Bridge Maintenance Projects
Project at a Glance
Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock
Route 787 (Watery Mountain Road) over Cedar Run, Fauquier County
The Route 787 bridge over Cedar Run in Fauquier County will be reduced to one lane beginning Jan. 9, while VDOT replaces the superstructure. Weather permitting, the road is expected to reopen to traffic March 3.
To accommodate local traffic on the dead-end road, the project will be completed in phases to maintain a single 10-foot travel lane. Traffic will be controlled by flagging.
The bridge, originally constructed in 1953, carries approximately 130 vehicles daily, according to a 2015 traffic count.
Route 629 (Deep Creek Road) over Phils Creek, Fluvanna County
The Route 629 bridge over Phils Creek in Fluvanna County will be closed to traffic beginning March 6, while VDOT rehabilitates the bridge. Weather permitting, the road is expected to reopen to traffic March 24.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during the closure.
The bridge, which was built in 1953, has a posted weight restriction of 12 tons. Once construction is complete, the timber-deck bridge with steel beams will be rated for all legal loads.
Phils Creek bridge carries approximately 140 vehicles daily, according to a 2015 traffic count.
- Albemarle County: Interstate 64 over Route 781(Sunset Avenue Extended)
- Albemarle County: Route 795 (Blenheim Road) bridge over Hardware River
- Fauquier County: Route 245 (Old Tavern Road) bridge over Broad Run
- Madison County: Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) bridge over Conway River
The following small bridge and structure rehabilitation projects are planned through July 2017. Projects will be scheduled according to priority as weather and resources allow. Estimated construction months are subject to change.
|Albemarle||Route 606 (Dickerson Road) bridge over North Fork Rivanna River||June-September|
|Albemarle||Route 723 (Sharon Road) culvert at Green Creek||March-June|
|Albemarle||Route 810 (Blackwells Hollow Road) bridge over Halls||March-April|
|Fauquier||Route 702 (Frogtown Road) bridge over Cromwells Run||April-June|
|Louisa||Route 658 (Old Apple Grove Road) bridge over Turners Creek||June-August|
|Rappahannock||Route 655 (Short Road) bridge over Beaverdam Creek||July-August|
|Rappahannock||Route 681 (Rolling Road) culvert at Branch of Hazel River||March-April|
For more information about Virginia’s bridges and VDOT’s bridge inspection program, including current conditions of the state’s bridges, FAQs and video of a bridge inspection, visit www.virginiadot.org/info/Bridge.asp.