VDOT News - Fredericksburg
|IMMEDIATE - 1:10 p.m.
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Aug. 8, 2018
NEW WEIGHT LIMIT ON ROUTE 652 (COOL WATER DRIVE) IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Weight limit is being reduced to 4 tons for all vehicles on bridge over Polecat Creek
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The posted weight limit for vehicle traffic on the Route 652 (Cool Water Drive) bridge over Polecat Creek in Caroline County is being reduced to 4 tons.
The bridge is currently posted with a 10-ton weight limit. The weight limit is being reduced to 4 tons following a recent bridge inspection.
Approximately 460 vehicles a day cross the bridge, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) traffic count.
State of Good Repair program funds are scheduled to pay for a bridge replacement. The project schedule is still under development.
The bridge over Polecat Creek was built in 1974. It is 32 feet long and 20 feet wide.
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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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