Drivers in the Fredericksburg area should be aware of “intensifying” roadwork along Route 3 overnight this week, as crews work feverishly to complete a new lane to connect I-95 and Carl D. Silver Parkway.

The Virginia Department of Transportation said drivers can expect a variety of disruptions from now through May 18, all part of a broader $21 million I-95 Safety Improvements Project.

Here’s what drivers can expect this month:

  • I-95 Southbound Ramp to Route 3 will be closed for nighttime paving through Friday, May 10.
  • For the next two weeks, the double right turn lane from Route 3 westbound to Carl D. Silver Parkway will be reduced to one lane.
  • Drivers won’t be allowed to make a left turn from Route 3 at the Carl D. Silver Parkway intersection from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. May 7-11 and then May 13-18.
  • For most of May overnight, traffic in the Central Park area at Carl D. Silver Parkway will be limited to right turns in and right turns out.

Read more about the roadwork from VDOT.

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