Stay in the know! Sign up to get Fauquier County news updates delivered to your inbox.
Advertise on Fauquier Now!
FauquierNow.com
Do you agree with the decision to renovate — rather than replace — Taylor Middle School? Vote!
HOME OBITUARIES NEWS HOME & GARDEN OPINIONS BUSINESS STYLE CALENDAR CLASSIFIEDS
Free classifieds! Members can also post calendar events, news, opinions and more ... all for free! Register now!
Login · Forgot Your Password?
August 16, 2018

Block on Warrenton’s Main Street will close Monday

Photos/Cassandra Brown
Workmen Tuesday morning demolish a Main Street crosswalk at Fifth Street to make way for “bump outs” at all four corners of the intersection.
The block from Fourth to Fifth tStreet will for the day at 7 a.m. Tuesday.
The Town of Warrenton Public Works Department on Monday, Aug. 20, will close a block of Main Street — between Fourth and Fifth streets.

A town crew will remove the second brick crosswalk across Main Street to prepare for the new crosswalks and “bump-out” project. The crosswalk runs from Great Harvest across Main Street to the Presbyterian Church.

On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the crew removed the other Main Street crosswalk at that intersection.

On Aug. 20, traffic will detour via Fourth, Lee and Fifth streets. Fifth Street will remain fully open during the construction. Work will begin at 7 a.m. Monday and will last most of the day.  

The town will install “bump-outs,” also known as curb extensions, at the four corners of Fifth and Main streets. 

The improvements will make pedestrians more visible to drivers and improve the intersection’s safety, Town Manager Brannon Godfrey said last year.

The council in October 2017 voted, 7-0, to accept a $45,000 PATH Foundation grant that will fund the project.

Member comments
To comment, please log in or register.
Facebook comments
Enter your email address above to begin receiving
news updates from FauquierNow.com via email.
Friday, September 21
Local artist’s welded steel creation joins 125 others in the Virginia Tourism Corporation campaign
Friday, September 21
Her research leads veteran catering company owner to expand after moving business from Haymarket
Friday, September 21
Thousands of tax bills, packing meals for needy, recruits at National Guard armory and marriage license fees collected
More Fauquier news
© Copyright 2011-2018

50 Culpeper Street, Suite 3
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
540.359.6574
Crime Log
Obituaries
Business
Add Your News
The Big Picture
Ellen’s Kitchen
and Garden

Features
Real Estate
For Sale
Employment
Automotive
Announcements
Legal Notices
Post an Ad
Advertise
Terms of Service