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

HRO-91728

Jan. 14, 2016



ROUTE 616 BRIDGE (IVOR ROAD) OVER SEACOCK SWAMP TO CLOSE FOR REPAIRS
Detour will be in place during the closure

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY– Crews with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will close Route 616 Bridge (Ivor Road) over the Seacock Swamp for superstructure repairs beginning Wednesday, January 20. The full bridge closure will last for six weeks. Signed detours are scheduled to be put in place beginning Monday, January 18.

Traffic will be detoured as follows:

Passenger Vehicles:

Westbound Traffic: Travel west on Ivor Road (Route 616) for 3.6 miles and turn left on Millfield Road (Route 605). Travel southeast on Millfield Road for 2.3 miles and turn left on Seacock Chapel Road (Route 614). Travel east on Seacock Chapel Road 1.2 miles and turn left onto Doles Road (Route 600). Travel north on Doles Road for 2.7 miles back to Ivor Road.

Eastbound Traffic: Travel east on Ivor Rd (Route 616) for 0.3 miles and turn right on Doles Road (Route 600). Travel south on Doles Road for 2.7 miles and turn right on Seacock Chapel Road (Route 614). Travel west on Seacock Chapel Road 1.2 miles and turn right on Millfield Road (Route 605). Travel northwest onto Millfield Road for 2.3 miles back to Ivor Road.

Heavy Truck Traffic: (Two detour options)

Alternate #1 Detour Route Heavy Trucks: Traveling from Courtland (Route 58) to Ivor (Route 460):

From Courtland proceed north onto Jerusalem Plank Road (Route 35) 17.6 miles to Sussex Drive (Route 40). Turn right onto Sussex Drive and proceed northeast 7.9 miles to South County Drive (Route 460). Turn right onto South County Drive and proceed southeast 14.2 miles onto Ivor Road (Route 616-Town of Ivor).

Alternate #1 Detour Route Heavy Trucks: Traveling from Ivor (Route 460) to (Route 58):

From (Route 616-Town of Ivor) proceed northwest 14.2 miles and turn left onto South County Drive (Route 460). Proceed southwest 7.9 miles onto South County Drive (Route 460) and turn left onto Sussex Drive. Proceed on Sussex Drive (Route 40) 17.6 miles to Jerusalem Plank Road (Route 35) to Courtland. 

Alternate #2 Detour Route Heavy Trucks: Traveling from Courtland (Route 58) to Ivor (Route 460):

From Courtland proceed southeast 13.8 miles to Route 258 Bypass (Truck Route). Take exit right, then turn right onto Route 258 Bypass (Truck Route) and proceed north 16.7 miles to Route 460 (Town of Windsor). Turn left onto Route 460 and proceed northwest 10.3 miles to Ivor Road (Route 616-Town of Ivor).

Alternate #2 Detour Route Heavy Trucks: Traveling from Ivor (Route 460) to Courtland (Route 58):

From (Town of Ivor) Ivor Road (Route 616) proceed southeast 10.3 miles and turn right onto Route 460 (Town of Windsor). Proceed on Route 460 16.7 miles turn left onto Route 258 Bypass (Truck Route). Proceed onto Route 258 Bypass (Truck Route) 13.8 miles northwest to Courtland.

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.

 

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