Jenni McCord 703-259-1779
Mike Murphy 703-259-1757
Dec. 22, 2015
OLD CAROLINA/JEFFERSON BRIDGE OVER I-66 TO RE-OPEN WEDNESDAY
HAYMARKET—The Virginia Department of Transportation will re-open the Old Carolina Road/South Jefferson Street bridge over I-66 Wednesday, Dec. 23, nearly five months earlier than scheduled. The bridge has been closed since September 2014.
The bridge’s new shared-use path for pedestrians and bicyclists remains under construction and is scheduled to open in the spring of 2016.
The bridge replacement is part of the $64.5 million project to widen I-66 from four to eight lanes between Route 15 in Haymarket and Route 29 in Gainesville. The project is scheduled for overall completion in the summer of 2016.
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