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CULP 2013-087

Dec. 2, 2013

Lane closures, other traffic impacts will start in mid-December

CULPEPER – Construction of the roundabout at the intersection of Route 15/29 Business (James Madison Highway) and Route 229 (North Main Street) in the Town of Culpeper will begin this week. General Excavation Inc., of Warrenton, the contractor for the $3.3 million project, plans to mobilize equipment and install signs for traffic control.

Motorists will experience traffic restrictions in mid-December when actual construction work begins. The first phase of the project involves replacement of a storm sewer pipe along Route 229 near the current intersection. That work will involve daily lane closures between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

More information about the Route 15/29/229 roundabout project can be found on the Virginia Department of Transportation’s web site, The project page will be updated and additional traffic alerts will be distributed with information about traffic impacts as construction continues. The project is scheduled for completion Aug. 1, 2015.


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