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Lindsay LeGrand 804-524-6179
Lindsay.LeGrand@vdot.virginia.gov

RICH-120427

Oct. 23, 2017



VDOT TO HOLD INFORMATION MEETING ON TWO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECTS IN POWHATAN
Public invited to learn more about the proposed projects on Oct. 25

Old Buckingham Rd. (Rt. 13) bridge one of two proposed for replacement

COLONIAL HEIGHTS —The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold an information meeting on two bridge replacement projects in Powhatan County. The meeting will include information about replacing both the Old Buckingham Rd. (Rt. 13) bridge over Sallee Creek and the Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 684) bridge over Deep Creek. The Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 684) bridge over Deep Creek is 79 years old and the Old Buckingham Rd. (Rt. 13) bridge over Sallee Creek is 97 years old. Both roads will be temporarily closed for replacement and detours will be in place for approximately 4-8 months during construction.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department located at 3971 Old Buckingham Rd., Powhatan, VA 23139. This meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals, business and organization leaders to discuss the proposed projects directly with project staff members.

Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the meeting or until November 4 by mailing them to Adam Brooks, project manager for Rt. 684 bridge or Winston Phillips, project manager for Rt. 13 bridge, Virginia Department of Transportation, 2430 Pine Forest Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-9002 or by email to adam.brooks@vdot.virginia.gov or winston.phillips@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Cartersville Rd. bridge replacement comment” or “Old Buckingham Rd. bridge replacement comment” in the subject line.

Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact VDOT’s Civil Rights Division at (804) 524-6091 or TDD/TTY 711.

For more information about the Buckingham Rd. (Rt. 13) bridge replacement project, please visit the project web page and see the meeting fact sheet. For more information about the Cartersville Rd. (Rt. 684) bridge replacement project web page and see the meeting fact sheet.      

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