VDOT News - Richmond
Taya Jarman 804-524-6094
Oct. 19, 2016
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION IN PLACE FOR DINWIDDIE ROUNDABOUT
Use extra caution; traffic will be temporarily guided by barrels
DINWIDDIE – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is in the final stages of construction on the roundabout project at the intersection of Ferndale Road (Route 600) and Cox Road (Route 226) in Dinwiddie County. Traffic will be shifted into a roundabout configuration beginning at 7 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Drivers should use extra caution traveling through the new traffic pattern, as vehicles will be temporarily guided by orange barrels while crews work to install the permanent concrete islands and other roundabout traffic devices.
Drivers should use the following tips in the new traffic pattern:
Follow signs and pavement markings for your safety
Slow down when approaching the roundabout
Yield to traffic already in the roundabout
As you enter the roundabout, keep right and drive in the counter-clockwise direction. Do not turn left when entering a roundabout
Do not change lanes or stop when in the roundabout
Construction began summer 2015 to improve this intersection and is expected to be complete by the end of the year.
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