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Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) Bridge Replacement at Mattox Creek

Westmoreland County

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
July 2014

Est Completion Date
July 2016

Construction (Project advertised to bidders for construction in Dec. 2013)

Estimated $8.1 million

Abernathy Construction Corp.



Bill Collins, VDOT Construction Manager
(540) 899-4288
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
(540) 374-3344

Project Details

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will replace the Route 205 (James Monroe Highway) bridge over Mattox Creek in Westmoreland County. 

The existing bridge is structurally deficient, and consists of two 11-foot travel lanes and shoulders of varying widths. The replacement bridge will have two 12-foot travel lanes, with two 10-foot shoulders. 

The bridge will be replaced in phases.Temporary traffic signals will be installed at each end of the bridge, and traffic will take turns crossing the bridge in a single travel lane. Motorists may experience minor travel delays due to one-way traffic on the bridge. 

A public hearing on the project, and public comment period, was held in July 2011. 

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