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Westmoreland Deputy Talks with Pre-K Class

Westmoreland Deputy Talks with Pre-K Class

On Thursday March 27 Deputy Antwan Smith had the opportunity to speak to the Colonial Beach Pre-Kind...

Fate of CB School looks bleak

Conflicting resolutions, long discussions and short memories seem to be at the heart of the Town of ...

Code Compliance Officer accused of Trespassing

Colonial Beach Town Council spilled the beans about Town employee Theresa Davis’ charge of trespassi...

Two talented women destined to cross paths

Two talented women destined to cross paths

One may call it fate or destiny, but the similarity between two women, Olga Farneth and Velia Jacobo...

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

School Debt comes full circle for Chairman Trivett

Colonial Beach School Board Chairman Tim Trivett talked to the town council at the March work sessio...

Legg no stranger to making history

Legg no stranger to making history

Colonial Beach Town Council formally introduced Elizabeth “Libby” Legg as the town’s new permanent C...

 

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ROUTE 205 DETOUR TO CONTINUE FOR ONE WEEK

Ridge Road in Westmoreland County will now open to traffic on Friday, March 8
 
FREDERICKSBURG – Route 205 (Ridge Road) in Westmoreland County will open to traffic at the newly rehabilitated Tides Mill Stream bridge on Friday, March 8.
  The bridge has been closed to traffic since November 2, 2012. Traffic has been following a detour route on Route 631 (Longfield Road).
 
The detour was scheduled to be lifted by Friday, March 1. The opening has been delayed one week due to a delay in the delivery of beams needed to complete the bridge deck.
 
The beams have been delivered and installed, and paving work to complete the project will take place next week.
 
The project is still on schedule to be finished by March 15. Motorists should expect occasional single lane closures during daytime hours until this date.  
 
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is performing a major rehabilitation of the bridge, which is structurally deficient. The bridge was built in 1933.

This project rehabilitated the bridge's superstructure, as well as made minor repairs to the concrete substructure of the bridge.

A contract for this $3.7 million project was awarded to Bryant Contracting, Inc.

Real-time listings of travel times, work zones, and traffic incidents in Virginia are available on VDOT’s 24-hour traffic information website, www.511Virginia.org. Motorists can also access 511Virginia by calling 511 from any telephone in Virginia.

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