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Recently Completed

Route 83 - Lover's Gap

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
June 2013

Est Completion Date
Spring 2015

Cost
Preliminary engineering, right of way and construction: approximately $16 million

Contractor
Vecellio & Grogan, Inc., Beckley, W. Va. 

Locality
Buchanan

District
Bristol

Contact
Robert Baker, P.E.

What's Being Done

Reconstruction of a section of Route 83 (Lover’s Gap)
in Buchanan County has been completed.  The improvement to the route is located from .2-mile west of Route 718 to .8-mile east of Route 718. The project included connecting to new Route 744 that leads to the county’s redevelopment site.

Benefits

The improvement to Route 83 at Lover’s Gap will straighten sharp curves and lessen the grade. Bristol area projects Salem area projects Staunton area projects Lynchburg area projects Culpeper area projects Richmond area projects Northern Virginia projects Fredericksburg area projects Hampton Roads projects
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