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Virginia adds truck parking spots along I-95

The Virginia Department of Transportation is increasing the number of parking spaces for trucks and other large utility vehicles in the Ladysmith Safety Zone of southbound Interstate 95 in Caroline County, located at Mile 108. (With l courtesy of Google Maps)

CAROLINE COUNTY, Virginia – The Virginia Department of Transportation is increase the number of parking spaces for trucks and other large utility vehicles in the Ladysmith Safety Zone of southbound Interstate 95 in Caroline County, located at Mile 108.

According to a press release, the project will increase the number of parking spaces available for trucks and large commercial vehicles from 20 spaces to 45 parking spaces.

Construction starts in May 2021 to build the new parking spaces, which are expected to open to traffic in June 2022.

All rest area washrooms, amenities and car parking will remain open to visitors during construction.

A brief closure of the parking area for trucks and oversized vehicles is planned from April 4 to 14 and again from April 19 to 29. This brief closure will allow the project contractor to install concrete in the future truck parking area.

In addition to 20 truck parking spaces, the property offers 55 car parking spaces and 4 handicapped accessible parking spaces.

Construction barrels are installed along the shoulder of the freeway entrance and exit ramps at the rest area, and at the rear of the truck and oversized vehicle parking area. Motorists will not be able to access the shoulder in these areas during construction.

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