Mike Salmon 703-383-2850
Feb. 26, 2009
VDOT TO RECONSTRUCT SYCOLIN ROAD
Road Improvement Designed to Meet Increased Traffic Volumes
The reconstruction will take place on a 0.3-mile section and a one-mile section of road between Shreve Mill Road (Route 653) and Goose Creek near Belmont Ridge Road. Construction on this $2.5 million project is scheduled to be completed in November 2009. When completed, Sycolin Road will feature two 12-foot lanes for cars, curves will be straightened and drainage improved. In addition, this section of road will have four-foot shoulder lanes designated for bicycle or pedestrian use.
Sycolin Road carries more than 3,200 cars a day and that number is expected to reach 10,000 by 2020.
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