Now open: Mine Road and Benchmark Road intersection in Spotsy
The intersection of Route 608 (Benchmark Road) and Route 636 (Mine Road) in Spotsylvania County has reopened to traffic.
Both roads had been closed to through traffic at the intersection since Monday, Oct. 2, to allow a utility provider, Kinder Morgan, to repair a pipeline in this area. This work was completed today ahead of schedule. The detour has been removed.
Mine Road carries an average of 5,300 vehicles a day between the Lansdowne Road and Benchmark Road intersections, and Benchmark Road carries an average of 4,500 vehicles a day.