VDOT News - Culpeper
Will Merritt 540-829-7370
Lou Hatter 540-727-3201
May 18, 2020
RT. 603 BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT BEGINS MAY 26
Temporary road to be constructed for traffic to use during construction
UPDATE (Sept. 28): Crews need additional time to complete the bridge replacement project on Route 603 (Bowlers Mill Road) in Louisa County. Traffic will continue to use the temporary road adjacent to the bridge through late October.
CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of Transportation will replace the Route 603 (Bowlers Mill Road) bridge over the South Anna River in Louisa County.
To accommodate traffic on the dead-end road, crews will construct a temporary road adjacent to the bridge.
Motorists should expect construction activities starting May 26. The new bridge will open to traffic in late September.
The existing Route 603 bridge was built in 1982 and is considered structurally deficient with a posted weight restriction. After construction, the bridge will be open to all legal-weight vehicles.
For more information about Virginia’s bridges and VDOT’s bridge inspection program, including current conditions of the state’s bridges, FAQs and video of a bridge inspection, visit VDOT’s website, http://www.virginiadot.org/info/Bridge.asp.
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