Under Construction: Route 629 (Deep Creek Road), Fluvanna County

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This project will replace the Route 629 (Deep Creek Road) bridge over Middle Fork Kent Branch.

The existing timber deck, steel girder bridge, which was built in 1969 and is considered structurally deficient, has a posted 3-ton weight restriction.

VDOT proposes replacing the superstructure and riding surface of the bridge as well as the abutments and piers underneath the bridge.

During construction, VDOT will close Route 629 to through traffic at the bridge site and post a detour.

The Middle Fork Kent Branch bridge carries approximately 137 vehicles per day.

Once construction is complete in October 2019, the bridge will be open to all legal-weight vehicles.


This project will rehabilitate an existing substandard bridge on a state-maintained roadway that serves residential areas, local businesses and industries.

If not rehabilitated, the existing bridge will continue to deteriorate and will eventually have to be closed to vehicles.

Major Milestones 

Public hearing: Dec. 13, 2017
Public comment period ends: Dec. 23, 2017
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: Spring 2018
Construction begins: March 6, 2019
Construction completion: Oct. 4, 2019


Contact Info:

Howard Tomlinson

Lou Hatter

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Phase: In Design

UPC: 104848

State ID:0629-032-585, P101, R201, B635

Federal ID: BR-032-7(037)

Long/Lat: 37.905023, -78.169055
Locality: Fluvanna

Page last modified: April 24, 2019