Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Feb. 12, 2008
WEIGHT LIMIT REDUCED ON DICKERSON ROAD BRIDGE
3-ton posting will remain in effect until repairs can be completed
Once the inspection was finished bridge engineers from the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Culpeper District analyzed the findings to determine the safe load capacity. They are now reviewing options to repair the bridge with the aim of restoring the previous eight-ton posted limit. It’s estimated that the repairs will take three to five months to complete.
The one-lane, steel truss, timber deck bridge, located
between Route 29 and the
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