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Aug. 15, 2014
REMINDER: RT. 647 BRIDGE IN STANARDSVILLE TO CLOSE AUG. 18
Fourth and final closure will occur for removal of temporary footbridge
CULPEPER — The Virginia Department of Transportation will finish its work on the Route 647 (McMullen Mill Road) bridge in Greene County on Monday, Aug. 18. The last of four road closures will occur from 9 a.m. to noon that day to allow for removal of the pedestrian bridge that has provided temporary access over the South River.
During the three-hour closure there will be no vehicular access past the bridge. VDOT is coordinating with first responders to ensure no disruptions to emergency services while the road is closed.
The Route 647 bridge is located 0.1 mile west of Route 637 (South River Road) in Stanardsville and spans the South River. According to a 2008 traffic count, 220 vehicles use Route 647 daily.
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