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CULP 2016-128

Dec. 16, 2016



WESTERN OUTER LOOP NOW OPEN TO TRAFFIC
New 2-mile connector road delivered 11 months ahead of schedule

Ribbon cutting

Culpeper County officials, present and past, cut the ribbon on the Western Outer Loop Dec. 16, 2016. From left, Jack Frazier, John Egertson, Sue Hansohn, Steve Walker, Steve Nixon and Gary Deal.

CULPEPER — Today, Culpeper County and the Virginia Department of Transportation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of Route 784 (Ira Hoffman Lane), also known as the western outer loop.

The new 2-mile, two-lane connector road, which extends from Route 522 to Route 729, was opened to traffic at the conclusion of the ceremony, just after 2 p.m.

Constructed by VDOT contractor General Excavation Inc. of Warrenton under a $9.7 million contract, the western outer loop was finished nearly 11 months ahead of its scheduled Nov. 1, 2017 completion date. The project’s total value is $17.1 million, equally funded by the county and VDOT.

Find out more at www.virginiadot.org/projects/culpeper/rt._784_-_western_outer_loop.asp.

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