Tiffany Whitfield 757-925-1516
May 9, 2016
ROUTE 680 BRIDGE OVER STALLINGS CREEK REPLACEMENT PROJECT READY TO BEGIN
Construction scheduled to start May 16
ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY– A project to demolish, remove and replace the existing bridge on Route 680 over Stallings Creek is scheduled to begin construction on Monday, May 16. Contract crews for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will replace the bridge and rebuild the approach roadway to tie into the new bridge.
In March 2016 Abernathy Construction, Inc. was awarded the $1.7 million contract for Route 680 over Stallings Creek Bridge Replacement and Route 621 Bridge Replacement over Passenger Swamp. The Route 680 project will continue over the next 13 months, with completion scheduled for June 2017. Work on the Route 621 project will be announced at a later date.
Signed detours will be in place. Motorists are advised to use the following detour for Route 680 over Stallings Creek:
Passenger Vehicle Detour from Comet Road:
From Comet Road turn right onto Stallings Creek Drive, then turn left onto Mill Swamp Road. From Mill Swamp Road turn left onto Stallings Creek Drive to complete the detour.
Passenger Vehicle Detour from Magnet Drive:
From Magnet Drive turn right onto Stallings Creek Drive, then turn left onto Mill Swamp Road. From Mill Swamp Road turn left onto Stallings Creek Drive to complete the detour.
Passenger Vehicle Detour Green Level Road:
From Green Level Road turn left onto Stallings Creek Drive, then turn right onto Mill Swamp Road. From Mill Swamp Road turn right onto Stallings Creek Drive to complete the detour.
To learn more about both projects, please visit http://www.virginiadot.org/projects/hamptonroads/rte_680-rte621_bridge_replacement.asp.
Motorists are encouraged to visit www.va511.org, call 511, listen to Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 1680 AM or call the Traffic Information Line at 757-361-3016 for current traffic and travel information.
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