VDOT delays full traffic stops on I-95 north in Stafford County due to weather

VDOT delays full traffic stops on I-95 north in Stafford County due to weather
Full traffic stops are expected on Interstate 95 north overnight in Stafford County as crews work to remove an overhead sign.

STAFFORD Co., Va. (WWBT) - VDOT has postponed the full traffic stops on Interstate 95 north overnight in Stafford County due to forecasted inclement weather.

The overnight closures will now happen between Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug. 13 as crews work to remove an overhead sign.

VDOT says traffic will be completely stopped intermittently between midnight and 3 a.m. while crews work to remove an overhead sign north of Exit 133 (Route 17).

Crews need the closures as construction continues on a new overpass for Route 652 (Truslow Road) as part of the I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project.

Traffic may be stopped for up to 30 minutes at a time and in between, congestion will be allowed to clear before the next full stop.

Here is a schedule from VDOT on the closures:

Wednesday, Aug. 12 and Thursday, Aug. 13

  • 10 p.m. – 4:30 a.m. – Double lane closure
  • Midnight to 3 a.m. – Intermittent full traffic stops up to 30 minutes
  • 4:30 a.m. – All lanes open

For more information on the project, click here.

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