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Area road work this week

by | Apr 3, 2023 | Traffic

From VDOT:

I-95 Northbound and I-95 Southbound

Exit 98 (Doswell) to Exit 104 (Carmel Church)

Monday – Tuesday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Bridge inspection at mile marker 103, just south of the Carmel Church interchange. Northbound and southbound lane and shoulder closures.

I-95 Northbound

Exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to Exit 118 (Thornburg)

Monday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure at mile marker 125 for construction project deliveries. Replacement of Route 17 (Mills Drive) overpass.

Exit 130 (Route 3) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)

Monday – Wednesday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Lane closures between mile markers 132-134 for installation of overhead signs as part of the I-95 Northbound Rappahannock River Crossing project and 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension.

  • 9 p.m. – Single lane closure
  • 10 p.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight – 3 a.m. Full traffic stops for up to 30-minute intervals
  • 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

Exit 133 (Route 17) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)

Monday – Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Single lane closure at mile markers 134-136 for the 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project. Noise barrier construction.

I-95 Southbound

 

Exit 148 (Quantico) to Exit 143 (Aquia/Garrisonville)

Wednesday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Lane closures at mile markers 148-146 formessage board work. Single lane closes nightly at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.

Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) to Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway)

Monday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 10 a.m. and Thursday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Single lane closure at mile markers 138-137 for overhead sign work for the 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.

Exit 126 (Spotsylvania) to Exit 118 (Thornburg)

Sunday – Friday, 9 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Lane closures at mile marker 125 for construction project deliveries. Replacement of Route 17 (Mills Drive) overpass. Single lane closes nightly at 9 p.m. followed by a double lane closure at 10 p.m. All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.

Express Lanes

Wednesday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 4 a.m. Single lane closures with intermittent stops at mile markers 145.5-146.5 for toll work.

Stafford County

Route 3  

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lane closures and shoulder closures for utility work between Dairy Lane and Rumford Road.

Route 17 Northbound and Southbound

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Mobile lane closures on Route 17 northbound and southbound between Short Street and Sanford Drive for pothole repairs.

Route 608 (Brooke Road)

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic directed by a flagging crew between Eskimo Hill Road and Andrew Chapel Road. Pavement marking and placement of shoulder stone.

Route 616 (Poplar Road)

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Flagging operation between Route 17 and Branch Circle Way for asphalt patching work.

Route 627 (Mountain View Road)

Tuesday – Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile operation for pavement edgeline placement between Centreport Parkway and Kellog Mill Road.

Route 651 (Kellogg Mill Road)

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile operation with one-way, alternating traffic directed by a flagging crew. Safety and resurfacing work to widen road shoulders on Kellogg Mill Road between Poplar Road and Abel Drive. Read the news release.

Guardrail Repairs

Lane closures for guardrail repairs along the following routes:

  • Tuesday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Route 614 (Spotted Tavern Road) sounthbound at Alcotti Run. Flagging operation.
  • Wednesday – Thursday, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. Route 360 (Courthouse Road) westbound at the I-95 northbound off-ramp. Single lane closure.
  • Thursday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Route 711 (Juggins Road) northbound at Box 60 on Juggins Road. Flagging operation.
Spotsylvania County

Route 3

Sunday – Thursday, 8 p.m. – 6 a.m. Pavement lens replacement on Route 3 between Gordon Road and Corter Avenue. Mobile operation with single lane closures.

Route 17 (Mills Drive)

Sunday – Friday, 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. Flagging operation between Glenwood Drive and Germanna Point Drive/Hospital Boulevard. Construction in connection with Route 17 overpass replacement at I-95 and widening of Route 17.

Route 627 (Gordon Road)

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Flagging operation between Brock Road and Smith Station Road for pavement work.

Caroline County

 

Route 1 Northbound

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Survey and pipe work on Route 1 with single lane closures near the Ladysmith Center Shopping Mall and Collins Boulevard.

Route 639 (Ladysmith Road)

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Motorists should be alert for travel lane shift and construction work along the shoulder near Green Street and Allen Street.

Edgar Road

Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Flagging operation for pipe replacement work on Edgar Road near Frog Level Road.

Pavement Markings

Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile lane closures for pavement markings along the following routes:

  • Route 1
  • Route 2
  • Route 17
  • Route 207
  • Route 301
Essex County

Route 17

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile lane closures between Route 1101 (Dunnesville Road) and Route 725 (Winstons Road) for refreshing pavement markings.

Gloucester County

Secondary Road Resurfacing

Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Flagging operation along the following routes, including in the Roaring Springs Road and Holly Springs subdivisions, for cape seal road resurfacing work:

  • Route 1044
  • Route 1045
  • Route 1046
  • Route 1047
  • Route 1048
  • Route 1049
  • Route 1065
  • Route 1066
  • Route 1067
  • Route 1068
  • Route 1069
  • Route 1070

Pavement Markings

Monday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile lane closures for pavement markings along the following routes:

  • Route 641
  • Route 699
  • Route 707
  • Route 1202
  • Route 1203
  • Route 1206
  • Route 1208
  • Route 1216
  • Route 1250
King George County

Route 301 Northbound and Southbound

Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. single lane closure between Roseland Road and Barnsfield Road for paving activities associated with Nice/Middleton Bridge replacement.

Route 603 (Fletchers Chapel Road)

Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon. Single lane closure with one-way, alternating traffic. Repairs to bridge over CSX railroad.

Temporary Markings

Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Flagging operation along Route 610 (Millbank Road) and Route 647 (Shiloh Loop) for eradication of pavement markings and installation of temporary markings.

Secondary Road Resurfacing

Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Flagging operation for cape seal road resurfacing along the following routes: including in the Roaring Springs Road and Holly Springs subdivisions, for cape seal road resurfacing work:

  • Wendover Square subdivision routes 1143, 144, 1145, 1146
  • BrookeHaven subdivision routes 1238 and 1239
  • Canterbury subdivision routes 1120, 1121, 1122, 1123, 1124
  • Pinewood Acres subdivision routes 1214, 1215, 1216, 1217
  • Indian Town subdivision routes 1210, 1211, 1212
  • Route 655 from Route 632 to cul-de-sac
  • North Ridge Estates route 1049
  • Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) routes 1205, 1207, 1209 to cul-de-sac
King and Queen County

Route 14

Monday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile, single lane closures for crews refreshing pavement markings along Route 14 between the intersections with Route 614 and Route 14/33.

Lancaster County

Route 354

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. One-way, alternating traffic between White Chapel Road and Belle Isle Road for pavement resurfacing.

Pavement Resurfacing

Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Flagging opertaion along the following routes:

  • Route 604 (Merry Point Road) between Route 611 (Hoecake Road) andRoute 3
  • Route 608 (Waverly Avenue) between Route 1016 (Bellevue Road) and end of state maintenance
Mathews County

Pavement Markings

Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mobile lane closures for pavement markings along the following routes:

  • Route 3
  • Route 14
  • Route 198
  • Route 223
  • Route 602
  • Route 611
  • Route 617
  • Route 621
  • Route 626
  • Route 633
  • Route 642
  • Route 643
  • Route 660
Middlesex County

Route 3

Thursday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Mobile, single lane closures for crews refreshing pavement markings along Route 3 between the intersections with Route 33 and Route 707 (Grafton Church Road).

Westmoreland County

Route 3 Eastbound

Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Single lane closure for guardrail repairs on Route 3 eastbound near Route 690.

Temporary Pavement Marking

Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Mobile lane closures for eradication of pavement markings and installation of temporary markings along the following routes:

  • Route 600 (Neenah Road)
  • Route 616 (Tavern Run Road)
  • Route 617 (Gardy’s Mill Road)
  • Route 619 (Chestnut Level Lane)
  • Route 621 (Nomini Grove Road)
  • Route 628 (Stoney Knoll Road)
  • Route 658 (Monroe Bay Circle)

Additional Projects in Fredericksburg District

 

Caroline County

Route 1 over South River Bridge Rehabilitation

Construction started in Feb. 2023 on a $4 million project to rehabilitate the Route 1 bridge over the South River, which is located in the Ladysmith area. The condition of the 97-year-old bridge will be improved through substructure and superstructure repairs, and installation of a new, smoother travel surface. Route 1 will be reduced to two lanes beginning the week of March 26-31, 2023, to accelerate construction. All lanes will reopen in July 2024, when construction is anticipated to be complete.

Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) Widening

Construction is underway to widen Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) to four lanes between I-95 and just west of Route 1. A new raised median will separate eastbound and westbound 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 closed to through traffic in March 2022 at the bridge over Polecat Creek due to significant deterioration in key bridge elements. Motorists should follow signs posted along the recommended detour route. Construction is underway. The new bridge is estimated to open to traffic in late August 2023.

Essex County

Route 612 (Bestland Road) Bridge Replacement Project

Route 612 (Bestland Road) is closed to through traffic through late June 2023 to replace a bridge over Dragon Run. The project is replacing the previous timber deck bridge with a new 48-foot concrete slab structure on concrete abutments and piles. Click here to view an online detour map.

King George County

Route 206 and Route 218 Turn Lane

This project is building a dedicated right turn lane from westbound Route 206 (Dahlgren Road) to westbound Route 218 (Caledon Road). The existing travel lane will be marked as a through lane to go straight or turn left onto Route 632 (St. Paul’s Road). The project will be complete in October 2023.

Route 301 and the Nice-Middleton Bridge Replacement Project

The new Nice/Middleton Bridge is now open to traffic over the Potomac River. Road work continues on Route 301 near the approaches. Read MDTA’s release here.

King and Queen County and King William County

Route 603 (Lombardy Road)

A portion of Lombardy Road is closed to through traffic for approximately two months for maintenance work and repairs. The road is closed at the structure over Tastine Creek, which is located between Route 14 and Route 609 (Iris Road). Read the news release.

Route 628 (Dorrell Road/Spring Cottage Road) Bridge Closure

Dorrell Road and Spring Cottage Road are closed at the bridge over the Mattaponi River, located at the King and Queen and King William county line. The road will remain closed until further notice for an emergency bridge repair project. During a routine inspection, crews identified significant deterioration in key bridge elements, and the bridge was closed on March 22, 2023, for motorist safety. Motorists should follow signs posted along the detour route.

Mathews County

 

Route 223 (Old Ferry Road) over Milford Haven at Gwynn’s Island

Temporary traffic signals are installed on Route 223 at each approach to the bridge over Milford Haven. One-way, alternating traffic will remain in place, controlled by the temporary signals, through fall 2023 due to a bridge maintenance project. Bridge openings for marine traffic are currently suspended, but scheduled openings at specific times of day will resume in mid-April 2023. Read the news release to learn more.

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. A bridge replacement is under construction. County Bridge Road will remain closed to through traffic until the new bridge reopens by April 26, 2024.

Spotsylvania County

I-95 Southbound Exit 126 Off-Ramp and Route 1 Southbound

Construction is underway to build a second right turn lane from the I-95 southbound off-ramp at exit 126 onto Route 1 southbound. Route 1 southbound is being widened from the off-ramp to Southpoint Parkway with an additional turn lane. A second right turn lane is being added from Route 1 southbound to Southpoint Parkway. Traffic islands be be installed along Southpoint Parkway as a safety improvement to allow left turns into driveways but restrict through and left-turning traffic from side streets. Additional right turn lane added to Southpoint Parkway approaching Route 1. Project completion in August 2025.

Route 1 and Market Street

Construction is underway to build triple left turns from westbound Market Street to Route 1 southbound, with a fourth lane on Market Street becoming a shared through/right turn lane. A shared through/right turn lane on Route 1 southbound at the intersection will tie into the I-95 northbound on-ramp at exit 126, south of the intersection. New sidewalks will be added along westbound Market Street, on Route 1 southbound, and along a short area on Route 1 northbound. Crosswalks will span Market Street and Route 1, controlled by pedestrian crossing signal equipment. Project completion in December 2023.

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 for lanes shifted east near the Commonwealth Drive intersection. Project completion is anticipated in May 2023.

 

Route 17 (Mills Drive) Overpass Replacement and Widening

Construction started in Dec. 2020 to replace the existing two-lane interstate overpass on Route 17 with a four-lane bridge. Route 17 will be widened to four lanes until 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.

Route 208 (Courthouse Road) and Hood Drive

On Hood Drive, new right and left turn lanes are under construction at U.S. Veterans Health Administration outpatient clinic under construction. Additional turn lanes will be built on northbound Hood Drive approaching Courthouse Road. A raised median on Hood Drive will separate northbound and southbound traffic between Courthouse Road and McGowan Drive. Additional sidewalk, crosswalks, and pedestrian crossing equipment will be installed at the intersection. Project completion in June 2024.

Route 606 (Mudd Tavern Road) Widening

Construction recently began to widen Mudd Tavern Road to four lanes between I-95 and Route 1. A new secondary access route, Route 2092, will be built parallel to Mudd Tavern Road, and will connect with South Roxbury Mill Road and Dan Bell Lane. Construction will be complete in May 2025.

Westmoreland County

Route 658 (Monroe Bay Circle)

Route 658 (Monroe Bay Circle) was scheduled to reopen to through traffic on Friday, March 31, removing a posted detour. The road has been closed to through traffic for motorist safety since Dec. 2022 after a hole formed in the road, following a pipe failure at the crossing of Monroe Creek. A temporary bridge has been installed as an interim effort to maintain traffic flow while a replacement project is advanced. One-way, alternating traffic on Monroe Bay Circle will be directed over the single-lane bridge by a temporary traffic signal. Check 511virginia.org for real-time updates.

Commuting and Ridesharing Information

 

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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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