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Route 17 crossover project nearing completion


A major crossover project on Route 17 in lower Gloucester is expected to be completed in January, Kelly Hannon, a spokesman for the Virginia Department of Transportation, said Tuesday.

Hannon said the project, which began this summer, is expected to be completed on time by the end of next month. She said crews were fortunate not to experience work delays because of Hurricane Sandy.

The project includes constructing north- and southbound turn lanes at the crossover near Jackson & Associates on Route 17, which is near Crewe Road.


Besides improving that crossover, Hannon said, the work will include the closure of two other crossovers on Route 17 near Crewe Road. One is near Rick’s Upholstery, she said, and the other is near the West Law Office building.

The project will cost $790,000, Hannon said, which is being paid for with federal stimulus funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Project information can be reviewed at VDOT’s ...

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