VDOT Road Work Around The Area This Week

VDOT HOT SPOTS
IN THE FREDERICKSBURG DISTRICT
Oct. 30 – Nov. 5, 2016
 
Stafford County
 
Blue and Gray Parkway Bridge over Rapphannock River
(Update) Monday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on the westbound side of the Blue and Gray Parkway from Route 3 (Kings Highway) to Dixon Street for a routine inspection of the bridge over the Rappahannock River.  Motorists should expect brief delays.
 
Route 626 (Leeland Road)
(New) Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 626 (Leeland Road) from Rice Road to Morton Road for a routine bridge inspection. Expect brief delays in the work zone.
 
Route 630 (Courthouse Road)
(New) Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 630 (Courthouse Road) from Route 688 (Hamn Road) to Route 666 (Aquia Creek Road) for a routine bridge inspection. Expect brief delays in the work zone.
 
Route 626 (Potomac Run Road)
(New) Friday, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on Route 626 (Potomac Run Road) from River Farm Drive to Leeland Road for a routine bridge inspection.  Motorists should expect brief delays.
 
Route 17 Westbound
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. A single lane will be closed on Route 17 westbound from Cardinal Forest Drive to Village Parkway for construction of a right turn lane at Village Parkway. This work is being performed under permit for a Sumner Retail development.
 
Route 1 at Route 610 (Garrrisonville Road)
(New)  Monday – Thursday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Crews will be cutting loops in the pavement for the new traffic signals at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 610 (Garrisonville Road).  Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures at the intersection.
 
Route 17 at Deep Run Creek
(Update) Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction on Route 17 at the bridge over Deep Run Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
Route 1001 at Falls Run
(Update) Wednesday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 1001 at the bridge over Falls Run while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) Intersection Improvement Project
Sunday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 5 a.m. One lane will be closed intermittently on Route 610 eastbound and westbound at Onville Road in this work zone from daylight to dusk, and again during overnight hours. Crews are placing sewer lines for the Route 610/Onville Road intersection improvement project.
 
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
 
Route 3 (Kings Highway) – shoulder work
Route 611(Widewater Road) – mowing
Route 635 (Decatur Road) – shoulder work
Route 603 (Caisson Road) –  mowing
Route 604 (Belle Plains Road) –  patching
Route 655 (Holly Corner Road) – shoulder work
Route 603 (Newton Road) – patching
 
City of Fredericksburg
 
Mary Washington Boulevard
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Mary Washington Boulevard between Hospital Drive and Sam Perry Boulevard for construction activity. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.
 
Fall Hill Avenue
Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent lane closures on Fall Hill Avenue between Carl D. Silver Parkway and the Rappahannock Canal for construction activity. Flaggers will direct motorists through the work zone.
 
 
Spotsylvania County
 
Interstate 95
(New) Monday – Thursday, 9:30 – 3:30 p.m. and Friday, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Saturday morning. Bridge rehabilitation work will begin on the I-95 bridge over the Ni River located at mile marker 121, south of Exit 126 (Spotsylvania).  The right shoulder on I-95 northbound and southbound will be closed in the work zone. All travel lanes will remain open. 
 
Route 721 (Grand Brooks Road)
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. Work is underway to hard surface Route 721 (Grand Brooks Road). Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Grand Brooks Road. Drivers should follow direction from the flagging crew. Crews are milling the existing road and reinforcing it with concrete. This process can generate dust, which crews will suppress with water. After the concrete stabilized roadway has set, crews will hard surface the road. Work will be underway through Oct. 31.
 
Spotsylvania Avenue at Mine Road
(Update) On Sunday and Monday night from 7 p.m. – 6 a.m. motorists should expect intermittent single lane closures in the vicinity of the Mine Road/Spotsylvania Avenue intersection for signal work. In addition, motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment in this area Monday − Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. This work is in connection with the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection improvement project.
 
Route 620 (Harrison Road)
Monday − Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. – noon. Motorists should expect intermittent flagging and single lane closures on Route 620 (Harrison Road). Motorists may periodically encounter brief delays in the overnight hours in this work zone. This work is in connection with the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection improvement project.
 
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
 
Route 522 (Zachary Taylor Road) – shoulder work
Route 610 (Old Plank Road) – mowing
Route 1150 (Deerfield Drive) – patching
 
Caroline County
 
Route 17
(Update) Monday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists should be alert to a mobile line striping operation on Route 17 northbound and southbound from just north of Route 301 to just south of Route 675 (Hazelwood Lane). Expect brief delays for this slow moving, mobile work zone. 
 
Route 660 (Claiborne Crossing Road)
(New) On Monday, Oct. 31 Route 660 (Claiborne Crossing Road) will be closed to through traffic at the railroad crossing until Friday, Nov. 4 while CSX crews perform maintenance work to upgrade the railroad crossing.  Motorists are encouraged to use Route 606 (Stonewall Jackson Road) to Route 607 (Guinea Station Road) to Route 609 (Macedonia Road) as a detour around the work zone.
 
Routine Maintenance
Monday − Friday, 6 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Stay alert for mobile lane closures. Crews will perform routine maintenance activities at the following locations:
 
Route 2 (Fredericksburg Turnpike) – tree trimming
Route 301 (AP Hill Boulevard) – tree trimming
Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) – brush cutting
Route 601 (Cedar Fork Road) – brush cutting
Route 638 (South River Road) – drainage work
 
Caroline County/King George County
 
Route 301 at Rappahannock River
(New) Tuesday, 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Motorists should expect a single lane closure on Route 301 northbound and southbound at the bridge over the Rappahannock River for work related to the bridge rehabilitation project.  Expect brief delays on the bridge and at the bridge approaches.
 
King George County
 
Route 207 at Polecat Creek
(Update) Monday and Saturday – Sunday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 207 at the bridge over Polecat Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
Route 218
(Update) Friday – Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 218 at the bridge over the RF&P railroad while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
Essex County
 
Route 360 at Piscataway Creek
(New) Monday – Wednesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 360 at the bridge over Piscataway Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
Route 17
(New) Wednesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Crews will begin milling, paving and line striping a two mile section of Route 17 (Tidewater Trail) near the Piscataway Circle Bridge. Expect delays in the work zone.
 
Westmoreland County
 
Route 621
(Update) Wednesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will place stone along the shoulder Route 621 from Route 711 (Bushfield Road) to Route 626 (Mt. Holly Road).
 
King William County
 
Route 30 Paving
(Update) Crews will continue milling, paving. line striping, trenching and placing shoulder stone on Route 30 at the following locations for the next two weeks. Expect delays in the work zone from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
 
·       Monday
From the Caroline County line to Route 610 (Enfield Road)
 
·       Monday – Thursday
From Route 620 (Black Gum Road) to Route 702 (Industrial Parkway)
 
Route 613
(New) Wednesday-Saturday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will pave a one mile stretch of Route 613 (Dunluce Road) near Route 618 (Acquinton Church Road).
 
 
Gloucester County
 
Route 14
(Update) Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.  Motorists should be prepared for brief delays on Route 14 from the King and Queen County line to Route 17 for a mobile line striping operation. 
 
Middlesex County and Lancaster County
 
Robert O. Norris Bridge
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 3 at the Norris Bridge while the an annual bridge inspection continues.  A pilot car will lead traffic across the bridge one lane at a time. Traffic will be stopped at the bridge approach until the pilot car returns. Motorists should expect significant delays at the bridge.
 
Lancaster County
 
Route 200 at Carters Creek
(New) Tuesday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane on Route 200 at the bridge over Carters Creek while crews paint the structural steel on the bridge. Flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone. 
 
 
 
Northumberland County
 
Route 644
(Update) Monday – Tuesday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Crews will place stone along the shoulder Route 644 from Route 645 (Gonyon Road) to Route 360.
 
 
 
Highway Improvement Projects
 
City of Fredericksburg
 
Fall Hill Avenue Widening and I-95 Overpass Replacement Project 
Construction is underway on the Fall Hill Avenue widening and I-95 overpass replacement project. Motorists should expect lane closures and brief delays on Fall Hill Avenue between the Rappahannock Canal bridge and Carl D. Silver Parkway (Central Park), as well as on Mary Washington Boulevard. Project completion is January 2017.
 
Stafford County
 
95 Express Lanes Southern Terminus Extension
Construction is underway to extend 95 Express Lanes in Stafford County. The approximate 2.5 mile extension will carry traffic beyond the flyover ramp where 95 Express Lanes currently end, just north of Exit 143/Route 610 (Garrisonville Road). The new southbound exit ramp is scheduled to open by early 2018, and the northbound entrance ramp will open in summer 2018.
 
Route 610/Onville Road Intersection Improvement Project
Construction is underway at the intersection of Route 610 (Garrisonville Road) and Route 641 (Onville Road) to build additional turn lanes. Traffic has been reduced to one lane in each direction on Onville Road. Project completion is May 2017.
 
Route 609 (Raven Road)
Route 609 (Raven Road) is closed to through traffic for a bridge replacement project over Accokeek Creek. Raven Road is closed near the eastern intersection with Route 608 (Brooke Road). A detour around the bridge project will remain in place until late October, weather permitting. Motorists should follow posted detour signs along Raven Road and Brooke Road.
 
Route 1 and Garrisonville Road Turn Lane Project
Stafford County is locally administering a project to add a second right turn lane from Route 1 southbound to westbound Route 610 (Garrisonville Road). New traffic signal equipment will also be installed at the intersection. Drivers may encounter lane closures during off-peak and overnight hours.
 
Spotsylvania County
 
Spotsylvania Avenue and Mine Road Intersection Improvement Project
Construction is underway at the intersection of Spotsylvania Avenue and Mine Road for an intersection improvement project. Crews will be adding turn lanes, adjusting the existing traffic signal and renovating the sidewalk and median on Spotsylvania Avenue. Motorists should expect brief delays during daytime hours. Extended lane closures will take place during overnight hours. Motorists should expect periodic delays on Mine Road at the intersection. Project completion is mid-November 2016.
 
Route 1 and Route 620 (Harrison Road)
Construction to build additional turn lanes and extend existing turn lanes is underway at the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Road in Spotsylvania County. Motorists should be alert for construction crews and equipment. Project completion is May 2018.
 
Caroline County/King George County
 
Route 301 at Rappahannock River
Bridge rehabilitation is underway on the James Madison Memorial Bridge over the Rappahannock River. Maintenance will occur below the bridge deck and includes repairing concrete, replacing bearings, shoring up rip-rap on the slope, and replacing navigation lights. All lanes are currently open on the bridge, but single lane will be in place periodically. Project completion is October 2017.
 
Caroline County/King and Queen County
 
Route 721 (Newtown Road)
Construction is underway to build a new bridge over Beverly Creek at the Caroline County and King and Queen County line.  Motorists will be restricted to a single lane controlled by a temporary traffic signal in the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in July 2017.