Last Updated – 1/27/21
All work at the intersection will be completed by February 17, 2021.
Travelers will encounter delays over a 24-hour period at the intersection of Route 3/14 (John Clayton Memorial Highway) and Route 17 Business (Main Street) in Gloucester County on Friday, Jan. 29, and Saturday, Jan. 30, as crews install new traffic signal equipment.
Virginia State Police will direct traffic at the intersection between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Motorists are advised to reduce their speed, eliminate distractions, and follow direction of law enforcement as they navigate the work zone.
Crews will first deactivate and remove the existing traffic signal equipment, and new equipment will be installed in its place.
New equipment is needed to accommodate pedestrian crosswalks and additional turn lanes built at the intersection, which will open to travelers by February 17, 2021.
Construction to finish a SMART SCALE-funded project is in its final weeks. In addition to this week’s overnight work, motorists can expect daytime lane closures between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekdays over the next four weeks. Crews will be completing final paving and pavement markings at the intersection, and finalizing the addition of new sidewalk and medians.
Plan for extra time while traveling through the Route 14 / Main Street intersection.
To avoid delays when driving to a destination on Main Street use the following alternate route:
From the South of Main Street – take Route 17N to Belroi Road and make a right. Proceed to the stop sign and turn right onto Main Street.