VDOT News - Fredericksburg
|IMMEDIATE - 4 p.m.
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Oct. 17, 2018
REPAIR WORK CONTINUES TO OPEN ROADS DAMAGED BY TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
VDOT crews finishing repairs to Fredericksburg District roads with minor damage; Planning underway for closed roads requiring major reconstruction
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. ⸺ Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews are finishing repairs to state-maintained roads in the Fredericksburg District that remain closed with minor damage from Tropical Storm Michael, while planning has begun to rebuild roads that require major reconstruction.
On Wednesday afternoon, 18 roads remain closed from storm damage in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, and one road remains closed in Stafford County.
Roads requiring repair work that are anticipated to reopen to traffic by early next week include:
Route 610 (Boston Road)
Route 615 (Mussel Swamp Road)
Route 607 (Port Conway Road)
King and Queen County
Route 631 (Bunker Hill Road/Smithfield School Road)
Route 659 (Mantapike Landing Road)
Route 629 (Jack’s Creek Road)
Route 3, between Route 201 and Route 600
Route 601 (Kings Mill Road)
Route 611 (Conley Pond Road)
Route 612 (Oakland Road)
Route 621 (Tallent Town Road)
Route 202 (Hampton Hall Road)
VDOT crews from the Fredericksburg area, Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads are working in these geographic areas to repair roads and restore travel as quickly as possible for residents.
Road Construction Projects
Several roads will require major reconstruction or replacement of pipes and culverts before they can safely be reopened to traffic.
Emergency procurement methods will be used to expedite repair. Construction schedules are currently under development for the following closed roads, which do not have an immediate timeline for reopening:
Route 201 (Courthouse Road)
Route 642 (Knights Run Road)
Route 634 (Spring Road)
Route 662 (Sharon Road)
Route 1350 (Hamlin Drive)
Route 600 (Nomini Grove Road)
Route 612 (Antioch Road)
Motorists are reminded to adhere to all road closed signs and barricades, and to follow the posted detour route. Roads have been closed for traveler safety.
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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