Sussex Drive (Route 301) Bridge Replacement
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
VDOT Hampton Roads
This project involves the replacement of the bridge carrying the southbound lanes of Sussex Drive (Route 301) over the CSX railroad tracks approximately 3 miles north of the Emporia city limits. The limits of the project are from 0.3 miles north of the railroad tracks (near Blanks Lane) to 0.3 miles south of the railroad tracks (near Country Club Road) for a total project length of approximately 0.6 miles.
Project Update: This bridge replacement project was advertised for construction in September 2014. Curtis Contracting was awarded the contract for $4.8 million. Construction will begin in March of 2015. Southbound drivers on Route 301 will be detoured to I-95 during the length of the project.
- Route 301 Northbound traffic is not being affected. There will be no construction on the northbound bridge and traffic patterns will not change during construction.
- Route 301 Southbound local traffic will have access to their properties during construction.
- Access to Country Club Road will remain unchanged and available during construction.