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Allmondsville bridge project may be completed ahead of schedule

The replacement project underway at the Allmondsville bridge on Route 662 in Gloucester may finish ahead of schedule. The project, which began in March, will replace the original timber foundation bridge with a concrete structure.

The original bridge was built in 1937 and was deemed structurally deficient, leading to the replacement project. Where the previous bridge had a three-ton weight limit, the new structure will have no posted weight restrictions.

The construction, which is being handled by Bryant Structures Inc., was originally scheduled to be completed by April. Darragh Copley Frye, Communications Coordinator for the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Fredericksburg District, said she believes the project could finish sooner than that.

“She (the project coordinator) is confident about the project timetable with finishing the project and re-opening Allmondsville Road by April,” Frye stated. “She hopes to finish the project before April, but it al...

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