Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
May 19, 2014
EMERGENCY REPAIRS TO ROUTE 42 BRIDGE NEAR GOSHEN FINISH AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
STAUNTON – The Route 42 bridge over Calfpasture River in the Goshen area of Rockbridge County fully opened to traffic this afternoon (May 19, 2014), two days earlier than the estimated completion date.
During the evening of May 15 the bridge was hit by a truck, causing damage to the concrete railing. Virginia Department of Transportation inspectors examined the bridge and determined that it was safe for a single lane of traffic while emergency repairs took place.
Lanford Brothers Co. Inc. of Roanoke began the work on the night of Friday, May 16, and continued 24 hours a day until completion of the repairs. Flagging crews controlled traffic during the operation, near the intersection of Route 39 just east of the town of Goshen.
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