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Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) Bridge Replacement at Mattox Creek

Westmoreland County

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
July 2014

Est Completion Date
July 2016

Recently Completed

Estimated $9.6 million

Abernathy Construction Corp.



Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
(540) 374-3344

Project Details

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has replaced the Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) bridge over Mattox Creek in Westmoreland County. 

The new bridge opened to traffic on Friday, May 20, 2016. Two travel lanes are now open across the bridge.

The existing bridge was structurally deficient, and consisted of two 11 foot travel lanes and shoulders of varying widths. The replacement bridge has two 12 foot travel lanes, with two 10 foot shoulders. 

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