Paula K. Jones 434-856-8176
Feb. 1, 2008
ROUTE 621 BRIDGE CLOSED FOLLOWING INSPECTION
The following detour is in place: from Route 621 in Cumberland County: take 13 East into Powhatan County. Then, turn right onto Route 681 South; turn right, again, onto Route 616. Next, take a right onto Route 644 and follow until you reach Route 621, again.
Routine bridge inspections are used to ensure that Virginia bridges remain safe for motorists. When bridge inspectors find any safety concerns, bridges are immediately posted to reduce weight limits or closed until necessary repairs are made.
· Built - 1900
· Length – 163 feet
· Traffic volume – approximately 78 vehicles per day (2005 count)
· Posted – 9-ton weight limit
· Last inspection – 2007
· Road and structure have recently served as a detour for Route 620 traffic (Route 620 bridge over Appomattox River closed)
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