Portion of I-95 South Closing for Steel Work
– October 16, 2013 1:52 pm
QUANTICO, Va. – Drivers should expect another closure of a portion Interstate 95 south this weekend near Quantico Marine Corps Base.
More in a press release:
Weather permitting, this Friday night, October 18 and Saturday night, October 19 starting at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin to close lanes on I-95 south just before Marine Corps Base Quantico (MCBQ) Russell Road, Exit 143 to Garrisonville Road, Exit 148, Route 610 progressing to a full closure of I-95 south from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., Saturday and Sunday mornings.
This closure will allow crews to safely lift steel beams for a new bridge that will carry traffic from the future 95 Express Lanes located in the median to the right side of I-95 south, just north of the Garrisonville Road (Route 610) exit.
A detour will be in place overnight once all lanes close:
All I-95 southbound traffic will be directed to Exit 148, MCBQ, Russell Road east to U.S. Route 1 south to Garrisonville Road (Route 610) and back to I-95 south. One lane on U.S. Route 1 south will also be closed prior to Russell Road to accommodate detour traffic.
Motorists may experience up to 20 minutes additional travel time as crews set-up the lane closures and detour route.
All lanes will be restored by 9 a.m. Saturday morning, October 19, and 10 a.m. Sunday morning, October 20.
Motorists should expect continued nightly lane closures, Mondays through Saturdays.
Rain date: Sunday night October 20, into Monday morning October 21.