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Route 629 (Deep Creek Road), Fluvanna County

Replacement of Bridge over Middle Fork Kent Branch
Project at a Glance
Begin Date
Mid-February 2019

Est Completion Date
Oct. 4, 2019

Phase
Coming Soon

Cost
$1.07 million construction contract; $2.46 million total estimate

Lengths and Limits
0.2 mile east of Route 631 (Dogwood Drive)

Contractor
Crossroads Bridge, Inc. of Rural Retreat

Locality
Fluvanna

District
Culpeper

Contact
Lou Hatter
540-727-3201
Howard Tomlinson
540-829-7436

Project Status

Crossroads Bridge, Inc. of Rural Retreat will soon begin construction to replace the 48-year-old Route 629 (Deep Creek Road) bridge over Middle Fork Kent Branch. Construction is anticipated to begin in mid-February and will be complete by Oct. 4, 2019. 

Project Overview Video

Project Details

This project will replace the existing 48-year-old Route 629 (Deep Creek Road) bridge over Middle Fork Kent Branch.

The existing timber deck, steel girder bridge, which was built in 1969 and is considered structurally deficient, has a posted 3-ton weight restriction.

VDOT proposes replacing the superstructure and riding surface of the bridge as well as the abutments and piers underneath the bridge.

During the 12-month construction period, VDOT will close Route 629 to through traffic at the bridge site and post a detour.

The Middle Fork Kent Branch bridge carries approximately 137 vehicles per day.

Once construction is complete in October 2019, the bridge will be open to all legal-weight vehicles.

Project Schedule

Public hearing: Dec. 13, 2017
Public comment period ends: Dec. 23, 2017
Right of way acquisition and utility relocation: Spring 2018
Construction begins: Mid-February 2019
Construction completion: Oct. 4, 2019

Project schedule is subject to change

Project Cost

Total Cost: $2,457,000

Engineering of Roadway Plans: $700,000
Right of Way Acquisition, Relocation Assistance and Utility Relocation: $200,000
Construction: $1,557,000

Project cost is subject to change

Resources and Information

Public hearing materials: December 13, 2017

Share Your Input On Replacement of Route 629 Bridge
News release, November 28, 2017

UPC 104848

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