, with multiple work zones requiring double lane closures starting tonight, including full traffic stops on I-95 southbound scheduled at Exit 118/Thornburg.

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WITH OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers should anticipate overnight delays on Interstate 95 this week, with multiple work zones requiring double lane closures in the Fredericksburg area starting tonight.

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FULL I-95 TRAFFIC STOPS PLANNED NEXT WEEK AT THORNBURG IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Construction to build a new Mudd Tavern Road overpass of Interstate 95 and improve the Exit 118/Thornburg interchange is advancing in Spotsylvania County, and overnight full traffic stops are scheduled on two evenings next week to continue work on the new bridge.

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EXPECT BRAKE LIGHTS ON I-95 WITH OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Drivers should anticipate to see brake lights with overnight work zones on Interstate 95 this week requiring double lane closures in the Fredericksburg area.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION TO BUILD I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING

FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will host a “Pardon Our Dust” public information meeting ahead of construction beginning to add three new I-95 southbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project.   

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Deal to Deliver 95 Express Lanes Extension and Provide $277M for Additional Upgrades to the 95 Corridor

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that the commonwealth has accepted Transurban’s proposal to deliver the extension of the 95 Express Lanes south to Fredericksburg.

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