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ROUTE 301 (SUSSEX DRIVE) BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT COMPLETED

The road has reopened, and the detour has been removed

GREENSVILLE COUNTY–Crews have successfully replaced the Sussex Drive Bridge, which carries traffic southbound over the CSX railroad tracks, north of Emporia. The project team has removed a detour, and traffic is flowing.

Curtis Contracting was awarded the $4.8 million contract after it was advertised in September 2014. The crew began construction of the new southbound bridge May 18, 2015, and completed the project on time. Traffic patterns for travelers headed north on Route 301 were not changed during the project.

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