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Mike Murphy
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Jenni McCord
jennifer.mccord@vdot.virginia.gov
NR18-135

Nov. 6, 2018



Franconia-Springfield Parkway Median Barrier Complete
Project along bridge over Accotink Creek completed on-time and under budget


SPRINGFIELD, Va. – Drivers along the Franconia-Springfield Parkway (Route 289) bridge over Accotink Creek now have better protection from oncoming crashes with the completion of a new concrete median barrier, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

The safety improvement project constructed the barrier in place of the previous concrete median. The $967,000 project, financed with federal and state funding, was completed on time and under budget.

The bridge averages 45,000 vehicles a day.

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