VDOT News - Staunton
Sandy Myers 540-332-9201
Ken Slack 540-332-9264
May 12, 2021
ROUTE 623 BRIDGE AT FREDERICK-SHENANDOAH COUNTY LINE SCHEDULED TO OPEN MAY 14
STAUNTON – The new Cedar Creek bridge on Route 623 (Fromans Road/Coal Mine Road) is scheduled to open to traffic Friday, May 14, 2021. The bridge is at the Frederick-Shenandoah county line southwest of the town of Stephens City. Route 623 traffic has been detoured since construction started in spring 2020. The detour will be lifted when the bridge opens, but drivers should be alert for possible traffic restrictions during the final stages of construction.
Contractors replaced a 1932 single-lane bridge with a new structure that has two 10-foot lanes and five-foot shoulders. A contract valued at $1,994,069.45 was awarded to Kanawha Stone Company Inc. of Nitro, W.Va., in January 2020. The contract has a fixed completion date of June 4, 2021. All work is weather permitting.
Additional information about the project can be found at: https://www.virginiadot.org/projects/staunton/frederick_county_8211_route_623_fromans_road_cedar_creek_bridge.asp.
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