VDOT invites residents to public hearing

Public Hearing: May 21, 2019

VDOT invites residents and other interested parties to attend a location public hearing on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 5920 Seminole Trail, Ruckersville VA 22968.

The public hearing is an opportunity to give VDOT comments and/or suggestions regarding the proposed location of the project.  Representatives from VDOT will be available to answer questions and take public comments.

Written comments may also be sent to John Rose, Project Manager, VDOT Culpeper District, 1601 Orange Road, Culpeper VA 22701, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Comments must be postmarked, emailed or delivered to VDOT by May 31, 2019.  A comment worksheet is available under the resources section of the webpage.

Meeting materials will be loaded in the section by May 20, 2019

Link of the project:


VDOT Traffic Alerts


CULPEPER DISTRICT:     April 22, 2019

Greene County



Detour in place April 29-May 10; all entrances will remain accessible during work 

Route 637 (Octonia Road) in Greene County will close to through traffic on April 29 while a crew with the Virginia Department of Transportation replaces a large pipe that carries water underneath the roadway. The existing pipe, which is 8 ½ feet in diameter, is in poor condition and will be replaced with a new steel pipe.

The road will reopen to traffic on May 10. During the closure, drivers should use Route 621 (South River Road) and Route 230 (Madison Road) as an alternate route around the work zone. Private entrances on both sides of the project will remain open during the closure.


Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) – Resurfacing operations between Route 625 (Goose Pond Road) and Route 638 (Turkey Ridge Road). Expect alternating lane closures Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 (NEW) Route 743 (Advance Mills Road) – Resurfacing operations between Route 644 (Cedar Grove Road) and the Albemarle County line. Alternating lane closures controlled by flagging operations. Expect delays Wednesday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 


Drivers should check www.511virginia.org or VDOT’s 511 mobile app for current information about traffic conditions and follow @VaDOTCULP on Twitter for updates.



Will Merritt, 540-829-7370 (office)
540-717-8376 (cell)
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Lou Hatter, 540-727-3201 (office) 
540-717-2890 (cell)
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Route 33/Route 29 Smart Scale Project

Project Details

Design work has begun on the $10.1 million project to improve Route 33 in Ruckersville by addressing capacity and access management issues. Improvements include a raised median with crossovers and additional lanes at the Route 29 intersection. 


  • Public Hearing:  Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Ruckersville Elementary School, 105 Progress Place, Ruckersville, VA  22968.
  • Begin acquisition of right-of-way:  August 2019
  • Advertise project for construction:   November, 2021


Project Website:



County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

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  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973

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