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Rockingham County – Route 921 (Lairs Run Road) Bridge

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Project at a Glance

Cost
The total estimated cost for this project is $1,905,152

Lengths and Limits
0.181-mile long. From: 0.181-mile west of Route 259 To: Route 259

Locality
Rockingham

District
Staunton

Contact
Amedebrhan Asfaw
540-332-9541

Project Details

This project replaces the low-water bridge over the North Fork of the Shenandoah River on Route 921 (Lairs Run Road) in Rockingham County.  The existing two-lane bridge built in 1974 has reached the end of its service life. This project is 0.181-mile long extending from 0.181-mile west of Route 259 (Brocks Gap Road) to Route 259.

The old bridge has two seven-foot, three-inch wide lanes and is 114-feet long. The new low-water bridge will be located approximately 50-feet north of the old bridge and will have two seven-foot, ten-inch wide lanes and will be 120-feet long.

In 2016 Route 921 had an average daily traffic count of 125 vehicles per day.  By the design year of 2029 the estimated average daily traffic volume is 142 vehicles per day. 

The total estimated cost for this project is $1,905,152, including $375,000 for preliminary engineering, $79,951 for right of way and $1,450,201 for construction.

What’s Next

Project plan approval  Fall 2017
Right of Way  Early 2018
Construction advertisement  Fall 2018

Media and Public Events

Advertisement for Willingness to Hold Public Hearing
Comment deadline is September 8, 2017

Benefits of Project

This project replaces a two-lane bridge built in 1974 that has reached the end of its service life with a modern two-lane structure that is able to support the weight of modern vehicles and traffic.

During Construction

During construction traffic will be maintained on the existing bridge with a posted weight limit of 18 tons. Motorists should be alert for occasional 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:  0921-082-759, P101,R201, B691
Federal:  BROS-5115-(181)
UPC:  98960
Latitude /Longitude:  38.708611, -78.920278

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