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LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
Tina.Bundy@VDOT.virginia.gov

FRED-60876

Sept. 27, 2012



DAYTIME PAVING ON ROUTE 17 IN GLOUCESTER TO BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Motorists should expect delays during non-peak travel times; contractor to lift lane closures during the morning and evening rush hour

FREDERICKSBURG— Beginning Wednesday, October 3,  the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin daytime paving operations on Route 17 in Gloucester County near the Coleman Bridge.

The contractor will be milling, paving and replacing traffic signal detectors on a 1.5 mile section of Route 17 approximately two miles south of the Coleman Bridge.  

Motorists will be restricted to one lane during daylight hours at the following locations:

• Route 17 north - from just north of Route 216 to just north of Route 1307  
• Route 17 south - between Route 667 and Route 614

To minimize delays during the morning and evening commute, the following work restrictions will be in place each day:

• 6 a.m. – 9 a.m. - No lane closures on Route 17 south
• 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. – No lane closures on Route 17 north

The paving project is expected to be complete by Wednesday, October 10.

For the latest lane closure information in this work zone or anywhere in Virginia call 511, visit www.511virginia.org.

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