VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Darragh Frye 540-899-4119


July 30, 2020

New 85-foot long pipe will be installed on Fox Chase Lane near Heathermoore Place and an 80-foot long double box culvert will be installed on Bloomsbury Lane near Springbrook Terrace

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin two projects next week to replace large, corrugated metal pipes in two subdivisions in Spotsylvania County.

Starting Monday, Aug. 3, the contractor, J.L. Kent & Sons Inc., of Fredericksburg, will mobilize equipment in the Fox Chase subdivision to install a new 85-foot long reinforced concrete pipe on Fox Chase Lane near Heathermoore Place.

On Tuesday, Aug. 4, the same contractor will begin work in the Bloomsbury neighborhood to install an 80-foot long precast double box culvert. 

Both Bloomsbury Lane and Fox Chase Lane will remain open during construction. 

Residents will start to see crews clear trees next week and install temporary traffic controls at both work zones. The contractor will have separate crews at each location.

In late August, crews will install a temporary traffic signal on Fox Chase Lane near the Heathermoore Place intersection to direct one-way traffic in the work zone. The temporary traffic signal will assist drivers to safely navigate through the work zone and around large pieces of equipment.

In Bloomsbury, crews will add temporary stop signs, which will direct alternating, one-way traffic in the work zone. 

Access to driveways will be maintained for residents who live near these work zones. 

These projects total $1.3 million and are federally funded. 

Construction for both projects is expected to be complete by April 2021. 

For more information, please visit the culvert replacement project page at www.VirginiaDOT.org


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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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