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FRED-70489

Jan. 24, 2014



“PARDON OUR DUST” MEETING ON ROUTE 17 RECONSTRUCTION TO BE HELD FEB. 5
Public is invited to stop by and learn more about upcoming bridge and road work

FREDERICKSBURG—The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites the public to attend a “Pardon Our Dust” meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, to learn more about construction work to reconstruct Route 17 near June Parker Marina in Tappahannock.

 

The project will reduce the occurrence of flooding on Route 17, a hurricane evacuation route, from just north of Marsh Street to just south of Airport Road.

 

“Pardon Our Dust” Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014*

5-7 p.m.

Essex County and School Board Office Complex

Board Meeting Room

109 Cross Street

Tappahannock, VA 22560

*In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014

 

Stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m. to meet VDOT and project staff, review construction plans and maps, and ask questions.

 

Construction work began this month, and will conclude by May 2016.

 

The project is estimated to cost approximately $10 million. The project contractor is Bryant Contracting Inc., of Toano, Va.

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