Scott Shenk writes about transportation issues affecting Fredericksburg-area residents.
More Falmouth intersection demolition set to start
The next round of demolition at the Falmouth intersection is set to begin next week.
On Monday, crews are supposed to begin tearing down the former Blazes building at the southwest corner of the intersection at U.S. 1, U.S. 17 and Butler Road, according to Kelly Hannon with the Virginia Department of Transportation.
It’ll take several weeks to tear down Blazes and two other structures at the intersection. After crews are finished with those buildings, there will still be four structures left to be demolished. Work also will soon begin on utility relocation.
The $25-million project will add eight through and turn lanes, which are expected to help with the congestion at the intersection, long known as one of the worst in the Fredericksburg area.
Actual construction on the road is expected to start in early 2014 and be finished in 2015.
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