Watkins Centre development in Powhatan County
Route 288 south (Powhatan) - The ramps from Route 288 south to Route 60 (Midlothian
Turnpike) will open at approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17. Route 288
southbound motorists who typically take the Route 60 (Midlothian Turnpike) exit will
have to pay close attention to the new traffic patterns.
Route 288 south motorists wanting to access:
- Watkins Centre Parkway and/or the Village Bank (on Otterdale Road) will
take the (new) first exit ramp and follow the roundabouts to cross over Midlothian
Turnpike to access the Village Bank. Route 288 south motorists are currently allowed to make a left turn on to
Otterdale Road. However, starting Tuesday, there will be a concrete barrier restricting motorists from making left turns on
to Otterdale Road.
- Midlothian Turnpike west and points west of Otterdale Road will take the
second exit ramp as it currently exists and follow the existing traffic pattern.
- Otterdale Road will take the third exit ramp.