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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Mt. Pleasant Rd. Widening Project

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Phase 2 of the Mt. Pleasant Widening Project is underway! This project will widen Mt. Pleasant Road from Cooper's Ditch Bridge to Centerville Turnpike by constructing a center turn lane. Construction is expected to last through fall 2024 with various lane closures taking place throughout. Stay up-to-date on current lane closures by signing up to receive travel advisory text messages through Chesapeake Alert and follow the travel advisory account on Twitter/X @ChesapeakeRoads. Learn more about the project on the project webpage

Current Travel Advisories

  • Speed limit reduced to 35mph
  • February 20 & 21: There will be an eastbound lane closure on Mount Pleasant Rd, at Coopers Ditch Bridge, near Fentress Rd, overnight on February 20 and 21 from 8:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. to allow for continued work on the Mt Pleasant Rd Phase 2 Widening Project. Flaggers will direct traffic.
  • Traffic reduced to one lane in each direction from Cooper's Ditch Bridge to Centerville Turnpike for the duration of construction. 
  • Additional lane closures and flagging operations are possible throughout construction as needed. All work will be deconflicted with work on surrounding roadways to the extent possible.

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