VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Aug. 15, 2018
SHERWOOD DRIVE IN STAFFORD COUNTY CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY PIPE REPLACEMENT PROJECT
Road closed between Adam Court and Sherri Lane, expected to reopen by Friday, Aug. 24
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. − The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has closed Sherwood Drive in the Grafton Village area of Stafford County for an emergency drainage pipe replacement project. Weather permitting, the road is anticipated to reopen by early Friday, Aug. 24.
Sherwood Drive is closed to through traffic between Adam Court and Sherri Lane while construction is underway.
Crews will remove a deteriorated corrugated metal pipe from underneath the road and install a new 60 inch plastic pipe. Crews will also repair the shoulder of the roadway, which washed away with the recent rain.
Access to driveways will be maintained for residents who live in this section of Sherwood Drive.
According to a recent traffic count, Sherwood Drive carries an average of 530 vehicles a day.
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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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