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October 7, 2012 12:10 am

MAINTENANCE PROJECTS

STAFFORD COUNTY

U.S. 1 (Falmouth Bridge)

(New) Monday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-6 a.m.; work will begin on the Falmouth Bridge Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project. Northbound motorists will be restricted to one lane on the bridge during the overnight hours and the sidewalk will be closed to pedestrian traffic for the duration of the project. The southbound travel lanes will remain open during this phase of the project.

U.S. 1 (Falmouth Bridge)

(New) Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; crews will be inspecting the Falmouth Bridge. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction on the bridge

State Route 3 (Chatham Bridge)

(New) Monday-Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; crews will be inspecting the Chatham Bridge, located on State Route 3 business and crossing the Rappahannock River. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction of the work zone.

State Route 3 (Chatham Bridge)

(New) Sunday-Thursday, 8 p.m.-5 a.m.; crews will be milling the pavement on the Chatham Bridge. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction of the work zone.

U.S. 1

(New) Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; crews will be milling on U.S. 1 between State Route 628 (Ramoth Church Road) to just north of State Route 631 (Coal Landing Road). Motorists will be restricted to one lane in each direction.

Interstate 95

(New) Sunday-Wednesday, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.; crews will continue milling and paving on I-95 southbound between Exit 133 (U.S. 17/Falmouth) and Exit 130 (State Route 3/Fredericskburg). . Motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone. Expect delays.

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

Interstate 95

(Update) Motorists should expect delays on I-95 southbound from just south of Exit 118 (State Route 606/Thornburg) to the north end of the Matta River Bridge, located at mile marker 117. The following lane closures will be in place this week:

Monday, 3 p.m.-5 a.m.; left lane and shoulder will be closed

Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; the ramp to Exit 118 (State Route 606/Thornburg) will be closed. Motorists should use Exit 126 (U.S. 1/Spotsylvania) or Exit 110 (State Route 639/Ladysmith) as alternates

Thursday, 10 p.m.-6 a.m.; the left lane and center lane will be closed.

Interstate 95 Ramps at Exit 130

(Update) Thursday, 10 p.m.-5 a.m.; crews will continue milling and paving the ramps at Exit 130 (State Route 3/Fredericksburg). The ramps from I-95 southbound to State Route 3 westbound and ramps from State Route 3 westbound to I-95 southbound will be closed to traffic. Motorists should use Exit 133 (U.S. 17/Falmouth) to U.S. 1 southbound back to State Route 3 westbound as alternate route.

State Route 208 Bridge over Lake Anna

(New) Beginning Tuesday, the concrete barrier and orange barrels will be removed from the bridge and all travel lanes will be open. The temporary signals will also be removed on the State Route 208 bridge over Lake Anna. Motorists should expect periodic lane closures during the daylight hours as crews work to complete miscellaneous items that are required to finish the bridge deck replacement project.

KING GEORGE COUNTY

State Route 218

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; crews will continue milling, paving and replacing guardrail on State Route 218 between State Route 694 and State Route 609. Motorists will be restricted to one lane in the work zone.

Harry Nice Bridge

Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on the Harry Nice Bridge. the Maryland Transportation Authority will be conducting routine bridge inspections. The inspections are expected to continue through November. Expect delays. For real time traffic information visit md511.org.

CAROLINE COUNTY

Interstate 95

(Update) Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 a.m.; crews will continue paving on I-95 northbound between mile marker 101 located north of the Hanover County line and mile marker 106.9, located just north of Exit 104 (State Roue 207/Carmel Church). This is a day and nighttime operation. One lane will be closed in the work zone between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Two lanes will be closed beginning at 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. each day. Expect delays.

(Update) North/South at Exit 104, Monday and Tuesday, 7 p.m.-5 a.m.; crews will be striping the pavement and placing stone on the shoulder on the northbound and southbound side of I-95 at Exit 104 (State Route 207/Carmel Church). One lane will be closed in the mobile work zone.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

State Route 208 (Spotsylvania County Bypass Project Phase II)

Be alert to the new traffic pattern on State Route 208 between Robert E. Lee Drive and Post Oak Road. Construction continues on the final segment of the Spotsylvania Courthouse Bypass from Post Oak Road to just east of the Ta River near Lake Anna. Estimated completion date is February 2013.

State Route 208 bridge over Lake Anna

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

State Route 738 (Partlow Road) at Ta River

A bridge deck rehabilitation project is under way. A temporary traffic signal maintains one lane of traffic across the structure. The project is expected to be completed in October.

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 3 widening project (Spotsylvania County Project)

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

Smith Station Road and Piedmont Drive (Spotsylvania County Project)

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.

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 have 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

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 and changes in traffic patterns. The project is expected to be completed in July 2013.

VIRGINIA TRAFFIC INFO

For traffic and travel information, dial 511 or visit 511virginia.org.





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