VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Oct. 19, 2018



ROAD REPAIR WORK TO CONTINUE THIS WEEKEND FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
VDOT crews are completing repairs to roads that sustained minor storm damage in Fredericksburg District; Several roads requiring major reconstruction will remain closed

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. ⸺ Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will continue working this weekend in the Fredericksburg District to reopen state-maintained roads that remain closed with minor damage from Tropical Storm Michael.

Immediately after the storm, more than 100 state-maintained roads were closed in the Fredericksburg area, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. By this afternoon, 13 roads remain closed from storm damage in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula, and one road remains closed in Stafford County.

Repair work continues on the following roads, which are anticipated to reopen to traffic within the next week:

King William County

Route 629 (Jack’s Creek Road)

Lancaster County

Route 3, between Route 201 and Route 600

Westmoreland County

Route 601 (Kings Mill Road)

Richmond County

Route 611 (Conley Pond Road)

Northumberland County

Route 202 (Hampton Hall Road)

VDOT crews from Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads continue assisting Fredericksburg District crews 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 under development for the following closed roads, which do not have an immediate date for reopening:

Northumberland County

Route 201 (Courthouse Road)

Route 634 (Spring Road)

Route 642 (Knights Run Road)

King and Queen County

Route 631 (Bunker Hill Road)

Route 631 (Smithfield School Road)

King William County

Route 662 (Sharon Road)

Stafford County

Route 1350 (Hamlin Drive)

Westmoreland County

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.

Travelers should check 511Virginia for real-time road closure information, which will be updated as crews make progress.

Download the free mobile 511 app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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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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