Route 795 (Blenheim Road), Albemarle Co.
|Replacement of substandard bridge over Hardware River|
Project at a Glance
January 23, 2017
Est Completion Date
September 26, 2017
$746,846 construction contract; $1.1 million total estimate
Lengths and Limits
2.7 miles south of Route 708 (Secretarys Road)
Fairfield-Echols, LLC of Fishersville
Office of Communications
Rehabilitation work was completed on September 26, 2017, about one month ahead of schedule. The bridge is now open to all legal weight vehicles.
During the eight-month construction project, VDOT replaced the timber deck and truss structure.
The bridge, located 2.7 miles south of Route 708 (Secretarys Road) carries about 180 vehicles daily, according to a 2015 traffic count.
Rt. 795 Bridge to Close for Rehabilitation Jan. 23
News release, January 19, 2017