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Route 1 and Route 620 (Harrison Road) Intersection Improvements

Project will improve Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection in Spotsylvania County
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
May 2016

Est Completion Date
May 2018


Estimated $22 million

Henderson Construction Co.



Randy McKinney, VDOT Area Construction Engineer
(540) 903-5253
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager

About the Project

Construction is underway to improve the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Road in Spotsylvania County.

This project will build additional turn lanes and through lanes at the intersection of Route 1 and Harrison Road in Spotsylvania County, as well as extend the length of the existing turn lanes.

Additional sidewalk will be installed around the intersection limits. A 10-foot shared-use path will be built on the north side of Harrison Road between Route 1 and the new Wallace Lane connector road.

Pedestrian crossing equipment will be installed on each corner of Route 1 and Harrison Road. Traffic on Route 1 southbound turning right onto Harrison Road will be required to yield to pedestrians.

Drivers will experience lane shifts, temporary traffic patterns and lane markings, and a potentially rough temporary pavement surface.

Final paving and lane markings will be added at the end of the project. Motorists are asked to stay alert for crews and construction equipment.

Lane Closures

Most lane closures will occur during the evening and off-peak travel hours according to the following schedule:

Route 1

9 p.m. to 6 a.m.   Monday-Friday

10 p.m. to 10 a.m.   Saturday and Sunday

Harrison Road, Route 1 to Pine Needle Court

10 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.   Monday-Sunday

Harrison Road, West of Pine Needle Court

8 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday-Friday

8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday

Overnight Paving: September 2017

Construction is nearing completion on the Route 1 and Harrison Road intersection project, and drivers can expect overnight lane closures at the intersection on Sunday-Thursday evenings during September.

Crews will be applying the final layer of asphalt throughout the intersection and project limits. 

Drivers can expect single lane closures on Route 1 and Harrison Road between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. on Sunday to Thursday evenings beginning Wednesday, Sept. 6. 

Public Meeting: April 27, 2016

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a “Pardon Our Dust” meeting on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 to share information about upcoming construction.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

5-7 p.m.

Knights of Pythias

330 Wallace Lane

Fredericksburg, VA 22408

Project Fact Sheet

Meeting Presentation

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