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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
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FRED-55417

Dec. 8, 2011



ROUTE 602 CLOSED FOR FLOODING IN KING GEORGE
Water has washed out the roadway surface and will require repair

FREDERICKSBURG – Route 602 (Chapel Green Road) in King George County will be closed for repair after flooding washed away a portion of the roadway.

 

Route 602 is closed between Route 603 (Fletchers Chapel Road) and Bully Hill Drive.  

 

Signs have been posted by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) along Route 602 to warn motorists of the closure.

 

Route 602 carries an average of 360 vehicles a day, according to a 2010 VDOT traffic count. VDOT officials are working on a repair plan to restore traffic to Route 602 within several weeks.

 

Several secondary roads in the Fredericksburg area remain closed due to flooding this afternoon. VDOT crews will monitor water levels and roadway conditions to restore these travel lanes to traffic as soon as they are safe to re-open.

 

Secondary roads temporarily closed due to flooding this afternoon include:

 

Caroline County

 

  • Route 603 (Landora Bridge Road) from Route 699 (Carters Gate Road) to the Caroline County and Hanover County line.

 

  • Route 669 (Trivette Road) at the Caroline County and Spotsylvania County line.

 

Stafford County

 

  • Route 651 (Kellogg Mill Road) is closed at the bridge over Abel Reservoir due to flooding, and is closed to through traffic between Mountain View Road (Route 627) and Mount Olive Road (Route 650).

 

  • Route 607 (River Road) between Route 3 and Route 1009 (Rowser Road).

 

  • Route 1027 (Harrell Road) to through traffic between Route 607 (Deacon Road) and Route 627 (Forbes Street).

 

Motorists can find real-time information about road closures, road conditions and traffic incidents on VDOT’s 24-hour travel information website, www.511Virginia.org. 511Virginia is also available by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.

 

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