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VDOT projects resume in Fauquier as temperatures rise

Monday, Apr. 7 | By Mark Grandstaff | Google+
With winter reluctantly giving way to warmer weather, work crews will be a more common sight on Fauquier roads.

Traffic alerts from the Virginia Department of Transportation this week:

Interstate 66 – Shoulder closures from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for repairs to the Route 245 (Old Tavern Road) bridges over I-66. The closures will affect both eastbound and westbound shoulders. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls as they approach the work zone and equipment and workers underneath the bridges.

Pavement milling and patching between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. on the following roads. Traffic will be reduced to one lane controlled by flaggers and a pilot truck. Expect brief delays.

· Route 615 (Thompsons Mill Road) from Route 617 (Blackwells Mill Road) to the Stafford County line.

· Route 689 (Wilson Road) from Route 678 (Waterloo Road) to Route 738 (Wilson Road)

· Route 1604 (Conde Road) from the dead end to Route 1603

· Route 1607 from the dead end to Route 1605

Route 616 (Beech Road) – On Wednesday the road will be closed to through traffic near Route 612 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a pipe replacement, weather permitting. Access will be maintained to all entrances on both sides of the work zone. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls and lane closures as they approach the work zone. Expect brief delays.

Routes 615 (Rock Run Road), 805 (Schoolhouse Road) – Ditching. Motorists should be alert for traffic controls and workers and equipment along the road shoulders. Expect lane closures and brief delays.

Routes 607, 634, 635, 674, 681, 688, 702, 704, 705, 724, 731, 808– Machining and grading gravel roads. Motorists should be alert for mobile work zones and slow-moving equipment working in the roadway; brief delays possible.

Routes 17, 29, 211, 605, 710, 721, 805 – Pavement patching at various locations along the roads. Traffic will be limited to one lane through the work zone; be alert for flaggers and traffic controls. Motorists should be alert as they approach the work zone and expect brief delays.

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