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CULP 2014-090

Sept. 12, 2014



DRY BRIDGE RD. IN IVY REOPENED TODAY
Replacement of bridge over Buckingham Branch Railroad completed on time, under budget

CULPEPER — Route 708 (Dry Bridge Road) in Albemarle County was reopened this morning following a yearlong project to replace the bridge that spans Buckingham Branch Railroad.

Virginia Department of Transportation contractor Corman Construction, Inc. of Annapolis, Maryland began the $2.5 million project in late September 2013. Their work entailed removing the aged one-lane, timber-deck bridge, which had been posted with an eight-ton weight limit, and replacing it with a two-lane, prestressed concrete bridge designed to carry all legal loads.

The Route 708 bridge replacement was completed on time and under budget. 

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