Page County: Public welcome to attend bridge dedication

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A bridge dedication ceremony will take place on the Route 340 (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Highway) Compton Creek Bridge on Wednesday, May 22 at 1 p.m.

The Page County Board of Supervisors with the assistance of the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will host a bridge dedication event for the renaming of Compton Creek bridge for United States Marine Corps Sergeant Richard T. Brumback, who was killed in action during World War II. The Commonwealth Transportation Board passed a resolution in September 2018 naming the bridge the United States Marine Corps Sergeant Richard T. Brumback Memorial Bridge.

Event participants include: Morgan Phenix, Page County Board of Supervisors Chairman, Page County Board of Supervisors Mark Stroupe (District 3 representative), Teresa Brumback, niece of Sgt. Richard T. Brumback, and The Honorable Todd Gilbert, House of Representatives, Virginia General Assembly. Presentation of Colors will be provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Comer-Jones Post 621 of Luray, Virginia.

Attendees will travel to Compton Creek Bridge on Route 340 and access the event site at Route 662 (Compton Hollow Road). VDOT staff will be on site to assist with parking. Guests will assemble on knoll behind Route 340 guardrail and next to the historic Compton Church.

The VDOT Staunton District serves Frederick, Shenandoah, Clarke, Warren, Page, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Rockbridge, Alleghany and Bath counties.



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