Bridge closures in Augusta, Rockingham due to road work

The bridge over Little Dry River on Route 631 (Dull Hunt Road) in Rockingham County is closed to traffic. This closure began Dec. 13 for bridge superstructure replacement. A bridge superstructure includes a bridge deck, handrails, curbs, floor system and other structural members or bridge parts that rest on a bridge’s piers or bearings.

This closure will be in effect 24-hours a day and will last until March 13, 2011.

The Little Dry River Bridge is located .5-mile west of the Route 631intersection with Route 818 (Little Dry River Road). This area is located in northwest Rockingham County approximately four miles west of Fulks Run.

Motorist on Route 631 (Dull Hunt Road) will be routed around the existing bridge structure onto a temporary roadway which has been constructed across Little Dry River. Traffic is being controlled with a “stop and proceed when way is clear” sign. Flagger traffic control will be in place at each end of the temporary roadway during working hours.

The bridge over Back Creek on Route 664 (Mount Torrey Road) in Augusta County is limited to one single 10-foot lane beginning on Dec. 15 due to bridge work. This bridge work will replace the bridge superstructure.

This lane closure will be in effect 24-hours a day and will last until April 15, 2011.

Route 644 is located between Route 610 and Route 814 (Love Road) in Augusta County. The bridge location is 3.0 mile south of Route 610. This area is approximately five miles north of the Augusta and Nelson County line.

Traffic is being controlled with temporary traffic signals at this location. Flagger traffic control will be used as needed in the work zone during construction activities.

Edited by Chris Graham. Chris can be reached at freepress2@ntelos.net.


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