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Road work continues in Gloucester

As several road improvement projects wrap up in Gloucester, a separate project is starting up.

In recent weeks crews have been milling and paving Route 17 Business from the north intersection of 17 Bypass near Newington Baptist Church to the south intersection of 17 Bypass near Fox Mill Centre, said Kelly Hannon, a spokesperson for the Virginia Department of Transportation. The finishing touches to that project such as line painting are slated to be completed this Friday.

Meanwhile, milling and paving on Route 3/14, from the Mathews County line to the 3/14 intersection in Gloucester Court House, is expected to be completed next Wednesday, Nov. 25, Hannon said.

The new project is an approximately 4½-mile stretch of the northbound lanes on Route 17 (George Washington Memorial Highway), from just north of Route 606 at Ark to about one mile north of Route 610 near Woods Cross Roads.

Milling on that stretch of roadway was scheduled to begin Nov. 18, with paving to start on Nov. 2...

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