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Area road work this week

by | Aug 1, 2022 | Traffic

From VDOT:

I-95 Southbound
Exit 148 (Quantico)
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Overnight lane closures and full traffic stops for Express Lanes construction near the interchange.
  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight – 3 a.m. – Intermittent full traffic stops up to 30 minutes
  • 4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open, with a single lane closure in place
  • 10 a.m. – All southbound lanes open
Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure for Express Lanes construction near the exit 148 interchange.
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Monday – Wednesday, Overnight lane closures for Express Lanes construction between mile markers 135 – 133.
  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • 4:30 a.m. – Two lanes open, with a single lane closure in place
  • 10 a.m. – All southbound lanes open
Exit 133 (Route 17) New Ramp Opening
Starting Tuesday, Aug. 2, drivers on I-95 southbound seeking Route 17 northbound towards Warrenton or Route 17 southbound towards Falmouth will use a new, permanent ramp, which is located approximately a half mile before the decision point between local and through lanes. The new ramp is just north of the Truslow Road overpass. Read the release here.
Tuesday – Friday, Midnight – 3 a.m. The new ramp will close to allow crews to complete construction activities. Drivers seeking Route 17 northbound towards Warrenton will be detoured. Detour will be the southbound loop ramp to Route 17 southbound towards Falmouth to merge onto I-95 northbound then use the exit ramp back to Route 17 northbound. Crews only need one night of work.
Exit 133 (Route 17)
Wednesday – Thursday, 3 a.m. – 10 a.m. and Friday, 3 a.m. – 6 a.m. Single lane closure for Improve 95 construction near the interchange.
Exit 130 (Route 3/Fredericksburg) to Exit 118 (Thornburg)
Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single mobile lane closure. Pavement marker lens replacement.
Exit 118 (Thornburg)
Tuesday – Wednesday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m., Wednesday – Thursday, 9:30 p.m. – 6 a.m. and Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Alternating double lane closures on I-95 southbound to allow crews to conduct a bridge inspection. The bridge over the Matta River is located at mile marker 117.
Exit 110 (Ladysmith) to Exit 98 (Route 30/Doswell)
Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Alternating lane closures for interstate paving between mile markers 105 and 101.
I-95 Northbound
Exit 110 (Ladysmith) to Exit 118 (Thornburg)
Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Alternating double lane closures for mobile operation to mill and pave the travel lanes.
Exit 118 (Thornburg)
Sunday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. and Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Alternating double lane closures on I-95 northbound to allow crews to conduct a bridge inspection. The bridge over the Matta River is located at mile marker 117.
Exit 118 (Thornburg) to Exit 126 (Spotsylvania)
Sunday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single mobile lane closure. Pavement marker lens replacement.
Exit 130 (Route 3) to Exit 133 (Route 17)
Sunday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Single lane closure for Improve 95 construction.
Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)
Tuesday – Friday,  10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. I-95 northbound will be reduced to one lane overnight for Improve 95 construction near the interchange.
Exit 148 (Quantico)
Monday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Overnight lane closures and full traffic stops for Express Lanes construction near the interchange.
  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight – 3 a.m. – Intermittent full traffic stops up to 30 minutes
  • 4:30 a.m. – All northbound lanes open
Friday – Saturday, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure for Express Lanes construction near the exit 148 interchange.
Stafford County
Route 1 Northbound
Monday  – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closure between Layhill Road and Centreport Parkway for private development construction under permit.
Route 3 Eastbound
Sunday – Thursday, 7 p.m. –  5 a.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to pave Route 3 eastbound from Cleek Lane to the King George County line.
Route 17 Northbound and Southbound
Sunday – Thursday, 7 p.m. – 7 a.m. Single lane closures on Route 17 northbound and southbound between Sanford Drive and Short Street for Improve 95 construction.
Monday – Wednesday, Midnight – 3 a.m. Expect intermittent, full traffic stops on Route 17 northbound and southbound near I-95 for Improve 95 construction. Each full traffic stop may last up to 30 minutes. Only one night of work is needed.
Centreport Parkway
Monday – Tuesday, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closure near I-95 ramps for Improve 95 construction.
Leeland Road
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic for paving work between Deacon Road and Morton Road. Motorists can expect a temporary rough ride while paving work is underway.
Potomac Run Road
Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic for paving work between Brooke Road and Deacon Road.
Eskimo Hill Road
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. –  5 p.m. Work under the bridge. Alternating lane closures and flagging on Eskimo Hill between Montague Loop and Brooke Road. Flaggers will direct traffic through the work zone.
Route 650 (Mount Olive Road)
Wednesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be working on pavement patching between Kellogg Mill Road and Poplar Road. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone by alternating one-way traffic.
Mobile Paving Operation
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. –  7 p.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to pave various routes and intersections in Stafford County. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through a work zone or direct drivers through an intersection on the following routes:
  • Route 608 and Route 1
  • Route 628
  • Route 648 and Route 709
  • Route 733 and Route 630
Lake Arrowhead Subdivision
Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement patching on various routes in the Lake Arrowhead subdivision. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone.
Kelvin Drive
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pipe work. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through the work zone near Rockdale Road.
Rowser Street
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Pipe work. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through the work zone near Route 1.
Spotsylvania County
Route 17 Northbound and Southbound
Sunday – Thursday, 8 p.m. –  5 a.m. Pavement work. Crews will be working between the Route 2 intersection at New Post and Old Dominion Parkway.
Route 208
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. –  3:30 p.m. Single lane closure on Route 208 eastbound and westbound between Plantation Forest Drive and Brock Road for private development construction under permit.
Route 208 (Courthouse Road)
Wednesday – Thursday, 7 p.m. –  6 a.m. Milling and paving. Alternating single lane closures on Courthouse Road between Smith Station Road and I-95. Motorists may experience a temporary rough travel surface until paving is complete.
Route 632 (Roxbury Mill Road)
Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be pavement patching between Route 1 and Route 608. Crews will alternate one-way traffic in the work zone.
Route 719 (Days Bridge Road)
Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will be pavement patching between the Orange/Spotsylvania county line and Belmont Road. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone by alternating one-way traffic.
Wilburn Subdivision
Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement patching on various routes in the Wilburn subdivision. Flaggers will direct drivers in the work zone.
Caroline County
Route 752 (Jesse Lane)
Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement Surface Treatment. Flagging Operation. Crews will be applying surface treatment between Dry Bridge Road and the end-of-state maintenance.
Pipe Work
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through the work zone on the following routes:
  • Country Road
  • Michaels Road
Gloucester County
Route 17 Northbound
Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Guardrail installation. The right lane and right shoulder remain closed on Route 17 northbound at Hospital Drive until guardrail installation.
King William County
Pavement Patching
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement patching. A flagging crew will direct one-way alternating traffic in the work zone along the following routes:
  • Route 1007 (Lyndale Street)
  • Route 1023 (Fort Street)
  • Route 1122 (15th Street)
  • Route 1207 (14th Street)
Route 1108 (Kirby Street) and Route 1207 (14th Street)
Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by flagging crews in the work zone for pavement marking work on Kirby Street and 14th Street.
King George County
Route 603 (Fletchers Chapel Road)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bridge repair. Flaggers will alternate one-way traffic on Fletchers Chapel Road between Route 602 and Route 3.
Lancaster County
Route 3
Wednesday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile operation with a single lane closure on Route 3 eastbound and westbound between Route 360 and Folly Neck Road for pavement work near Kilmarnock and Merry Point Road, as well as, between Hickory Hill Lane and Route 200.
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Flaggers will alternate single lane closure at the Route 3 intersection with Pinkarrdsville Road to allow crews to take soil samples.
Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mobile operation with alternating single lane closures on Route 3 between Whites Road and Devils Bottom Road for paving.
Pavement Marking Mobile Operation
Monday – Wednesday, 8 p.m. –  5 a.m. Expect a mobile operation to allow crews to apply pavement markings on various routes. Flaggers will alternate, one-way traffic through a work zone or direct drivers through an intersection on the following routes:
  • Route 646 between Route 647 and Route 222
  • Route 688 between Route 200 and Route 3
Mathews County
Route 618 (Cardinal Road) and Route 660 (E. River Road)
Tuesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Pavement marking work. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by automatic flagging devices on Cardinal Road near E. River Road.
Northumberland County
Secondary Road Resurfacing Work
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by flagging crews. Crews will be applying surface treatment on the following routes:
  • Blackberry Road
  • Blackwells Wharf Road
  • Bridge Creek Circle
  • Gaskins Beach Road
  • Locksley Court
  • Smith Point Road
  • Taylors Beach Road
Richmond County
Route 3
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile operation with single lane closure on Route 3 eastbound and westbound between Route 360 and Folly Neck Road for pavement work.
Route 3
Thursday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mobile operation with a single lane closure on Route 3 eastbound and westbound between Sunnyside Lane and Richmond Road for pavement work.
Route 360
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile operation with single lane closure on Route 360 eastbound and westbound for pavement work between Route 697 and Route 688.
Westmoreland County
Route 202 (Cople Highway)
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile operation with a single lane closure for milling and paving between Zion Church Road and Sandy Point Road.
Secondary Road Resurfacing Work
Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Expect mobile lane closures, with one-way, alternating traffic directed by flagging crews for surface treatment on the following routes:
  • Launch Way
  • Pelican Way
  • Portal Drive
  • Reef Court
  • Sandpiper Drive
  • Seagull Court
Additional Projects in Fredericksburg District
Caroline County
Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) Widening
Construction is underway to widen Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) to four travel lanes between I-95 and just west of Route 1. A new raised median will separate eastbound and westbound travel lanes to allow for improved movement through the corridor. Additional left and right turn lanes will be built on Ladysmith Road at the Route 1 intersection. A shared use path, sidewalks, crosswalks, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be installed. The project is expected to be complete in May 2024.
Route 652 (Cool Water Drive) over Polecat Creek
Cool Water Drive was closed to through traffic in March 2022 at the bridge over Polecat Creek, and will remain closed for a bridge replacement project. Significant deterioration was discovered in key bridge elements during a bridge inspection and VDOT closed the bridge for motorist safety. Motorists should follow signs posted along the recommended detour route. Preliminary engineering is underway on a project to replace the bridge, and work will be accelerated. The new bridge is estimated to open to traffic in September 2023.
King George County
A single northbound and southbound lane are closed on Route 301 between the weigh station and the Nice-Middleton Bridge for a Maryland Transportation Authority project to replace the bridge over the Potomac River and realign Route 301 at the bridge approach.
Richmond County
Route 637 (County Bridge Road)
County Bridge Road is closed to through traffic at the bridge over Cat Point Creek due to damage following heavy rain and flooding in summer 2021. The bridge replacement project is in preliminary engineering, with construction starting in fall 2022. The new bridge is anticipated to reopen in summer 2023.
Route 360 at Rich Neck Road/Mulberry Road
A single eastbound and westbound lane are closed on Route 360 near Route 619 (Rich Neck Road/Mulberry Road) during construction of an intersection improvement project. Both lanes will remain closed until work is complete in Nov. 2022. The project will extend turn lanes to enhance safety and improve operations at the intersection.
Spotsylvania County
Route 1 and Commonwealth Drive
Be alert for construction activity on Route 1 near the Commonwealth Drive intersection, where work is underway to build a nearly 700-space Park & Ride commuter lot. Be alert for work zone barriers along the shoulders of Route 1, and lanes that are shifted to the east near the Commonwealth Drive intersection. Project completion is anticipated in May 2023.
Route 17 Overpass Replacement and Widening
Construction started in December 2020 on a project to replace the existing two-lane interstate overpass on Route 17 with a four-lane bridge. Route 17 will be widened to four travel lanes to just east of the Hospital Boulevard/Germanna Point Drive intersection. Sidewalk, a shared-use path, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be added as part of the project. Improvements will be completed in Feb. 2024.
Parkview Drive
Parkview Drive is closed to through traffic in the Artillery Ridge subdivision for approximately three months, through early Aug. 2022. Parkview Drive will be closed near the Artillery Ridge Road intersection to allow VDOT crews to remove three deteriorated corrugated metal drainage pipes under the road. They will be replaced with concrete drainage pipes. Crews will be working on Mondays-Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Commuting and Ridesharing Information
GWRideConnect is a free ridesharing information and matching service for the Fredericksburg area, part of the George Washington Regional Commission.
Let GWRideConnect help you discover your commuting options, such as carpools, vanpools, and transit. Visit www.gwrideconnect.org or call (540) 373-7665.

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