VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
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FRED-154166

Jan. 3, 2020



SINGLE LANE ON ROUTE 1 NORTHBOUND CLOSED IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Right lane near Caroline County line will remain closed through the weekend until emergency pavement repairs are complete

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has closed the right lane on Route 1 northbound in Spotsylvania County near the Caroline County line due to uneven pavement surface.

The right lane on Route 1 northbound between Arcadia Road and the Caroline County line will remain closed through the weekend until emergency pavement repairs are complete.

A private developer’s paving operation was shut down last night, Jan. 2, for not complying with VDOT guidelines.

Crews have set up a work zone with signage, barrels and crash cushion trucks near the uneven pavement.

VDOT has secured a contractor to complete the emergency repairs. The contractor is estimating the work will take several days, weather permitting.

Crews will have to mill and pave to reopen the lane with a safe travel surface.

The right lane on Route 1 northbound is anticipated to reopen next week.

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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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