Under Construction: Powhatan - Old Buckingham Road (Route 13) Bridge Replacement
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During work, drivers should follow the posted detour route:
- From eastbound Old Buckingham Rd. – Turn right onto Clementown Rd. (Rt. 681), left onto Genito Rd. (Rt. 616), left onto Giles Bridge Rd. (Rt. 609) back to Old Buckingham Rd.
- From westbound Old Buckingham Rd. – Turn left onto Giles Bridge Rd. (Rt. 609), right onto Genito Rd. (Rt. 616), right onto Clementown Rd. (Rt. 681) back to Old Buckingham Rd.
Local traffic will be able to access property during the project. The posted detour route was determined through partnership with Powhatan County emergency services to safely accommodate all vehicle types.
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A public information meeting was held on October 25, 2017. A meeting fact sheet is available.
The purpose of this project is to replace the aging Route 13 bridge over Sallee Creek in Powhatan County with a new structure on the existing alignment. The current bridge was built in 1920.
Construction is expected to begin May 18, 2020.
The new structure will accommodate future traffic volumes and improve safety.
Other relevant links:
Phase: Coming Soon
State ID: 0013-072-593, P101, R201, C501, D607
Federal ID: BR-072-4(020), STP-072-4(025), STP-072-4(026), STP-072-4(026)
Lat/Long: 37.523745, -77.993955