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Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
Kelly.Hannon@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

FRED-118290

Aug. 14, 2017



PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON ROUTE 17 BRIDGE, WIDENING PROJECT IN SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Design public hearing will be held 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, at Lee Hill Elementary School

FREDERICKSBURG – The public is invited to attend a design public hearing in August to learn more about plans to replace the Route 17 overpass of Interstate 95 in Spotsylvania County with a new four-lane bridge.

The project would also widen Route 17 to four lanes between Route 1 and the intersection of Germanna Point Drive and Hospital Boulevard, with the addition of a sidewalk and shared use path along Route 17.

The design public hearing will be held:

Wednesday, August 23, 2017*

5-7 p.m.

Lee Hill Elementary School

Auditorium

3600 Lee Hill School Drive

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

*Inclement weather date is Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017

Stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m. to review displays, proposed plans, and discuss questions with Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) staff. No formal presentation will be given at the public hearing.

Comments will be accepted at the public hearing, and afterward through Sept. 2, 2017.

Comments may also be submitted by mailing them to Ms. Catherine Coffey, VDOT Project Manager, 87 Deacon Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22405. Comments may be emailed to Catherine Coffey at Catherine.Coffey@VDOT.Virginia.Gov. Please reference “Route 17 over I-95 widening/bridge replacement” in the subject line.

For additional information, please visit the project page on www.VirginiaDOT.org.

Meeting materials will be posted to the project page on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

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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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