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Posted on: August 8, 2018

New Weight Limit on Route 652 (Cool Water Drive) Bridge in Caroline County

NEW WEIGHT LIMIT ON ROUTE 652 (COOL WATER DRIVE)

BRIDGE IN CAROLINE COUNTY

Weight limit is being reduced to 4 tons for all vehicles on bridge over Polecat Creek


FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The posted weight limit for vehicle traffic on the Route 652 (Cool Water Drive) bridge over Polecat Creek in Caroline County is being reduced to 4 tons.

The bridge is currently posted with a 10-ton weight limit. The weight limit is being reduced to 4 tons following a recent bridge inspection.


Approximately 460 vehicles a day cross the bridge, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) traffic count.


State of Good Repair program funds are scheduled to pay for a bridge replacement. The project schedule is still under development.


The bridge over Polecat Creek was built in 1974. It is 32 feet long and 20 feet wide.


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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.

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