VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
June 7, 2018
BE ALERT FOR TEMPORARY TRAFFIC PATTERN ON ROUTE 17 SOUTHBOUND IN ESSEX COUNTY
Crews are carrying out emergency road repair overnight on Rt. 17 southbound; Southbound traffic has been detoured to northbound lanes
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Route 17 southbound traffic in Essex County is being diverted to travel in the northbound lanes of Route 17 between Route 714 (Oneal Road) and Route 724 (St. Mathews Church Road) due to an emergency road repair.
Motorists should be alert for this temporary traffic pattern, and follow traffic control at the scene.
Flooding earlier this week has damaged the pavement on Route 17 southbound. Crews are scheduled to repair the damaged area overnight.
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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.
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