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Route 651 (Sumerduck Road), Fauquier County

Replacement of bridge over Sumerduck Run

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
August 11, 2014

Est Completion Date
May 22, 2015

Recently completed

$1.23 million construction contract; $2.45 million total estimate

Lengths and Limits
0.123 mile; from 0.01 mile west to 0.11 mile east of Route 615 (Silver Hill Road)

Fielder's Choice Enterprises Inc. of Charlottesville



Office of Communications
(540) 727-3201

The Route 651 bridge replacement was completed May 22, 2015, and came in under budget. The project involved demolishing the existing concrete-slab bridge, built in 1933, which was structurally deficient and substandard in width. 

The bridge was replaced with a new concrete structure that is 55 feet long and 30 feet wide. It features four-foot paved shoulders for use by pedestrians and bicyclists and architectural treatments on the bridge railings.

Route 651 carries 1,064 vehicles per day, according to a 2010 traffic count.

Resources and Project Information

News release: Sumerduck Rd. Bridge Will Close Aug. 11

News release: Sumerduck Run Bridge Is Subject of Public Hearing

Public hearing brochure Adobe Acrobat PDF (257 KB)

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