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Under Construction

Route 230, Madison Co.; Route 15, Fluvanna Co.

Rehabilitation of bridge over Rapidan River (Madison) and bridge over Carys Creek (Fluvanna)

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Aug. 2017

Est Completion Date
Dec. 22, 2017

Under Construction

$1.2 million construction contract; $1.5 million total estimate

Lengths and Limits
Rt. 230 over Rapidan River (Madison)/Rt. 15 over Carys Creek (Fluvanna)

Burleigh Construction Inc. of Concord

Fluvanna and Madison


Paul Huckins
Will Merritt

Project Status

VDOT contractor Burleigh Construction Inc. has begun working on the Route 230 (Wolftown-Hood Road) bridge over the Rapidan River in Madison County and the Route 15 (James Madison Highway) bridge over Carys Creek in Fluvanna County.

Two-way traffic is being controlled by temporary traffic signals on Route 230 in Madison County and Route 15 in Fluvanna County. 

The temporary signals will be in place throughout the bulk of the work. Use caution approaching the bridges while traffic adjusts to the new traffic patterns and expect delays. 

Project Details

Under a $1.2 million construction contract, crews will rehabilitate the riding surface and the bridge abutments and piers to extend the surface life of both bridges.  

Construction on both bridges is expected to be complete by Dec. 22, 2017. 

The Rapidan River bridge in Madison County carries 3,200 vehicles per day, and about 5,100 vehicles use the Cary's Creek bridge in Fluvanna County daily, according to 2016 traffic counts. 

Resources and Information

New Traffic Pattern on Rt. 230 Bridge over Rapidan River
News release, August 9, 2017

UPC 109133

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