Fleetwood Road Paving Project Complete

After three months of construction, Fleetwood Road near Lenah reopened to through traffic Wednesday, with cars cruising on fresh asphalt.

Fleetwood Road runs between Rt. 50 and Evergreen Mills Road and skirts the western edge of the Willowsford subdivision.

The gravel road was paved through the state’s Rural Rustic Road Program, which upgrades the surface and roadside ditches, but leaves trees and other rural characteristics in place. The Virginia Department of Transportation project paved 1.8 miles of the road north of Rt. 50.

The northern end of Fleetwood Road remains gravel. Supervisor Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge) said he wants to work with the Willowsford developers to accelerate plans to pave that section.

Supervisor Tony Huffington, left, talks with Aleta and James Kennedy after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the re-opening of Fleetwood Road. The Kennedys have lived on the once quiet gravel road since 1971.
Supervisor Tony Huffington, left, talks with Aleta and James Kennedy after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the re-opening of Fleetwood Road. The Kennedys have lived on the once quiet gravel road since 1971.

2 thoughts on “Fleetwood Road Paving Project Complete

  • 2016-08-25 at 4:13 pm
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    Nice. I traveled Fleetwood road today and was excited to see the paved road. That is until the pavement ended near Evergreen Mill Road and it goes back to a gravel road. Absolutely bizarre. Is there a plan to complete the paving or connect it to Langley Oaks?

    • 2016-08-26 at 10:09 pm
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      I simply don’t understand, is the road owned by someone else? Why did they not pave the entire thing?

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