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Patrick County: Route 772 Bridge Replacement Over Spoon Creek

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019, Route 772 (Old Mill Road) in Patrick County closed for a bridge replacement over Spoon Creek for approximately nine months. During this time, a detour will be utilized and directional signs will be in place to assist the traveling public. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed May 1, 2020.  

Bedford County: Route 644 Bridge Replacement Over Big Otter River

Route 644 (Lankford Road) will be closed for a bridge replacement project over Big Otter River. The bridge will be closed with a detour in place for approximately 12 months beginning October 2019 through November 2020. The detour may be up to nine miles so drivers should expect delays in travel times and plan accordingly. The project is expected to be completed in November 2020.

Franklin County: Route 122 Bridge Replacement Over Blackwater River

Route 122 (Booker T Washington Highway) will be under a flagging operation during daytime hours for a bridge replacement project over Blackwater River. The bridge is located between Route 40 and the intersection with Angle Plantation Road. Drivers can expect some delays for flagging during construction of the new bridge, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. A barrier wall will be in place. The project is expected to be completed in November 2020.

Pulaski County: Route 100 Bridge Replacement Over the Railroad

Two bridge replacements are underway on Route 100 in Dublin. The bridges are located over Route 11 and over the railroad.  Drivers can expect lane closures and heavy trucks entering and exiting the roadway during daytime hours, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Lanes will be reduced to one lane in both directions from late fall through the duration of the project. Route 100 Southbound will continue to serve as the Route 100 northbound and southbound lanes. Width restriction of 10 feet in place with no wide loads allowed. Message boards will alert drivers. Work is anticipated to be complete by April 2020.

Roanoke County: Route 116 Bridge Replacement Over Back Creek

Work is underway to replace the bridge on Route 116 (JAE Valley Road) over Back Creek.  The bridge is located south of the intersection of Route 945 (Sun Valley Ln.) in Roanoke County.  Work includes constructing a new bridge parallel to the existing bridge structure.  Temporary lane closures may be in place with flaggers controlling traffic at various times while construction signs are installed and equipment is moved to the site.  This project will continue until November 2019.

Montgomery County: Route 639 Bridge Replacement Over Elliott Creek

A permanent road closure and detour along Route 639 in Montgomery County, December 3, 2018 to December 6, 2019, for the replacement of Bridge 664 over Elliot Creek.  The detour will utilize Route 638 (George’s Run Road) and Route 637 (Alleghany Spring Road).  Estimated completion: December 2019.


Improvement of structures and approaches.


Contact Info:

Jen Ward
(540) 387-5238

Lat/Long: 37.262464, -80.084561

Locality: Bedford , Botetourt , Carroll , Craig , Floyd , Franklin , Giles , Henry , Montgomery , Patrick , Pulaski , and Roanoke

Page last modified: Oct. 8, 2019