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In Design

I-95 bridge at Lewistown Road, Hanover

Bridge widening and reconstruction

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
March 2015

Est Completion Date
March 2017

Cost
$22.1 million

Lengths and Limits
0.64 miles

Locality
Hanover

District
Richmond

Contact
Scott Chapman, project manager
804-524-6246

Project Description

The existing Lewistown Road bridge over I-95 is 14 feet, 7 inches high--below the standard height for bridges. The reconstructed bridge will be 16 feet, 5 inches high to meet current standards. In addition, the bridge will be widened to accommodate two westbound lanes and one eastbound lane. Turn lanes will be added to Lewistown Road at the I-95 intersection, truck stop and Airpark Road.

A design public hearing was held October 11, 2012. Brochure

Aerial maps of the project (PDF)

Overview (14 MB)

West of I-95 (9 MB)

East of I-95 (9 MB)

South of Lewistown Road (8 MB)

Traffic Impacts

VDOT is currently studying different traffic scenarios that drivers may encounter during construction. The findings will determine how the project should be constructed with minimum impacts to drivers. VDOT plans to maintain traffic on the bridge during construction.

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