VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
March 15, 2018
HERRING CREEK ROAD IN KING WILLIAM COUNTY WILL CLOSE MARCH 26 FOR SIX WEEKS
Crews will be replacing deteriorated metal pipes near Dorrell Creek
FREDERICKSBURG – Later this month, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Route 604 (Herring Creek Road) near Dorrell Creek in King William County for a drainage pipe replacement project.
On Monday, March 26, Herring Creek Road between Route 628 (Dorrell Road) and Route 609 (Smokey Road) will be closed to through traffic around 8 a.m. for approximately six weeks, while construction is underway.
Access to driveways will be maintained for residents who live in the area.
Crews will remove deteriorated corrugated metal pipes from underneath the road near Dorrell Creek and install new concrete pipes and endwalls.
Weather permitting, work is expected to be complete and the road will reopen to traffic on Wednesday, May 2.
Signs will be posted along the recommended detour, which is approximately eight miles:
- Route 609 (Smokey Road)
- Route 608 (Locust Hill Road)
- Route 628 (Dorrell Road)
Message boards will be posted next week to alert motorists to the upcoming work.
Herring Creek Road carries an average of 220 vehicles a day, according to a 2016 VDOT traffic count.
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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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