VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


April 12, 2018

Join us for a design public hearing from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Caroline County

FREDERICKSBURG – The public is invited to attend a design public hearing on Wednesday, April 18, to learn more about a project to widen and reconstruct Route 639 (Ladysmith Road) between Route 1 and Interstate 95 in Caroline County, and to comment on the proposed design.

The design public hearing will be held:

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

5-7 p.m.

Lewis and Clark Elementary School

18101 Clark and York Boulevard

Ruther Glen, VA 22546

Stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m. to review displays, proposed plans, and discuss questions with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) staff. No formal presentation will be given at the public hearing.

Comments will be accepted at the public hearing, and afterward through April 28, 2018.

Comments may also be submitted by mailing them to Mr. Lanksford Hankins, Jr., Project Manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, 87 Deacon Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405.

Comments may be emailed to fred.comments@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Route 639 Ladysmith Road Project Comments” in the subject line.

Project Background

This $26.6 million project is fully funded through construction. The project will widen Ladysmith Road to four lanes with a raised median between Route 1 and I-95.

Please visit the project page online at www.VirginiaDOT.org to view meeting materials. All materials will be posted on Wednesday, April 18.


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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