Stacy Londrey 540-727-3201
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.
Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.