VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
April 24, 2018
PAVING PROJECT STARTS THIS WEEK ON ROUTE 301 NEAR FORT A.P. HILL IN CAROLINE COUNTY
Expect daytime single lane closures on Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard) near Lakewood Road beginning Friday, April 27
FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin a paving project on Route 301 (A.P. Hill Boulevard) near Lakewood Road this week in Caroline County.
Drivers should anticipate alternating, single lane closures and possible delays during the day near Fort A.P. Hill beginning Friday, April 27.
Weather permitting, crews will be working Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. for approximately eight weeks. At this time, there is no weekend or nighttime work planned.
This week, crews will start by removing the existing pavement markings in preparation for overlaying with asphalt. Motorists may encounter a slightly rougher driving surface on a temporary basis until new asphalt is applied.
Route 301 carries approximately 11,000 vehicles a day, according to a 2016 VDOT traffic count.
Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.
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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