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Shenandoah County – Route 760 (Water Street)

Stony Creek Bridge Replacement Project

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Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Early 2014

Est Completion Date
May 29, 2015

Contract Value $917,081

Lengths and Limits
0.06 mile long; From: 0.22 mile east of Route 1403 To: 0.28 mile east Route 1403

Fielders Choice Enterprises, Charlottesville, Va.



Robert Good, P.E.

Project Details

This project is to replace the Stony Creek Bridge on Route 760 (Water Street) in Shenandoah County.  The project is 0.06-mile long and extends from 0.22 mile east of Route 1403 to 0.28 mile east Route 1403.

The existing structure is a single-lane bridge and is located on the only road serving residents on a dead-end on Route 760.  The existing bridge has four spans, is 101-feet long and is 14-feet wide.

The new bridge will be at the same location and be 16-feet wide with one travel lane.  

During construction a detour featuring a temporary crossing over Stony Creek will be built for travelers to use.

The average daily traffic volume was 125 vehicles per day in the year 2005.  This number is anticipated to increase to 150 vehicles per day in the year 2024.

Approval of design plans is anticipated for early 2012.  Right of way activities are scheduled to begin in spring 2012 with construction in early 2014.

The total estimated cost for this project is $935,116, including $169,395 for preliminary engineering, $148,331 for right of way and $617,390 for construction.

What’s Next

Design plan approval – early 2012
Right of way – Spring 2012
Construction – Early 2014
Completion – Spring 2015

Media and Public Events

Public Hearing Date
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
(Thursday, December 15, 2011 – alternate inclement weather date)
Board Room
Shenandoah County Administration Building
600 North Main Street
Woodstock, VA  22664

Benefits of Project

This project will replace a substandard bridge with a new structure, maintaining the only access for residents at the dead end of Route 760.

During Construction

During construction a detour featuring a temporary crossing over Stony Creek will be built for travelers to use.  Motorists should be alert for flagging operations and detour markings.

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 Project: 0760-085-727,P101, R201, M501, B665
Federal Project: STP-085-8(42)
UPC: 90968

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