NEWS & EVENTS

News and Traffic Alerts about the I-95 Improvement Program are available in chronological order by project below.

For news on other VDOT programs, please visit VDOT's Newsroom.

For updates on current traffic or to view VDOT's traffic cameras, please visit VDOT 511.

2021

Nov. 30, 2021

I-95 ROAD WORK RETURNS POST-HOLIDAY NEAR FREDERICKSBURG

October 5, 2021

NEW I-95 SOUTHBOUND BRIDGE TO OPEN AT THE RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER

September 20, 2021

OVERNIGHT ROAD WORK RAMPING UP TO IMPROVE I-95

August 30, 2021

PLAN AHEAD FOR I-95 LANE CLOSURES THIS WEEK IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA

August 23, 2021

I-95 WORK ZONES THIS WEEK WILL REQUIRE FULL STOPS

August 18, 2021

EXPECT OVERNIGHT I-95 DELAYS IN THE FREDERICKSBURG AREA

August 9, 2021

PLAN AHEAD: MULTIPLE OVERNIGHT WORK ZONES ON I-95 NEAR FREDERICKSBURG THIS WEEK

April 19, 2021

IMPROVE 95 CONSTRUCTION IN FULL SWING IN SPRING 

Expect daytime and overnight lane closures on I-95 this week starting tonight, April 19 through early Saturday, April 24

March 29, 2021

BEAM INSTALLATION SCHEDULED FOR FUTURE I-95 SOUTHBOUND BRIDGE OVER ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD COUNTY 

All Route 17 traffic near I-95 will be stopped intermittently between 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. for several weeks starting Tuesday, March 30 through early Friday, April 2

March 22, 2021

SPRING IS HERE, IMPROVE 95 CONSTRUCTION IS IN FULL BLOOM

Expect overnight delays with brief full traffic stops on I-95 this week starting tonight, March 22

March 15, 2021

WITH SPRING NEAR, I-95 CONSTRUCTION HAS SPRUNG IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA

Brief travel delays are possible this week on Interstate 95 in the Fredericksburg area with daytime and overnight lane closures scheduled for multiple construction work zones.

2020

Aug. 31, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD

July 29, 2020
PADDLERS WILL PORTAGE ON RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT I-95 BRIDGES IN FREDERICKSBURG IN AUGUST
Starting Friday, Aug. 14, river traffic will portage to safely navigate around bridge construction as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

July 14, 2020
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OVERPASS NOW OPEN

July 1, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG

May 21, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING CONTRACT AWARDED
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $107.5 million contract to reduce I-95 congestion by adding northbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area

May 7, 2020
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE AND COURTHOUSE ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN STAFFORD COUNTY

April 24, 2020
95 EXPRESS LANES WORK ZONE ACTIVITY INCREASES IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists will see tree clearing and construction equipment operating in the I-95 median near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and along I-95 southbound near Exit 133 (Route 17)

Feb. 24, 2020
REMINDER: TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS TO CLOSE MONDAY FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Feb. 10, 2020
TRUSLOW ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION CONTINUES THIS WEEK

2019

Dec. 27, 2019
NEW I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAMP OPEN AT COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 19, 2019
ALL FOUR LANES OPEN ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD

Dec. 7, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE NOW OPEN AT I-95 EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD

Nov. 21, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE IN STAFFORD COUNTY OPENS AT EXIT 140 ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7
Learn more about the new traffic pattern at a community meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 at Colonial Forge High School from 5-7 p.m.

July 18, 2019
MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION
Starting on Monday, July 22, crews will begin installing construction signage, construction entrances and barriers

2018

Feb. 27, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY MARCH 5-8
Starting the evening of Monday, March 5, drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured to allow crews to finish temporary on-ramp

July 17, 2018
PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY MOVING TO NEW LOCATION ON MONDAY, JULY 30
Commuter parking lot is moving east of Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140 to intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road

Aug. 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Workers will start installing temporary concrete barrier and work zone signs along I-95 in the Fredericksburg area on Monday, Aug. 6

2017

March 12, 2017
I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS CANCELLED THIS WEEK
Public information meetings scheduled for March 13 and March 14 in Prince William and Stafford counties are cancelled due to anticipated winter storm

March 2, 2017
LEARN MORE ABOUT I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION STUDY
A public information meeting will be held Monday, March 13 in Prince William County, and Tuesday, March 14 in Stafford County

July 21, 2021

EXPECT FULL STOPS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND OFF-RAMP AT EXIT 133 TONIGHT

Full stops up to 15-minute intervals are needed for construction activities as part of 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project in Stafford County

April 7, 2021

NEW TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS OPENS THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 9

Structure is longer and slightly wider over I-95 in Stafford County

Feb. 26, 2021

NEW TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS OPENS APRIL 9 

Construction is nearing completion on a replacement bridge over I-95 in Stafford as part of 95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension project

Aug. 31, 2020
EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND IN STAFFORD

April 24, 2020
95 EXPRESS LANES WORK ZONE ACTIVITY INCREASES IN FREDERICKSBURG AREA
Motorists will see tree clearing and construction equipment operating in the I-95 median near Exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) and along I-95 southbound near Exit 133 (Route 17)

Feb. 24, 2020
REMINDER: TRUSLOW ROAD OVERPASS TO CLOSE MONDAY FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Feb. 10, 2020
TRUSLOW ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION CONTINUES THIS WEEK

July 18, 2019
MAJOR CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGINS NEXT WEEK ON I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION
Starting on Monday, July 22, crews will begin installing construction signage, construction entrances and barriers

March 12, 2017
I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION MEETINGS CANCELLED THIS WEEK
Public information meetings scheduled for March 13 and March 14 in Prince William and Stafford counties are cancelled due to anticipated winter storm

March 2, 2017
LEARN MORE ABOUT I-95 EXPRESS LANES FREDERICKSBURG EXTENSION STUDY
A public information meeting will be held Monday, March 13 in Prince William County, and Tuesday, March 14 in Stafford County

May 7, 2020
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE AND COURTHOUSE ROAD WIDENING PROJECT COMPLETE IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 27, 2019

NEW I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAMP OPEN AT COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY

Dec. 19, 2019
ALL FOUR LANES OPEN ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD

Dec. 7, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE NOW OPEN AT I-95 EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD

Nov. 21, 2019
DIVERGING DIAMOND INTERCHANGE IN STAFFORD COUNTY OPENS AT EXIT 140 ON SATURDAY, DEC. 7
Learn more about the new traffic pattern at a community meeting on Monday, Dec. 2 at Colonial Forge High School from 5-7 p.m.

July 17, 2018
PARK & RIDE LOT ON COURTHOUSE ROAD IN STAFFORD COUNTY MOVING TO NEW LOCATION ON MONDAY, JULY 30
Commuter parking lot is moving east of Interstate 95 interchange at Exit 140 to intersection of Courthouse Road and Wyche Road

Feb. 27, 2018
I-95 SOUTHBOUND ON-RAMP AT EXIT 140 IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE NIGHTLY MARCH 5-8
Starting the evening of Monday, March 5, drivers on Courthouse Road entering I-95 southbound will be detoured to allow crews to finish temporary on-ramp

May 18, 2021

I-95 SOUTHBOUND OFF-RAMP AT EXIT 133 (ROUTE 17) IN STAFFORD COUNTY WILL CLOSE OVERNIGHT

Southbound travelers should use exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) or most convenient alternate route to reach Route 17 between midnight – 3 a.m. Wednesday, May 19 and Thursday, May 20

April 5, 2021

OVERNIGHT FULL TRAFFIC STOPS SCHEDULED ON ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD COUNTY
All Route 17 traffic near I-95 will be stopped intermittently tonight, April 5, to move a crane

July 29, 2020
PADDLERS WILL PORTAGE ON RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER AT I-95 BRIDGES IN FREDERICKSBURG IN AUGUST
Starting Friday, Aug. 14, river traffic will portage to safely navigate around bridge construction as part of the I-95 Southbound Rappahannock River Crossing project

Aug. 3, 2018
CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING
Workers will start installing temporary concrete barrier and work zone signs along I-95 in the Fredericksburg area on Monday, Aug. 6

March 8, 2020

EXPECT DELAYS ON I-95 NORTHBOUND IN STAFFORD 

I-95 northbound will be reduced to one lane each evening near exit 133 (Route 17) and exit 136 (Centreport Parkway) starting tomorrow night, March 9

July 14, 2020
NEW I-95 NORTHBOUND OVERPASS NOW OPEN

July 1, 2020
EXPECT MAJOR I-95 NORTHBOUND DELAYS AT FREDERICKSBURG

May 21, 2020
INTERSTATE 95 NORTHBOUND RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER CROSSING CONTRACT AWARDED
Commonwealth Transportation Board awarded $107.5 million contract to reduce I-95 congestion by adding northbound travel lanes in the Fredericksburg area