Jessica Cowardin 804-524-6094
Oct. 30, 2018
ROAD REPAIRS ONGOING FOLLOWING TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL
Crews shifting from inspections to long-term repair work
SOUTH CHESTERFIELD – Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) crews have repaired and reopened over 200 roads and bridges that were affected by Tropical Storm Michael. Crews are now working to schedule long-term repairs for roads that experienced more significant damage. In some areas, crews are still waiting on high water to recede before inspections can be made and roads reopened. Detour routes are in place for all road closures. Motorists should never drive around or move barricades or signage.
The following roads require extensive repairs. Crews are in the process of obtaining materials and scheduling long-term repairs. As work begins repair schedules will be announced.
- Giles Rd. (Rt. 637) in Amelia County.
- Bent Creek Rd. (Rt. 643) over Little Bent Creek in Amelia County.
- Mt. Herman Rd. (Rt. 606) over Otterdale Branch in Chesterfield County.
- Juniper Creek Ln. (Rt. 691) over Big Juniper Creek in Lunenburg County.
- Germantown Rd. (Rt. 685) over Spring Creek in Lunenburg County.
- Wards Corner Rd. (Rt. 688) over Big Juniper Creek in Lunenburg County.
- Bethel Church Rd. (Rt. 625) over Nottoway River at the Lunenburg/Nottoway County line.
- High House Rd. (Rt. 683) between Rt. 47 and the Charlotte County line in Mecklenburg County.
- Mill Creek Rd. (Rt. 826) in Mecklenburg County is still covered by high water and must be inspected before the road can be reopened to traffic.
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