RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Tiffany Whitfield 757-925-1516
Tiffany.Whitfield@VDOT.Virginia.Gov

HRO-90316

Dec. 29, 2015



ROUTE 637 BRIDGE (RAILROAD BED ROAD) OVER JONES HOLE SWAMP TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS
Detour will be in place during the closure

SUSSEX COUNTY– Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Route 637 Bridge (Railroad Bed Road) over the Jones Hole Swamp for superstructure repairs beginning Monday, January 11, 2016 at 8 a.m. The full bridge closure will last for four weeks, and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, Feb. 5. Signed detours will be in place.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

Northbound Traffic: Travel north onto Railroad Bed Road (Route 637) for 1 mile and turn right onto Jerusalem Plank Road (Route 35). Travel south onto Jerusalem Plank Road for 3 miles and turn right onto Cabin Point Road (Route 602). Travel west onto Cabin Point Road 3 miles back to Railroad Bed Road.

Southbound Traffic: Travel south onto Railroad Bed Road (Route 637) for 1.7 miles and turn left onto Cabin Point Road (Route 602). Travel east onto Cabin Point Road for 3 miles and turn left onto Jerusalem Plank Road (Route 35). Travel north onto Jerusalem Plank Road for 3 miles back to Railroad Bed Road.

Motorists are encouraged to visit www.511virginia.org, call 511, download Virginia’s free 511 mobile app, listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.

 

 (END)

 



Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: Nov. 6, 2017