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Augusta County – Stuarts Draft - Route 340 at Route 9027 (School Blvd.) – School Bus Turning-Radius Improvements

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Contract awarded May 26, 2011. Work is summer 2011.

Est Completion Date
Aug. 19, 2011

Cost
Contract value is $74,465.05

Lengths and Limits
Intersection of Route 340 and Route 9027

Contractor
Plecker Construction Co. of Staunton

Locality
Augusta

District
Staunton

Contact

Project Details

This project improves the intersection of Route 340 at Route 9027 (School Boulevard) in Augusta County. The project increases the turning radius so that school buses can safely enter into the Stuarts Draft Elementary School complex.  All work is to be done within the existing right-of-way. Construction operations will be limited to summer when school is not in session

The project was awarded by the VDOT Commissioner on May 26, 2011.  The contract valued at $74,465.05 was awarded to Plecker Construction Co. of Staunton.  The contract completion date is Aug. 19, 2011.

Benefits of Project

This project will improve safety by increasing the turning radius for school buses, allowing them easier access into the Stuarts Draft Elementary school complex. Revenue Sharing Funds will be utilized for this project.

Traffic Alerts

Work begins on July 18, 2011.  Work hours are Monday to Friday 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until mid to late August.  Motorists should be alert for lane closures in the right lane on southbound Route 340. Expect delays in this area.

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