VDOT News - Fredericksburg

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April 9, 2019



REPAIR SCHEDULE SET FOR ROUTE 622 (DIRT BRIDGE ROAD) IN MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Road is expected to reopen to through traffic between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Regent Road by Wednesday, May 1

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has ordered new drainage pipes and other materials necessary for an emergency repair to Route 622 (Dirt Bridge Road) in Middlesex County, and crews will mobilize in the work zone on Monday, April 15.

Weather permitting, the road is expected to reopen to through traffic on Wednesday, May 1.

Dirt Bridge Road was closed between Route 3 (Greys Point Road) and Route 623 (Regent Road) on Thursday, April 4, for motorist safety after a drainage pipe failure.

VDOT crews will install two concrete drainage pipes. Each pipe is 40 feet long, and measures 48 inches in diameter. New pipe headwalls will also be installed.

The detour route will remain in place during the repair project. Signs are posted to guide motorists along the recommended route, which is approximately 3 miles:

  • Route 3 (Greys Point Road)
  • Route 624 (Syringa Road)
  • Route 623 (Regent Road)

An average of 3,300 vehicles a day travel on Dirt Bridge Road between Route 3 and Regent Road.

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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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