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Lou Hatter 540-829-7537
Lou.Hatter@vdot.virginia.gov
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CULP 2013-078

Sept. 30, 2013



RT. 604 BRIDGE IN GREENE TO CLOSE OCT. 7
Four-day closure will allow replacement of posted structure over Parrott Branch

CULPEPER –The bridge over Parrott Branch on Route 604 (Celt Road) in southwestern Greene County will close to traffic on Monday, Oct. 7. The bridge will be closed until Friday, Oct. 11 so the superstructure can be repaired.

The current structure, located just south of Route 633 (Amicus Road), is a steel-span, timber-deck bridge that is posted for an 10-ton maximum weight limit. Those timber deck beams and the steel beams below the deck will be replaced by the Virginia Department of Transportation’s bridge crew.

During the closure through traffic on Route 604 will be detoured using Route 633 to Route 648 (Chapman Road) and back onto Route 604. Signs for the detour will be posted prior to the closure. Access to all private entrances on both sides of the bridge will be maintained during the work.

For more information about Virginia’s bridges and the Virginia Department of Transportation’s bridge inspection program, including current conditions of the state’s bridges, FAQs and video of a bridge inspection, visit VDOT’s web site, www.virginiadot.org/info/Bridge.asp.


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