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Route 301 Bridge Rehabilitation

James Madison Memorial Bridge

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
April 2016

Est Completion Date
October 2017

Phase
Construction

Cost
$6.7 million

Contractor
Freyssinet Inc.

Locality
Caroline and King George

District
Fredericksburg

Contact
Kevin Krushinski, VDOT Construction Manager
(540) 899-4288
Kelly Hannon, VDOT Communications Manager
(540) 374-3344

About the Project

This project will rehabilitate the Route 301 bridge (James Madison Memorial Bridge) over the Rappahannock River between Caroline and King George counties. 

Maintenance will occur below the bridge deck and includes repairing concrete throughout the structure and on the beam ends, replacing bearings, shoring up rip-rap on the slope, and replacing navigation lights on the fender system. 

One lane will remain open in each direction during the work.

Construction will begin on Monday, April 11, 2016. This maintenance project is scheduled for completion in October 2017. 

"Pardon Our Dust" Meeting: Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) invites the public to attend a “Pardon Our Dust” meeting on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, to learn more about upcoming maintenance to the Rt. 301 bridge over the Rappahannock River.

The meeting will be held:

 Wednesday, April 6, 2016

5-7 p.m.

Port Royal Volunteer Fire Department

435 King Street

Port Royal, VA 22535

Stop by anytime between 5-7 p.m. to discuss your questions with VDOT staff and review project information. No formal presentation will be delivered at the meeting.

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