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Genito Road Bridge Replacement

Replacing aging bridge in 2016

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Advertise for construction Nov. 2015

Est Completion Date
Nov. 2016

Cost
$3.9 million

Lengths and Limits
0.061 miles

Locality
Chesterfield

District
Richmond

Contact
Janet Hedrick, P.E., Project Manager
804-524-6146

Public Hearing

A design public hearing was held October 16, 2013.

Public Hearing Brochure (pdf)

Project Details

The Genito Road bridge over Tomahawk Creek, built in 1939, has advanced corrosion and is in need of replacement. The proposed design will widen the existing 10 foot lanes to 11 feet and provide an additional four feet for bicycle accommodations. The bridge will be 34 feet wide. The existing shoulder will be replaced with curb and gutter on the bridge approaches. The design will also shift the roadway slightly to the south to avoid the water line on the north side of the bridge. 

To prevent the need for a temporary traffic signal and to accelerate construction, the bridge will be closed for no more than seven to 10 days during summer 2016. Drivers will use a two-mile detour during the closure. Electronic message signs will be placed in advance of the bridge to notify drivers of the closure.

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