VDOT News - Fredericksburg
Kelly Hannon 540-374-3344
LaTina W. Bundy 540-899-4560
June 1, 2016
PILKINGTON ROAD BRIDGE NOW OPEN IN ESSEX COUNTY
VDOT bridge crew replaced structurally deficient, timber bridge with a new concrete span
FREDERICKSBURG – Route 635 (Pilkington Road) in Essex County opened to traffic this afternoon after the Virginia Department of Transportation completed a bridge replacement.
Prior to the project, the timber bridge on Pilkington Road was structurally deficient and posted with a 16 ton weight limit. A state bridge crew installed a new concrete slab span structure.
The road was closed to through traffic in March 2016 for the bridge replacement project.
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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.
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