Route 677 (Broomley Road) Bridge, Albemarle County
|Replacement of bridge over Buckingham-Branch Railroad|
Project at a Glance
May 11, 2015
Est Completion Date
Estimated reopening: Dec. 10, 2015; Estimated completion: Dec. 18, 2015
$3.31 million construction contract
Lengths and Limits
0.09 mile; from 0.06 to 0.15 mile north of Route 250
Orders Construction Company, Inc. of St. Albans, W.Va.
The Broomley Road bridge was reopened to traffic on Dec. 16 after being closed for seven months for replacement of the bridge that spans the Buckingham Branch Railroad tracks. Minor finishing work will occur over the next several weeks with lane closures in place and traffic controlled by flaggers. Motorists should anticipate brief delays during daytime work hours.
VDOT contractor Orders Construction Company began construction on the Broomley Road bridge on May 11.
The purpose of this project is to replace the aged Route 677 (Broomley Road) bridge over the Buckingham-Branch Railroad tracks in Ivy. The existing bridge is deteriorated and has been posted with a 10-ton weight limit.
The Route 677 bridge over the Buckingham-Branch Railroad will be replaced with a single-span steel truss bridge. The new bridge will meet current design standards and will be capable of carrying all legal loads.
A 2011 count shows that 740 vehicles use Route 677 daily.
Total Cost: $5,076,773
Engineering of Roadway Plans: $886,010
Right of Way Acquisition and Utility Relocation: $265,816
These costs are subject to change as the project is finalized.
Public hearing: December 20, 2012
Public comment period ends: January 2, 2013
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: July 2013
Construction advertisement: December 2014
Construction start: May 11, 2015
Expected road reopening: Dec. 10, 2015
Construction completion: Dec. 18, 2015
Resources and Project Information
Broomley Rd. In Ivy Reopened to Traffic
News release, Dec. 16, 2015
Broomley Rd. Bridge in Ivy to Close May 11
News release, May 4, 2015