Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
June 17, 2011
LANE CLOSURE IS LIFTED ON I-64 AT EXIT 118
Repairs and repaving of bridge deck completed, westbound lanes and ramp now open
CULPEPER — The right lane closure on Interstate 64 westbound at Exit 118 (Route 29) has been lifted. The contractor that is repairing and resurfacing the bridge deck has completed that work and both lanes were reopened to traffic earlier this afternoon.
The project involved removing and patching sections of the bridge deck where the concrete surface had deteriorated. Once those repairs were completed the deck was resurfaced with a latex concrete overlay that resists the corrosion caused by salt and other road chemicals.
The contractor, Burleigh Construction Co. Inc., of Concord, Va., removed the barricades used during the resurfacing operation early today and completed the final work under a temporary lane closure.
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