Route 15/29 and Route 229, Culpeper
|Construction of roundabout and roadway widening, town of Culpeper|
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
July 24, 2015
$3.3 million construction contract; $7.1 million total cost
Lengths and Limits
0.25 mile; Route 15/29 Business to Fairview Avenue
General Excavation Inc. of Warrenton
Office of Communications
VDOT completed construction of this project on July 24, 2015, finishing about a week ahead of schedule.
The two-lane hybrid roundabout improves safety at and increases the efficiency of traffic through the intersection of Route 15/29 and Route 229 in the town of Culpeper. The project also involved Approximately 28,000 vehicles use this intersection daily.
The improvements also included a sidewalk built on the west side of Route 15/29 and a shared-use paths on the east side of Route 229 and the north side of Route 15/29. Route 229 was widened to four lanes from the roundabout north to Fairview Avenue.
Roundabouts: A Safer Choice (619 KB)
Federal Highways Administration brochure
Modern Roundabouts: A Livability Fact Sheet (254 KB)
Highway Safety: Roundabouts
Resources from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
News release: Contractor Begins Rt. 229 Roundabout Construction
Dec. 2, 2013
Public hearing brochure (494 KB)