Augusta County – Route 971 (Lipscomb Road)
Project at a Glance
Advertise for construction December 2010
Est Completion Date
June 30, 2011
Estimated Cost – $305,954
Lengths and Limits
1.54 mile From: Route 970 To: Route 624
This project will widen the roadway and pave the shoulders on Route 971 (Lipscomb Road) in the South River area of Augusta County. The 1.54-mile long project extends from: Route 970 to Route 624.
All work will be completed within the existing right-of way.
The total estimated cost for this project is $305,954, which includes $5,000 for preliminary engineering and $300,954 for construction.
Benefits of Project
Safety of the traveling public will increase with a wider road, allowing for easier passage of opposing vehicles and also paved shoulders for emergency stopping.
Motorists should be alert for work zones with possible road closures and flagging operations.