The Virginia Department of Transportation will soon begin construction of additional turn lanes at the Gloucester Court House intersection of Route 17 Business with Route 3/14 at Edgehill.
A release from Kelly Hannon of VDOT said that when construction is completed, Route 17 Business will have dual left turn lanes and dual right turn lanes when turning onto Route 3/14, John Clayton Memorial Highway.
In addition, drivers approaching Gloucester on Route 3/14 will also encounter a change in their established pattern, with two left turn lanes replacing the single left turn at present. One of these lanes will be shared allowing traffic to proceed straight across or to turn left.
Work is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 9, to be completed by February 2021.
An average of 27,500 vehicles travel through the intersection daily, Hannon said. The earliest traffic count she could find for comparison was 1975, when the average number of vehicles passing through this Route 3/14 and Route...
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