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VDOT work this week in Caroline
Route 639 Widening
Route 639 is being widened, creating a left new left turn lane near the Route 1
intersection. During construction the posted speed limit will be lowered to 35 mph in the work
zone. One lane will remain open in each direction during construction. Motorists should be alert
to traffic pattern changes in this area. The project completion date is May 2015.
(New) Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.; motorists will be restricted to one lane on the
northbound side of Route 301 from the north end of the Mattaponi River Bridge to just south of
Route 721. Crews will be milling and paving in this area.
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; crews will continue to repair or replace guardrail at various
locations on Route 2 just north of the Town of Bowling Green. North and southbound motorists
will be restricted to one lane in the work zone.