Under Construction: Interstate 81 bridge replacement over Route 11/Norfolk Southern Railroad/Middle Fork Holston River (Smyth County)

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Construction of the project to replace the Interstate 81 bridges over Route 11, Norfolk Southern Railroad, and Middle Fork Holston River began in fall 2019.


The bridges were build over 50 years ago and have reached their life span. Replacement of the bridges, which carry approximately 29,000 vehicles per day, will enhance safety.


Contact Info:

Becky Bane, P.E.

Phase: Construction

UPC: 97555

State ID: 0081-086-742,P101,P102,B659

Federal ID: BR-081-1(336)

Lat/Long: 36.874167,-81.398889

Locality: Smyth

Page last modified: Aug. 12, 2020