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Feb. 6, 2018



NEW BRIDGE OPENS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE IN GLOUCESTER COUNTY
Through traffic can again cross Fox Creek on Allmondsville Road; Bridge replacement project removed structurally deficient bridge with a 3-ton weight posting

FREDERICKSBURG – Construction is finishing two months ahead of schedule on a $2.4 million project that replaced a structurally deficient bridge over Fox Creek in Gloucester County.

Route 662 (Allmondsville Road) has re-opened to traffic at Fox Creek after crews opened the new bridge.

Construction had been underway since March 28, 2017, to build a new two-lane bridge over the creek.

The previous bridge was built in 1937. Due to its condition, the bridge was limited to carrying vehicles weighing 3 tons or less. The new bridge does not have a posted weight limit.

The new bridge is a concrete structure as opposed to the previous bridge, which had a timber deck and foundation.

An average of 140 vehicles cross the bridge daily over Fox Creek on Allmondsville Road, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation traffic count.

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