VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
May 2, 2018
DICKERSON ROAD IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY WILL CLOSE TOMORROW FOR EMERGENCY PIPE REPAIR
Traffic will be detoured through noon Friday as crews replace drainage pipe near Northeast Creek
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. − The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Route 614 (Dickerson Road) near Northeast Creek in Spotsylvania County tomorrow, May 3, for an emergency pipe repair.
Beginning at 6 a.m. on Thursday, Dickerson Road will be closed to through traffic between Edenton Road and Lewiston Road. Crews will remove a deteriorated corrugated metal pipe from underneath the road and install a new 60 inch plastic pipe.
Crews will work tomorrow at 6 a.m. and will reopen the road by noon on Friday, May 4.
A detour will be in place, while work is underway.
Signs will be posted along the recommended detour route, which is approximately three miles:
From Route 657 (Edenton Road):
- Route 614 (Dickerson Road)
- Route 738 (Partlow Road)
From Route 601 (Lewiston Road):
- Go straight on Lewiston Road to Route 208 (Courthouse Road)
According to a 2017 traffic count, Dickerson Road carries an average of 500 vehicles a day.
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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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