Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Aug. 10, 2011
MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT FOR SMITH CREEK BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION ON MAIN STREET IN CLIFTON FORGE
STAUNTON – Work is beginning on the Smith Creek Bridge replacement project on Main Street (Route 60) in the Town of Clifton Forge.
From August 15 to September 15 at West Ridgeway Street (Route 60/220) and Commercial Avenue there will be traffic signal work. This work will take place Monday to Thursday each week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Motorists should be alert for shoulder closures on Commercial Avenue and on Route60/220, which will limit parking.
From September 19 to October 12 there will be bridge construction. Main Street will be closed between Route 60/220 and Commercial Avenue. Motorists can follow detour signs through the area using Business Route 60 and West Ridgeway Street.
A design-build contract value at $3.5 million was awarded to Orders Construction Co of Saint Albans, W.Va. on Feb. 16, 2011. The new Smith Creek Bridge will have two 11-foot travel lanes with no shoulders plus a single lane measuring 11-feet, six-inches for street side parking. New sidewalks approximately nine-feet wide will be built on both sides of the bridge.
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