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May 27, 2012 12:10 am

TRAVEL ALERT

Interstate 95

(New) Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; crews will be repairing guardrails at various locations along northbound and southbound I-95 between the Caroline/Hanover county line and the Stafford/Prince William county line. Motorists should expect lane closures and brief delays for this mobile work zone.

STAFFORD COUNTY

Interstate 95

(Update) Tuesday-Thursday, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.; motorists should expect periodic lane closures and delays on I-95 northbound between Exit 140 (State Route 630/Stafford) and Exit 143 (State Route 610/Garrisonville). Crews will be milling and paving in this area. All lanes will be open to traffic in time for the morning rush hour.

Brooke Road

(Update) Wednesday, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Brooke Road will be closed to traffic near Eskimo Hill Road while crews replace a drainage pipe. Motorists are encouraged to use the most convenient alternate route. Commuters who use the VRE Commuter Lot on Brooke Road can use Potomac Run Road to reach Deacon Road or White Oak Road during the daytime closure.

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

Smith Station Road and Piedmont Drive

(New) Work is under way at the intersection of Smith Station Road and Piedmont Drive. The Spotsylvania County roadway improvement project includes widening the road and the installation of a new traffic signal. Motorists in the vicinity of this work zone should follow the designated detour signs.

Cosner Drive

(New) Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; motorists should be alert to crews repairing the pavement at various locations on Cosner Drive. Expect brief delays.

CAROLINE COUNTY

Interstate 95

(Update) Tuesday, noon to 10 p.m. and Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; crews will be paving on I-95 northbound between the Caroline/Hanover county line and Exit 110 (State Route 639/Ladysmith). The left lane and shoulder will be closed to traffic.

(Update) Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-8 a.m.; crews will be milling on I-95 southbound between Exit 118 (State Route 606/Thornburg) and Exit 110 (State Route 639/Ladysmith). Motorists should expect delays in the work zone.

KING GEORGE COUNTY

U.S. 301

(Update) Wednesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; crews will be placing stone along the shoulder on U.S. 301 southbound from the north end of the Rappahannock River Bridge to just south of State Route 3. Motorists will encounter alternating lane closures in the work zone.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

STAFFORD COUNTY

State Route 610 at Mine Road

The project will add turn lanes to Mine Road and on State Route 610 at the intersection. Expect periodic delays and lane closures during daylight hours. The project is expected to be completed by July.

State Route 610 at Aquia Creek

This bridge rehabilitation project is under way. The bridge is located just west of Joshua Road. Expect single lane closures during daylight hours. In May, temporary traffic signals will be installed to maintain a single lane of traffic across the structure. The project is expected to be completed by August.

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

State Route 3 widening project

This widening project of State Route 3 is located between Chewning Lane and Gordon Road. Estimated completion is July.

State Route 208 (Spotsylvania County Bypass Project Phase II)

Road improvement project from just west of the Ta River to just east of the Po River near Lake Anna. Estimated completion is February 2013.

State Route 208 bridge over Lake Anna

Construction continues in the eastbound lane on State Route 208 bridge over Lake Anna. A temporary signal maintains one-lane traffic on the structure. Estimated completion is December.

Mine Road/Lansdowne Road (Spotsylvania County Project)

Construction continues in the vicinity of the Mine Road/Lansdowne Road intersection. Expect delays and traffic-pattern changes during daylight hours.

State Route 639 at Massaponax Creek

Repair work is under way at the State Route 639 bridge over Massaponax Creek. Motorists should be alert to construction crews and equipment in this area. All travel lanes will be open to traffic.

CAROLINE COUNTY

State Route 207 bridge replacement project

Work is under way to replace the westbound Route 207 bridge over the CSX railroad tracks. Eastbound and westbound traffic has been shifted to the eastbound State Route 207 bridge. Motorists should be alert to this new traffic pattern. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph in the work zone. Estimated completion date for the project is May 2013.

KING GEORGE COUNTY

(Update) U.S. 301 bridge over the Rappahannock River

Work is under way on the U.S. 301 bridge over the Rappahannock River. The bridge connects King George County and Caroline County at Port Royal. All traffic has been shifted to the southbound lanes on the bridge with one lane open to traffic in each direction. Motorists should be alert to construction activity and changes in traffic patterns. The project is expected to be completed in July 2013.

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