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Route 620 (Harrison Road East) Intersection Improvements

Project will improve traffic at the Route 620/Route 1 intersection in Spotsylvania County

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Early 2016

Est Completion Date
Late 2017

Cost
Estimated $22 million

Locality
Spotsylvania

District
Fredericksburg

Contact
Kurt Kuppert, VDOT Project Manager
(540) 899-4288
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
540-374-3344

Purpose and Need

The project purpose is to add turn lanes, increase intersection capacity, reduce congestion and improve air quality, upgrade signal improvements to include pedestrian heads, add new lighting, and construct sidewalk and trail improvements.

The proposed project will add through lanes and turn lanes along Route1 and Route 620, and extend the existing turn lanes. 

The current traffic count on Harrison Road east of Route 1 is 6,114 vehicles per day. West of Route 1, there are 14,233 vehicles per day. There are 43,000 vehicles per day along Route 1. 

Current Project Schedule and Estimated Cost

Schedule

  • Public Hearing:  March 14, 2013
  • Right of Way (anticipated):  early 2014
  • Advertisement (anticipated): early 2016
  • Construction completion (anticipated): late fall 2017

Estimate

  • Preliminary Engineering: $2,044.319
  • Right of Way and Utility Relocation:  $8,658,327
  • Construction: $11,308,717

        Total:  $22,011.363

Public Hearing Set for Thursday, March 14, 2013

A public hearing for this improvement project will be held at the Harrison Road Community Center, 4728 Harrison Road, Spotsylvania County. The hearing will be held from 5-8 p.m. There will be no formal presentation, and the public is invited to stop by anytime between 5-8 p.m. to review proposed plans and make a comment. 

Meeting materials have been posted online:

Meeting Brochure

Comment Sheet

Sheet 1

Sheet 1, Alternate Design

Sheet 2

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