Under Construction: Route 220 Back Creek Bridge Replacement - Roanoke County
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Traffic alerts ►
Lane closures and width restrictions are possible. Signs will alert drivers to work zone activities.
Closure of Crowell Gap Road in March of 2020 with traffic switch on northbound Route 220.
Public outreach ►
There are no public meetings scheduled.
This project involves replacing the Route 220 bridge over Back Creek in Roanoke County. Construction on the replacement bridge will begin in fall 2017 and be completed in spring 2020.
The bridge is located about 0.2 miles south of Route 220’s intersection with Route 657 (Crowell Gap Road) and approximately six miles north of Boones Mill.
The old four-lane bridge was built in 1947 and has minimal shoulder width. The new bridge will be wider with a six-foot inside shoulder and a 10-foot outside shoulder. The project also includes earthwork to improve the sight distance at Route 220’s intersection with Crowell Gap Road.
During construction, two narrowed traffic lanes are expected to remain open on Route 220 in each direction with additional lane closures possible during nighttime hours.
This project involves replacing the Route 220 bridge over Back Creek in Roanoke County. The approaches to the bridge and the shoulders of the roadway will be widened and sight distance will be improved at Route 220’s intersection with Crowell Gap Road.