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Page County - Route 340 - Cub Run Bridge

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
Early 2016

Cost
Estimated Cost – $5.9 million

Lengths and Limits
0.3-mile long; From: 0.45-mile south of Route 685 To: 0.11-mile south of Route 685

Locality
Page

District
Staunton

Contact
Ronald Tabor
540-332-7887

Project Details

This project replaces the Route 340 bridge over Cub Run in Page County. The bridge, built in 1927, is at the end of its service life.  This site on Route 340 is approximately a tenth mile south of Route 685.  Route 340 is a two lane roadway in this area. 

The new bridge will be built to the west of the existing bridge with relocated approaches that reduce curves on Route 340 at this location. This will be a two-lane bridge at approximately the same elevation as the existing crossing.

The average daily traffic volume on Route 340 is 5,280 vehicles per day. By the design year of 2038 the estimated average daily traffic volume is 7,600 vehicles per day.

Design plan approval is scheduled for spring 2014 with right of way activities beginning in fall 2014.  Advertisement for Construction is scheduled for early 2016

The total estimated cost for this project is $5.9 million, including $784,907 for preliminary engineering, $17,500 for right of way and $5,155,000 for construction.

What’s Next

  • Design Plan Approval – Spring 2014
  • Right of Way – Fall 2014
  • Advertisement for Construction – Early 2016

Media and Public Events

Design Public Hearing
February 25, 2014, 4-6 p.m.
Page County Middle School
198 Panther Drive
Shenandoah, VA 22849
Inclement weather date is March 4, 2014, 4-6 p.m. Same location.

Benefits of Project

Safety will be improved on Route 340 with straighter approaches to the new bridge.  The new structure will accommodate modern traffic loads and vehicle weights.

During Construction

Motorists should be alert for lane closures and flagging operations.

Traffic Alerts

Traffic alerts can also be found on the VDOT website under Travel Center, Travel advisories and lane closures. Click on the area of the state you are interested in, and view current travel advisories and lane closures. Click here to go to the Staunton District Travel Center page:  Staunton District

Real-time traffic information is available on the VDOT 511Virginia.org website and also by calling 511 on your landline or wireless phone.  Click here to go to 511:  Virginia 511 Web 

The VDOT Staunton District Twitter feed is at @VaDOTStaunton.

Project Numbers

State   0340-069-777,P101, R201, C501, B611

Federal   BR-069-8(035), BR-069-8(036), BR-069-8(037), BR-069-8(037)

UPC   90187

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