VDOT News - Fredericksburg



Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
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July 28, 2021

Travelers can expect brief delays on Route 17 on Sunday-Thursday evenings over the next month

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Over the next month, travelers may encounter brief delays overnight on Route 17 in Tappahannock, where crews will be milling and paving to smooth the ride, improve the road condition and freshen pavement markings.

Single lane closures are scheduled from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday evenings, with work starting on Sunday, Aug. 1.

Crews will be working on Route 17 northbound and southbound, between the Mt. Landing Creek Bridge and Hoskins Creek Bridge.

Work is scheduled weather permitting.

Real-time updates on traffic, lane closures, incidents and work zones are available on 511virginia.org. Travelers can also download the free mobile 511Virginia app, or call 511 from any phone in Virginia.


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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