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Bethanie Glover 804-524-6032
Bethanie.Glover@vdot.virginia.gov

RICH-136021

Oct. 25, 2018



VDOT TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON IRON BRIDGE ROAD/ROUTE 715 (GHOLSON BRIDGE) REHABILITATION IN BRUNSWICK
Public invited to learn more about the proposed rehabilitation on November 1

The Gholson Bridge on Iron Bridge Road (Route 715) runs over the Meherrin River

NORTH CHESTERFIELD—The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a public hearing on a bridge rehabilitation project proposed for Iron Bridge Road/Route 715 (Gholson Bridge) over the Meherrin River in Brunswick County. Proposed improvements include rehabilitating the aging structure on its existing alignment. The existing structure was built in 1884 and carries approximately 456 vehicles per day.

The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 1 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brunswick County Government Building, located at 228 N. Main Street, Lawrenceville, VA 23868. This meeting will provide an opportunity for individuals, businesses or organizations to give VDOT input on the project.

Comments about the proposed project may be submitted at the meeting or until November 11 by mailing them to Winston Phillips, project manager, Virginia Department of Transportation, 2430 Pine Forest Drive, Colonial Heights, VA 23834-9002. Comments can also be emailed to winston.phillips@vdot.virginia.gov. Please reference “Proposed Gholson Bridge rehabilitation project in Brunswick” 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 proposed improvements, visit http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/richmond/iron_bridge_road_rt._715_bridge_repairs_in_brunswick_county.asp.

 

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