Portsmouth Ditch Road Rehabilitation

Project Description

Rehabilitation of approximately 1.82 miles of Portsmouth Ditch Road and the replacement of two pedestrian bridges over Portsmouth Ditch. The project is located north of Big Entry Ditch Road west of Business US Route 17. The work includes roadway reconditioning and aggregate surface overlay, removal of 4 timber pedestrian bridges, installation of 2 fiber reinforced polymer composite bridges on precast concrete abutments, and other miscellaneous work.

Key Project Dates

Construction: Summer 2017 - Winter 2017/2018

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Portsmouth Ditch Road view within project limits

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Project Details
Project # GRDI 105(1)
Project Name Portsmouth Ditch Road Rehabilitation
Location Chesapeake County, Virginia
FLMA or Partner(s): Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Status Constructed

Contact Information

Project Engineer:Stephen Storey
Email: Stephen.Storey@dot.gov

Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166