RELEASE:

CONTACT:
IMMEDIATE

Mike Murphy 703-259-1757
703-638-8547 Michael.Murphy@vdot.virginia.gov
Jeanene Harris 703-259-2420
571-249-9704 Jeanene.Harris@vdot.virginia.gov
NR15-103

Aug. 18, 2015



WALKER ROAD BRIDGE OVER PINEY RUN TO CLOSE SATURDAY
Detour in place during bridge beam replacement


GREAT FALLS – On Saturday, August 22 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., weather permitting, the Virginia Department of Transportation will be closing Walker Road at the bridge over Piney Run in order to replace badly deteriorated beams.

Traffic will be detoured via Colvin Run Road, Route 7, Springvale Road and Route 193.

In the event of inclement weather, the closure will occur Sunday, August 23.

The bridge was constructed in 1932 and has been identified as a project for replacement. The $4.7 million project is currently in the design phase with construction scheduled to occur in the summer of 2017.

For more information about the project, click here.

Follow VDOT Northern Virginia on Twitter: @vadotnova

END



Information in VDOT news releases was accurate at the time the release was published. For the most current information about projects or programs, please visit the project or program Web pages. You may find those by searching by keyword in the search Virginia DOT box above.

Page last modified: Aug. 18, 2015