Recently Completed: Route 642 Reconstruction
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May 1, 2018: Extended Closure on Rt. 642 (Old Cape Charles Road) for Reconstruction Project. Read the release here.
During the first phase of construction there will be no impacts to travel lanes. View the news release here.
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The project was located in Northampton County and in the town of Cape Charles. The county has a population of 12,226. Old Cape Charles Road (Route 642) is a rural major collector roadway.
The purpose of the project was to provide safety improvements and enhance access to the Cape Charles Harbor. The roadway now consists of two 12’ lanes and partially paved 8-foot-wide shoulders, to accommodate bicycles and pedestrians.
Update: Kevcor Contracting completed the reconstruction project in July 2018 and reopened the road to traffic. Read the release here.
Previously: The Route 642 Reconstruction project was advertised for construction in March 2016. Kevcor Contracting Corporation was awarded the contract for $4 million. Notice to Proceed was given on June 3, 2016, and construction will begin in August 2016.
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