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Route 1/Woodstock Lane and Route 1/Telegraph Road

Safety Improvements
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Project will be advertised for construction in June 2022

Preliminary Engineering

$8.8 million



Khalil Minhas, VDOT Project Manager
(540) 899-4288
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
(540) 374-3344

Project Details

Two intersection improvements are planned on Route 1 in Stafford County's Telegraph Road area to improve safety and reduce crashes.

Both improvements are fully funded through the construction phase.

The project is currently in the preliminary engineering phase. This project will be locally administered by Stafford County.

Route 1 and Telegraph Road

A traffic signal will be installed at the southern intersection of Route 1 and Telegraph Road in Stafford County, just north of the Aquia Creek bridge. Telegraph Road will be realigned to intersect with Route 1 at a more direct approach to the signal.

Two left turn lanes will be built from Telegraph Road onto Route 1 southbound, and a right turn lane from Telegraph Road onto Route 1 northbound.

Route 1 will be slightly widened to provide space needed to receive Telegraph Road traffic turning left.

A right turn lane would be built on Route 1 northbound for traffic turning onto Telegraph Road.

Route 1 and Woodstock Lane

Slighly north of the improvements at Route 1 and Telegraph Road, additional intersection improvements would occur at Route 1 and Woodstock Lane.

A slotted left turn lane would be built on Route 1 southbound for traffic turning left onto Woodstock Lane.

A raised median would be built on Route 1 to prevent vehicles exiting Woodstock Lane from turning left.

A future traffic signal could be built at this intersection, but it is not currently part of this project.

Project Documents

Conceptual Sketch

Intersection Safety Study

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