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January 6, 2013 12:10 am

I-95 Traveler Alert

(New) Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; bridge inspections are scheduled at the State Route 207 overpass on Interstate 95 in Caroline County this week, which is Exit 104 (Carmel Church.) One lane of I-95 northbound will be closed at the overpass on Tuesday. One lane of I-95 southbound will be closed at the overpass on Wednesday.

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; crews will be repairing a slope on I-95 southbound between Exit 148 (Quantico Marine Corps Base) and Exit 143 (State Route 610/Aquia/Garrisonville) in Stafford County. The right lane will be closed near mile marker 147. Motorists should expect minor travel delays in this area.

STAFFORD COUNTY

U.S. 1 (Falmouth Bridge)

Monday-Friday, 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Motorists will be restricted to one lane periodically on northbound and southbound U.S. 1 on the Falmouth Bridge during the overnight hours. The sidewalk will also be closed to pedestrian traffic for the duration of the project. This work is in connection with the Falmouth Bridge Sidewalk Rehabilitation Project.

U.S. 1 (Aquia Creek Bridge)

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; one lane of U.S. 1 northbound will be closed between Port Aquia Drive and Telegraph Road for the installation of work-zone barriers and guardrail removal. This work is part of a project to replace the bridge over Aquia Creek on U.S. 1.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY

State Route 208 (Spotsylvania County Bypass Project Phase II)

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. Completion date is February.

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 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 installation of a new traffic signal. Motorists in the vicinity of this work zone should follow detour signs.

STAFFORD COUNTY

U.S. 1 bridge over Aquia Creek

Crews are mobilizing equipment on U.S. 1 at Aquia Creek, located just south of Telegraph Road, in preparation for replacement of the bridge. Motorists should be alert to construction equipment entering and exiting the work zone. The project is expected to be complete in August 2015.

CAROLINE COUNTY

State Route 207 bridge replacement

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. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 mph in the work zone. Estimated completion date for the project is May.

KING GEORGE COUNTY

U.S. 301 bridge over Rappahannock

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 bridge, with one lane open to traffic in each direction. Project is expected to be completed in July.

VIRGINIA TRAFFIC INFO

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





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