Starting Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin reconstructive maintenance work to strengthen the travel surface of Guinea Road (Route 216) in lower Gloucester County.
Motorists may encounter one-way, alternating traffic on Guinea Road between sunrise and sunset on weekdays, a VDOT release stated. If work is canceled on a weekday for rain, crews may work on a Saturday.
The road will undergo a full depth reclamation, which will resurface the road over 3.6 miles, across both lanes, with multiple layers of asphalt. This project will strengthen the road to extend its life span and improve its ability to carry heavy vehicle traffic.
Crews will start construction near Achilles Elementary School and progress west toward the Route 17 intersection.
Full depth reclamation work is estimated to take between three to four weeks to complete. This requires crews to remove the existing asphalt material to a depth of around 4 inches. Next, crews stabilize and compact ...
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