Bridge Maintenance Projects
Project at a Glance
Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock
Route 604 (Green Road) over the Hughes River, Rappahannock County
The Route 604 (Green Road) bridge over the Hughes River at the Culpeper-Rappahannock county line will close Sept. 25 for rehabilitation.
The bridge, which was built in 1954, will be closed for six weeks while crews work on the bridge deck. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
Route 641 (Burnley Station Road) over Norfolk Southern Railroad, Albemarle County
Route 641 will be closed Sept. 11 through Dec. 1 while crews rehabilitate the bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad.
During the closure, drivers east of the bridge should use Route 20 to Route 33 (Spotswood Trail) to Route 644 (Burnley Road), which carries traffic back to Route 641. Motorists west of the bridge will reverse the detour. Driveway access will be maintained for local traffic.
The existing bridge, which was built in 1932, is posted with a 3-ton weight limit. After construction, the bridge will be open to all legal-weight vehicles.
Route 658 (Old Apple Grove Road) over Turners Creek, Louisa County
Update: The Route 658 (Old Apple Grove Road) bridge project has been extended an additional two weeks. The bridge will remain closed through Oct. 6. Through the end of September, crews will finish concrete work. During the first week of October, crews will complete final tasks which include laying asphalt and waterproofing the deck.
Route 658 will be closed beginning May 22 while crews rehabilitate the bridge over Turners Creek in Louisa County.
Motorists are advised to use alternate routes during the closure.
The bridge, which was built in 1955, has a posted weight restriction of 12 tons. Once construction is complete, the bridge will be rated for all legal loads.
Turners Creek bridge carries approximately 60 vehicles daily, according to a 2016 traffic count.
Interstate 66, Fauquier County
Bridge repairs on eight structures near mile markers 16,19, 20 and 23 in both directions. Crews are currently working underneath the bridges. As work progresses, nighttime lane closures are expected. Lane closures and other traffic impacts for the upcoming week are posted on Friday afternoons on VDOT's traffic alerts page. Estimated completion Nov. 28, 2018.
Albemarle County: Route 250 (Ivy Road) over Route 29
Albemarle County: Route 795 (Blenheim Road) bridge over Hardware River
Fluvanna County: Route 15 (James Madison Highway) over Carys Creek
Madison County: Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) bridge over Rapidan River
Madison County: Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) bridge over Conway River
The following small bridge and structure rehabilitation projects are planned through December 2017. Projects will be scheduled according to priority as weather and resources allow. Estimated construction months are subject to change.
|Fluvanna||Route 623 (Perkins Road) bridge over Venable Creek||September-December|
|Rappahannock||Route 681 (Rolling Road) culvert at Branch of Hazel River||October|
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.