RELEASE: IMMEDIATE Aug. 21, 2013
CONTACT: Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344 (office)
Tina Bundy 540-899-4560 (office)
LANE CLOSURES THURSDAY NIGHT
ON NORTHBOUND ROUTE 17 IN STAFFORD
Closures scheduled between South Gateway/Sanford Drive and McLane Drive
FREDERICKSBURG – The left lane and center lane of northbound Route 17 in Stafford County will be closed overnight on the evening of Thursday, Aug. 22 between South Gateway Drive/Sanford Drive and McLane Drive.
These northbound lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. until approximately 3 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 23.
Northbound motorists will not be allowed to turn left at Sanford Drive and McLane Drive during the work zone. Motorists should make a U-turn at the next available traffic signal, and proceed south on Route 17 to reach their destination.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will be removing a 6-foot by 6-foot pavement sample in preparation for a future pavement repair in this area.
Real-time listings of travel times, work zones, and traffic incidents in Virginia are available on VDOT’s 24-hour traffic information website, www.511Virginia.org. Motorists can also access 511Virginia by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.