Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, February 26 Route 637 (Telegraph Road) will be closed to traffic at the southern intersection with Route 1 until 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 27 while crews continue work to relocate a water line in connection with the Route 1/Aquia Creek Bridge Replacement Project. Motorists will be directed to use Woodstock Lane to reach Route 1. Signs and electronic message boards will be in place to direct motorists around the closure.
Telegraph Road intersects with Route 1 at two locations. The section that is closing next week is located at the southern intersection with Route 1.
Motorists will be directed to use Woodstock Lane to reach Route 1.
The VIrginia Department of Transportation and its contractor, Corman Construction, Inc., are replacing an 88-year-old bridge on Route 1 over Aquia Creek to improve the infrastructure on this primary road. Part of the project involves moving a nearby water line.
The $5.5 million bridge project began in December and is scheduled to be finished in August 2015.