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May 19, 2017



PAVEMENT REPAIR WILL BEGIN ON ROUTE 618 (RIVER ROAD) NEXT WEEK IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Motorists should expect delays on River Road beginning Monday, May 22 through Friday, May 26

FREDERICKSBURG – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin pavement repairs on Route 618 (River Road) in Spotsylvania County beginning Monday, May 22 through Friday, May 26.

Crews will begin patching and pavement repairs to approximately eight miles of River Road between Route 3 (Plank Road) and Route 639 (Bragg Road).

Crews will be working Monday, May 22 through Thursday, May 25, 7 a.m. ˗˗ 7 p.m., and Friday, 7 a.m. to noon, weather permitting.

Flaggers and a pilot truck will be used to direct motorists through the work zone, one lane at a time. 

Crews will return the following week to apply new asphalt.

Motorists should expect delays while crews are working on River Road.

River Road carries an average of 3,700 vehicles a day, according to a 2016 Virginia Department of Transportation traffic count.

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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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