VDOT News - Fredericksburg


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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344


Aug. 13, 2018

Pipe failure has closed road near John Roberts Lane

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Brooke Road in Stafford County is closed to traffic near the intersection with John Roberts Lane due to a drainage pipe failure.

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews will begin to repair the pipe on Monday, Aug. 13. An updated schedule to re-open Brooke Road at this location will be announced after crews have an opportunity to assess damage to the pipe.

Motorists should use the most convenient alternate route. Brooke Road is also closed between Deacon Road and Caroway Drive due to downed utility lines. Real-time information on road closures is available on 511Virginia.

Download the free mobile 511Virginia 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.


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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Page last modified: Aug. 13, 2018