VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
Nov. 5, 2019
ROUTE 612 (LILY POND ROAD) IN KING AND QUEEN COUNTY WILL CLOSE NEXT WEEK FOR BRIDGE REPAIRS
Lily Pond Rd. over Exol Swamp will be closed to through traffic for approximately two weeks starting Tuesday, Nov. 12
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will soon begin work to repair a bridge over Exol Swamp on Route 612 (Lily Pond Road) in King and Queen County.
VDOT will close Lily Pond Road near the bridge at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12.
Weather permitting, the repairs to the bridge will take approximately two weeks to complete.
Local traffic is encouraged to follow the recommended detour route, which is approximately 9 miles:
- Route 617 (Providence Road)
- Route 607 (Crouches Road)
- Route 631 (Poor House Lane)
- Route 630 (DeShazo Road)
Message boards will be posted this week to alert drivers to the upcoming bridge repairs.
The bridge over Exol Swamp was built in 1972.
According to a recent traffic count, approximately 60 vehicles use the bridge each day.
The road is anticipated to reopen to traffic on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.
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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