VDOT warns New Kent residents about traffic delays on Route 155, Ware Creek

NEW KENT – The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is warning New Kent residents about possible traffic delays on Route 155 and the Ware Creek area.

Residents can expect delays:

•From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 23-26 on Route 155 (Courthouse Road) south between Kenthill Road and Minitree Glen Lane in Providence Forge. There will be road widening activities.

•From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August, on Route 155 between the Charles City County line and Old Forge Road in Providence Forge. There will be alernating lanes closed on Route 155 for shoulder widening and drainage improvements.

•Continuos bridge closings on Route 600 over Ware Creek in the New Kent/James City County area due to a roadway/dam failure. Repairs to the dam are needed before the bridge/road can reopen. Use the following detour route: Route 601 to Route 705, then right on Route 705 to Route 30.

For the most current traffic and road work information, call 511 or visit www.511virginia.org. On the 511 website, drivers can also sign up to receive personalized traffic alerts, view traffic cameras or download the free Android or iPhone mobile app. You can also follow 511 Twitter feeds for the Richmond metro area at @511centralVA or follow @VaDOTRVA for general information about Richmond area road conditions and projects.