Jen Ward 540-387-5238
Jan. 29, 2015
VDOT HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT ON ROUTE 668 (GOODE ROAD) IN BEDFORD COUNTY
SALEM — The Virginia Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting for a proposed project to replace the Route 668 (Goode Road) bridge over the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks in Bedford County. The bridge is located in the Goode area, 0.27 mile north of Route 702 (Prophet Road) and 0.36 mile south of Route 840 (Pilgrim Road).
The current bridge was built in 1932. It is a one-lane, three-span steel girder bridge with wooden floor beams. The proposed two-lane bridge will be a three-span steel girder bridge with a concrete deck and rail.
The meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Goode Volunteer Rescue Squad located at 9261 Forest Road in Goode. In the event of inclement weather, the meeting will be re-scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 10.
This meeting is being held to provide an opportunity for citizens or organizations to ask VDOT questions about the proposed project. The meeting will be held in an open-house format with no formal presentation given. VDOT representatives will be present to discuss the proposed project and to answer questions.
People attending the meeting will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide comments. Anyone requiring special assistance to attend and participate in this meeting may contact VDOT at 540-387-5353, 800-367-7623 or TTY/TDD 711.
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