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Page County - Route 211 Westbound Bridge over South Fork of the Shenandoah River

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Summer 2020 depending on funding availability

The total estimated cost for this project is $16,148,052.

Lengths and Limits
0.64-mile long; From 0.416-mile west of Route 646 To 0.226-mile east of Route 646



Jean Uhl
(540) 332-9267

Project Details

This project will replace the Route 211 westbound bridge over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County. The bridge was built in 1947. 

This 0.64-mile long project also improves the approaches on Route 211 to the new bridge. The project extends on Route 211 from 0.416-mile west of Route 646 to 0.226-mile east of Route 646.

The new bridge and its approaches will have two 12-foot wide travel lanes and 10-foot wide shoulders. The proposed project will shorten the new bridge by approximately 200 feet to match the embankment length of the existing Route 211 eastbound lane bridge. The new bridge will be 625-feet long and will be built in the same location as the old bridge

The access road located under the current bridge near the west abutment is proposed to be relocated and have a direct connection with the eastbound lanes of Route 211.

The average daily traffic volume at this location was 7,911 vehicles per day in 2012.  In the year 2042 traffic is projected to be 10,351 vehicles per day.

The total estimated cost for this project is $16,148,052, including $1,373,294 for preliminary engineering, $65,000 for right of way, and $14,709,758 million for construction.

Project Location (latitude, longitude): 38.645833, -78.535000

What’s Next

Project Plan Approval  Summer 2016
Right of Way  Spring 2017
Construction  Summer 2020 depending on funding

Media and Public Events

Advertisement for Willingness to Hold Public Hearing
Comment deadline is January 25, 2016

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 4-6 p.m.
VDOT Luray Area Headquarters
551 Mechanic Street
Luray, VA 22835

Benefits of Project

This project improves safety on Route 211 by replacing a deteriorating bridge structure with a new bridge that is able to support modern traffic both in volume and vehicle weights.

During Construction

During construction the eastbound Route 211 bridge will be utilized for both westbound and eastbound traffic. Motorists should be alert for lane closures and flagging operations.

The boat launch under the bridge will also be closed during construction.

Traffic Alerts

Traffic alerts can also be found on the VDOT website under Travel Center, Travel advisories and lane closures. Click on the area of the state you are interested in, and view current travel advisories and lane closures. Click here to go to the Staunton District Travel Center page:  Staunton District


Real-time traffic information is available on the VDOT website and also by calling 511 on your landline or wireless phone.  Click here to go to 511:  Virginia 511 Web

Project Numbers

State   0211-069-782,P101, R201, B613
Federal  BH-BR08(226), BH-BR08(227), BH-BR08(228)
UPC  95635  105190

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