New Longview Drive bridge opens

Published 2:27 pm Friday, July 7, 2023

Longview Drive, also known as Route 602, reopened July 7 following a months-long bridge replacement.

The new two-span, 74-foot-long bridge deck and piles are made of concrete. The new structure replaces a single-span wood-deck bridge that had been constructed on wood piles.

Virginia Department of Transportation crews began replacing the bridge in November 2022.

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The bridge spans Chuckatuck Creek at Isle of Wight County’s border with Suffolk.