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Route 795 (Blenheim Road), Albemarle Co.

Replacement of substandard bridge over Hardware River

Project at a Glance

Begin Date
January 23, 2017

Est Completion Date
September 26, 2017

Phase
Recently Completed

Cost
$746,846 construction contract; $1.1 million total estimate

Lengths and Limits
2.7 miles south of Route 708 (Secretarys Road)

Contractor
Fairfield-Echols, LLC of Fishersville

Locality
Albemarle

District
Culpeper

Contact
Office of Communications
540-727-3201

Project Details

Rehabilitation work was completed on September 26, 2017, about one month ahead of schedule. The bridge is now open to all legal weight vehicles.

During the eight-month construction project, VDOT replaced the timber deck and truss structure. 

The bridge, located 2.7 miles south of Route 708 (Secretarys Road) carries about 180 vehicles daily, according to a 2015 traffic count. 

Resources

Rt. 795 Bridge to Close for Rehabilitation Jan. 23 
News release, January 19, 2017

 

UPC 108450

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