VDOT News - Fredericksburg
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Feb. 22, 2022
NEW BRIDGE OPENS ON DODGE CITY ROAD IN CAROLINE COUNTY
VDOT state forces bridge crew replaced structurally deficient timber deck bridge; Dodge City Road reopened to through traffic on Tuesday
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – A new bridge opened today over Beverly Run on Route 665 (Dodge City Road) in Caroline County.
A Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) state forces bridge crew finished the project on Tuesday, and reopened Dodge City Road to through traffic. A detour had been in place since construction began in Sept. 2021.
The project replaced a 27-foot-long timber deck bridge that was classified as structurally deficient.
The new 45-foot-long concrete slab bridge has concrete abutments and piles. New pavement was installed at the bridge and at the approaches, along with new guardrail.
An average of 221 vehicles a day travel on this portion of Dodge City Road, according to a recent VDOT traffic count.
VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.
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