Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
Nov. 6, 2012
PORTION OF SPRINGBROOK ROAD CLOSES FOR ROADWORK
STAUNTON – A portion of Springbrook Road (Route 1421) in Broadway will close for road work related to the bridge project at Linville Creek. The road closure will begin mid-morning on Nov. 7 and last until mid-December.
Crews will be widening Springbrook Road near the Linville Creek Bridge.
Motorists can use the following detour:
From South Main Street (Route 42) south of Broadway and from Springbrook Road west of Broadway, travel on South Main Street north to Turner Avenue (Route 1414). Follow detour signs and turn left onto Turner Avenue. Travel west on Turner Avenue to Sunset Drive (Route 617). Turn left onto Sunset Drive heading south to Springbrook Road. Turn left onto Springbrook Road heading east to Early Drive (Route 1415).
From South Main Street north of Broadway, turn right onto Turner Avenue. Follow Turner Avenue west to Sunset Drive. Turn left on to Sunset Drive heading south to Springbrook Road. Turn left onto Springbrook Road headed east to Early Drive.
Residents and school bus traffic will continue to have access to this area.
All work is weather permitting.
On May 8, 2012 a $2.9 million contract was awarded to Plecker Construction Co. of Staunton for the replacement of the Linville Creek bridge and a signalization upgrade at intersection of Route 42. This project constructs a new bridge on West Springbrook Road over Linville Creek and also preserves the existing bridge, which will feature a shared bike and pedestrian path. The existing structure is a single-span Thacher through truss bridge and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Registry. The project extends from 0.275-mile west of Route 42 to Route 42. Estimated completion is April 30, 2013.
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