VDOT News - Culpeper
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Will Merritt 540-829-7370
Feb. 23, 2021
WATERLOO BRIDGE RESTORATION COMPLETED TWO MONTHS EARLY
Restored 143-year-old bridge is open to traffic with 12-ton weight restriction
CULPEPER — The project to restore the 143-year-old Waterloo bridge over the Rappahannock River at the Culpeper-Fauquier county line was completed Feb. 23, more than two months ahead of schedule.
Route 613 (Waterloo Road) is open to through traffic. The bridge has a posted weight restriction of 12 tons.
Under a $3.65 million construction contract, Corman Kokosing Construction Company of Annapolis Junction, Md. dismantled, removed, repaired and reinstalled the single-lane truss bridge. The project was completed on-budget.
The bridge, a wrought-iron truss structure, was built in 1878. Due to significant deterioration, VDOT closed the bridge to traffic in January 2014.
For more information about the project, visit the project page on VDOT’s website: http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/culpeper/waterloo.asp.
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